Category Archives: Natsume Yuujinchou Shi



‘The most important place to me right now is here’: on photos, memories and home in Natsume Yuujinchou Shi

 Natsume, you really should say this stuff out loud… In short: this week’s episode of Natsume Yuujinchou Shi (no. 11) was amazing. In not as short: it’s probably my favourite episode to date, as it focuses on Natsume’s backstory and development and finally gives us information about his parents, as well as some really great […]

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Natsume’s Book of Friends s.4: Feelings vs. Duty in the Exorcists’ World

How different Nanase’s decisions are to those of Reiko, Takashi and Natori… In last week’s episode (no. 8), we were teased with the promise of Reiko’s appearance, but, in the end, we were left wanting and shown how powerful even her off-screen presence can be. Rather, that episode focusses on another female figure, as does […]

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Natsume’s Book of Friends s.4: Fear and Loathing in Natsume

T_T This post is largely about the latest episode to air, episode 4, of the fourth and current season of Natsume’s Book of Friends, but contains light spoilers for the previous seasons. It’s a stand alone episode focussing mainly on the story of one youkai, one of the many who have encountered Natsume to date, […]

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Winter 2012: Hana’s Picks

Right, I’ve now seen the first episode or two of all the shows from this season that I was interested in checking out. And… I’ve no idea yet if I’ll be epi-blogging any of ’em (sorry, but still co-blogging Chihayafuru and not sure how much time I’ll have this term etc. etc.). If I do, […]

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