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DVD Review: Spice And Wolf Season Two Collection

August 12, 2012 3 comments

13 episodes on 2 discs!

The second season of a series is usually better as the characters are already established, as is the general story, so it makes for a lot to look forward to. Spice and Wolf is an anime that unlike many is for both boys and girls to watch as the characters can appeal to all, and there isn’t too much of the cutesy chibi stuff that is associated with many shojo anime.

It does not always happen in anime, but in this series for those who haven’t watched the previous one, or who might not have it fresh in the Read more…

DVD Review: Spice And Wolf Season One Collection

July 10, 2012 6 comments

Hunting riches more precious than gold!

Japan has a rich history of worshipping fox deities, and in Spice and Wolf, the villagers of an old town are ravaged by a wolf that eats all their corn, so that they have nothing when it comes to their harvest at the end of the year. The villagers and the wolf decide to come to an arrangement once they know she is actually a corn goddess, if they pray to the wolf for a good harvest, then the wolf will only eat a small amount of corn, leaving the rest to them. After several years of plentiful corn, the villagers grow careless, and stop praying to the goddess, called Holo, and she decides she might be Read more…