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362 – Triple Dip 54 – Uncle From Another World, Mieruko-chan, Eniale & Dewiela

Ryan aka RUSH is back to fill in for Morgana and Seamus! He’s been reading Mashle: Magic and Muscles, Claymore, BEASTARS, BLAME!, World Trigger, and more to impress…

Manga Machinations

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A Little Respite with “Poketoons”

Recently, I posted an essay that I’d been working on for a while. I don’t blame you if you missed it; it didn’t really get the traction that…

Season 1 Episode 1

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Sonny Boy – 05 – The Creator

If you thought Sonny Boy was going to pick up right where it left off with the Bond Girl-like arrival of a teacher (like ahem me) well…you haven’t been…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Man Blames Past Pokémon Experience for Crippling Hentai Addiction

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Michael Fraser, 29, claimed in a public statement earlier today that Pokémon was the main reason for his unhealthy obsession with hentai. Specifically putting blame…

Anime Maru

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Sonny Boy – 02 – Material Otherworld

While technically a beach episode, there’s not a ball or a bikini to be found. There are crabs—you gotta love crab—as well as a makeshift open-air classroom with…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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KOBAYASHI SAN’S DRAGON MAID S2 – Episode 6 Review

This review contains MAJOR SPOILERS from the episode. After the visually stunning last episode, KyoAni takes it a little easy with this episode. Who can blame them, really?…

FreakSenpai

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Convenient Monsters: The problem with Frill and Wonder Egg Priority’s take on trauma

Just as the dreamscape Wonder Killers provide a convenient and killable representation of the issues that harm young people, the writers of the show invent a convenient “monster”…

Anime Feminist

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Jon’s Creator Showcase: July Post Submissions Open

Hello, hello. (Recently came to the horrific realization that the Ex-Arm opening plays in my head whenever I say it, who can I blame for this!?) Been a…

The Moyatorium

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Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu – 04

This episode may have moved things along, but it was a lot of fun. They went from starting things out classic-style in the adventuring guild only to end…

Anime Evo

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Sonny Boy Episode 2 – Blame

The students are stranded on an island, which is bad enough, but now the island seems to randomly catch on fire. And capitalism!

| Side Of Fiction

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 3 Impressions – Blame the Commoner

Episode 3 of Seirei Gensouki seems to have wrapped up Rio's time at school. I still kind of wish the side characters had a bit more personality about…

100 Word Anime

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Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You a Wizard?! Vol. 3 Review

Once again, I will shout from the rooftops that, despite the trashtastic title, this series is very sweet and not trashy at all, although I wouldn’t blame someone…

GAR GAR Stegosaurus

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[Maid-san] Rukuriri 1/12 scale

Rukuriri, what an interesting name. If you are a fan of GuP and have no idea what she is. I don’t blame you. You may know her face…

Akabasa

The ANN Aftershow - Where the Hell are the Villains?!

After much anticipation for the next arc, My Hero Academia has...rearranged everything? Is the upcoming movie to blame? We were promised villains!

Anime News Network - Views

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Speak Softly & Carry a Gravitational Beam Emitter: Blame! & Its Long Anime Journey

Tsutomu Nihei is probably one of the most unique mangaka out there, and a lot of has to do with what he was originally doing prior to enteri...

The Land of Obscusion: Home of the Obscure & Forgotten

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Higehiro – 12 – We Have to Talk

So yeah, things are not off to a great start when the first thing Sayu’s mom does upon laying eyes on her for the first time in half a year…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Welcome to Azuki: Your Digital Manga Cafe

Hi, I’m Abbas Jaffery, co-founder and CEO of Azuki. I’ve been a fan of manga and anime for over 20 years, ever since I discovered my first two…

Azuki

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Higehiro – 11 – Someday Is Here

This week begins with Sayu saying goodbye to Asami and Tokyo and taking a plane to Hokkaido with her brother and Yoshida, and ends with her returning home…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Higehiro – 09 – The Things She Carried

Like Sayu, I was dreading the day someone from her family finally found her and forced her to come home…but that isn’t what happens. It turns out Issa…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Spice and Wolf S2 – 4 [Wolf and the Consequences of Shallow Cleverness]

Alright everyone I have no excuse for how late this post was, I just forgot. Not to watch the show of course, Spice and Wolf is good shit!…

Star Crossed Anime

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Megalo Box Nomad – 7 [El tonto que muestra su carta no es un payaso estúpido]

Rwaaaarg I’m back with another episode of Megalo Box: Nomad! I know it’s late, blame the State of the Season and work for being busy. Do you know…

Star Crossed Anime

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Shadows House Episode 4 Review : Watchers in the Night

Barbie is looking for someone to pin the blame on for last week’s phantom incident. As she grills each doll cleaning group, three dolls in particular earn her…

Two Happy Cats

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Blame! – Manga Review

Japanese Title: BLAME!   Related: NOiSE (prequel)   Genre: Action Horror Science Fiction Length: 66 chapters (10 volumes)   Positives: It’s different Art has a grim, chaotic quality…

Nefarious Reviews

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5 Times I Preferred the Manga to the Anime

I usually prefer the anime adaptation to the manga they are based on but not in these five cases. These were better as mangas.

