Picture 1 in [Free!?]

The opening of this show looks like a sports drink commercial. Why did you do this to us Kyoto Animation? This seems to represent a new attempt at luring a demographic that's completely alien to anime. As usual however, the stunning visuals and incredible graphics that have been hallmarks of Kyoani for the past decade haven't gone elsewhere yet, and the show is actually surprisingly fun to watch.
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written by astrobunny \\ cat, cute, free, girls, gomakashita, high school, kyoani, moe, opening, sports, swimming, teacher

Picture 1 in [Haruhi-chan OP Lyrics]

I'm sure everyone has already warmed up quite nicely to Kadokawa's youtube airing of their short series Suzumiya Haruhi-chan no Yuuutsu. To be honest, I think the comical and sktechy approach to it is a very nice change to KyoAni's magical production, and Haruhi being depicted as being clumsy and rushy is gaining popularity with me. Also, the OP (Imamade no Arasuji) is catchy too, and I am just a sucker for good OPs. And with Great OPs comes Great Lyrics. Lyrics after the break. (Don't get me wrong. The animators are STILL KyoAni)

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written by astrobunny \\ いままでのあらすじ, haruhi, haruhi-chan, imamade no arasuji, kadokawa, lyrics, op, opening, theme, 歌詞, 涼宮ハルヒちゃんの憂鬱