[Ten] From Me to You


Everyone’s probably got one of these but there’s a couple a of shows for me that immediately come flooding back to mind, not seconds after any track of the OST begins to play – no matter how long it’s been since I’ve watched or even thought about the series. Unsurprisingly, a number of these shows are ones that I adore, with the music playing a not unsubstantial part as to why I love them. One, of which I’ve never gotten a chance to talk about here, has been worming its catchy inserts into my head over the last couple days thanks to Youtube’s auto-play. And with this being a somewhat decade’s end-themed 12 days, the chance has finally come up to talk about one under-watched series from the 2010s that I liked a lot and the instigator to this whole post. That being, 2011 & 2012’s Kimi to Boku, otherwise known as You and Me.

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[Eleven] My Youth Romantic Comedy Can’t Possibly be This Awkward (Thoughts on Tomozaki-kun)


In the days leading up to the release of Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki-kun’s second volume, I found myself suddenly (and maybe a little unreasonably) excited to get my hands on it. Perhaps it was residual from the anime announcement or from the generally warm reception to future volumes that I’d seen on twitter in the recent weeks, but I was very ready to return to this series and with high hopes.

The burden of expectation has, admittedly, ruined many a volume from far too many series for me but I did end up enjoying Tomozaki-kun’s second book a lot. It’s solidified the series as one of the most promising and fun ones that I’ve read this year and I wanted to take some time to talk about what makes it so special.

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