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The CZ 75, Rico's pistol in Gunslinger Girl

I bought a CZ 75 because of Rally Vincent. True story. Rally would insist on an early "short-rail" variant instead, though.

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Anime Series Like Wonder Egg Priority

After the death of her best and only friend, Ai Ohto became a shut in. One night while on a walk, she is convinced by a mysterious entity…

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13 Cyberpunk Anime Series That Revel in Futuristic Technology

While Cyberpunk 2077 may have floundered a bit, it has reminded people what they appreciate about the genre – or forced them to remember it. The cyberpunk genre…

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Gunslinger Girl Anime Review – 57/100 – Throwback Thursday

I really wanted to like Gunslinger Girl. Made by MADHOUSE, Directed by Morio Asaka of Chihayafuru and Card Captor Sakura: Clear Card fame, Gunslinger Girl has a simple but compelling…

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Gunslinger Girl – 13 [Stella Cadente (Shooting Star)] – Throwback Thursday

Here we are everyone, the finale, the end of Gunslinger Girl Season 1. This post isn’t going to be terribly long, I am saving most of my thoughts…

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Gunslinger Girl – 12 [Simbiosi (Symbiosis)] – Throwback Thursday

You know, its still technically Thursday for me when I send up this Gunslinger Girl post, so i’m not really late. My own poor scheduling aside, considering how…

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Gunslinger Girl – 11 [Febbre Alta (High Fever)] – Throwback Thursday

Another week another late post of Gunslinger Girl! I can only blame the pandemic so many times before it stops working as an excuse, but here we are.…

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Gunslinger Girl – 10 [Amare (To Love)] – Throwback Thursday

A day late on this weeks Gunslinger Girl, I know. Personally, I blame the pandemic because I have lost all sense of time, stuck at home all day.…

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Gunslinger Girl – 9 [Lycoris Radiata Herb (Cluster Amaryllis)] – Throwback Thursday

This week on Gunslinger Girl we meet Elsa and Lauro, a wild pair on two extremes of the relationship chart. Will it end well? Lets find out.

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Gunslinger Girl – 8 [Il Principe del Regno Della Pasta (The Prince of the Pasta Kingdom)] – Throwback Thursday

Another week another slightly late Throwback Thursday post of Gunslinger Girl! I really need to get my schedule figured out, but for now lets talk about child soldiers.…

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Gunslinger Girl – 7 [Protezione (Protection)] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome all to the halfway point of Gunslinger Girls! This week we go to Florence, appreciate some art and shoot some bad guys. All in a days work…

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Gunslinger Girl – 6 [Gelato (Ice Cream)] – Throwback Thursday

This week on Gunslinger Girl we finally dive into some plot, kill some terrorists and Henrietta gets some ice cream. What more could you ask for in a…

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Gunslinger Girl – 5 [Promessa (Promise)] – Throwback Thursday

Another week, another episode of Gunslinger Girl, and another new cast member is introduced. This week we get another Brother/Sister pair, a deeper look into the Agency and…

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Gunslinger Girl – 4 [Bambola (Doll)] – Throwback Thursday

Another week, another episode of Gunslinger Girl. This week marks more of the same for our child soldiers, which is both a blessing and a curse. So without…

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Gunslinger Girl – 3 [Ragazzo (Boy)] – Throwback Thursday

Another week, another dose of child soldiers and government conspiracies with Gunslinger Girl! This week is another character focused one, though surprisingly not with our main pair. So…

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The DilKokoro Podcast Episode 24- "Why Are You Disappointed, Dil?" (w Kinksy)

On this episode, Kinksy is back to follow up on the awful, scarring shows he recommended Dil. After wrapping up the batch, he tries to reload more depressing…

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Gunslinger Girl – 2 [Orione (Orion)] – Throwback Thursday

Episode 2 of Lenlo's Gunslinger Girl episode by episode watch series. This week we learn about Henrietta and Jose's past and follow up last weeks mission!

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Gunslinger Girl – 1 [Fratello] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome all to the new season of Throwback Thursday, this time featuring Gunslinger Girl! Anime is well known for it’s loli’s, and well known for gratuitous violence, but…

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“Only a Teenager Could Like This!” – An Observation on Boogiepop Phantom, Gunslinger Girl, and Adolescent Dreariness

There’s a certain type of anime — and it’s not just anime, but that’s the easiest example for me to draw upon — that I feel like I…

Floating into Bliss

The Sig Sauer P230SL, another gun of Gunslinger Girl

If anything, it's sort of remarkable how many people Triela doesn't shoot.

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The Wandering Witch Reminisces with Gunslinger Girl

Welcome, all, again. As regular readers will know, I tend to gravitate towards slice-of-life series. However, I might seem to some to be a bit generous with that…

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What Makes Good Anime Great: Theme

In this article, I'd like to introduce the literary concept of theme and how it is used in anime. I think it's important to know what theme is…

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Anime characters sure love hugging the P90

The P90's short length of pull also makes it easy to transition to the "wrong" shoulder like Henrietta is doing here.

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Head Injuries in Anime Part 4- CTE- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Head Injuries in Anime Part 4- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, has been in the news a lot recently with the concussion crisis that the…

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Gunslinger Girl Review

It’s not uncommon in anime to depict children committing violent acts, and presenting this as exciting, titillating, or cool. Gokukoku no Brynhildr, Black Bullet, and Pupa are all…

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2003, Part 3: Ten More for the Road

Last time, Bradley talked about some of the most notable series that aired in 2003. This time, he concludes by talking about some of the mor...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)

2003, Part 2: Fullmetal and Full Frontal

Last time in our thrilling exploration of 2003 anime and what Cool Japan meant then, Bradley Meek talked about how the true test of whether ...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)

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OtakuGeneration (Show #301) Terminology

  Shownotes :: (show301) :: () :: () :: () :: () With terminology, recorded live March 13th, 2011. This week we discussed the various terminology that we otaku…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #300) Madoka Magica

  Shownotes :: (show300) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Madoka Magica, recorded live March 6th, 2011. This week we talked…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #299) Bartender

  Shownotes :: (show 299) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Bartender, recorded live February 27th, 2011. This week we discussed…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #282) Fall Preview 4

  Shownotes :: (show 282) :: () :: () :: () :: () With the Fall Preview 4, recorded live October 31st, 2010. This week we completed our anime…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #249) Comic Party

  Shownotes :: (show 249) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Comic Party, recorded live March 14th, 2010. This week we discuss the anime Comic Party.…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #234) MAGFest

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 234) :: () :: () :: () :: () With MAGFest 2010, recorded live November 30th,…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #219) Anime Universes

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugenerationLJ community. Shownotes :: (show 219) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With anime universes, recorded…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #131) Con-Survival for Con Staffers

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugenerationLJ community. Shownotes :: (show 131) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Con-Survival for Con…

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Gunslinger Girl: Social Welfare Agency, I Really Like My Life Here.

I was initially oblivious to the marketing appeal of Gunslinger Girl, an anime which features a prepubescent girl solemnly holding up a SIG-Sauer P239 as its primary promotional…

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