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The Anime Killed By Its Own Legacy

It's not unusual for mangaka to iterate on their past works, but it is strange when someone's 30-year-old prototype gets a belated anime.

Reasons to Anime

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11 Ecchi Horror Anime Series That Scare The Tits Out

I’m only a little sorry about the title. Anyway, it is a heady and rather uncommon combination. However, anime series that wedge ecchi right inside that horror genre…

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Day 4: Don’t light the Blue Flame Candle – Horror and Thriller Anime for Noobs

Hey everyone! Welcome to another day of Otakutober! This was inspired by a conversation I was having a while ago with a friend who also watched Horror Anime.…

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #163 – Star Wars Is Anime

Much to our chagrin it’s time to talk about Star Wars content. Evan reviews Star Wars: Visions, a surprisingly varied anthology from star anime creators like Hiroyuki Imaishi…

Ani-Gamers

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #163 – Star Wars Is Anime

Much to our chagrin it’s time to talk about Star Wars content. Evan reviews Star Wars: Visions, a surprisingly varied anthology from star anime creators like Hiroyuki Imaishi…

Ani-Gamers

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Ghibli outside Ghibli, 1986-1991

While the idea of a unified “Ghibli aesthetic” or “style” is debatable at best, it makes no doubt that all the animators mentioned here brought something different to…

Animétudes

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Anime Series Like The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace

800 years ago, as terrifying demons pushed mankind to the brink, they prayed to the gods and called for their aid. Emerging from these prayers, battle deities called…

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15 Anime Recommendations About Monsters Fighting Their Own Kind

It is a common set up in anime. A situation where the nature of a creature clashes with the ideals that have been instilled in them through outside…

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 306: High-Rise Invasion / Tenkuu Shinpan

High-Rise Invasion / Tenkuu Shinpan Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Mystery, Horror, Survival, Rooftop First Aired: Winter 2021, 12 episodes Summary: The series begins with high…

Fragglepuss

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5 Reasons To Skip: Devilman (1972)

It’s Devilman-themed, but it sure isn’t Devilman.

Reasons to anime

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Devilman Crybaby: Resurrecting a Story

Devilman is one of the most influential manga ever written. You cannot understate the impact that Go Nagai’s initially simple story of a boy forced to house a…

The Otaku Exhibition

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 303: Japan Sinks: 2020 / Nihon Chinbotsu 2020 + The Seven-Year Anniversary of Fragglepuss.com!

Seven years of anime reviews and over 300 down! I would say it doesn’t feel like it has been so long, but I think back to what was…

Fragglepuss

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Most Traumatizing Anime Scene — 31 Day Anime Challenge (Day 11)

This post will have two answers. Firstly, going back to day ONE with this prompt, the most traumatizing anime scene to which I’ve ever been exposed has to…

Shoujo Thoughts: ☆ ~('▽^人) Otaku Ramblings

Pet Shop of Horrors (with Morgana Santilli)

Covers all 10 volumes of the original Pet Shop of Horrors series by Matsuri Akino.Welcome to Count D's pet shop, where you can find the rarest pets that…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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Go Nagai’s DevilMan Lady, Disk 2

Things fall apart rapidly in the second half of Go Nagai’s DevilMan Lady.The center was never meant to hold. Jun advocates for the humanity of those people who…

Okazu

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Tales From The Hiki-Cave: The OVA Era

You might be familiar with the idea that otakudom was started by Mobile Suit Gundam, which wrapped up airing in 1980. Somewhat ironically for a subculture started by…

DeathBy1kSlimes

15 Best Anime Reboots and Remakes That Improve on Older Series

Rebooting things is all the rage these days, isn’t it? It isn’t limited to movies and video games, even anime has gotten on the train. While some fault…

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15 Anime Series Where the Main Character Gets Betrayed

Hell hath no fury like a main character scorned. They are the pillar of their series, the series just doesn’t know it! However, betrayal can be both an…

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Go Nagai’s DevilMan Lady, Disk 1

Fans of Go Nagai’s work are probably pretty familiar with his Devilman franchise, which has spawned a number of anime and manga series over the decades. More recently…

Okazu

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Chainsaw Man Review: The New Devilman?

Written & Illustrated by: Tatsuki Fujimoto Published by: Shonen Jump Shonen manga, particularly the most popular magazine of the genre, Shonen Jump, has been on a bit of…

The Otaku Exhibition

Fall 2020 – Week 8 in Review

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. You’ll be pleased to learn that I ran through an absurd collection of features this week, in both live-action…

Wrong Every Time

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 298: Dorohedoro

Dorohedoro Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Horror, Comedy, Magic, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Lizard People First Aired: Winter 2020, 12 episodes Summary: The Hole is a chaotic place…

Fragglepuss

Anime Series Like Jujutsu Kaisen

In order to gain more power, demons search for fragments of the legendary demon Sukuna to consume them. One day, Yuuji Itadori, who just lost his grandfather, learns…

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Interview: Tokyo Shock

I recently sat down for a conversation with Media Blasters to discuss the past and future of the Tokyo Shock line. The brand has been particularly active lately,…

Maser Patrol

Day 6 of Otakutober: Trigger Town– Most Horrific Anime Deaths

Welcome back my witches and wizards of the weeberly arts! Are you ready to visit trigger town? Well, you are now! For day six of 13 Days of…

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KYOTO VIDEO: Devilman

The era of the hyper-violent OVAs of the 80s made it fertile ground for adapting the work of Go Nagai. Specifically, one most famous works Devilman. We at…

KaiserBeamz

Devilman: Making Moms Mad for 50 Years.

