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よ Particle

The yo よ particle in Japanese: grammar and examples.

Japanese with Anime

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20 Best Pure Comedy Anime Series To Leave You Laughing

There is a lot of comedy to be found in anime, but much of the time that comedy serves as a brief respite from a more serious plot.…

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HINAMATSURI (Limited Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

HINAMATSURI finally gets a UK release. It took a few years but it came with a limited edition release that was made just for this region.

The Normanic Vault

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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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Anime Series Like Kotaro Lives Alone

Unsuccessful manga artist Shin Karino has his daily routine interrupted one day with the introduction to his new neighbor - a four-year-old boy who moved

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Q2 2022 Solicitations for UK Anime Home Video Releases

The second quarter of 2022 in the UK features Girls und Panzer das Finale, HINAMATSURI, Jujutsu Kaisen, Lupin the Third Part 5 & More!

The Normanic Vault

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The Desperate Sequelhook

The ending to an anime is paramount, yet so many series gamble away their one chance to leave a lasting impression on a futile sequelhook.

Reasons to Anime

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3 Reasons To Watch: Hinamatsuri

There are few anime that come to mind where I laughed as often and as loudly as I did while watching Hinamatsuri

Reasons to Anime

My Top 5 Anime Yakuza Characters

So I just finished JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind a little while ago, …

I drink and watch anime

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Winter 2022 First Impressions – My Dress-Up Darling

Streaming: Funimation and Crunchyroll Episodes: 12 Source: Manga Episode Summary: Wakana Gojo lives with his grandfather, a craftsman who creates the Hina dolls used to celebrate the Hinamatsuri…

Season 1 Episode 1

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 119 – Best Anime WE Watched in 2021

We watched a LOT of anime in 2021, and not all of it was released then. So instead of doing a “Best of 2021” list, we just had…

Third Impact Anime

Animecast: AMC Buyout, Netflix Price Hikes, Harem Isekai, and more!

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give the rundown on anime news of today. Listen in and get caught up, or just get their…

Otaku Spirit

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#119 - Best Anime WE Watched in 2021

We watched a LOT of anime in 2021, and not all of it was released then. So instead of doing a "Best of 2021" list, we just had…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru - Episode 1 - 10 Second Anime

Aspiring Hina dollmaker Wakana Gojou joins popular girl Marin Kitagawa in a fun clash of cultures. Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru - Episode 1.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Episode 733: Remake Our Hinamatsuri

This week on Anime Pulse we got going back in time to take a new career path, Rumiko Takahashi is making a return in 2022, and the best…

Anime Pulse

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Top 5 OCD Anime Characters

My favorite anime characters who are clearly suffering from obssessive compulsive disorder.

I drink and watch anime

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My Senpai is Annoying 06 (Ojiichan vs. Senpai)

AstroNerdBoy reviews My Senpai is Annoying 06. Futaba's grandfather learns about Takeda & is not happy. He & Takeda become very competitive.

AstroNerdBoy's Anime & Manga Blog

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13 Great Non-Ecchi Anime Comedies

Too often is a panty flash or a compromising pose elevated from simple fan service to mainline comedy in an anime. Sure, I love lewd comedies as much…

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What I Watched This Week – 10/16-10/23

Hinamatsuri – This is the second or third show I added to my VRV queue when I got an account a few years ago, and I’m not sure…

The Romantic Goldfish

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Uniformity With God’s Will In Anime #3: Anzu/Yassan

In Sacred Scripture, Our Lord counsels numerous times on the importance of putting the principles of God first, over our own. One such instance is in St. Matthew…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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Hinamatsuri, an Anime Review

I rarely find a comedy anime that strikes me as funny. Most have amusing moments amid the tired, over-trod comedy tropes (nude jokes, breast jokes, and the like).…

Japan Powered

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HINAMATSURI – An Underrated Comedic Gem

This review might contain SLIGHT SPOILERS. What makes a great comedy anime ? In this review, I’m gonna talk about an anime which I believe is the most…

FreakSenpai

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Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon S - Episode 2 - 10 Second Anime

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon S - Episode 2. Ilulu joins the Kobayashi household after trials, clashes, and misunderstandings.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Animecast: Anime That Need More Attention

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast give a rundown of many titles that they believe didn’t get enough spotlight in the anime fandom. Listen in and prepare…

Otaku Spirit

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Top 10 Anime Rock Paper Scissor Battles

The game of Rock Paper Scissors is one that is as old as time itself. So when the idea came to my head I realized I had to…

SAE With a K

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Anime Series Like The Way of The Househusband

The Immortal Tatsu is an legendary yakuza name, but after taking down a rival gang single-handedly, he disappears. Now he has reappeared as an apron-wearing, laundry-doing, bento-lunch-making house…

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HINAMATSURI: Characters that Unexpectedly Boost your Mood

Genre: Slice of life, Comedy, Sci-fi, supernatural, SeinenLength: 12 episodesAdaptation of the Manga series Hinamatsuri written and illustrated by Masao Ōtake Sometimes I just pick random animes to…

Neeno Noodle Bowl

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The Kore Wa Watashi Blog Award! (1-31-21)

It’s Blog Award time! This time I’ve been nominated for The Kore Wa Watashi Blog Award! Thank you!