I drink and watch anime

Nightmare on Egg Street #12 — The Dream Warrior vs Mr Head

  What a script. I know I said season preview on Wednesday, but it's probably going to be Thursday, or Wednsday evening at best. Blame laziness and Wonder…

Tenka Seiha

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Blame! As Aesthetic As Narrative

Maybe the Earth, maybe the future, basically an artbook.

DeathBy1kSlimes

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Top 10 Anime Cuties of 2020

Just thought I might do a rush job on this one as per the yearly quota. Don’t blame me, I’m a busy man!

Gonzo's Anime Love Shack

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#MechaMarch Powerful Women Tag!

International Women’s Day was on March 8th, so yay a late post. I am kind of barging down the door for this tag, but I am going to…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Manga Pulse 437: soap Land

You heard it hear folks, people are sometimes bad. But if you vote us for government office we will give you promises. Promises we don’t intend to keep.…

Anime Pulse

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TenSura – 31 – Bad News First

I never want to hear the good news first. The positive effects of hearing it would be nullified by the bad news, and who wants that? So here…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Sword Art Online, Vol. 21: Unital Ring I

By Reki Kawahara and abec. Released in Japan by Dengeki Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Stephen Paul. This is the first book in…

Manga Bookshelf

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Top 5 Anime Characters Who Failed to Upkeep Their Hair

A little while ago I posted a picture on Twitter and some of my followers were surprised by how normal my hair was. As in that, it wasn’t…

I drink and watch anime

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K — KOI WO SURU TSUMORI WA NAKATTA

One glance at the subheader for this title will make you scream Relatable!, even without a context: Can I blame this on my midlife crisis?! Oh, the things I’ve excused…

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

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Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun – 01 (First Impressions) – Don’t Blame the Game

“You cannot lose if you do not play.”—Marla Daniels, The Wire “I’m not fucking crazy … I’m just goal-oriented.”—Annie Landsberg, Maniac Our protagonist Tom…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

The Hikikomori Life (A Holiday Message from the Otaku Author)

Last year, I wrote what I thought would be a humourous comparison between the holiday season and the hikikomori lifestyle. Little did I know that I would be…

The Otaku Author

On a Major Loss in the Anime Community in 2020

I was browsing through Twitter today and I found out from a thread that it has been 7 months since the U.S. anime community lost one of its…

Manga Therapy - Where Psychology & Manga Meet

The Apocalyptic Manga Numb to Fear | BLAME!

Talking about the Quintessential Cyberpunk manga classic, BLAME! and some of what I think makes it so special. The classic manga starring Kyrii or Killy is ...

Hiding in Public

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou – 10

Things have definitely reached horrible in a hurry here. There’s no getting around that. Satoko’s situation just cratered into the Earth. Her abusive Uncle is back and there’s…

Anime Evo

DanMachi III – 09 – Paying the Price

As reported by Hermes to Ouranos, the expulsion of Ikelos from Orario and the scapegoating of his Familia quelled public uproar for a time, but with Ikelos gone…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Twelve Kingdoms – 25/26/27 – Throwback Thursday

Happy Thanksgiving everyone, and welcome to another post about Twelve Kingdoms! I know it’s a bit late-ish, but blame the holiday. This was a pretty eventful week for…

Star Crossed Anime

Our Last Crusade #08 — Lounge Lizards

  Couldn't their tryst at least have gone somewhere if it was going to eat up three goddamned episodes? Impressions: I get the feeling that nobody is really…

Tenka Seiha

Defining Friendship

“There’s no real way to define [friendship]…there’s no one to blame if it fades…but that’s what lets it feel unrestrained. That’s what lets us be together.…

Beneath the Tangles

Production Assistants and the Production Side

A while ago a manual on the job of a Production Assistant (制作進行) was published by the Association of Japanese Animation (AJA), defining what this job is and…

Alex

Is this how it begins?

In all honesty, this is not how it begins. It’s probably best described as the latest in a series of new beginnings, but it’s about time that I…

Lynn Sheridan

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My Artist is Dead.

Hello again! Apologies for the long silence. It was not intentional! An unexpected spike in demand for my physical presence in the real world is to blame, combined…

The Unpopular Poplar

My Favorite Anime Monster Women – Blame Irina

Alternative Title: Halloween Waifus Irina and I have been trading ideas recently. If you’ve seen her Objective Review post, she actually went along with my bad idea and…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Yuru Camp Returning with 2nd Season in January 2021!

Welcome, all, again.  While I seem to be almost a week behind with this news (I blame my IRL work schedule!), there’s no denying the excitement I feel…

Another Anime Review

I’ll Take the “Blame”

It’s an anime movie. I am at least finding them a bit more often than in the past, but they still come out in a dribble, compared to…

AniRecs Anime Blog

Completly Objective Review of Natsume’s Book of Friends – Blame Scott

  Genre : Supernatural, Slice of Life, drama, Everything that’s good with the world Episodes: 74 over 6 seasons, 6 OVAs and a movie Studio: Shuka   There are few…

I drink and watch anime

Fugou Keiji – 8 [Money burns a hole in the pocket]

Hello all and welcome to a rather late chat about Fugou Keiji! I blame Crusader Kings 3 personally, I was a bit busy conquering all of Europe. That…

Star Crossed Anime