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The Golden Age of Isekai

One quality that becomes apparent once you start digging into this older generation of isekai anime is how diverse they are in themes.

Reasons to Anime

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A Traveler’s Top 4 Isekai Anime

First of all, I wanted to apologize to a fellow blogger of mine who tagged me on his post for a challenge. I have many excuses that I…

Tabibito's AniStory and Beyond

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An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and…

Beneath the Tangles

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Now and Then, Here and There – 1 [A Girl Admiring The Sunset] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome one and all to another season of Throwback Thursday! We’ve been on a run of good shows recently, what with Haibane Renmei and The Vision of Escaflowne,…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne Anime Review 79/100 – Throwback Thursday

If you’re a fan of Mecha odds are you’ve heard of Shouji Kawamori. The man has done mechanical design for movies like Patlabor and Ghost in the Shell…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 25/26 [Zone of Absolute Fortune/Eternal Love] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome everyone to the final episodes of The Vision of Escaflowne! This week is all about war, love, fate and all manner of other cheesy buzzwords. And a…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 23/24 [Storm Premonition/Fateful Decision] – Throwback Thursday

Hello everyone and welcome to the penultimate post on The Vision of Escaflowne! This is a big week. Escaflowne throws my words back in my face, Hitomi pulls…

Star Crossed Anime

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Has The Isekai Bubble Burst Yet?

Or at the very least changed to a setting that’s not fucking discount Dragon Quest.

Standing On My Neck

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 21/22 [Reaction of Fortune/The Black Winged Angel] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome everyone to another (late) post about The Vision of Escaflowne! Where last week was a great example of Escaflowne’smoment to moment storytelling, this week is one of…

Star Crossed Anime

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Mystery Box of Misery Volume 6: Texhnolyze, Viewtiful Joe, Heat Guy J

They're the Part 2 of 3 you receive when both bookends are out of print. They’re the discs marked down to $1 during clearance and holiday sales. They're fodder for…

Ani-Gamers

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 19/20 [Operation Golden Rule of Love/False Vows] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome everyone to my weekly late post about The Vision of Escaflowne! After the action of the past couple episodes its time to slow down and reflect on…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 17/18 [The Edge of the World/The Gravity of Destiny] – Throwback Thursday

Hello everyone and welcome to another week of The Vision of Escaflowne! This is wildly late, prepping the new season and our Yearly awards, along with snowstorms knocking…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 13/14/15/16 – Throwback Thursday

Welcome back everyone to the last Escaflowne post of the year! No doubt this is going to be late but considering we are covering 4 episodes, I think…

Star Crossed Anime

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Lenlo is sick! I’m sorry.

Hello everyone! So I’m sure you’ve noticed but both the Eighty Six and Kimetsu no Yaiba posts have been late. Well I’m afraid to say the same is…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 11/12 [Prophecy of Death/The Secret Door] – Throwback Thursday

Note: This was supposed to go up Friday morning but the auto-scheduler didn’t work. So this time I have a legitimate excuse and know not to use it…

Star Crossed Anime

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[four – A Girl in Gaea] to sleep, to dream, to fade

I have a bone to pick with Escaflowne: the Movie. In fact, I have several bones to pick with this film but the one that really sticks in…

Catch a Falling Star

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[three – Escaflowne] who asked you to fight for me?

“Who asked you to fight for me?” You know, Escaflowne isn’t good because it has the best plot, or the best characters. It’s good for the parts that…

Catch a Falling Star

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 9/10 [Memories of a Feather/The Blue-Eyed Prince] – Throwback Thursday

I know, I know, I’m late for another post again. And yes, it’s still Endwalker. But… I just finished the MSQ and it was one of the best…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 7/8 [Unexpected Partings/The Day the Angel Flew] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome everyone to another week of Escaflowne! These episodes see our time in Asturia come to an abrupt but eventful end. Once again a king flees a burning…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 5/6 [Seal of the Brothers/City of Intrigue] – Throwback Thursday

Hello everyone! Apologies for being late on this, Thanksgiving will kinda do that to a man. Food coma’s are dangerous don’t ya know? This week we finish up…

Star Crossed Anime

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5 Reasons To Skip: Geneshaft

It almost feels like Geneshaft was intended as a parody at some stage of its creation, before going down the edgy route instead.

Reasons to Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 3/4 [The Gallant Swordsman/The Diabolical Adonis] – Throwback Thursday

Hello everyone and welcome back to The Vision of Escaflowne! This week we meet our next party member, receive our mandatory exposition dump and get to know our…

Star Crossed Anime

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The Vision of Escaflowne – 1/2 [Fateful Confession/The Girl From the Mystic Moon] – Throwback Thursday

Hello everyone and welcome to a new season of Throwback Thursday! This time, for those who weren’t already aware, we are watching The Vision of Escaflowne from the…

Star Crossed Anime

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13 Old School Anime Worth Remembering (and Watching)

There are a lot of feelings about modern anime, but it is a medium that has never been larger and more widely available. We are also entirely spoiled…

Recommend Me Anime

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Kaizoku Oujo Episode 10

First and foremost, I have to give a big fat disclaimer at the beginning of this post and say that I will try really, really hard to not…

AngryAnimeBitches Anime Blog

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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (Kaubōi Bibappu: Tengoku no Tobira)

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (Kaubōi Bibappu: Tengoku no Tobira) 2001 Another powerhouse film from the dawn of Bones as a studio. Back when I was reviewing the Escaflowne…

The Review Heap

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11 Reviews Unit I Hit 200 (Suggestions Welcome!)

