Tag Archives: Saki

Analysing: The School Uniform

I seem to do quite a few meta posts that focus on specific aspects of the human psyche and behavior in the animanga context, so from here on, I will be prefixing such posts with the term “Analysing”. Yay for … Continue reading

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Saki Got Me Into Riichi Mahjong

If you are watching Saki: Achiga-hen, have seen the original Saki series, Akagi, Mudadzumo Naki Kaikaku, or that other mahjong anime that I forgot the name of, then you would probably know how to play Riichi (Japanese) Mahjong or have … Continue reading

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Exaggeration in Saki, and Why it Works

The Saki franchise is pretty much driven by two things: bone-chilling mahjong plays and adorable yuri moments (or moe for those of you who haven’t seen the light yet). For the purposes of this post, I will focus on the … Continue reading

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Saki: Achiga Chapter Episode 3

Since I don’t really have much to say about the technicalities in Saki: Achiga-hen that I haven’t already talked about in the past two episodes, let’s talk about pacing and dramatic tension.

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Saki: Achiga Chapter Episode 2

Since the aniblogosphere is saturated with story movement-oriented episodic blog posts, I’ll try to cover the other aspects of Saki: Achiga-hen.

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Spring 2012 First Impressions – Saki: Achiga Chapter of Side-A

Back when we did the season preview for Spring 2012, my interest towards this anime called Saki was ignited. I was hesitant to watch it because I didn’t know a single thing about Reach Mahjong, and I feared that I … Continue reading

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