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40 Anime on ANIMAX in South Africa

2007-2010 South Africa’s DSTV provided the channel ANIMAX. It was a TV network that offered English dubbed anime. Here is a list of 26 anime that the channel…

All About Anime and Manga

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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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Anime Series Like Redo of Heler

As a boy, Keyaru awakened the power of a Hero. His specialty was healing. However, by using these powers, he experienced the trauma of the injured person as…

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10 Anime Series That Mirror Real Life Locations

Art is frequently inspired by real life, and while perhaps the busty monster harems and main character popularity are the stuff of pure fiction, the locations are less…

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Coping Mechanisms of Diclonius in Elfen Lied

A discussion of how Lucy, Nana, and Mariko were able to live through horrible treatment in the facility.

Anime Rants

Elfen Lied is a Hot Mess

Just another series I got into way too late…and boy, do I have some words for this one.

The Animanga Spellbook

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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

Berserk: The Golden Age Arc Part 3: Hold my beer, George R.R Martin

And now we have finally come to it. The last movie of the trilogy. Anime has had many amazing moments, moments that make you go ‘what the fuck.’…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Scrapped Princess (Mostly Spoiler-free) Review

So the whole anime studio challenge has been on hold for a while now, and I swear it’s not my fault. I had a post drafted and ready…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

The Best First Episodes of Anime | Glass Reflection

The first episode of a show is supposed to grab you, get you interested and keep you that way as you decide if you want to keep watching…

Glass Reflection

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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Elfen Lied (Spoiler Free Review)

So the other day I ended up watching Elfen Lied over the span of one day.I just had nothing else going on at the time. So here’s my…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

A Look Into Yandere Love Part 2

yandere girls, shiro deadman wonderland, lucy, elfen lied

Anime Rants

15 Shocking First Episodes of Anime Series

Crunchyroll recently reported results of a Japanese survey where respondents were asked which anime had the most shocking first episode. The answers themselves were kind of shocking. While…

Beneath the Tangles

18 Dark Romance Anime Series That Shatter The Fairy Tale

There is nothing wrong with a good gushy romance, but few relationships ever go like that. Sometimes you just want something that hits a little harder. Perhaps you…

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Anime Series Like BNA: Brand New Animal

Throughout history, humanity has always been at odds with the beastmen – a race that can change their shape into beasts. The beastmen have all but gone into…

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Elfen Lied – 13 (Fin) – A Brief Dream in This Hell

As Kouta wanders home in a daze, his memories returning thanks to the violent sights he’s seen, Kurama fishes Nana out of the water, saving his daughter once…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Elfen Lied – 12 – Total Recall

Shirakawa and the assault team can only stand around and watch in horror as Mariko continues to toy with Nana like a child rips wings off an insect.…

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Elfen Lied – 11 – Doing Whatever You Can

This week we meet AKIRA Number 35, AKA Mariko, who beyond the massive steel shutters is merely a frail five-year-old girl. Only one person has ever interacted with…

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Elfen Lied – 10 – The Man Behind the Glass

Kouta and Yuka turn out to be fine; they left the bedroom before Lucy got up to leave. She and Nana prepare to fight, but Mayu comes between…

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Elfen Lied – 09 – Unusual Animals

Since Lucy has only interacted with hateful bullies and traitorous two-faces, it stands to reason she’d have a problem with any other human who suddenly approaches her. But Kouta…

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Elfen Lied – 08 – Doing Nothing Wrong

Nana’s visit to Kouta’s house is brief, as no one takes her side when she says Nyu is the bad person (referring to Lucy). Mayu takes her duties…

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Elfen Lied – 07 – Let’s Be Friends

It’s fitting that the seventh episode of Elfen Lied is all about #7, or Nana, back from the (near-)dead. Shichi is another way to say seven in Japanese,…

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Elfen Lied – 06 – Debts Paid and Unpaid

Kouta and Kakuzawa’s assistant Arakawa find the professor’s body (and head) in the basement. Arakawa isn’t particularly devastated by the sight of her lover beheaded, but perhaps she’s…

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Elfen Lied – 05 – Good People are Hard to Come By

Kurama looks out at the ocean, perhaps grieving the loss of Nana, while Kouta and Yuka wake up to find Mayu has run away. The episode delves into…

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Elfen Lied – 04 – Remembering a Strange Dream

Poor Nana never had a chance. Not just when it came to going toe-to-toe with Lucy, but throughout her tortured existence. All but brainwashed by Kurama to do…

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Elfen Lied – 03 – Unlucky Number Seven

When Yuka walks in on Kouta undressing Nyu, a lot of things must run through her head. While it makes sense to get soaked clothes off someone before…

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Elfen Lied – 02 – One Or the Other

Things would have been so much easier—and far less bloodily—if Kouta hadn’t gotten angry and scared Nyu off. Instead, Bando and his tactical team arrive, and Bando is not…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Elfen Lied – 01 – A Study in Extremis

The haunting opening credits feature Latin vocals and Klimt-inspired art, a blending of the sacred and the profane. A research subject breaks free of her industrial-strength restraints and…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

#51 - Anime Expo 2018 and MEGALOBOX Review

On this episode, Ashita no Austin, Megalobill, and Gearless Tobias discuss the announcements, licenses, and premieres of Anime Expo 2018. After the break, they review the current reigning…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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Anime Philosophy: The Morality Question

Since I haven’t been posting regularly on the blog as of late and don’t feel quite up to catching up to all of my reviews right away since…

Anime Anemoscope

Top 100 Greatest Anime Endings Of All Time: #40 ~ #21

Top 100 Greatest Anime Endings Of All Time: #40 ~ #21 When we talk about anime endings, we’re talking about that 1 minute 30 seconds that closes off…

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Single of the Week: "Lilium" by Kumiko Noma (Elfen Lied OST)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! It's that time again for trick-or-treating and telling ghost stories, so in commemoration for this scary holiday, I'...

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Single of the Week: "Lilium" by Kumiko Noma (Elfen Lied OST)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! It’s that time again for trick-or-treating and telling ghost stories, so in commemoration of this scary holiday, I’d like to recommend my favorite horror series, Ellf…

Cely Belly Nonsense | Anime Blog . . . not completely rubbish.

The Anime Music Tournament 2013 Bracket Pedro – Round 1 – Polls 1-8 “Analysis”

By TheBigN We get a nice “YEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!” here compared to the bracket namesake’s trademark “NOOOOOOOOOO!” as we come to the last bracket of the first round, with t…

Drastic My Anime Blog

OtakuGeneration (Show #430) Gintama

  Shownotes :: (show 430) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Gintama, recorded live September 2nd, 2013. This week we watched Gintama. Join…

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2004, Part 2: Respectful, Yet Rebellious

Over 130 new anime shows debuted in 2004 on Japanese television, a number in magnitude that would be the norm for the next decade. Naturally...

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

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OtakuGeneration (Show #341) Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland

  Shownotes :: (show 341) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Little Nemo, recorded live December 18th, 2011. This week we discussed the movie Little Nemo. Plus,…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #340) Code Geass

  Shownotes :: (show 340) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Code Geass, recorded live December 7th, 2011. This week we watched Code Geass. Plus, KDA dropped…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #339) Culture in Japan

  Shownotes :: (show 339) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Culture in Japan, recorded live November 29th, 2011. This week we chatted about culture in Japan.…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #210) TEKKONKINKREET

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 210) :: () :: () :: () :: () With TEKKONKINKREET, recorded live June 15th, 2009. Over…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #174) Elfen Lied

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 174) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Elfen Lied,…

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