Anime Review: Anne Happy

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A couple of reviews back, I briefly took a stab at criticizing a fatal flaw in utilitarianism, that having the illusion of happiness can be just as dangerous as letting one suffer from the pains of the truth. I still believe this to be true, but I neglected to offer an alternative that defends why happiness is something that we should value. Given the many animes that I’ve already reviewed that are made primarily to bring joy to their audience, one more case probably wouldn’t hurt. What makes this sitcom different from some of the others that I’ve reviewed, however, is that happiness is more than just something it imparts on us. Rather, happiness is at the heart of why this series matters in the first place! (That and come on, it’s in the title!)

And if you’re thinking that I’m going to somehow over-complicate a comedy anime that wasn’t meant to make sense with theoretical mumbo jumbo, well you’d be half right, but you would also miss out on all the fun things I love about this series that no analysis can capture to such humorous detail! That, and I need to subject you all to the “Timothy Rap” because catchy music is catchy!

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Funny Moments of Spring 2016 Anime

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It’s that time of the anime season again, where everything is wrapping up! And while I regret not taking part in the Winter 2016 season, I am relaxed enough to share some of my favorite moments from Spring.

The following moments are some of my favorite funny moments, but not necessarily the funniest moments of Spring 2016 anime. This is also narrowed down from a list of things that I watched during the season. You can find all of these and more on Crunchyroll.

The theme that I chose for these moments is Let’s Talk (話をしよう), thanks to this season’s Rin-ne! For the heavier side of this season, check out my Great Moments of Spring 2016 Anime!

And as always, there will be SPOILERS!

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