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Wave!! Let’s Go Surfing!! – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Wave!! Surfing Yappe!!   Similar: Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club Haikyuu!! Yuri on Ice   Watched in: Japanese Genre: Sports Length: 12 episodes   Positives: Has…

Nefarious Reviews

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Yuri!!! on Ice – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Yuri!!! on Ice   Similar: Free! Welcome to the Ballroom Ping Pong the Animation   Watched in: Japanese & English Genre: Sports Length: 12 episodes  …

Nefarious Reviews

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Reminder: Re-watching A Series Is A Good Thing

I’m usually able to list the reasons as to why I liked or disliked it, my favourite parts of the show, my favourite character etc. Dialogue about the…

A Girl & Her Anime

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My Top 5 Aromantic Anime Characters

These are my top 5 aromantic anime characters just in time for St-Valentines day! Romance isn't everything for these cuties.

I drink and watch anime

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Dorohedoro

Spoiler Free! Adding yet another stacked series to their 2020 line up. Netflix added a winter dark fantasy series that would take four key factors, and play them…

Otaku Post

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Anime Series Like Taiso Zamurai

Jotaro Aragaki has devoted his life to gymnastics. However, he finds himself no longer able to compete to his own expectations. Despite training every day, even his coach…

Recommend Me Anime

Weekly Round-Up, 9-15 December 2020: My Broken Mariko, Eiko Hanamura Tribute, and Masculinity in FLCL

AniFem Round-Up Boys Run the Riot, Visual Kei, and Gender Euphoria Through Fashion Kazuma Hashimoto spotlights a new fashion manga with a trans protagonist and how the world…

Anime Feminist

My Fave is Problematic: Free!

One of the biggest gripes I have now with Free! is the amount of fanservice the show throws at you. While the perfectly sculpted muscles of the main…

Anime Feminist

What's ACTUALLY Wrong with the Dragon Maid Dub?

The English Dub for Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid has become infamous within the anime community for various rewritten lines. While we do think it’s unfair th...

The Cartoon Cipher

When men want to cry

Every November you will spot in most English speaking countries a lot of men sporting a moustache. In 2003 a couple of friends in Australia started this trend…

Tea Time

What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!

One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite…

Beneath the Tangles

After School Nightmare Pt. 1 (with Mouna Toure)

Covers volumes 1–5 of After School Nightmare by Setona MizushiroWelcome to the most mysterious and frightening after school club you’ll ever join. Content warning for sexual assault and…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

The Importance of Relatability in Anime for Me as Seen Through My Appreciations of Sound Euphonium and Free

Character relatability in anime is sort of an awkward concept. When people talk about a character being relatable, it often means that character reminds them of themselves but…

I drink and watch anime

Can Sports Manga Really Break Through in North America?

Here we are in the summer of 2020 and it’s usually San Diego Comic-Con time. And with it comes discussion of how manga is doing in 2020. There…

Manga Therapy - Where Psychology & Manga Meet

KyoAni’s Current Osaka Leaders: Eisaku Kawanami x Takuya Yamamura Interview

Today we’ll cover another indispensable part of KyoAni: their energetic Osaka branch Animation Do, as seen through the eyes of their two series directors at the moment. Enjoy…

Sakuga Blog

A Review of Given

Early in 2014, when I was just getting into anime, I decided to watch Free! Iwatobi Swim Club, the now-famous sports anime by Kyoto Animation. Being in the…

Sakura Sunrise

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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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Free! Timeless Medley Roundtable #2: Digital & Background Staff

This is a newly translated roundtable featuring the staff involved with the digital and background portions of Free! Timeless Medley (background art, painting, compositing, 3D animation). It was…

Ultimatemegax's blog

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Free! Timeless Medley Roundtable #1: Hand-drawn Animation Staff

This is a newly translated roundtable featuring the staff involved with the hand-drawn animation portion of Free! Timeless Medley (key animation and in-betweens). It was published in the…

Ultimatemegax's blog

Ouran High School Host Club Pt. 2 (with Rose Bridges and Aisha Soleil)

Covers volumes 10-18 of OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB by Bisco Hatori OURAN superfan Rose Bridges, manga reviewer Aisha Soleil chat, and Shojo & Tell host Ashley are back…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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My Anime Rankings for 2018

Finally a new rankings post after 2 years of silence! However, the list isn’t long. I could have added the shows from 2017 that I liked, but nah,…

Cute Proxy's Anime Rants

The Not-so-Good, Disappointing, and Bad Anime of Summer 2018

Even in the best seasons, not every anime of the season will turn out positively and this season was definitely not one of the best. Before I turn…

The Null Set

#40 - Sports Go Sports!

YAY, SPORTS! WOO TEAM! SCORE THAT BALL. GOAL and stuff.  Bill and Marisa discuss some of their favorite sports anime series', discuss the genre at large, why it's had…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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Kobayashi-san Chin no Maid Dragon Review: How to tame my dragon

Kobayashi-san had a pretty rough start, but managed to become another KyoAni masterpiece.

Ninety's Blog

OtakuGeneration (Show #538) Akagi

  Shownotes :: (show 538) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Akagi, recorded live September 27th, 2015. This week, we finally discussed…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #537) Twilight Q

  Shownotes :: (show 537) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Twilight Q, recorded live September 20th, 2015. We pulled out a…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #536) Hoshi no Ko

  Shownotes :: (show 536) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Hoshi no Ko, recorded live September 13th, 2015. We watched a show that Bryce once…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #535) Hoshizora Kiseki

  Shownotes :: (show 535) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Hoshizora Kiseki, recorded live September 7th, 2015. This week discussed an…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #534) Uchu Kaizoku Kyaputen Harokku

  Shownotes :: (show 534) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Uchu Kaizoku Kyaputen Harokku, recorded live August 30th, 2015. This week…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #517) Avengers: Age of Ultron

  Shownotes :: (show 517) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Kemonozume, recorded live May 3rd, 2015. This week we saw the…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #516) Kemonozume

  Shownotes :: (show 516) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Kemonozume, recorded live April 26th, 2015. This week Kemonozume in all…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #515) Sabagebu

  Shownotes :: (show 515) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Sabagebu, recorded live April 19th, 2015. This week watched and discussed…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #514) Spring Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 514) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Spring Impressions, recorded live April 12th, 2015. This week continued the…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #513) Spring Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 513) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Spring Impressions, recorded live April 5th, 2015. This week we started…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OSMcast! The 2014 OSMawards Part II: Manga and Anime 2-23-2015

The 2014 OSMawards for Most Awesome Manga and Anime February is almost over! And as everyone agrees that Febuaray is the best month for looking back at the previous…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

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Anime Power Rankings: Summer 2014 Week 1

Rank Anime (First Place Votes) Studio Episode Change 1 ALDNOAH ZERO (2) A-1 Pictures 1 — 2 Barakamon (3) Kinema Citrus 1 — 3 Tokyo Ghoul (3) Studio…

theanimekid.wordpress.com

OSMcast! The 2013 OSMawards Part II: Anime and Manga (But not in that order) 1-20-2014

The 2013 OSMawards for most Awesome Anime, Manga, and geez wow more anime again good lord are we ever going to shut up? OK FOLKS! Strap in because we…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

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Free! – An objective review.

I marathoned KyoAni’s much hyped Free! the other day and thought I’d take the pains to write an objective review on it considering the fact that I’m a…

Lunar Cookie

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OSMcast! Pacific Rim 8-5-2013

Sorry folks there are no more blockbusters now, this one took all the blocks. Well, when when we decided to podcast about monsters we created a monster podcast. Clocking…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!