Tag Archives: Coming of Age

Kaguya-hime no Monogatari [BD 720p]

Kaguya-hime no Monogatari

Synopsis for: Kaguya-hime no Monogatari | The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Fall 2013)
Adaptation of the Japanese folk tale Taketori Monogatari (Tale of the Bamboo Cutter), also known as Kaguya Hime (Princess Kaguya).

In an idyllic rural setting, an old bamboo cutter and his wife raise a tiny girl found nestled within a glowing bamboo stalk along with a fortune in gold. As she approaches adulthood, the bamboo cutter uses the fortune to purchase a villa in the capital, buy himself a title and employ tutors to transform the country girl, now given the name Kaguya, into a refined woman. News of her beauty brings powerful and wealthy suitors who compete for her hand in marriage, all the while Kaguya wishes that she and her family could return to their former life. Sooner or later, though, her true origins will make their own claim upon her. Continue reading Kaguya-hime no Monogatari [BD 720p]

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Ping Pong the Animation [BD 720p | BD 1080p]

Ping Pong The Animation

Synopsis for: Ping Pong The Animation (Spring 2014)
Childhood friends Makoto "Smile" Tsukimoto (ironically, he seldom smiles) and Yukata "Peco" Hoshino are capable and aspiring table tennis players of Katase High School. Coach Jō "Butterfly" Koizumi has high expectation to both of them, but when Peco gets decisively defeated by a Chinese student he becomes so devastated and stops practicing. Meanwhile, Koizumi discovers Smile's potential and tries to motivate him to overcome his psychological obstacle. MAL Continue reading Ping Pong the Animation [BD 720p | BD 1080p]
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Aoi Hana | Sweet Blue Flowers [BD 720p]

Aoi Hana

Synopsis for: Aoi Hana | Sweet Blue Flowers (Summer 2009)
Fumi Manjoume, an introverted, bookish teenage girl, is beginning her first year of high school at Matsuoka Girls' High School. She enters the school year with her heart broken by a previous relationship. At about the same time, she reconnects with her best friend from ten years ago, Akira Okudaira, who is now attending Fujigatani Girls' Academy as a first-year high school student. As they reconnect, they both deal with their own respective romantic problems, and help each other get through them. Continue reading Aoi Hana | Sweet Blue Flowers [BD 720p]
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Kanokon [DVD 480p | BD 720p]

Kanokon

Synopsis
Kouta, a country boy who lives with his grandfather, is now moving to the city to attend high school. Continue reading Kanokon [DVD 480p | BD 720p]
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Durarara!! | DRRR!! [480p – 720p | BD 1080p, Dual Audio]

Durarara!!

Synopsis for: Durarara!! | DRRR!! (Winter 2010)
Ryūgamine Mikado is a boy who longs for the exciting life of the big city. At the invitation of his childhood friend Masaomi, he transfers to a school in Ikebukuro. Masaomi has warned him about people he doesn't want to cross in the city: a champion fighter, an informant, and a mysterious gang called "Dollars." Nervous from Masaomi's stories, Mikado witnesses an urban legend on his first day in the city, the Headless Rider astride a black motorcycle. From then on, the existence of supernatural cases and a gang called the Yellow Scarves will rise to the surface, and Ikebukuro will pushed to the breaking point. Continue reading Durarara!! | DRRR!! [480p – 720p | BD 1080p, Dual Audio]
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