Afternoon! A fair while back I posted seeking votes on what my 150th review should be, offering a few options at the time, and from that shortlist it…

The Review Heap

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The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 98: The Vision of Escaflowne 25th Anniversary Talk with NewTypeLady

s ubscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! April 2nd, 2021 marks the 25th An...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Interview with Elizabeth Maxwell

No, the TangleCast has not returned. However, we do have some new audio for you! Voice actress Elizabeth Maxwell (Fruits Basket, RWBY, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of…

Beneath the Tangles

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Utawarerumono – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Utawarerumono   Related: Utawarerumono: The False Faces (sequel) Similar: Tears to Tiara Vision of Escaflowne Scrapped Princess   Watched in: Japanese & English Genre:…

Nefarious Reviews

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6 Years and I give you my Top Ten favourite anime. . . what????

I’m sorry what?!?  Wait. . . this is a post most bloggers would avoid writing. . . about favourites ?? I’m sure you’re confused. 

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Mechs & Magic – The Vision of Escaflowne Spoiler Review

Escaflowne is an… interesting production. It’s a sprawling story spawned out of the lawless pre-2000s zeitgeist that didn’t require shows to inhabit particular genre boxes quite as insistently…

Harper Anime Reviews

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You Don’t Have to Kick Ass to Be Kickass: Shoujo fantasy and the value of the noncombatant hero

Over the years, the number of lady action heroes has slowly but significantly risen. And this is a good thing... for the most part. But the ability to…

Anime Feminist

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“Do You Remember Love?” In 3-Part Multimedia Harmony, pt. 1

Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. CONTENT WARNING: DESCRIPTIONS OF WAR, ABUSE, MISOGYNY, QUEERPHOBIA SPOILERS FOR THE MACROSS SERIES, THE AQUARION SERIES, ESCAFLOWNE The 1984 anime…

Home Theater of Cruelty

Tokyo Mew Mew (with Mercedez Clewis)

Covers all of Tokyo Mew Mew and Tokyo Mew Mew a la Mode Reiko Yoshida and Mia Ikumi.In the early 2000s, this series about a team of five…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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20 Best Action Romance Anime Series

While some may not readily admit it, a little romance in your action anime can be a great addition. You root for the hero, and you also root…

Recommend Me Anime

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BACK ARROW – Episode 1

It's familiar, like Gurren Lagann meets Escaflowne---but familiar doesn't have to mean bad.

Anime Feminist

After School Nightmare Pt. 2 (with Mouna Toure)

Covers volumes 6–10 of After School Nightmare by Setona MizushiroWelcome back to discuss the second half of a manga that is full of twists and turns. This episode,…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Cover Art Comparison: Escaflowne (Movie)

To wrap up the month, here’s another short post – a second entry in what I might make a regular thing, a bit of ‘Cover Art Comparison’. Last…

The Review Heap

Rescue Romances – 15 Anime Series Where Lovers Rescue Each Other From Peril

It is one of the the oldest and most effective romance cliches in the book. A heroine finds herself in danger, and a hero sweeps in to save…

Recommend Me Anime

Escaflowne (Esukafurōne)

Wow, talk about a shift in tone! Escaflowne (Esukafurōne) 2000 I’d always considered the Escaflowne movie as only vaguely related to the series but now that I’ve re-watched…

The Review Heap

150th Review: The Vision of Escaflowne (Tenkū no Esukafurōne)

The Vision of Escaflowne (Tenkū no Esukafurōne) 1996 I want to quickly preface my [spoilery] review today with a link to a post from ThatRandomEditor, Where are the…

The Review Heap

Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2020 Preview

Nonon discusses the Fall 2020 Anime Season and the anime he'll be watching in the return of Otaku Theater!

TheOASG

Anime Series Like Mr Love: Queen’s Choice

After her father’s death, a girl inherits a near bankrupt company. She becomes the producer in order to help secure the funds to keep the company running. During…

Recommend Me Anime

Revisiting Escaflowne, Part 4

The end of Revisiting Escaflowne is here! Check out Nonon's final thoughts of the series as this summer project concludes.

TheOASG

Revisiting Escaflowne, Part 3

Time for part 3 of this project. I made the decision to forego the Summer 2020 season for real-life reasons. Perhaps that might have been for the best…

TheOASG

Ultimate Isekai Guide: 50+ of the Best Isekai Anime Series Out There

Over the past decade, isekai has proven to be the trend that isn’t going away. Like moe, it may very well shape the future of anime in a…

Recommend Me Anime

Revisiting Escaflowne, Part 2

Back again, for post number two. I’m writing this just as we discovered the news that Crunchyroll are taking down a fair number of shows from their already-massive…

TheOASG

Revisiting Escaflowne, Part 1

Nonon's Revisiting Escaflowne series begins! Nonon relieves the series he grew up watching in his youth and how it stands up so far in 2020.

TheOASG