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Feature: I Am Human – But What Does That Mean?

Anime does a lot of things. It shows us amazing places and takes us on wild adventures. It can make us laugh or cry or wince or groan.…

100 Word Anime

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Visual Kei&Anime – SID Part II

Welcome back to the second half of my discography dive into legendary band SID! This month, we have a few more entries to make it through for some…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Black Butler: Book of Circus Series Review

Ciel is asked by the Queen to investigate a circus after a number of children have gone missing and the police have no clues. In order to get…

100 Word Anime

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Visual Kei&Anime – SID Part I

For the first, but not the last time in this section, we have a two part discography dive! Whoo! We’re jumping forward in the stream of VKei, but…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Black Butler 2 Series Review

With The Promised Neverland Season 2 falling hard this year and How Not To Summon a Demon Lord quickly following in its wake, I was reminded of another…

100 Word Anime

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Why Do We Criticise Main Characters For Being Overpowered?

Why is an overpowered main character considered a bad thing? Admittedly, I do like anime where the underdog comes forward and finally overcomes the seemingly unbeatable peril, but…

100 Word Anime

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With a Sharp Grin: 15 Anime Characters With Shark Teeth

While there are those who enjoy the cute little moe fang, there are others who demand a whole mouth of sharp teeth. For some characters, they can come…

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15 Anime Series That End Up Differently Than The Source Material

There are plenty of good anime adaptations out there, even if every single one comes with a fan of the manga who has a problem with it. The…

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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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Black Butler OVA: Book of Murder

Rating: 9/10 Episodes: 2 Source: Manga Genres: Mystery, demon,supernatural, historical Premiered: Winter 2015 Synopsis At the behest of the Queen, Earl Ciel Phantomhive hosts a lavish dinner party…

Art Of Anime

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Black Butler Season 1 Series Review

Black Butler has for a long time been one of my favourite anime. For all the historical inaccuracies and potential plot problems, it remains a series that is…

100 Word Anime

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Why Black Butler Season Two is the Worst Continuation in Anime Ever

Greetings, fabulous people of the Internet! Hanime on Anime here! And suppose you’re wondering why I’m bringing up Black Butler for no particular reason today. In that case, the short…

Hanime on Anime

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Tuesday’s Top 5: Top 5 Red-Heads (Female)

Here we are with my very first top 5 list. Naturally I chose a topic near and dear to my heart and that is counting down my favourite…

100 Word Anime

Original Anime ‘Auatrope of White Sand’ Announced for Summer 2021

On January 15, P.A. Works announced for its new original anime series Auatrope of White Sand (Shiro Suna no Auatrope). The studio uploaded a teaser PV and launching…

The Holy Mother of Yuri

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I Reincarnated as Evil Alice, So the Only Thing I’m Courting is Death Volume 1 Review

For Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Black Butler fans, I Reincarnated as Evil Alice, So the Only Thing I'm Courting is Death is worth it.

TheOASG

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Anime Series Like Moriarty the Patriot

William Moriarty is the second son of the noble Moriarty family. During the day, he is a mathematics professor, but at night he uses his keen mind in…

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Amatsuki Re-Revisited

You might wonder, with good reason, why Orphan is releasing a new version of Amatsuki , six years after our first release. That release is q...

Collectr's Blog

Black Butler: Book of Circus (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Black Butler’s 2014 anime series brings the adaptation back to canon and was released in the UK a few years ago, so here’s a look at Anime Limited’s…

The Normanic Vault

Dropped – A look at what could have been – Manga Part III

Welcome back to the third installment of the “Dropped”, the manga edition. By now, you guys know the drill and may or may not be curious as to…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Dropped – A look at what could have been – Anime Part II

Welcome back to “Dropped”! This is a series of posts where I talk about a bunch of titles that at one point or another I started and then…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

My 5 candidates to be my husbando

So Yesterday us Ani Bloggers on Twitter thanks to Scott over at @MechAnimeReview decided it would be fun to share our husbando list! Even though in my personal…

Art Of Anime

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…

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Visual Kei&Anime – the GazettE

It is now the 8th edition of Visual Kei&Anime! What a time! This time, is a short and sweet, to the point post with only one connection. However,…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Day 5 of Otakutober: Nihongo Legends–Shinigami

Welcome to another Day of Otakutober and why not add to the series of blogs called Nihongo Legends where I set the records straight in a spark note…

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Quarantine Watch List II

Is this still considered quarantine? I’m limiting my exposure to others, especially considering the health concerns of myself and loved ones. So I’ll be at home continuing to…

Empath Meets Anime

Black Butler Volume 29 Review

Black Butler volume 29 proves that readers should be prepared to buckle in for quite a while after the events of this one.

