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Manga the Week of 8/24/22

SEAN: As August nears its end, we continue to see manga making its way towards us, zombie-like. No print for Airship this week, but we do get new…

Manga Bookshelf

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Anime Series Like Spriggan

The secret organization ARCAM operates independent of national loyalties and uses skilled special operatives known as Spriggan. It is these powerful super

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My Favourite Anime of the Last Four Years 2019 - 2022 Part 1

  It's more than halfway through 2022 when I write this.  When I started this article, I really didn't think there were too many anime that ...

Tokyo Excess

Review: MUSASHI #9

We could always use more action-oriented heroines in shojo manga...maybe just not like this particular one. MUSASHI #9 ( Kyuban no Musashi )...

The Manga Test Drive

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Anime Series Like Spy x Family

There is no order too big for master spy Twilight. He uses his numerous skills as a spy to keep the peace between his country and aggressive neighbors,

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“Invisible” Touch

This has been one weird series, in how they approach the overall stories. The first two seasons of “Full Metal Panic” were rather grim and unrelenting tales of…

AniRecs Anime Blog

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15 Anime Series With Major Genre Shifts

With the vast majority of anime, what they establish as the genre in the first few episodes will be the genre throughout the series. If you are watching…

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Full Metal Panic Fumoffu: Let the Sergeant have fun

Full Metal Panic Fumoffu is the sequel that followed the original series that was released in 2002. Bonta-kun: Best. Mascot. Ever. OK, maybe not best, he can be second…

BlazTavern

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Emotional Connections in Mecha Anime – Why are they so important?

Discussing the importance of building an emotional connection when watching mecha anime.

100 Word Anime

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Discussing The Horror and Joy of Anime Sequels, Prequels and Spin-Offs

When it came to movies, I was always wary of sequels growing up. It was more or less universally accepted that the sequel would be weaker than the…

100 Word Anime

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What I Watched This Week – 6/6-6/12

Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory – I held off on watching the fourth installment of this series because I just love the characters so much that I didn’t…

The Romantic Goldfish

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Top 5 Characters with Completely Inappropriate Occupations

This week I want to look at characters who are just completely ill suited to their job. I’m going to be honest, keeping the list to 5 was…

100 Word Anime

Manga the Week of 4/21/21

SEAN: The end of April, and the daffodils are blooming. What manga do we have? Airship gives us a print version of the 10th Mushoku Tensei novel and…

Manga Bookshelf

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Mechanical Anime Reviews Podcast Episode 3: Full Metal Panic

Hello everyone. It has been quite a bit of time since I posted a podcast episode on here. Sorry, but my semester has gotten crazy and I was…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Kidou Senshi Gundam: Dai 08 MS Shotai   Related: Mobile Suit Gundam 0079 (main series) Mobile Suit Gundam: War in the Pocket (related story) Similar: Full…

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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#MechaMarch Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory – True Love and Beautiful Killing

Read my other FMP Posts Here: Link I hesitated when writing this one at first, but It has to be done. Finally, it’s time to end the Full…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Anime Review 184 Full Metal Panic

This review will cover all seasons of Full Metal Panic aka Season 1, Fumoffu, The Second Raid and Invisible Victory. The early 2000s era of anime were best…

TakamakiJoker Anime Reviews

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5 Mecha Women With Drive, Boys Heh | Mecha March 2021

Seems like the boys are getting the love a lot when Mecha march comes around so let’s me shine some light on some strong women within mecha sphere 

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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

Fictional Countries, Real Robots – Full Metal Panic (Season 1) Spoiler Review

It’s March, and that means I’m once again going to take a dive into the Mecha genre. Now, I’ve looked at Mecha shows before, both in and out…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Full Metal Panic! Aged Anime 2002 - Mecha Action

Full Metal Panic! was the first mecha anime I had seen in a long time back in 2003.  Prior to this I had seen super robot anime like…

Tokyo Excess

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Aged Anime - A New Series of Posts

Aged Anime.   The concept for this series of posts came about because I was thinking back about what I have seen over the last two decades o...

