12 Days of Anime 2017 Omnibus

I’m taking a very small break from blogging this week. Or, rather, I’ve already taken it. To get posts rolling out on Monday, I’ll be back at writing later tonight. What I thought I’d do is put all my 12 Days posts in one place, so you could find anything you missed or shake your head, very slowly, as you see two entries for Ancient Magus’ Bride in one place. Whichever pleases you more.

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Kobayashi, Tohru, and the rest of the main cast of this show.

Twelve Days 7: Kobayashi and the Dragon Maid

I wrote about Kobayashi and the Dragon Maid earlier this year. There, I did a spread about the entire series, showing off how you can use tarot cards to analyze elements of a narrative. That’s a good technique! You should do that! But here let’s do a reading for a character, as per normal.

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Miss Kobayashi’s Dart in the Heart

Let’s do something a little simpler and, well, self-contained. Let’s do a little talk and tarot reading about an anime, how’s that sound? I just finished Kobayashi and the Dragon Maid. I liked it. I was surprised, at first, at how much I liked it. Partly that’s because I watched a season and a bit of Nyarko, the  Crawling Chaos and, well, I’m a big Lovecraft fan and just sort of gave up on that show. The two shows are very similar in some respects, so I was glad to find I was really enjoying this one.

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