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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

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393 – Triple Dip 61 – The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa!, Sunrise Snack Bar, Ragna Chronicle

Seamus is back so we’re doing a Triple Dip based on series from Manga Planet Library! We’ll be checking out The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa!, Sunrise Snack…

Manga Machinations

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Golden Kamuy nearing its end: What’s next?

Probably all Golden Kamuy fans already know by now that the series is ending this month, after nearly eight years of serialisation. It feels like it’s only yesterday…

Kamuy Central

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Outdoor Survival Anime – 10 Anime Series Featuring Wilderness Skills

There are plenty of anime series about survival, but the large majority of them are about “survival” from someone trying to kill them. However, on occasion, you find…

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Tezuka Osamu's Tales from the Old Testament Ep 13-15

Here is volume 5 of Tezuka Osamu's Tales of the Old Testament: In the Beginning , which continues the Exodus story through the giving of the...

Collectr's Blog

Manga the Week of 2/16/22

SEAN: Valentine’s Day has gone, so what manga did you get? Chocolate manga? Is it food? Can you eat it? Viz Media has the one-shot Came the Mirror…

Manga Bookshelf

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Ep. 41: Golden Kamuy Vol. 1, by Satoru Noda

This week the gang dives into Golden Kamuy, by Satoru Noda. The frozen north of Hokkaido! Ainu traditions in the face of colonialism! Action, adventure, dudes!

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Anime Series Like Sakugan

The Labyrinth is an expansive space underground where humans live in colonies and many places remain unexplored. Due to the harsh conditions outside the colonies and the presence…

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #163 – Star Wars Is Anime

Much to our chagrin it’s time to talk about Star Wars content. Evan reviews Star Wars: Visions, a surprisingly varied anthology from star anime creators like Hiroyuki Imaishi…

Ani-Gamers

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #163 – Star Wars Is Anime

Much to our chagrin it’s time to talk about Star Wars content. Evan reviews Star Wars: Visions, a surprisingly varied anthology from star anime creators like Hiroyuki Imaishi…

Ani-Gamers

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Fan Service For Females: 15 Anime Series Featuring Glistening Man-Flesh

Alright, male anime characters. It’s time to get objectified. Like real objectified. Prepare to burn literally every shirt you own and wear your tightest of whities because it…

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A Long Time Coming: King Fang

About four years ago, a gentle Swede who goes by the handle Go no Ken found a rare VHS tape of the 1978 TV special Daisetsuzan no Yuusha…

Collectr's Blog

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Manga about Ainu reprinted as interest high thanks to Golden Kamuy

Harukor by Ishizaka Kei Back in March, Golden Kamuy won the Social Impact Award in the Manga Division of the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival. Jury member and…

Kamuy Central

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National Ainu Museum holding “Golden Kamuy turano apkas an” exhibition

An exhibition called Golden Kamuy turano apkas an: In the footsteps of Saichi Sugimoto and Asirpais being held at the National Ainu Museum (Upopoy), Shiraoi, Hokkaido, from 3…

Kamuy Central

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Golden Kamuy entering final arc

Finally it’s the time for us to blog about something like this: On 27 July 2021, it was announced that after seven years of serialisation, Golden Kamuy is…

Kamuy Central

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Anime Series Like The Legend of the Legendary Heroes

Ryner Lute is a talented mage with the power of Alpha Stigma, special eyes that can analyze all types of magic, but are said to bring destruction. He…

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October 2021 Solicitations for US Anime Home Video Releases

Funimation starts off the month with a batch of Autumn 2020 anime making their home video debut including Golden Kamuy Season 3 and Higurashi Gou!

The Normanic Vault

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Golden Kamuy – OVA 4

It says pretty much all you need to know about this OVA that the material was too outlandish for the series. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Anime Review 186 Golden Kamuy

This review will cover all seasons of Golden Kamuy. There was no surprise that Golden Kamuy had the unique premise and setting out of all the anime from…

TakamakiJoker Anime Reviews

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Stopped Reading This: Golden Kamuy

A while back I posted about anime I’d stopped watching, and someone, Irina maybe, said, “You know, it would be instructive if you could tell us why you…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

339 – One Shot 37 – Beast Complex 1

This week is all about Paru Itagaki as start with an extensive spoiler discussion on BEASTARS volume 11! Then we examine her debut manga Beast Complex, a collection…

Manga Machinations

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Some Personal Anime Favourites From 2020

It is sometimes good to be able to watch anime that have been vetted already.  A check on Wikipedia shows that 158 anime series aired last y...

