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Guest Post – 8 Animes to Watch During Autumn

Edit – Today’s post is brought to us by the wonderful Grace. You can find her on Twitter at @graciewrites8. It’s that time of year. The leaves are…

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Hell Girl (2019) by Koji Shiraishi

In 1965 a girl gets revenge on the school bully by calling on Hell Girl (Tina Tamashiro), an infernal avenger, and her fellow demons to take her to…

Japanese Film Reviews

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Anime Series Like Requiem of the Rose King

In the Middle Ages, the English Crown has been hotly contested in a civil war, dubbed the War of the Roses. The Duke of York seeks to unseat…

Recommend Me Anime

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Secret Santa Review: Mononoke

Welcome to Anime Secret Santa, a gift exchange — founded by our friends at Reverse Thieves and currently run by the AGC Podcast — where the gifts are…

Ani-Gamers

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Top 5 Cute Anime Demon Girls

Alright, we’ve had a plethora of cute anime demon girls showing up recently and they aren’t exactly a new trend so today I’d like to count down the…

100 Word Anime

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13 Anime for Halloween Night!

Happy Halloween! The long wait is over and Halloween night is finally here! You’ve got your spooky snacks, you’ve got a huge bowl of lame candy to inflict…

Anime Hanabi

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Revenge Anime: 20 Anime Series Featuring the Sweet Taste of Vengeance

While there are moments when it can go a little over the top, watching an anime character enact their most clever or brutal plan of revenge can be…

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Anime Series Like Dr. Ramune – Mysterious Disease Specialist

If something takes root deep enough in someone’s heart, it can attract spirits that will cause mysterious diseases that modern medicine cannot cure. For those that have these…

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Anime Ancients – 17 Anime Characters That are Hundreds of Years Old

When you bend reality as anime does, it opens up tons of possibilities, including characters whose life and influence can span centuries. Demons, gods, lolis – anime has…

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Hell Girl (Manga) Volume 3 Review

Chapter 11: A Gloomy Job Another story that wasn’t mirrored in the anime, A Gloomy Job focuses on a middleschooler named Mayu who is trying to save up…

The Anime Madhouse

Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 13 – Six-Scripted Lanterns Review

Plot: As the festival of the Six-Scripted Lanterns arrives, Yuzuki tries her best to forget about Hell Girl. However, she can’t hold herself back for long when she…

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Good vs. Evil [Moriarty the Patriot Episode 4]

Anime: Moriarty the Patriot This anime follows a similar format as Hell Girl/Jigoku Shoujo, except there’s a focus on rich versus poor. The formula is the following: Rich…

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Animating Halloween (Finale) | Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 12 – Midsummer Graph Review

Plot: Nobuo Nomura is an aspiring mangaka who spends his days getting irritated by pretty much everyone around him. It’s gotten so bad that he’s created a graph…

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Animating Halloween | Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 11 – Blotted Page Review

Plot: Kamisaka has recently found a surge of popularity in his novel, Skyscraper’s Shadow, but not for good reasons. People are connecting the story in his book to…

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Animating Halloween | Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 10 – The Goldfish in the Mirror Review

Plot: Kazuya’s parents are constantly at odds with each other. His mother is obsessed with being viewed as beautiful and is addicted to buying new elegant kimonos. His…

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Animating Halloween | Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 9 – Stray Inari Review

Plot: Kaede Inao was a girl everyone overlooked until she took up the art of fortune-telling, claiming she was guided by a mystical fox called Gon-san. One day,…

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Animating Halloween | Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 8 – Neighbor Review

Plot: Mioi adores her dog, Momo, but her neighbor, Shintani, isn’t nearly as fond of him. Breakdown: Aurghghghghghghghghghg….. The next episode preview for this one started with “So…

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Animating Halloween | Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 7 – Liar Review

Plot: The new kid in town, Atsushi, seems like a great guy. He’s good at sports, the girls love him and he’s even spending his free time taking…

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Animating Halloween | Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 6 – My Teacher Review

Plot: The hell team is shocked when someone puts in a request to have Ren sent to hell! Who’s doing this, and why? Breakdown: Hey, do you guys…

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Animating Halloween | Hell Girl – Three Vessels Episode 5: This Mundane World

Plot: After a very kind teacher at Yuzuki’s school, Niiyama, has a harmless run-in with her student, Ririka, she finds herself in hot water as Ririka’s bull-headed grandmother…

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Animating Halloween: Hell Girl – Three Vessels Episode 4: Elder Brother Review

Plot: Yuzuki’s classmate, Yukawa, is constantly beaten and bullied by a group of three terrible boys. He resigns himself to this fate, however, because it’s been like this…

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Animating Halloween: Hell Girl – Three Vessels Episode 3: Rotten Fruit Review

