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Autonomy, aliens, and a study in female character agency with 16bit Sensation

16bit Sensation is (unfortunately) a useful case study for what we talk about when we talk about character autonomy, active versus reactive characters, and how a narrative suffers…

Anime Feminist

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer

Oh wow. That 2D bishoujo art and drawing sure does make your heart squeal, eh? Oh yeah! 2D lovers are going to love the tons and endless forms…

Chua Tek Ming~*Anime Power*~ !LiVe FoR AnImE, aNiMe FoR LiFe!

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Anime Feminist Recommendations of Fall 2023

We close out another Fall with something for just about everyone, from superheroes to work rom-coms to conspiracy thrillers.

Anime Feminist

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Japan Top 10 Weekly Anime Blu-ray and DVD Sales Ranking: December 25 – December 31, 2023

There have been some changes to the reporting style here on the Blog. Please refer to the post here for further information. It is thanks to the wonderful…

Erzat

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer – Do You Even Anime if You Don’t Watch This?

If I thought OVERTAKE! worth an AOTY nomination, then I’d prop up 16bit Sensation for the most anime to anime this past year. Akihabara? Check. Video game design?…

Anime B&B

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~SPOILER FREE~ FINAL THOUGHTS: FALL 2023

Fall arrives, and with it, my two most anticipated shows of the year: 16bit Sensation and Sousou no Frieren. That doesn’t mean I think they’ll be good, but…

Please, no hate.

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episode #13

Well everybody, it’s Echo Two and it’s time to start the final episode of 16bit Sensation: Another Layer with a bang!

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episodes #10 & #11

So, let’s continue where we left off as Konoha Akisato is tasked in creating a game that would counter her famous creation in 1999, The Last Waltz. While…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Episode twelves, a week late!

Sorry about that.  Busy at work, a little sick, and the holidays doncha know. Sousou no Frieren 15 is a two parter. In the first one the team…

Too Old for Anime

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Ep. 135 — Good Night World and 16th Bit Sensation

Computers!!! Outline 00:00 Intro 01:08 Good Night World 15:55 16bit Sensation: Another Layer 22:17 Outro Music Credits: “Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain “Seasons” by roljui

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 135 – Good Night World, & 16bit Sensation: Another Layer

00:00 Intro 01:08 Good Night World 15:55 16bit Sensation: Another Layer 22:17 Outro You can find Kaiseki Anime Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts. Subscribe to…

Anime B&B

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episode #10

Well, seems that Konoha Akisato is still shell-shocked after arriving at the alternate version of 2023 as Mamoru Rokuda explained that Akihabara has become a gentrified place while…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Mostly 9s and a 12

Stark needs some confidence. Sousou no Frieren 12 has a couple of bits revolving around what a hero is, and while the points they make are predictable, they’re…

Too Old for Anime

Episode 830: 16bit Reincarnation of the Strongest Pig

This week on Anime Pulse we got Thanksgiving afterthoughts, the last week of the Fall Festival Giveaway Entry, and the strongest exorcist without a dick. Up first Joseph…

Anime Pulse

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episode #09

We’re done towards the final stretch as Alcohol Soft is finishing their latest game, from making music to promoting the entire game. I’m surprised that Masaru Rokuda lend…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Anime Like 16bit Sensation: Another Layer

Konoha Akisato is an illustrator that loves drawing cute anime girls and bishoujo games. While she works in the video game industry making bishoujo games as

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8-9s: Shangri-la, Watashi no Oshi, Toaru Ossan, 16bit, Potion, S-rank,

Shangri-la Frontier 8 starts with a terrific action scene that has little but Sunraku running around and dodging attacks, which sounds dull, but the animators put so much…

Too Old for Anime

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episode #08

Well, looks like we’re in for a ride… to the Twilight Zone. Anyways, Mamoru Rokuda traveled back to 1985 after opening a bishoujo game and met these two…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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7s, 8s, an 11: Watashi no Oshi, 16bit, Toaru Ossan, Potion, S-rank, Frieren

Seeing Claire in drag makes me understand why Rae is so obsessed. Last episode Watashi no Oshi etc, had that foreboding bit at the end about how the…

Too Old for Anime

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episodes #05 – #07

It’s back to 2023 again for Konoha Akisato as she transported to a park somewhere in Tokyo. She could have stayed in the past, but Konoha still needs…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episodes #03 & #04

Well, we’re back to the usual boring job for Konoha Akisato as she really wants to return to the Heisei era, the golden age of bishoujo games where…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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6-7’s and a 10, Toaru Ossan, 16bit, Potion, S-rank, Frieren, Shangri-la

They’re actually more competent than they look. Toaru Ossan 6 just breezed by. Nothing much happened. Round 2 players can do a new dungeon challenge, get to the…

Too Old for Anime

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Third Impact Anime Episode #143 – Fall 2023 Anime Season SO FAR

Third Impact Anime reviews the Fall 2023 Anime Season SO FAR

Third Impact Anime

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I Watched EVERY SINGLE NEW ANIME of the Fall 2023 Season...

