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Sleepy weekends of Summer anime

Some times it’s just too hot outside for action anime. The fiery blast of a mega explosion just irritates the sunburn. The blazing glare of the ultra dramatic…

Anime Hanabi

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If I had to rebuy my manga collection

There’s been a trend with all sorts of content creators along the lines of, ‘if you lost all of *insert collection type here* what would you re-buy?’ being…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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What is “Iyashikei” Anime? – 25 Healing Anime Series to Make You Feel Okay Again

While many people are interested in anime for intense action, vivid animation, or cerebral plot, there is a particular group of people that just want to watch something…

Recommend Me Anime

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Dragons and Chill: 35 Fantasy Slice of Life Anime Recommendations

Fantasy is one of those genres that comes with certain expectations. Most traditionally, a main character in a fantasy land starts off living a normal life, then is…

Recommend Me Anime

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Animecast: Anime That Need More Attention

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast give a rundown of many titles that they believe didn’t get enough spotlight in the anime fandom. Listen in and prepare…

Otaku Spirit

Episode 705: Flying Zero

This week on Anime Pulse we got illegal maids, homestay witches, and raging against the Magics. Up first Joseph has put down MTG:A to prevent any more veins…

Anime Pulse

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Flying Witch Volume 9 Review

The mandrakes view Makoto as what? And Chinatsu freaks out after learning what at the festival? There's much to explore in Flying Witch Volume 9!

TheOASG

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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…

Recommend Me Anime

Anime Series Like Majo no Tabitabi: The Journey of Elaina

This is the story of a mage named Elaina who decided to travel the world. On her journey, she happens across many new friends, becoming a small part…

Recommend Me Anime

S3E24 - Flying Witch, Sweat and Soap

In this episode of ScreenTone Club Elliot and Andy get all Sweaty and Soapy with some office romance before taking off and enjoying the finer, calmer things with…

ScreenTone Club

S3E23 - Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Kuzumi-kun, Can't You Read the Room?

In this episode of ScreenTone Club Elliot and Andy just want to shut out the world, either by going to sleep in a Demon Castle or by refusing…

ScreenTone Club

Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina: My Impressions So Far

Happy Halloween! Last year, I reviewed three “witchy” anime: Witch Craft Works, Flying Witch, and Ojamajo Doremi. Well, there’s a new witch on the small screen right now,…

Prattler's Paradise

Day 9 of Otakutober: Witches and Wizards of Weeberly Place

Hey everybody! I’ve been gifted with the magical task of talking about some some of my favorite academies for the mystically talented. I’ll be giving some quick summaries…

We be bloggin'

Majo no Tabitai — First Impressions

What I expected: Flying Witch. What I got: child abuse.

Draggle's Anime Blog

What’s with this Anime Vision of Witches, Anyway?

Welcome, all, again.  I just finished watching episode 3 of Burn the Witch, and I’m confused.  Again.  The show is becoming increasingly entertaining, particularly after getting that first…

Another Anime Review

Whimsical, Healing and More – Flying Witch Mid-Series Musing

I am back again with my favorite, actually my only, iyashiki series, Flying Witch. Like I had remarked in my August Acquisitions, I was really looking forward to…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

August Acquisitions – A Manga Haul

Hello friends! I feel as though my manga tab is rather overwhelmed with reviews this past year. So I figured I would take some notes from fellow bloggers…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Flying Witch – The Aomori Iyashikei Anime

I don’t binge-watch often. I have my personal feelings on the subject, but it’s not my usual mode of operation for watching series. Once in awhile, I get…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Flying Witch Volume 8 Review

Makoto ventures to learn what type of element she is; Anzu runs into a samurai ghost; and zombies and volleyball somehow mix in Vol. 8 of Flying Witch!

TheOASG

Just How Different are Japanese Dialects from Each Other?

When I was a kid, I didn’t understand why Chinese was sometimes called “Mandarin,” or “Mandarin Chinese.” What does that mean? Is it Chinese or not? What is…

AniTAY

Sentai Spring Sale – an experiment in unboxing

Like many people, I spent a little money on Sentai’s recent Spring Sale…  They always have great bargains on DVD’s and BD’s.  When the box dropped on my…

Apprentice Mages Lounge.

[Oct. 2019 Tour] Flying Witch: Magic and Normalcy

Another month, another OWLS tour post huh? Yup, nothing unusual about this at all. I was originally planning to skip out on this month’s tour considering that I…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

First Impression: Flying Witch (Volume 1)

The opening panels of Flying Witch have us follow Makoto Kowata as she departs a bus at Shimoyuguchi, Aomori. She’s moving in with some relatives, and this is…

雲の上

Fear of “Flying”

Another popular genre is the witch show. Sometimes, they come off as ‘magical girl’, but they still are putting out some degree of wizardry and prestidigitation. And we…

Nigorimasen!

S1E10 - Inside Mari, Until your Bones Rot

Recorded LIVE at Hibanacon 2018 in lovely(?) Milton Keynes, this episode of Screentone Club sees Andy and Elliot go Inside Mari for spooky bodyswap adventures and then talk…

ScreenTone Club

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Top 10 (and Worst 5) Anime of 2016

Another year, another top ten list. Albeit, this one late beyond all belief. I suppose that’s what I get for holding off so I could finish some of…

Riyoga's Ramblings

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2016 Anime Year in Review

Anime 2015 was a fairly decent year, but it came off the heels of a garbage year for anime. 2016 seems so much better now. I’d say 2016…

[the jinxed darkstar blog]

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Top 5 anime of 2016

The following list only contains series which ended in 2016, thus Sangatsu no Lion and Iron Blooded Orphans are not eligible (split cour series are acceptable). I will…

Theanimehub

Witchcraft and Occult Philosophy in Flying Witch — lystlesse

So witchy! While performance of witchcraft in Flying Witch is sparse, it would have been enough for executions in the 15th-early 16th century. The defining blueprint for witch-hunts…

Listless Ink

OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #582) Flying Witch

    Shownotes :: (show 582) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Show #582, Flying Witch, recorded live July 31st, 2016.…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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2016 spring season overview part 5 Genki is unbreakable

anime blog with series series overviews editorials and other interesting bits of writing.

Jeckyllcast and blog

First Impressions: Spring 2016 – Part 5

Okay – last bunch of first impressions!  Only thing that hasn’t aired that I want to watch is Magi: Sinbad no Bouken, but not waiting around any more…

Caraniel's Ramblings