The Great Passage (Fune wo Amu) is about creating a dictionary. The people involved invest decades of their lives into its singular craft, which is no small feat. The series begins as Mitsuya Majime joins the dictionary’s editorial team. He’s a weird guy, introverted, but fascinated by words. Switched from a different job that he… Continue reading A light inside the darkness: The Great Passage (Fune wo Amu)
Run with the Wind is at a point now where every episode explodes with such a cathartic resonance. The boys are a mere qualifier away from the Hakone Ekiden and to get even this far, they’ve all had to work so hard: some more than others.
If the end goal is to win, how easy is it to enjoy doing a thing? Be it playing table tennis, running in a marathon or just writing for your blog, we do things for complicated reasons that don’t always mean having fun. In Run with the Wind, Kakeru is a talented runner and the… Continue reading Winning & losing, running & writing – Run with the Wind