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Is DARLING in the FRANXX LGBT unfriendly?

That the Franxx machines from Darling in the Franxx need gendered pairs to pilot them struck a nerve with some people.

Reasons to Anime

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5 Reasons To Watch: DARLING in the FRANXX

Comparing DARLING in the FRANXX to other anime of its time feels almost unfair, given how much talent cooperated to make it.

Reasons to Anime

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When Waifus Define the Anime (The Waifu Effect Theory)

I’ve recognized a common occurrence. We’ve all seen it right? I’m pretty sure at some time you’ve watched an anime where you instantly fell in love with a…

It's An Anime Thing

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When Waifus Define the Anime (The Waifu Effect Theory)

I’ve recognized a common occurrence. We’ve all seen it right? I’m pretty sure at some time you’ve watched an anime where you instantly fell in love with a…

It's An Anime Thing

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Day 6: Aliens from within~ an appreciation of Scifi in Anime

Hey! We’re back for another day of spoopy material for this Otakutober season. This time we decided to extend our blog this year into the world of Scifi…

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Anime Series Like Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer

One day, Yuuhi Amamiya finds himself ceaselessly followed by a talking lizard. This lizard claims to be Sir Noi Crezant who has chosen Yuuhi to be the

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Five Years On; Anime Feminist Vs Japanese Pop Culture

Well, as you can see, not a great deal of writing is getting done for this blog. To be honest, I have put the blog on hold for…

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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It's STILL Impossible to Live as a Crunchyroll Translator | The Canipa Effect

Following on from his 2020 video, Canipa revisits the topic of low pay for translators and how the one billion dollar Funimation buyout makes that even more ridiculous. It's…

The Canipa Effect

Manga the Week of 6/15/22

SEAN: It’s Hurricane Season! Are you being rocked? Are you being racially profiled and imprisoned? Or are you reading manga? Airship, in print, has the 5th Accomplishments of…

Manga Bookshelf

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How DARLING in the FRANXX Inspired a New York Times Bestselling YA Novel

In the four years since it first aired, DARLING in the FRANXX has had an unexpectedly long tail, inspiring even the likes of Kim Kardashian to dye her…

Anime News Network - Views

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Spy x Family And The Messy History, Dynamics, And Intent Of Anime Co-productions

It’s no secret that Spy x Family is a co-production between Studio WIT and CloverWorks, but what’s the backstory behind that deal, what does it involve, and what…

Sakuga Blog

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My Favourite Anime Make-Up Looks

A lot of anime characters don’t wear make-up. And fair enough! It’s a lot of work for the studio! I would do the same. But sometimes there are…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

Manga the Week of 4/6/22

SEAN: April, the most important month of the year! What manga could be coming out? MICHELLE: In which two particular manga reviewers just happened to be born! SEAN:…

Manga Bookshelf

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Anime Series Like Sakugan

The Labyrinth is an expansive space underground where humans live in colonies and many places remain unexplored. Due to the harsh conditions outside the colonies and the presence…

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Anime Review 67 Darling in the Franxx (Redux)

Ah, Darling in the Franxx aka one of the most controversial anime in recent memory as well as one of my popular reviews during my earlier reviewing days.…

TakaTempest Reviews

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Darling in the Franxx: 576 minutes of mechs, sex and the enduring need to love.

What is Darling in the Franxx? Boy oh boy. I have a lot to say about Darling in the Franxx. On the surface, Darling in the Franxx looks…

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6 anime with characters like Zero Two

Do you miss Zero Two and want to see more anime with characters like her? Then you should totally check out these anime series!

Raving Otaku

86 – Eighty-Six Will Change How Anime is Made

86 was the best anime to come out last spring, and considering the caliber of its competition, that’s no easy feat. In a world that’s leaving mecha behind,…

The Otaku Exhibition

2nd Anniversary Special: Top 10 Anime Openings (Action and Non-Action lists)

Well, it’s that time of year again – time for a Top 10 list! This is one that’s probably going to be deeply contentious: there are so many…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Anime Review 202 Horimiya

Studio Cloverworks has really made a name for themselves in recent years Ever since their debut title Darling in the Franxx collaborated with Studio Trigger the studio…

TakamakiJoker Anime Reviews

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Top 5: Male Glasses Wearing Characters – Updated

We all love a good megane male in anime. So much so that narrowing down my top 5 male glasses wearing characters was actually quite the challenge. Revisiting…

100 Word Anime

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Darling in the FranXX Anime Review: Overhyped or not?