Get an exclusive Surfshark Black Friday deal! Enter promo code GLASSREFLECTION to get up to 6 additional months for free at https://surfshark.deals/GLASSREFLECTION ► Find where to stream all the…

Glass Reflection

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Watashi no Oshi, Toaru Ossan, 16bit, Potion, S-rank fours and a five

Claire and Thane are heroes for a scene. Watashi no Oshi … is rather eventful as far as this series goes, though it starts with an infodump about…

Too Old for Anime

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Episode #302 – Redemption & Jujitsu

Zac regales us with a story of redemption and a review of Jujitsu Kaisen and Jellokun talks about many airing shows like 16bit Sensation Another Layer, 100 Girlfriends…

Banzai Beat

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Various early 16bit, Potion, S-rank, Frieren, Shangri-la, and SHY

Farther and farther behind I fall … I often find Konoha’s voice grating, and the declarations of passion slow things down, but I’m still enjoying 16bit Sensation. Part…

Too Old for Anime

Fall 2023 Schedule

Sunday The iDOLM@STER MILLION LIVE! 10:00 TV Tokyo (10/08) DOG SIGNAL 17:00 NHK E (10/22) Shangri-La Frontier 17:00 CBC (10/01) Captain Tsubasa Season 2: Junior Youth-hen 17:30 TV Tokyo (10/01) Dekoboko Majo no Oyako Jijou 22:00 TOKYO MX…

Random Curiosity

16bit Sensation - Another Layer - Episode 3 - Mysterious Loli

A mysterious pettanko in a school swimsuit and interlaced scan lines appears to control Konoha's time leaping. 16bit Sensation - Another Layer

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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16bit Sensation, or The Value of Skills

Konoha is an artist, and she’s popular enough. She ranks in the Pixiv rankings sometimes, she has all the skills you’d expect of a modern-day artist, and yet……

Please, no hate.

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Every Anime Worth Watching in Fall 2023

The Fall 2023 season has to be the strongest anime season in quite a long time. It's filled everything you would want. Timestamps: 0:00 Intro 0:45 MF Ghost (Initial D) 1:54 Overtake! 2:04…

Huno

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Keikenzumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiai suru Hanashi. Episode #02

Runa Shirakawa and Ryuuto Kashima, two people who came from different backgrounds are actually hanging out. While Shirakawa calls it a date, Kashima is worried that everyone is…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episode #02

Well then, looks like it’s time for Konoha Akisato to explain to everyone that she came… from the future! A girl living in the Reiwa Era went back…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Fall 2023 shows 3

Bullbuster starts with poor lighting. We start this session with Bullbuster, where we see a guy in a mecha getting roughed up by a monster, though it’s so…

Too Old for Anime

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First Look: 16bit Sensation: Another Layer

Konoha is a struggling illustrator who longs for the glory days of bishojo games back in the 90s and 2000s. After visiting a mysterious used game store, she…

The Glorio Blog

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer – Episode 1

16bit Sensation offers a time-travel story for viewers who love bishoujo games and long to see their well-crafted heyday return.

Anime Feminist

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First Impression: 16bit Sensation – Another Layer

All you 90s kids, have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel back to that time? Konoha Akisato gets the chance and is now stuck…

Beneath the Tangles

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16bit Sensation: Another Layer Episode #01

Well everyone, this is an interesting anime show based on a manga by Tamiki Wakaki, the author behind The World God Only Knows. But instead of adopting the…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Fall 2023 Impressions: 16bit Sensation: Another Layer, KamiErabi GOD.app

16bit Sensation: Another Layer Short Synopsis: Konoha Akisato is an illustrator that loves beautiful girls and bishojo games. Her dream is to become a super-popular illustrator, so she…

Star Crossed Anime

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Autumn 2023 series poll closed!

Thank you to all who voted in last week’s poll! We had a fairly clear winner from early on, this time:

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