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What I Watched This Week – 9/18-9/24

Azumanga Daioh – This is one of the first anime series I watched in its entirety, and while I have re-watched it many times over the years, I…

The Romantic Goldfish

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A review of Azumanga Daioh

Last month, early in my August daily writing binge, I put up a short post about the Azumanga Daioh opening theme Soramimi Cake and the memories it brought…

Everything is bad for you

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Anime Review #84: Azumanga Daioh

Back at you with another standard Anime Review, and to make things direct I’m going to be looking at Lucky Star! Wait, that doesn’t sound right – I…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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Just plain nostalgia this time: “Soramimi Cake” from Azumanga Daioh

Yesterday I wrote about an anime opening that I like from an anime I’ve never watched, and today I’m writing about an opening from one I have. If…

Everything is bad for you

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Azumanga Daioh

Azumanga Daioh is a slice of life comedy series that follows a group of girls through their 3 years of high school.

DoubleSama

Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de 2

Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de ( In a Distant Time ) is an otome game franchise developed by Ruby Party. It spans at least a dozen…

Collectr's Blog

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20 Best Pure Comedy Anime Series To Leave You Laughing

There is a lot of comedy to be found in anime, but much of the time that comedy serves as a brief respite from a more serious plot.…

Recommend Me Anime

Pandemic Anime: Revisiting Old Favorites in Quarantine, Part I — Everything Will Be Alright

While the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, things are significantly less scary than they were back in March of 2020. Even with new variants…

Analog Housou

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Anime confessions

Sometimes you like animes that aren't very good, sometimes you fail to appreciate masterpieces. I do both on a regular basis!

I drink and watch anime

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #170 – The Daily Lives of High School Boys

Evan and David reminisce on their youth with a review of the 2012 anime series The Daily Lives of High School Boys (a.k.a. “Nichibros”), based on the manga…

Ani-Gamers

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Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside Season Wrap

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve noticed a distinct change in my taste in anime, as well as my general attitude towards consuming it. When I started, I was…

Anime B&B

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Suru Verbs

What are suru verbs: conjugation, grammar, and examples.

Japanese with Anime

Azumanga Daioh

Title: Azumanga DaiohGenre: Comedy, School Life, Slice of LifeAnime Rating: 8.6/10Manga Rating: 8.5/10 Summary: It’s not manga, it’s Azumanga! − smart, fun and totally addictive. Created by the iconoclastic Kiyohiko Azuma, Azumanga Daioh…

Anime Anthology

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I’m in Love With the Villainess, Volume 1…again!

It’s not unheard of that we sometimes review the same book more than once here on Okazu. Books that were published by one company, then again by another…

Okazu

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13 Great Non-Ecchi Anime Comedies

Too often is a panty flash or a compromising pose elevated from simple fan service to mainline comedy in an anime. Sure, I love lewd comedies as much…

Recommend Me Anime

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Anime Series Like Pandora in the Crimson Shell

While on a cruise ship headed to Cenancle Island, full-body cyborg Nene meets an inventor Uzal and Uzal’s cyborg Clarion. Soon after leaving, Uzal and Nene find themselves…

Recommend Me Anime

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #157 – Have the Kids Heard of Azumanga Daioh?! with Wah

Wah, anime blogger from Analog Housou, joins Evan for an extended episode revisiting the classic high school girl sitcom manga and anime Azumanga Daioh, which is now over…

Ani-Gamers

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20 Anime “Dere” Character Types That You Have Never Heard Of

Permit me to be old for just a moment, but back in my day, we only had a handful of “dere” type classifications in anime. You had: the…

Recommend Me Anime

13 Anime That Are Completely Average, But Which You’ll Love Anyway

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you to name a series that you love, but isn’t an especially good series, nor especially terrible. It’s just there, one…

Beneath the Tangles

Episode #91 – Azumanga Daioh

Andrew returns in his very first hosting role to discuss one of his and Tobias’ favorite comedy anime of all time, the now-classic series Azumanga Daioh! Bill comes…

Third Impact Anime

#91 - Azumanga Daioh

Andrew returns in his very first hosting role to discuss one of his and Tobias' favorite comedy anime of all time, the now-classic series Azumanga Daioh! Bill comes…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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Anibros Podcast Episode 131 – Forget About It?

What’s this? Another episode!? That’s right, we keep making them! And did you know that it’s been 20 years since the Azumanga Daioh…

ANIBROS ☆ CREATIVE

Anime Secret Santa 2018: Alien 9, Azumanga Daioh, and Key the Metal Idol

The Taiiku Podcast website is back baby! After much working, procrastinating, and chatting, Camellia (@wildpomme) has brought us back to life after our last host decided they had…

Taiiku Podcast

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10 Anime I Most Enjoyed

I think that there’s something really special about discussing the things that you like. While I do not find that I always agree with people’s favourites when it…

Plain Pasta and Plain Rice

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You Mean You Haven’t Watched Azumanga Daioh?

It’s a little late, but happy holidays everyone! Whatever you celebrated this month I hope you had a great time, and I wish everybody a happy and productive…

The Omega Geek

2002: Anime Rising to the Top - Believe it!

Savanna Smith, more commonly known around the net as "lostty", has been into anime for over five years. Although she is currently stuck in...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)

2001: 21st-Century Digital Toys

Alexandra Roedder is finishing her Ph.D. in musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles, writing about Joe Hisaishi's Ghibli so...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)

OtakuGeneration (Show #208) Four Years

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 208) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Four Years,…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OSMcast: Azumanga Daioh 11-10-2008

Azumanga Daioh In tonight’s episode of the OSM cast_!_ we talk about J.C. Staff’s adaptaion of Kiyohiko Azuma’s awesome series: Azumanga Daioh! With special guest star DJ Inubito as “The…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

OtakuGeneration (Show #173) Azumanga Daioh

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 173) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Azumanga Daioh,…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Series Review: Minami-ke

"Haruka-neesama IS amazing." Actually, wait, that's not a quote, nor is that Haruka. Have your pick of catch-phrases for the obligatory quot...

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