Not Too Excited About Summer Anime 2012

Oh dear, what am I looking at here? The only series that stood out by reading the summary alone is Rinne no Lagrange and that’s only because I saw the first season already! Crisis?!

Usually, I don’t have many on my list before the season starts but will eventually add a few more after that. That’s because I’d sample the first few episodes of a series and then decide they’d stay on my watch list. Last season, however, due to lack of time I didn’t get to watch even the first episode of many series. Shows like Hyouka and Shirokuma Cafe are hot on my Twitter feed, but I didn’t get to watch more episodes of these series even if I want to.

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The Waiting Game

I don’t know about you, but I seriously am not fond of waiting. I don’t like to be left to wait for anyone to pick me up that is why I prefer to drive. I hate waiting for downloads to finish or my programs to run their processes. I don’t like to wait for my pre-orders to arrive, but too bad I don’t have a choice. I DON’T LIKE A SERIES TO BE SPLIT INTO MULTIPLE SEASONS BECAUSE A STORY IS BEST TOLD CONTINUOUSLY.

But that’s probably just me.

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Hoshiko’s Anime Time Management

This post is written as part of a project organized by Kai. Gotta say, Kai’s invitation’s timing is just right because this is something I’ve been thinking about lately.

Compared to last year, I’ve less free time on hand, which also means less time for anime and other related hobbies. Okay, before I go any further into how I manage my time when it comes to anime and the likes, I shall roughly talk about my usually fixed schedule. I have a day job as software engineer, working only on weekdays, eight to five. After work, I will go for a quick jog or just work out on my stationary bike or do some strength exercises for about 30 minutes. When all that plus more is done, thanks to short commute time in my city, it will be about 7.30 to 8pm. As for weekends, I’ll go for a two-hour badminton session with colleagues on Saturday and doing absolutely nothing on Sunday. I need my rest. This is my usually fixed schedule.

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