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Juniper Berries, vol. III

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  1. Miscellanea 2012

    by , 12 Jan 2012 at 11:48 am (Juniper Berries, vol. III)
    Last night I watched "Gelato (Ice Cream)", the sixth episode of the first season of the "Gunslinger Girl" anime. GG is one of the best Japanese animated series I have seen so far: slow-paced when it comes to plot, but amazingly atmosphere-intensive.

    On the 29th of December last year, I bought a few used comics albums, including the three volumes of "Le Monde d'Edena" by Moebius that were translated into Finnish as "Moebius: Jean Giraudin kootut fantasiat" ...
  2. The Agency vs. the Service

    by , 6 May 2011 at 4:17 pm (Juniper Berries, vol. III)
    No-life is full of surprises. On Wednesday, I ended up watching "Fratello (Siblings)", the first episode of the first season of "Gunslinger Girl" (2003--04), in good company. The anime did not impress me quite as much as the AMV I presented in my last diary entry ("The Order of Bad End?"), which tells us something about the skills of the music video's maker. Anyway, I am looking forward to seeing more GG, and reading the original comic would be good, too. As depressing ...

    Updated 7 May 2011 at 3:06 am by Katajainen

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  3. The Order of Bad End?

    by , 3 May 2011 at 3:52 pm (Juniper Berries, vol. III)
    On Saturday I finished reading Valérian and Laureline XX: "L'Ordre des Pierres", written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières (in Finnish translation: "Kivien järjestys", ISBN 978-951-887-381-8; also available in English under the title "The Order of the Stones").

    I had read most of the book earlier, and it shocked me somewhat to realize the Finnish edition had been published in 2007. Once again that all too familiar feeling of "was ...

    Updated 3 May 2011 at 6:24 pm by Katajainen

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