Plot: Yuzuki and Akie save pop idol and actress Jun Moriyama from a creepy pervert. As a reward, Jun invites them to dinner. Along the way, they meet…

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Animating Halloween: Hell Girl – Three Vessels Episode 2: Caged Bird

Plot: Yuzuki’s friend, Akira, struggles with using Hell Girl to get rid of a man who is abusing his wife – a woman Akira has developed feelings for.…

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Animating Halloween – Hell Girl: Three Vessels Episode 1 – The Girl Who Was Taken

Plot: Yuzuki Mikage is dragged into Hell Girl’s world when Ai suddenly reappears and establishes a link with the girl. Why is Ai back in the land of…

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Hell Girl (Manga) Volume 2 Review

Chapter 6: Ice Shadows This chapter was not one mirrored in the anime, but it is very well-written and quite intriguing. Saeki is a great ice skater and…

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On Pacing: Filler

“This unimportant ‘filler’ is actually really crucial to see the characters and world existing outside of the plots, and it is where writing can easily add another dimension.&#822…

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Hell Girl (Manga) Volume 1 Review

Plot: A horror anthology that chronicles the stories of the clients of Hell Girl – a mysterious girl behind a website where you can input the name of…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors (Hell Girl Season 2) Full Series Review

Rating: 7.5/10 Plot: The second season of the horror anthology, Hell Girl. Ai continues to do her job, taking requests on her website to send people to hell…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors/Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori Review Archive

Episode 1: The Girl in the Dark Episode 2: Bubbles Episode 3: Beloved Kei Episode 4: Secret Episode 5: Barreling Towards Hell Episode 6: Where the Sun Shines…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors Episode 26 (FINALE) Indigo Dye Review

Plot: One last doll. One last red string pulled. Hotaru sends Takuma to hell in order to stop the cycle of revenge, but is this truly the end?…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors Episode 25 – Wandering Review

Plot: Takuma’s town continues to fall apart, and now the neighborhood watch group wants his head in order to return their lives to normal. They’ve viciously beaten Detective…

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Hell Girl – Two Mirrors Episode 24: Chain Reaction Review

Plot: Everyone in town has been going insane with Hell Girl’s power. People are disappearing left and right, and each client is using Takuma as a scapegoat to…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors Episode 23 – Distrust Review

Plot: Takuma continues to be targeted by people in the neighborhood with glares and rumors, and they’re getting worse every day. Now, he’s being directly blamed for disappearances…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors Episode 22 – Longing Review

Plot: A familiar face, Takuma, shows back up on Ai’s radar. He meets a wandering girl named Seri who quickly forms a bond with him – something he…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors Episode 21 – Paper Balloons Wafting Review

Plot: The backstory of Hone Onna unfolds as she follows a case in current day that reminds her a lot of her past. Breakdown: Barring Ai, Hone Onna…

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors Episode 20 – A Maiden’s Album Review

Plot: A girl named Mari is under the firm thumb of her supposed best friend Juri. Until recently, they had actually been legitimately great friends – dressing alike,…

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Bottom Two Anime of 2017, and All the Rest

And good-bye to 2017. Having covered my top shows for the year, it’s time to hit up the worsts and all the rest. Shows marked with an asterisk…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #349) Arrietty

  Shownotes :: (show 349) :: () :: () :: () :: () With The Secret World of Arrietty, recorded live February 12th, 2012. This week we were lucky enough…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #348) Redline

  Shownotes :: (show 348) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Redline, recorded live February 5th, 2012. This week we finally watched Redline.…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #332) Autumn Show Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 332) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Autumn Show Impressions, recorded live October 16th, 2011. This week reviewed some of the new fall…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #331) Dominion Tank Police

  Shownotes :: (show 331) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Dominion Tank Police, recorded live October 9th, 2011. This week talked about the OVA series Dominion…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #330) NieA_7

  Shownotes :: (show 330) :: () :: () :: () :: () With NieA_7, recorded live October 3rd, 2011. This week discussed the anime NieA_7. Plus, feedback and more.…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #286) Yakitate Japan!!

  Shownotes :: (show 286) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Yakitate Japan!!, recorded live November 28th, 2010. This week we discussed the anime Yakitate Japan!!…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #285) Spice and Wolf

  Shownotes :: (show 285) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Spice and Wolf, recorded live November 21st, 2010. This week we watched and discussed the…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #284) AnimeUSA 2010

  Shownotes :: (show 284) :: () :: () :: () :: () With AnimeUSA 2010, recorded live November 14th, 2010. This week we talked about our experiences at…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #283) FLAG

  Shownotes :: (show 283) :: () :: () :: () :: () With the FLAG, recorded live November 7th, 2010. This week we discussed the anime FLAG. Did…

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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 #277) Eden of the East

  Shownotes :: (show 277) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Eden of the East, recorded live September 26th, 2010. This week we talked the anime…

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