Category Archives: Sora no Manimani



On Protracted Conflict: Lessons Learned for the Osananajimi

With grand performances in Amagami SS and Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai, this has been quite the strong season for the osananajimi/childhood friend. Given the previous work done in strategic and operational doctrine for both shoujo/josei and the aspiring suitor here at THAT, I’m here attempting to contribute to this body […]

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EO’s Fighting Ships – Some Favorite OTPs, Successful and Otherwise

Cheering on your OTP. The excitement! The drama! The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat! Going between blogs and Twitter exalting one’s favorite couple and denouncing any challengers! To see the fans of thine enemies brought low, or to accept the bitterness of a sunken ship! Truly, there are few thrills like rooting […]

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Sora no Manimani Episode 12 – And the Sky Full of Stars (Plus MASSIVE Image Spam of Best Moments and Fumie Love

Now, after much anticipation, the subs are out for the final episode of the season of Sora no Manimani. While there is a DVD episode coming out (and Koharubi has stated that they will sub and release it), this is likely the last episode for actual narrative scenes since the DVD special is about events […]

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End of Summer Season ’09 – 5 Paragraphs About 5 Series

. With the summer season over and the fall coming up shortly, some reflections on the series this blogger has watched (and in one case, dropped). Done in a short format, your own thoughts and comments on these or other summer series are very much welcome. While two of these series have yet to have […]

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Sora no Manimani Episode 11 – Snow Country for Old Sempai

The Souei High School Astronomy Club meets up with their counterparts from Takami Girls High School for a joint winter outing far from the city lights this episode. The cold winter temperatures are a shock to most of the Souei students as they meet up with the constellation obsessed Takami girls and the stage is […]

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Sora no Manimani Episode 10 – Death Letter

After a little slowdown in the subs we have episode 10, a very character and drama centric episode. The students are busy with exams after a field trip (which I’m guessing was in the manga but left out of the anime), and once back in school Mihoshi and Souma-sensei are arranging what Hime and Edogawa […]

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Sora no Manimani Episode 09: Encounters in Space Science

The High School Astronomy Network gathering is the focus of this week’s episode as Oumi is properly introduced to us along with her club members and the students from various other schools’ astronomy clubs. Roma reconnects with his past and finally comes a bit out of his ‘background character’ shell while talking to Oumi, and […]

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Sora no Manimani Episode 08 – The Sidereal Messenger

The school festival gets under way this episode and all the various clubs are out to attract attention to their exhibits, stands, and performances. While less eventful than significant events of the past two episodes, this time we see Saku’s return to the astronomy club, the normalization of his ties to the group, a tiny […]

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Sora no Manimani Episode 07 – Last Time’s Regrets

After many slow weeks of waiting for episodes we have two fansubbing groups working on SoraMani and now two episodes released rapid fire. And it couldn’t be at a better time too as the show is really going into high gear lately. Several meaningful conversations this episode, a variety of great Hime moments, various backstory […]

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Sora no Manimani Episode 06 – It’s a Sou-nii!

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