TheOASG

The Sentiments of Others: Fred Abberline And The Humanity of Ciel Phantomhive

***SPOILERS AHEAD*** Ciel Phantomhive, was focused on his mission to pay retribution to those responsible for the death of his parents. He even made a pact with a…

Empath Meets Anime

Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2008 That You Missed

Been away from anime for awhile? We understand. You go out and have your life, anime will always be waiting for you when you come back. They always…

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Black Butler Book Trilogy Anime Review

If you had been following for a while now then you guys have known that I had watched Black Butler before, around this time, I think, last year. I really…

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Anime confessions

Are you a loyal anime fan? Do you stand by those shows which have brought you joy? Lately, I’ve read a few think pieces on how people’s preconceptions…

I drink and watch anime

Ode to Anime Studios – A-1 Pictures/Cloverworks

Well, here goes nothing… After the 12 Days was over (I finished writing mine on the 23rd), I had no idea what to write on…until I realised I…

The Animanga Spellbook

Weekly round-up

We’ve been in a Harry Potter kind of mood lately – must be all that festive spirit in the air. So we captured that and fed a little…

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Code Geass and Black Butler creators team up for ice-skating anime

Are we ready for this after Yuri!!! on ICE? We’re not sure, but it’s happening anyway. J.C. Staff have announced their upcoming original anime Skate-Leading Stars, named after…

littleanimeblog.com

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Reel Japan Episode 10 – Black Butler

The Reel Japan podcast crew reviews the 2014 Japanese live action movie adaptation of the Black Butler series.

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Today’s Tub Manga: Frau Faust (volume 2)

When volume one of Frau Faust came out, all I saw were comparisons to Yamazaki’s other series The Ancient Magus’ Bride. I guess it’s to be expected being…

Everything I Need To Know, I Learned From Anime

OtakuGeneration (Show #513) Spring Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 513) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Spring Impressions, recorded live April 5th, 2015. This week we started…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #488) Fall Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 488) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 12th, 2014. This week finished watching…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #487) Fall Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 487) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 5th, 2014. This week started watching…

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Daily Animapocalypse: Fan Pandering Episode

On this episode, I invite 420Weedacolypse from the blog Pokemon Day Cares to talk about some stuff I’ll never watch, read or play. (Black Butler, Dramatical Murder and…

Daily Anime Podcast

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January-April 2014 Haul (both BL and non-BL)

I just want to keep track of everything I own. I’ve been buying and buying stuff recently. Like, when I’m having a break at work, I wander off…

usa-chan man

2008: A Briton's Guide to Anime

@ IanWolf writes manga reviews and features for MyM Magazine , anime and manga reviews for Anime UK News , and a "Beginner's Guide to Ani...

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

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[1st episode] Arcana Famiglia

Ah well, I suppose I better get started on this new season since it rains and I haven't started working yet. So, La storia della Arcana…

Kuuki no Puraido

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When anime meets litterature

Just so you know, the idea from this post comes from the book Ikebukuro West Gate Park because, as normal it is that the first 2 volumes…

Kuuki no Puraido

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OtakuGeneration (Show #356) Chihayafuru

Shownotes :: (show 356) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Chihayafuru, recorded live April 1st, 2012. This week Paul made us watch Chihayafuru and no one…

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Confessions of a Fujoshi: Realism in fiction.

NB: Fujoshi (腐女子, lit. “rotten girl”) refers to female fans of manga and novels that feature romantic relationships between men. I wasn’t always a fujoshi. Somewhere down the…

The Otaku's Blog

OtakuGeneration (Show #299) Bartender

  Shownotes :: (show 299) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Bartender, recorded live February 27th, 2011. This week we discussed…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #292) MAGFest

  Shownotes :: (show 292) :: () :: () :: () :: () With MAGFest, recorded live January 12th, 2011. This week we talked with Nick from MAGFest, to…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #266) Summer Preview

  Shownotes :: (show 266) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Summer Preview, recorded live July 11th, 2010. This week we watched Bakemonogatari, but had such…

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