Music that makes a flower bloom

久しぶり It’s been a long time, hasn’t it? Over the past three weeks, I’ve been working on translating as much as I can for the latest Haruhi novel. I’m at a good stopping point, so to begin updating this blog I’ve chosen to review the music of my favorite show this anime season: Hanasaku Iroha.

Planned as the tenth anniversary work by P.A. Works, Iroha is a show that uses a lot of music to convey the themes in the show. The five promotional videos even had their own single by nano.RIPE entitled Patricia. In addition to that single, two singles for the OP/ED and a Character Image album have been released on April 20th, May 11th, and June 8th respectively. Continue reading