Wow. I was afraid that after the ending had been delayed more than a month due to the earthquake, my expectations might have built up to the point that anything would be a disappointment. Boy was I wrong. That was a great ending. (If it doesn’t make sense to you, it might help to reread my long essay on Buddhism.)
It’s too early to be naming the best anime series of the year, but unless something truly amazing comes along this one has it locked up.