Devilman was one of the most controversial manga to shock Japan in the early 1970's. Mangaka Go Nagai's classic series starring Akira Fudou who sacrifices hi...

Bonsai Pop

Yuri Network News – (百合ネットワークニュース) – October 10, 2020

Yuri Anime There’s a bunch of Yuri-ish anime hitting streaming services right now. Assault Lily Bouquet is streaming on Funimation. I’ve watched the first episode. We will be…

Okazu

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Jujutsu Kaisen episode 1 anime review: an electrifying introduction

Like Parasyte and Devilman before it (and I suppose you could even lump Naruto in here too), Jujutsu Kaisen is the story of a boy losing control of…

Bateszi Anime Blog

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Saiyuuki (1960) HD

In honor of the 60th anniversary of its release in 1960, Orphan is releasing a high-definition version of Saiyuuki , encoded from an HDTV ...

Collectr's Blog

[Analysis] Devilman Crybaby

Devilman Crybaby is an animated series created specifically to celebrate the fifty years of career of one of the personalities who has contributed most to the development of…

Hana Ga Saita Yo

Japan Sinks 2020 Anime Review – 22/100

Masaki Yuasa is, without a doubt, my favorite director in anime. His 2014 adaptation of Ping Pong the Animation is my favorite anime of all time, while Tatami…

Star Crossed Anime

October 1990 Pt.7 AnimeUK Newsletter

AnimeUK Newsletter. AnimeUK Newsletter, Consisting of 16 pages, #2 October 1990. Editor: Helen McCarthy.  And was available by subscrip...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

Character Analysis: Akira Fudo

Devilman Crybaby is one of those things a lot of people like. I should like it, too, because it’s for grown-ups. I mean, it’s explicit in its explicitness,…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Anime Pocket Reviews Ep. 68 – Devilman Crybaby, Seven Deadly Sins

A Netflix anime special! We review one of the platform’s first original series, along with one of its more acclaimed shows by the great Science Saru studio!

The Culture Cove

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The Decade in Review : The English Language Adaptation Industry and Fandom Part 1

With the Japanese side of things out of the way, I thought it might be fun to look at the English adaptation side of things. It’s taken me...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

VTubias: MomoConline 2020

I want to give a quick shout-out to MomoCon for asking me to present panel content for their virtual convention this weekend. I know life is weird for…

Third Impact Anime

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Otafu Susume 21 – Aesthetics and Animation (Eizouken)

Fellow podcaster recommended Eizouken, so our otaku couple decide to discuss the aesthetics and animation of Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

ANIBROS ☆ CREATIVE

Anime Mythbusters #5 | "Anime Adaptations Exist Just To Promote The Manga"

Canipa discusses the myth that anime adaptations' sole purpose in life is to promote the sales of the source material it is based on. Support the channel on Patreon…

The Canipa Effect

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BNA: Brand New Animal episode 1 anime review

BNA could well be Studio Trigger’s Devilman: a story boiling over with racial tension and supernatural action, and yet still, undeniably, a Studio Trigger anime: just bloody good…

Bateszi Anime Blog

Ode to Anime Studios – Science Saru

Eizouken is making waves this season, so it’s time to set our sights on this small studio backed by a big name. Keep Your Hands off Eizouken! gives…

The Animanga Spellbook

Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara (Ride Your Wave) [Theatrical Edition]

Animation Production: Science Saru ( Devilman Crybaby / Eikouzen!, Lu Over the Wall, Super Shiro, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl]) Director:  Masaaki Yuasa ( Director on the following works, Anim…

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#3 — Ping Pong the Animation (2014)

There is likely to be a lot of Masaaki Yuasa’s work in decade top tens, especially if they include films (which mine does not). Beginning with The Tatami…

atelier emily

Anime Feminist’s Bonus Picks of the Decade

We proudly present Part Two of our Decade Selections, affectionately titled: "I can't believe my teammates have such bad taste!" The post Anime Feminist’s Bonus Picks of the Decade…

Anime Feminist

In Praise of the Blonde Twink who May or May Not be a Trans Girl12 Days of Aniblogging, Day 3There’s...

In Praise of the Blonde Twink who May or May Not be a Trans Girl12 Days of Aniblogging, Day 3There’s been something in the air recently. Last year,…

Floating Catacombs

Yuasa's First Masterpiece

Taking a look at Mind Game, the underrated masterwork from Masaaki Yuasa, the brilliant director responsible for Devilman Crybaby, Ping Pong the Animation, and more. Released in 2004…

Kor

Wish (with Asher Sofman)

Covers all of Wish by CLAMPI can be your angle or yuor devil. Shojo and Tell host Ashley and journey-through-all-of-CLAMP pal Asher Sofman go on a bizarre adventure…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Weekly round-up

We were so happy to let you lot see our reviews for both Garden of Sinners and the 2019 Fruits Basket this week. It never stops being exciting…

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