I’m back

Hi everyone,

Sorry for my long and unnotified absence from this blog, even after some of the promises I had made.

It partially had to do with work, and partially due to a domestic matter that I had to tend to at the time of the absence.  But perhaps what had truly been responsible was “heartbreak” shall we say.

Maybe on a subconscious level, I actually felt pretty sad that both Sket Dance and Binbougami Ga had ended so close to each other.  I guess I just had to take a break from Sket Dance, walk away briefly … and then come back eventually, like Switch did.

But perhaps I really should’ve said something, so apologies once more for the silence.

 

Well then, onto other matters.  Trinity Bakuma is now on the Birdman case, which as many of you would’ve seen, is Himeko-centric.  I plan to write a post discussing her once it’s completed.

As plain as it will be to some of you to discuss a manga that has already been completed, I still think it’s worthwhile to do so for a fine piece of work like Sket Dance.  It still has a lot of subtleties that I think is worth talking about.

To those who will still continue to grace this blog, thank you.

Switch On Arc Discussion Post

Hey everyone, apologies for the long delay.  Some family matters had popped up on this end, and it’s no easy matter.  The entire thing was so off-putting that I was thrown off the mood from writing.  For those who had anticipated new content as announced, I apologise once more for the long wait.

Well, without further ado, here is my first discussion post since finishing the Rough Summaries – the long overdue Switch On discussion.

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I need a break …

Seriously, I need a break from work.  I need time for myself!  If I do, some of the energy I get back can then go towards writing content for this blog

Having said that, there’s just something that repels me from writing.  Perhaps it’s because the latest arc of Assassination Classroom is superb, but it’ll mostly be the following.

Has anyone here ever followed a piece of work for a long time, and then once that is over, your interest and enthusiasm for that piece of work just diminishes in a short space of time?  That’s kind of what I’m feeling right now.

I got that feeling from Fullmetal Alchemist, from Konjiki no Gash Bell, and I still haven’t bothered to watch Lost’s epilogue.  I really hate myself for getting that very feeling with Sket
Dance right now.  Maybe it’s a psychological rebound of sorts of when you no longer have anything more to speculate and look forward to, now that you saw for yourself how things conclude?

Nonetheless, I have some good news: I am so going to write stuff unto this blog of mine this weekend.  Look forward to it!

Chapter 288 Rough Summary/Synopsis

To everyone who had patiently waited for this Summary, thank you so much.  Due to matters at work, this has been delayed.

Don’t think this is the end though, I endeavour to bring you all more content to this blog!

Well, this is it, let’s get on with it!

Spoilers beware, and remember, this is not intended to be a full page for page translation.  This is only so that you have an idea of what is happening alongside the visuals

I have no guarantee that these are 100% accurate

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Chapter 287 Rough Summary/Synopsis

And I thought nothing could top Konjiki no Gash Bell’s graduation scene …

Spoilers beware, and remember, this is not intended to be a full page for page translation.  This is only so that you have an idea of what is happening alongside the visuals

I have no guarantee that these are 100% accurate

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