Episode 8 – Deaimon: Recipe for Happiness

Maybe I’m missing something or just being an unreasonable pain-in-the-ass about this, but I’m having trouble seeing how Nagomu and Kanoko broke up over a “misunderstanding.” Even with this week’s flashback to give us more context, it feels less like Kanoko didn’t understand what Nagomu was asking and more was giving him some sort of … Read more

Episodes 1-3 – Deaimon: Recipe for Happiness

There’s a Yiddish expression that, abbreviated, amounts to “worries go down better with soup.” Soup may not be the food featured in Deaimon, but the sentiment seems to be present nonetheless – there’s something comforting about eating a soothing food when the world feels like it’s turned upside down. That has most certainly happened for … Read more

Maaya Sakamoto to Sing OP Theme of Deaimon and ED Theme of Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3

What You Need to Know: ICYMI, it was announced that Maaya Sakamoto will be singing theme songs for two TV anime starting in April in Japan. The first is the opening theme for Deaimon, a story set in an old confectionery store in Kyoto. The title is “Sumire.” The lyrics were written by Sakamoto herself, … Read more