Not really a fan of mecha anime, but I wanted to give Darling in the FranXX a shot. Is it really worth the hype? Here's my take on…

Raving Otaku

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DARLING in the FRANXX [Review]

DARLING in the FRANXX, Zero Zero Two Darling in the Franxx sure was something. By the end of the show, it felt like a whole completely new series…

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The futility of a mecha warmachine.

Will the anime mecha design ever work? It turns out that mechas are just like my hopes and dreams. They will never come true.

I drink and watch anime

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Anime Series Like 86

For years, the Republic of San Magnolia has been at war with the Giadian Empire. They were constantly plagued by their hordes of unmanned drones until the government…

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Kirito’s Top 10 Anime Opening (Feb 28th, 2021)

Having watched the ridiculous amount of anime that I have…there are a lot of opening that I’ve seen so creating this top 10 is also a restriction for…

KiritoNarukami

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Darling in the Franxx: A Lesson in Disappointment

If you haven’t gotten the hint from many of my essays for the last month or so, I have a weakness for mecha anime. It’s just such a…

The Otaku Exhibition

After the End – Darling in the Franxx Spoiler Review (Part 3; Episodes 16-24)

So, after two weeks, 26,000 words, and 15 episodes, what more can really be said about Darling in the Franxx? It’s probably no surprise that the answer is…

Harper Anime Reviews

6th Day of Weebsmas: 6 anime to watch around the holidays

Hey everyone! We’re following through this reoccurring series of Top Anime to watch around the holidays for this year’s 12 days of Weebsmas! The theme is get wrecking…

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(REVIEW) Sakae Esuno Has a BIG ORDER

The time we have on this green Earth is short and precious. I choose to spend some of it watching crap like this.

The Magic Planet

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various impressions – 01

I didn’t really have anything specific I wanted to write about this week either so I’ll just share some of my thoughts about what I’ve been watching/reading recently

Anime Ataraxia

Family Oriented Anime

Hello and welcome back to our blog! Today we’re coming at you with a collab blog to help get in the holiday mood. As many of our American…

We be bloggin'

The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: A Reply To Torch’s Anime List

Sometimes, the best place for inspiration when it comes to my blog posts is Twitter. Although the site has become a political cesspool in the wake of the…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

Top 5 Studio Trigger Projects

Studio Trigger is an animation studio established in 2011. Since then the studio has produced several high quality anime.

Otaku Orbit

15 Anime Series With The Best Soundtracks Outside of the OP / ED

For some, animation is the most important thing to their enjoyment of an anime. For others, the plot is crucial for them. Yet, while likely not the most…

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Let’s Talk (Darling in the FRANXX Episode 14 Review)

You know… if they had just talked to each other this entire time they wouldn’t be in this mess… From what I remember in the last couple episodes,…

It's An Anime Thing

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Let’s Talk (Darling in the FRANXX Episode 14 Review)

You know… if they had just talked to each other this entire time they wouldn’t be in this mess… From what I remember in the last couple episodes,…

It's An Anime Thing

Anime Series Like Gleipnir

One morning, Shuichi Kagaya woke up as a monster. Complete with brute strength, a strong sense of smell, and big fluffy paws, he struggles to hold onto his…

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Be My Next Pretty Thing (Darling in the FRANXX Episode 13 Review)

Be my Darling! Code: 000? 👀 I was always wondering how Hiro and Zero Two had a connection. How could they possibly be special to each other with…

It's An Anime Thing

Manga Pulse 413: Late Darling

We have a pair of manga this week with some requests. Tim has a request for Darling In The Franxx. Most of his exposure of this series came from the…

Anime Pulse

My 5 Favorite (and Least Favorite) Clichés in Anime

Anime is, in my opinion, one of the most creative and unique artistic mediums out there. But after you watch enough of it, you start seeing a lot…

Starting Life From Zero

A Life-Changing Encounter (Zero Two Discussion)

Thoughtful rant about Zero Two and the encounter that shaped her life.

Anime Rants

Day with The Cart Driver Podcast – Winter 2018 retrospective

This is a long one. The winter 2018 season an unusually packed season anyway, with everything from Place Further Than The Universe to Devilman Crybaby to Darling in…

Day with the Cart Driver

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Otafu Susume 06 – The PROMARE of Premier (Promare – Studio Trigger)

Otaku spouses drag each other to the cinema to see Promare - Studio Trigger in all its glory! Was it a burning success or just a burn-out?

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