KiritoNarukami

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Episode 137 - Hinamatsuri

This week, Shaun decides that since he has already shown Remington his top 3 favorite anime of 2018, it’s time to show him his fourth favorite of that…

Anime Out of Context

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Top 17 Anime & Manga I Consumed 2020

This year has been pure insanity to put it lightly. Losing a sports hero and many others, being put in a whole new world with mask and isolation,…

SAE With a K

Secret Santa Review: Hinamatsuri

Welcome to Anime Secret Santa, a gift exchange — founded by our friends at Reverse Thieves and run this year by All Geeks Considered — where the gifts…

Ani-Gamers

50 Must-Watch Slice of Life Anime

After months of watching and re-watching dozens of slice of life anime, I can finally present my 'definitive' slice of life anime list!Support me on Patreon:...

Leepsilon

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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

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

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

Family By Choice – 15 Heart-Warming Anime Series About Found Family

Anime has a complicated relationship with families. Certainly you can presume that most characters have whole and happy families, but anytime someone needs even a minor tragic backstory…

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Revisiting the Subject of Homelessness in Japan (with help from YouTube)

Welcome, all, again.  Things have been kind of grim lately, and the Coronavirus just keeps making inroads into our society.  Something that I’ve noticed as a police officer–particularly…

Another Anime Review

What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!

It’s me, Star, kicking off our very own HOTSUI MATSURI. With the most important question to answer. What is a Matsuri? Well, Matsuri quite literally means festival. They…

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[Analysis] Anzu’s Journey from Rival to Street Rat to Best Girl

(Hinamatsuri just ended their manga run a while ago. Here’s a post of me talking about my favorite character, Anzu.) I’m sure all of you who follow me…

Lumi Reviews Things

Anime Series Like Kakushigoto

Kakushi Goto is relatively well known for the lewd manga that he creates. However, when his daughter Hime was born, he vowed to keep his profession a secret.…

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Final Voting for the Anime Caitlin Glass Will Review for Us!

Last week, we asked you to help decide the anime finalists for a special project we’re doing with voice actress and ADR director, Caitlin Glass. Well, the votes…

Beneath the Tangles

Vote on an Anime for Caitlin Glass to Watch and Review!

Has there ever been a better time to look back at all the anime series you’ve missed over the years and catch up a little? Voice actress (Winry…

Beneath the Tangles

Anime to Watch During the Quarantine

At first, I thought such a topic was a ridiculous idea. How can there be anime that are specifically good for watching during the quarantine? I thought you…

A Certain Dazed Producer

S2E17 - I Hear the Sunspot, Hinamatsuri

In this episode of Screentone Club, Andy and Elliot entertain Yakuza, psychic jerks, over enthusiastic hungry boys and disabled love interests. All in a days work for a…

ScreenTone Club

So, I Watched Tokyo Godfathers with My Wife. . .

Welcome, all, again.  As mentioned in the above title, I invited my wife along to see Tokyo Godfathers last night–and she said, “Yes.”  Now, this is extremely unusual. …

Another Anime Review

I’ve Been Challenged to Give It A Light Novel Title!

We’re all aware of how incredulously long and ridiculously straightforward many Light Novel titles these days have been. In a bid to poke a little bit of fun…

TigerAnime

Give It a Light Novel Title Challenge (Tag Post)

Thanks to Scott for leaving the nominations open and Dewbond for starting this tag. The Rules For this Post Choose up to five anime, manga or visual novel…

The Animanga Spellbook

Day with The Cart Driver Podcast – Spring 2018 retrospective

It’s the recent Spring 2018 season so that means we talk about the 70s anime Ashita no Joe! It is relevant though because this is the season Megalo…

Day with the Cart Driver

Anime of the 2010’s I loved #58: Hinamatsuri

Bad plot description: A being of ungodly power terrorises a local crime lord by making him buy her fish eggs.

Day with the Cart Driver

S2E16 - Forbidden Scrollery, Kase-San and Morning Glories

In this episode of Screentone Club, Andy and Elliot are joined by an all-girl cast as they peruse the Suzunaan bookshop in Forbidden Scrollery before getting all embarrassed…

ScreenTone Club