Archive for the ‘Haibane-Renmei’ Category

Thoughts on the Cast Haibane Renmei

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Every once in a while, you come across a series that was so well put together, you just know it will stand the test of time. Enter Haibane Renmei. Expect spoilers, so please avoid this post if you haven’t seen the series.


Haibane-Renmei: Episode 13 Commentary

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

I have wondered for a while if the world of the haibane, the town within walls, may represent either a place between death and what comes after death, or a state of consciousness, such as being in a coma.


Haibane-Renmei: Episode 12 Commentary

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

The handing out of the nuts nicely pulled things together for all the characters, tying together any loose ends for the minor characters in the series, from the used clothing dealer to the guy working at the bar to Sumika and her newborn.


Haibane-Renmei: Episode 11 Commentary

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

The look Reki gave when Dai joined Rakka for the trip to Old Factory says a lot. Dai tells Rakka he won’t miss Reki because he won’t be gone for very long, but Reki knows she’ll have left before his return.


Haibane-Renmei: Episode 10 Commentary

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Reki’s birth recalls her words when Rakka was due to be born. She didn’t want Rakka to be born in such a messy place as she herself was. As was Reki’s job, given by Kuramori, Reki was there to greet Rakka. She was there to prepare Rakka as best she could for the coming of her wings, and the related fever.