Tokyo Excess

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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…

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Manga the Week of 1/6/21

SEAN: It’s almost 2021! A year that is not 2020! Let’s start it off well, with manga. ASH: Yes, let’s! SEAN: We start off with J-Novel Club, who…

Manga Bookshelf

Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The fourth season of Full Metal Panic! has finally landed in the UK and is quite possibly the most definitive English release yet!

The Normanic Vault

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Full Metal Panic Season 5 – Will it happen?

Full Metal Panic is one of the more older popular anime, originally coming out in January 2002 with the newest episode coming out in July 2018. The story…

Cradle View

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Why I Blog About Anime, Japan, and Tokyo

Life takes funny turns.  Way back in 2003 I really wasn't terribly interested in Japan or anime or manga. This is even though I had grown up...

Tokyo Excess

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…

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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…

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Amagi Brilliant Park: A Fantastically Flawed Theme Park

I think you guys know a lot my tastes in media from my posts, right? For instance, Full Metal Panic. For the past few years, Mecha March has…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Full Metal Panic!: Continuing On My Own

By Shouji Gatou and Shikidouji. Released in Japan by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Elizabeth Ellis. Fans of the anime did…

Manga Bookshelf

Episode 652: Full Metal Kemono Michi

Delayed food shows, suplexing princesses, and Aniplex being sorry but not sorry. These topics and more can be found in this weeks episode of Anime Pulse. Up first…

Anime Pulse

Full Metal Panic!: Dancing Very Merry Christmas

By Shouji Gatou and Shikidouji. Released in Japan by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Elizabeth Ellis. Well, this is, to a…

Manga Bookshelf

#MechaMarch Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu – Jokes and Romance

I’ve bent the definition of what a Mecha is quite a lot through the course of this Mecha March event. You know that already because of my Cyborg…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

5 I’d Serve Under Proudly

  When at war you cannot not navigate without someone taking the helm and give instruction these are 5 captains, leaders I would happily serve under.   Mecha…

LitaKinoAnimeCorner

5 Favourite Mecha Bop Openings

    You hear that? MECHA MARCH IS HERE !! Welcome, It’s March and I’m ready to redeem myself from last year’s Mecha March. I wasn’t happy with…

LitaKinoAnimeCorner

Manga the Week of 2/5/20

SEAN: It’s February! The worst month! And it’s a day longer this year! Why not read some really good manga, then? ASH: Sounds like a good plan. ANNA:…

Manga Bookshelf

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Confessions of Love… ANIME LOVE

Ha ha ha! Could there be anything more embarrassing, more gut wrenching, more anxiety inducing than the confession of romantic love?! It is one of those amazing things…

Anime Sunday

Admiral Baby: Full Metal Panic

Full Metal Panic was one of the first series I watched way back when, and while I kind of liked it, it wasn’t mind-blowing to me the way…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

Full Metal Panic!: Ending Day by Day, Part 2

By Shouji Gatou and Shikidouji. Released in Japan by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Elizabeth Ellis. This is also quite a…

Manga Bookshelf

2020 Is My Manga Prime !!

I see you there manga friends waiting patiently for this post, I covered 2019 favourites now you want to know what I’m salivating for this year. Come read…

LitaKinoAnimeCorner

Manga the Week of 1/1/20

SEAN: Happy New Year! And yes, I know most of the titles I’m mentioning here go with the OLD year, coming out on 12/31. What do we have?…

Manga Bookshelf

Thank You, Kyoto Animation

It is absolutely heartbreaking that the worst tragedy in postwar Japanese history had to happen to one of the best studios in the anime industry. I just cannot…

Actar's Otaku Life

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I wish Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory came out nine years ago

Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory comes about nine years too late. That isn’t to say the story isn’t compelling and that I don’t appreciate them finally picking up…

Otaku In Review

Episode 561: Doreiku Kashi Panic!

This week on Anime Pulse Joseph talks about Fire Emblem Heroes, and seems to be suffering from the effects of a glass of riesling that hit him harder than…

Anime Pulse

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Spring 2018 Power Levels or Something

I apologize to the faithful few of you who are still out there waiting for an update. I know I’m supposed to be doing my part to battle…

Jinx! Hard Reset

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Spring 2018 Power Levels or Something

I apologize to the faithful few of you who are still out there waiting for an update. I know I’m supposed to be doing my part to battle…

Jinx! Hard Reset

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