Saturday, June 16, 2007

July 2007 - What to expect

Higurashi no Nakukoro ni Kai
Finally, after a year of the original Higurashi series has ended, we get to see the rest of the greatest mystery anime ever. The extra word in title, "Kai", means answer(s). So, there no doubt that this series will tie up if not all, most of the unexplained lose ends from the first series. If you haven't seen the first series, go get it and watch it now. You don't know what you're missing until you've seen it. (It has been licensed, and only the first DVD has been released. You can still get torrents from

Kiddy Grade 2
I've heard lots of people didn't like the original serie. But I loved it. The early formulaic part of the show did bother me a little bit. But it got into to the grand soon after. With two major climax and some unexpected twists, it was on my all time favorite list. Now the second series is coming. I'm also very glad to hear that the original director is still directing it.

Devil May Cry
Technically, it's a June release. But it's close to the July season to let it fall in. I've already reviewed it's pre-release teaser episode (see The first episode has been aired on June 16th in Japan already. But it seems no English fan sub has picked it up yet. Having seen the pre-release episode, I think this is definately a winner in this July season.

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