|House of Five Leaves|
Was this a good year? Not particularly. But I still have eleven shows in my list of favorites. And one of them may be a masterpiece.
That would be House of Five Leaves (Saraiya Goyou), Mochizuki Tomomi's latest work. He's the man who wrote and directed Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou and Zettai Shounen; wrote Touka Gettan and Yami to Boshi to Hon no Tabibito; and directed Shinigami no Ballad and Porfy no Nagai Tabi.
Here's my full list, not necessarily in order, beyond the first two: