Sunday, August 29, 2010

Learning history from anime?

I've been hearing a lot of buzz about the anime series Hetalia: Axis Powers, which has been available online as a webcomic and anime series but will be released as a DVD on September 14th and as a manga series on September 21.

Turns out my 15-year-old has been obsessing about the series all summer. She came bursting into my room one evening, asking "Is Sealand a real country?" Strangely, this odd series has sparked in her an interest in WWI and WWII. She'll tell you a bit about Hetalia here:

And here is a tiny taste of the series - the ending theme song (Italy):

1 comment:

  1. omg. Your 15-year-old is stunning, intelligent, and generally TDF.

    love the pixie cut perhaps even most.