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30 Actually Satisfying Short Anime Series You Can Finish in a Day

Well, if you worked hard enough, technically you can watch most anime series in a day. However, just because you can wedge 48 episodes into a day doesn't

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Barakamon

Mastery of a skill takes a lifetime of effort and discipline. Even to reach the rank of Expert requires an element of unwavering dedication, and the gulf between…

I Watched an Anime

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Drawn to Anime! A Return to Art!

I can honestly say I don’t know how this happened. I don’t remember when or why I started watching anime/manga drawing tutorial videos on Youtube. Nor do I…

Anime Hanabi

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What Does Iyashikei Mean?

I have come across the term Iyashikei quite a bit in my recent anime viewing and I realised I did not know what it meant. I then delved…

All About Anime and Manga

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Anime Series Like Kotaro Lives Alone

Unsuccessful manga artist Shin Karino has his daily routine interrupted one day with the introduction to his new neighbor - a four-year-old boy who moved

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Holiday Review: HANA-CHAN AND THE SHAPE OF THE WORLD

Christmas is a time of childish wonder and imagination, which is fitting considering that's the focus of the book we're reviewing today. HAN...

The Manga Test Drive

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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…

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Barakamon – A Vacation in Anime Form

Do you ever need to get away from it all? Well how about trying out Barakamon. It will wash your worries away with warm sea water!

I drink and watch anime

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 307: The Way of the Househusband / Gokushufudou

The Way of the Househusband / Gokushufudou Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Comedy, Romance, Action, Slice of Life, Retired Yakuza First Aired: Spring 2021, 5 episodes Summary:…

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What is “Iyashikei” Anime? – 25 Healing Anime Series to Make You Feel Okay Again

While many people are interested in anime for intense action, vivid animation, or cerebral plot, there is a particular group of people that just want to watch something…

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The Observation Deck: Barakamon

Comedy and storytelling weaved together tremendously.

Animated Observations

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Anime Series Like Those Snow White Notes

After watching his grandfather perform the shamisen at a young age, Setsu became entranced. However, after his grandfather’s death, he runs away from his small village and quits…

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When Anime Mirrors Real Life: How Barakamon Helped Me Find My Own Path

A story about Barakamon, slice of life anime, and a major life decision.

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Pick of the Week: Swooning in June

MICHELLE: Though I have thus far failed to read Barakamon, I pounced on the debut volume of Yoshi no Zuikara and ended up really liking it. Now, the…

Manga Bookshelf

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TOP 5 ANIME KIDS I WOULDN’T MIND HAVING AS MY NEIGHBOR’S KID

Because I’m so not fond of kids, but I wouldn’t mind waving at them when I come across them in the elevator. The thought of this list came…

IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!

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Barakamon – It’s very fun

One of the most fun, most wholesome anime out there will speak to you, whether you’re an artist or not.

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Dubs w/ Dil Digest #2: Asteroid in Love & Barakamon

Thank you everyone for the feedback on the last article like this — it seems that several smaller impressions on dubs is preferred to only…

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Barakamon and Heterogenia Linguistico

I didn’t know if I’d be excited for baseball season when it came along, but here we are at spring training and I am very excited despite a…

Taiiku Podcast

Family By Choice – 15 Heart-Warming Anime Series About Found Family

Anime has a complicated relationship with families. Certainly you can presume that most characters have whole and happy families, but anytime someone needs even a minor tragic backstory…

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Pick of the Week: Who’s a Pretty Boy, Then?

SEAN: There are a few other titles I’m interested in this week, including the new one by the Barakamon author, but there’s no doubt about it: Pretty Boy…

Manga Bookshelf

Bookshelf Briefs 9/2/20

Yay! Sean’s back! Barakamon, Vol. 18 + 1 | By Satsuki Yoshino | Yen Press – I had thought this was something like an epilogue to the series,…

Manga Bookshelf

Pick of the Week: Mostly Mujirushi

ASH: While the weekly floodgates of manga appear to have been reopened, there’s one release in particular that has my attention this week – Naoki Urasawa’s Mujirushi: The…

Manga Bookshelf

Anime to Watch During the Quarantine

At first, I thought such a topic was a ridiculous idea. How can there be anime that are specifically good for watching during the quarantine? I thought you…

A Certain Dazed Producer

The 10 Must-See Anime Series of the 2010s (2010 – 2014)

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Biggest In Japan

Oldtaku no Radio #035 – Barakamon

Looking for one of the cutest stories about a tortured artist? Look no further than Barakamon, which focuses on a professional calligrapher (who knew?) who butts heads with…

Ani-Gamers

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A Year in Review: Anime Edition 2017

This past year was filled with positive experiences.  I have kept up to date with the newly released anime and viewed a couple from past years.  Overall, I…

EMINAREVIEWS

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r#46 – barakamon

This anime is one of the rare examples where comedy, excitement, and all interesting aspects actually don’t require alien and magic factors to work its best. Barakamon is…

#moe404, the not so great anime BLOG

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Golden Realist’s Top 10 Manga of 2016

Some strange serendipity: my favorite manga and anime from the last two years all start with the letter ‘s’.

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Summer 2016 – Season Preview

Tis the season for new anime, fa la la la la la la la la la. Hopefully all the shows are okay, fa la la la la la…

Avvesione's Anime Blog

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My Favorite Anime of 2014

It has been quite a while since a post appeared on the blog, hasn’t it? Hopefully there are still some readers out there eager for some more stuff!…

Anime Viking

12 Days of Stuff #4: Barakamon

Barakamon is one of those stories where an artist struggling with a block moves to the countryside to rediscover what he is lacking. Unlike the majority of those…

Continuing World

Reverse Thieves Secret Santa 2014 - Barakamon

Following on from my viewing of Log Horizon , this year's Secret Santa pickings have turned out to be a great opportunity to watch recent sh...

Hanners' Anime 'Blog

OtakuGeneration (Show #477) Summer Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 477) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Summer Impressions, recorded live July 27th, 2014. This week we finished…

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Anime Power Rankings: Summer 2014 Week 2

Rank Anime (First Place Votes) Studio Episode Change 1 Zankyou no Terror (7) MAPPA 1 — 2 Aldnoah Zero (4) A-l Pictures 2 1 3 Barakamon (2) Kinema…

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Anime Power Rankings: Summer 2014 Week 1

Rank Anime (First Place Votes) Studio Episode Change 1 ALDNOAH ZERO (2) A-1 Pictures 1 — 2 Barakamon (3) Kinema Citrus 1 — 3 Tokyo Ghoul (3) Studio…

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