Tokyo Excess

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 071a – Fall 2020 Season Review (Part 1)

00:00 Intro 02:27 Assault Lily Bouquet 03:56 By the Grace of the Gods 07:29 Golden Kamuy Season 3 11:20 Gymnastics Samurai 16:46 Higurashi When They Cry Gou 18:43…

Anime B&B

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Kaiseki Anime Ep. 71a — Fall 2020 Seasonal Review Part

We talk about last season’s anime! This one ended up a bit long so we will continue next week. 00:00 Intro 02:27 Assault Lily Bouquet 03:56 By the…

Draggle's Anime Blog

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[TRANSLATION] Yukimura Makoto x Noda Satoru Interview: Part 4

Original interview here. The way the translation is divided does not correspond with the division of the original interview. Corrections, suggestions are welcome! [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part…

Kamuy Central

2020 In Review

Boy, am I happy to see 2020 in the rear-view mirror. Pandemic, protests, political polarization... Millions dead world-wide... It can't end soon enough. Despite that, Orphan Fansubs had…

Collectr's Blog

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Amatsuki Re-Revisited

You might wonder, with good reason, why Orphan is releasing a new version of Amatsuki , six years after our first release. That release is q...

Collectr's Blog

The Anime Of 2020

What is a GOAT if not an AOTY? Yup, that’s right, the goat is the animal of the year! And in the meanwhile, let’s look at 2020’s anime!

Beyond The Mountain Lies A World Of Frills

Anime OP and ED Playlist of 2020

Looks like things went back like it was before but in a varied way. It’s been some time since I’ve been tagged for a post. And anime music?…

ThatRandomEditor's Anime Blog

Golden Kamuy 3rd Season Review

For all intents and purposes, I didn’t expect a piss joke to be the thing in this season that got me cracking up the most. Now, I’m not…

PyraXadon's Anime Archive

Golden Kamuy 3 – 12 (END)

「生きる」 (Ikiru) "Live" Golden Kamuy 3rd Season managed the elusive double of being both an entirely satisfying self-contained story and a fantastic tease for the rest of the series.

Random Curiosity

Golden Kamuy 3rd Season – 12

Golden Kamuy 3rd Season managed the elusive double of being both an entirely satisfying self-contained story and a fantastic tease for the rest of the series. Read more

Lost in Anime

Golden Kamuy – 36 (Fin) – Not For Nothing

We were left hanging with the vicious knife fight between Kiroranke and Lt. Koito. Both use their arm or hand to block a knife from digging too deep…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Golden Kamuy 3 – 11

「罪穢れ」 (Tsumi kegare) "Sin" I don’t know WTF this series is, but I hope it never changes.

Random Curiosity

Golden Kamuy 3rd Season – 11

I don't know WTF this series is, but I hope it never changes. Read more

Lost in Anime

Golden Kamuy – 35 – Finding Warmth in the Shattered Ice

The reunion of old buddies Shiraishi and Sugimoto is appropriately gross, as the former’s nose snot ends up in Sugimoto’s eye. This is actually foreshadowing for another key…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Weekly Seasonal Watches: Winter 2020 Anime Season Week 11

I can’t say that there have been a lot of weeks where I was into something as much this week, but everything was good. It’s always amazing where…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Fall 2020 Seasonal Anime Wrap-up

I can’t believe we’re at the end of 2020. Does anyone still keep up? From a global phenomenon we cannot go back to what it was before. I…

ThatRandomEditor's Anime Blog

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THE SIXTH LIE drummer Ray talks about ‘Yuusetsu’

With the release of Golden Kamuy’s third ED theme Yuusetsu by THE SIXTH LIE, drummer Ray took to Twitter to explain about his thoughts that gave birth to…

Kamuy Central

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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

Golden Kamuy 3 – 10

「狼においつく」 (Ookami ni oitsuku) "Catching Up to the Wolf" Truthfully, this season of GK has had it all.

Random Curiosity

Golden Kamuy is the best show of the season

Sugimoto embarks on another culinary adventure. I probably don't mention Golden Kamuy enough, considering how good it is. Its third season is easily the best show from the…

Karmaburn.com

Golden Kamuy 3rd Season – 10

Golden Kamuy is sucking all the suspense out of December 31st. Read more

Lost in Anime

Golden Kamuy – 34 – Hesitation is Starvation

The big day arrives, and while not everything goes according to plan—not all of the explosives planted in the prison walls detonate, and oh yeah, a frikkin’ Siberian Tiger…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Director Nanba on casting for episode 33

!! This contains spoiler for episode 33 of the anime and the corresponding chapters in the manga. Golden Kamuy continues blazing through the season, including with episode 33…

Kamuy Central

Golden Kamuy 3 – 09

「革命家」 (Gémìngjiā) "Revolutionary" Golden Kamuy is just showing off at this point.

Random Curiosity

Golden Kamuy 3rd Season – 09

Golden Kamuy is just showing off at this point. Read more

Lost in Anime

Golden Kamuy – 33 – A Wolf in Vladivostok

As Kiroranke and Sofia exchange correspondence, smuggled in and out of the prison with a little help from master of disguise Shiraishi, Asirpa, Kiroranke, Shiraishi, and Ogata stay…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog