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23 Dark Anime Recommendations Full of Chaos and Trauma

There is a time for cozy slice of life and wholesome romance, but that time is not now. You, my edgy friend, wish to dwell in the darkness…

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Reign of the Seven Spell Blades (manga) Vol 1 Review

When I first started reading Reign of the Seven Spellblades, a manga adaptation of the light novel series by Bokuto Uno, I had this nagging feeling that I…

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Anime Series Like Platinum End

After his parents died, Mirai Kakehashi was left in the care of abusive relatives. On the day he graduated from middle school, he decided to end his life.…

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Ten Year Anniversary: Tribute To 2011’s Greatest Anime Series (Part 2 of 2)

Celebrating 2011 anime-- part 2. Penguindrum, Future Diary, Nichijou, Steins;gate, Yuru Yuri

Anime Rants

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Feature: On Bad Romance in Anime

It's not just Lady Gaga who has issues with a bad romance. There are so many tropes and common traits that appear in romance anime that are just,…

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Mirai Nikki

Title: Mirai NikkiGenre: Action, Drama, Psychological, Romance, ThrillerRating: 7.2/10 Summary: Middle school 2nd year, Amano Yukiteru, is a boy who has problem making friends. He thinks of himself as a bystander and…

Anime Anthology

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Top 5: Use of Phones in Anime

There are so many anime that incorporate the use of phones into their story. So what are my favourite uses of phones in anime? And what are yours?

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Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory

Twelve-year-old Koushi Nagumo’s life suddenly goes downhill in a blink of an eye when his father abandons him after their house burns down. Left to fend for himself,…

Bakanow Anime Reviews

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Platinum End Episode 2 Review – Here’s a Crazy Idea

Post sponsored by Matt Doyle (Author of Ailuros) Platinum End's second episode certainly reinforced the fact that it feels very much like Future Diary. That said, I didn't…

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Anime Series Like Battle Game in 5 Seconds

It was just a normal day for avid gamer Akira Shiroyanagi who, while playing a game on his phone, was suddenly he was dragged onto a battlefield by…

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Top 5 Survival Anime – Murder Games, Zombies and More

With Battle Game in 5 Seconds coming to a close and Platinum End about to kick off yet more characters facing off against one another it felt like…

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Platinum End Episode 1 Review – Heavy-Handed Backstory Leading up to the Looming Battle Royale

Post sponsored by Matt Doyle (Author of Ailuros) From the creator of Death Note and Bakuman we now get Platinum End (that is kind of looking like Future…

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2nd Anniversary Special: Top 10 Anime Openings (Action and Non-Action lists)

Well, it’s that time of year again – time for a Top 10 list! This is one that’s probably going to be deeply contentious: there are so many…

Harper Anime Reviews

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15 Anime Series Where the Main Character is Wildly Underpowered

I’ve met my fair share of anime fans that like to jerk it to an overpowered main character, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Anime is fantasy, and…

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The Future Diary (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

The Future Diary, aka Mirai Nikki, makes its return to the UK with the Redial OVA from Anime Limited in their collector’s packaging.

The Normanic Vault

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“12” Angry People

At its core, this show is no different than “Future Diary” or “Eden of the East”, where a group of people (in this case, twelve) are brought together…

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Abandoned #10 (Lupin III Part 4, Space Adventure Cobra, Cannon Busters, Space Dandy & The Future Diary)

While I procrastinate/struggle to finish my Perfect Blue review I thought I’d whip up another of my ‘Abandoned’ posts :D Standard disclaimer as usual: not ruling out one…

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The Future Diary

By Andrew Osmond. Mirai Nikki (The Future Diary) is a death game anime, in which the gamemaster is God Himself. Well, he calls himself Deus Ex Machina, and…

All the Anime

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11 Anime Series Where Everyone Is Just a Terrible Person

In general, when anime tells a story, it clearly defines a hero and a villain. The hero is all gallantry and kindness while the villain is malevolence and…

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10 Anime OVAs Actually Worth Watching

For many, OVAs can serve as a nice treat for those that are fans of the source material or are left wanting more after a full anime series.…

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Anime Series Like High Rise Invasion

One day while sitting in class, 16-year-old Yuri Honjo sees a tower taller than anything she has ever seen in the distance. Suddenly, she finds herself transported to…

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Big Order

Spoiler free, this is technically the manga but I was lazy about getting the images. Honestly the source material is pretty much the same. Heads up this week…

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5 Anime I’ve started but not finished yet

I’ve been an avid fan of anime since I was 15 and I’ve watched over 170 anime or even more since I haven’t updated my list since last…

Art Of Anime

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Cosplay Beats: Yuno Gasai and Ibuki Mioda!

On this New Year’s Eve edition of Cosplay Beats, we’re featuring two characters that our staffer, Paris, is cosplaying: Everyone’s favorite yandere, Yuno Gasai, and Ibuki Mioda fr…

Beneath the Tangles

Tsunderes or Yanderes?

Which is better, The Tsunderes or the Yanderes? In my opinion I’ve got to go with the Tsunderes but Yanderes have a good argument too. So they both…

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20 Anime “Dere” Character Types That You Have Never Heard Of

Permit me to be old for just a moment, but back in my day, we only had a handful of “dere” type classifications in anime. You had: the…

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A Look Into Yandere Love Part 1

yandere girls, Yuno Gasai, Satou Happy Sugar Life

Anime Rants

14 Cute and Innocent-Looking Villains in Anime

Some anime characters you can look at and think, “Oh yeah, that’s definitively a villain,” but some of the best villains are exactly the opposite. Nothing hits harder…

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Understanding Isekai: A Basic Introduction

#isekai A brief introduction to some major general outlines on Isekai, otherworld stories. What are they? Where do they come from? Why did they proliferate? Warning: it heavily leans…

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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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Why Japan Sinks matters.

#JapanSinks Japan Sinks is pretty important, so hopefully I go a bit into why that's the case. Yes, I know I didn't cover everything. Watch until the end to…

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Gleipnir: The Animal I’ve become.

A few months ago during the height of the lock-down, I finally listened to a buddy of mine and watched the anime Mirai Nikki. By the time it…

Shallow Dives in Anime

10 Anime Series Where The Companions Are More Useful Than The Main Character

In some anime series, the main character is so perfect and ridiculously overpowered that he attracts companions (usually a harem) with zero effort. However, that is not the…

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Anime Series Like Gleipnir

One morning, Shuichi Kagaya woke up as a monster. Complete with brute strength, a strong sense of smell, and big fluffy paws, he struggles to hold onto his…

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Forget Darwin's Game - watch Mirai Nikki: The Future Diary for the unhinged death-game escapism you need right now.

What better way to occupy oneself during the increasingly bleak pandemic apocalypse than with a show that proudly bears the DVD cover tagline #You’re all gonna die? As…

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9 Anime Series Possibly Ruined By Their Bad Endings

While I would argue that the initial episodes of an anime series are more important than its ultimate ending, the way a series ends can be crucial. You…

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Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2011 That You Missed

Been away from anime for awhile? We understand. You go out and have your life, anime will always be waiting for you when you come back. They always…

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The DilKokoro Podcast Episode 19- The Doctor Checks In (w/ DocKev)

On this episode, Dil is joined by DocKev to discuss DocKev’s long history with anime, the joys of sharing anime with the next generation, The Future Diary, Steins;…

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My Top 50 Favorite Anime OPs (With Links)

[1] – “Air” OP 1 (Full Version) ~ [2] – “Re:Creators” OP 1 ~ [3] – “Steins;Gate” OP ~ [4] – “Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo” OP 2…

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Mirai Nikki (Future diary): Examining a series 14 years later

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Tune of the Week(ish) Mirai Nikki’s Dead End

I have finished my thoughts on the teenage fueled car crash that is Mirai Nikki, but even I can’t deny that this second opening theme is killer. It…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Mirai Nikki Episodes 13-26 + Redial: Seeing what Sticks

In the year and half I have been running Shallow Dives in Anime, there have been only a handful of anime that have really left me thinking about…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Mirai Nikki Episodes 1-12: Just me and my Yandere

For years a friend of mine has been pestering me to watch this show, saying that I would really enjoy it, and that it was a fun wild…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Anime Studio Challenge: 12 Diary Holders' Mirai Nikki (Future Diary) (Review)

So the studio / producer this time is 12 Diary Holders, which only has Mirai Nikki under their belt, on MAL at least. I imagine this was something…

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Tune of the Week(ish) Mirai Nikki’s Küsö Mesorogiwi

Mirai Nikki or Future Diary has been my list for a long time, and with all of this self isolation, it has finally given me the time to…

Shallow Dives in Anime

30 Day Anime Challenge Two: Day 28

It is day 28 of the second 30 Day Anime Challenge #28: Anime You Wouldn’t Mind Having Remade “Future Diary” is a pretty universally known anime in the…

Animated Observations

Throwback Thursday: Valentines Past

Throughout 2020 we’ll be looking back at blog posts from the past we celebrate our 10th year. Ten years…that means ten Christmases, ten Pocky Days, ten birthdays for…

Beneath the Tangles

A Thousand Isekai, Part 1: Communications, Expression, Terms

PLEASE READ: This video comes with captions for Damien. If you do not have captions on, you'll find it under 'English'. --- First in a multi-video series! For this three (possibly four)…

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r#59 – the future diary

Lemme ask you question. What would you do if you had something that can told you the future? If you already had all the answers for every upcoming…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #532) Corpse Party

  Shownotes :: (show 532) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Corpse Party, recorded live August 16th, 2015. This week we watched…

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