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Nayuta

Nayuta is a 1986 sci-fi OVA,based on a three volume manga by Sasaki Junko. (The manga is not available in English.) It's another show that a...

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Ranking Every Anime I Watched in 2023

Rendering this pushed my computer to its limit I don't know how Quentin Reviews does it but here it is! Anime: 0:23 - Demon Slayer (season 1 only) 1:02 - Cardcaptor…

MercuryFalcon

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12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 5: Anne’s Perfect Christmas Gift

Christmas is all about gifts, but not just in a superficial way. No, as the Christmas episode of Akage no An reminds us, the joy of giving and…

Beneath the Tangles

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Bookshelf Briefs 11/20/23

#DRCL Midnight Children, Vol. 1 | By Shin'ichi Sakamoto | Viz Media - This is one of those books that I wouldn't normally pick up except for that…

Manga Bookshelf

Review Index: 70-79/100

Heres the index for all reviews rated 70-79 out of 100. Arte - 79/100 Ascendance of a Bookworm - 79/100 Astra: Lost In Space - 79/100 The Case…

joyousmenma93

Jack Jeanne OST

Yeah, I dont know why I didnt make one of these sooner. Heres a long overdue index for my reviews, for this one being specifically for everything I…

joyousmenma93

Review Index: 80-89/100

Heres the review index for everything Ive rated 80-89 out of 100. A Forest World - 89/100 She and Her Cat: Everything Flows - 89/100 Somali and the…

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Cat-Eyed Boy 03

Happy Halloween! Barely in time, Orphan yet again brings you some paper cut-out thrills and chills: the third episode of Umezz Kazuo's 1976 ...

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Wan Wan Chuushingura (Full HD)

Another re-release in full HD, courtesy of Ioroid's raws. Wan Wan Chuushingura is a 1963 feature-length cartoon from Toei Douga. It tells t...

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Tezuka Osamu's Tales from the Old Testament Ep19-21

The seventh volume of Tezuka Osamu's Tales from the Old Testament is the pivot point between the mythic and "historical" parts of the Bible....

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 13

Hello folks, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today seems like a perfect day to fetch the wagon and set a course for Green Gables, checking in…

Wrong Every Time

Never Say Never Again (Cat-Eyed Boy 02)

Happy Halloween! Orphan again brings you some thrills and chills with the second episode of Umezz Kazuo's 1976 horror series Youkaiden Nekom...

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 12

Hello friends, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I figured we might sneak our way back to Green Gables, and check in on the continuing saga…

Wrong Every Time

Sugata Sanshiro

When Orphan released Botchan , I mentioned that YES raws had an equally good rip of the 1981 TV special, Sugata Sanshirou , just waiting to ...

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 11

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I am eager to make the trip back to Green Gables, and see how things are getting along…

Wrong Every Time

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 10

Hello everyone, and welcome to Wrong Every Time. Today it seemed just about time to take a trip back to Green Gables, and see how our friend Anne…

Wrong Every Time

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 9

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today seems like an ideal time to stop in at Green Gables, and so that’s precisely what we’re doing.…

Wrong Every Time

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 8

Hello everyone, and welcome to Wrong Every Time. Today I’ve got all sorts of anxieties plaguing me, and thus have decided the perfect thing to clear my mind…

Wrong Every Time

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Ranking Retro Anime Watch Priority

List of anime: • Aim for the Ace • Akage no Anne • Akira • Angel’s Egg • Ashita no Joe • Barefoot Gen • Beck • Belladonna of Sadness • Berserk • Birdy the Mighty • Bubblegum Crisis •…

Anime Top Scholar

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Notes on Takahata & Miyazaki

The previous article on this blog, dedicated to Anne of Green Gables, contains a detailed discussion of Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki’s respective artistic evolutions between 1976 and…

Animétudes

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables is one of the most popular works in the World Masterpiece Theater series, both in Japan and in the English-speaking sphere. According to many…

Animétudes

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 7

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m delighted to report that the ferry ride has concluded, a carriage has been arranged, and we are…

Wrong Every Time

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The Story of Perrine

Like its 1977 predecessor Rascal the Raccoon, 1978’s The Story of Perrine is among the least-known World Masterpiece Theater entries in the English-speaking sphere. Such does not seem…

Animétudes

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 6

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I am eager to return to the rolling hills and shimmering seas of Green Gables, where Anne has…

Wrong Every Time

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 5

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I am eager to return to Anne of Green Gables, a shimmering jewel of a show, and one…

Wrong Every Time

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 4

You can do it, Anne! It only took one wagon ride to convince Matthew you belonged in the family, and Marilla may well be a tougher nut to…

Wrong Every Time

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 3

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today we’ll be returning to Anne of Green Gables, and I couldn’t be happier about it. I’ve actually been…

Wrong Every Time

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Cat-Eyed Boy (Youkaiden Nekome Kozou) 01

Just in time for Halloween, Orphan presents the first episode of Umezz Kazuo's 1976 horror series Youkaiden Nekome Kozou ( Spirit Legend Ca...

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 2

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I am eager to return to the animated classic that is Anne of Green Gables, as Anne and…

Wrong Every Time

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Anne of Green Gables – Episode 1

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I feel privileged to begin a journey through Anne of Green Gables, one of the shimmering jewels of…

Wrong Every Time

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Gude Crest

Orphan's presents a new English release of the 1990 sword-and-sorcery OVA Onna Senshi Efe & Jira: Gude no Monshou ( Woman Warriors Efe & Ji...

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Chameleon 3

I bet you weren't expecting another episode of Chameleon . Frankly, neither was I. Even though laalg translation-checked all the remaining e...

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Yamatarou Comes Back v2

One of Orphan's earliest Tezuka Osamu projects was the set of six OVAs known as the Lion Books: 1 The Green Cat 1983 2 Rain Boy 1983 3…

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Kazoku Robinson Hyouryuuki: Fushigi na Shime no Flone- Not a Faithful Adaptation

Back in the early days of anime, before even I was born, there was a series of anime released based off of literary classics. They started out as…

Anime Reviews

November 1990 Pt.1 Newtype Magazine

' Newtype'  - the moving pictures magazine '. Published monthly by Kadokawa Shoten. Consisting of 188 pages (including front & back covers),...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

Anime & Manga Deals: Dad’s Day Edition

Today we honor dads and all the male guardians out there. Hope any fathers out there have a good day! And on to the deals! Amazon Manga &…

Daiyamanga

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Conversations on Ghibli: First Book Photos

Ghibli Blog is the home for fans of Studio Ghibli, animation and the movies. We feature the latest news, reviews, essays and more.

Ghibli Blog: Studio Ghibli, Animation and the Movies

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2nd Anniversary of Isao Takahata's Passing

Ghibli Blog is the home for fans of Studio Ghibli, animation and the movies. We feature the latest news, reviews, essays and more.

Ghibli Blog: Studio Ghibli, Animation and the Movies

Hello, friends!

I know that right now is kind of a scary time for many, so I wanted to take a moment to make a post of free resources that…

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

Chica Umino Talks About How Western Children’s Literature Influenced Her Stories

In Japan, it is common for classics to be republished with modern manga-style cover art to appeal to  a younger audience. Shueisha did that for Anne of Green…

Takarabako

OtakuGeneration (Show #61) with Otakon 2006 Highlights

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 061) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With…

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