Aria the Natural - 19
Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home - COMPLETE
Hunter X Hunter - 102
Kill la Kill - 5
Kyoukai no Kanata - 5
Little Busters! ~Refrain~ - 4
Monogatari Series Second Season - 17
Space Brothers - 79
I miss it SO MUCH.
That movie, to me, was a reminder of P.A. Works at their very best and how I haven't seen them do any better since. Granted I haven't watched their two newest series but that's only due to the series of disappointments that Another, Tari Tari, and (most notably) Red Data Girl were. Not saying they were terrible, just that they didn't fill that void Hanasaku Iroha left. So the nostalgia hit hard on this one. I remembered how much I missed each of the excellent cast of characters, down to their unique quirks. I remembered the old inn, Ohana's room, the kitchen, the roadside path, her old house in Tokyo, every place as if it were somewhere that I stood before. I remember the Camellia room and the Crane room. And they even used hints on the old theme music right at the most tearjerking part. It was on the short side but it looked gorgeous, so much animation, such great looking backgrounds. So wow.
I need to give this series a rewatch now, if only I had time to...