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Anime Like A Sign of Affection

Born with a hearing impairment, Yuki Itose is college student who rarely interacts with others because of her disability. However, when she has an awkward

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Discover 10 New Romance Anime to Ignite Your Heart This Valentine’s

Get ready to fall in love with these 10 captivating new romance anime series that have hit the screens since 2023! From enchanting fairy tales to heart-fluttering encounters,…

All About Anime and Manga

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia / Insomniacs After School (Vol. 1) by Ojiro Makoto

Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia / Insomniacs After School is another library find. It’s a straight forward (and straight) romance about two high schoolers who have trouble sleeping at…

MangaKast – A PodCast of All Things Manga

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My Top 25 Anime of 2023

2023 was quite a roller coaster ride of anime releases, there's a lot of really good releases, 2nd seasons and painful to watch ones as well. And across…

Welcome to MY World

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Best Anime of 2023 That Anime Fans Need to Watch

If you are looking to watch the best anime of 2023, then you definitely need to check out there anime recommendations.

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2023 in Review

A year of retreads and repeats, none of them good: War in Ukraine. War in the Middle East. Covid, flu, and RSV. Donald Trump and Joe Biden r...

Collectr's Blog

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Manga the Week of 12/20/23

SEAN: It's almost Christmas, so get your Noddy Holder screams ready. No debuts for Viz, but we do see Alice in Borderland 8, Insomniacs After School 4, Love's…

Manga Bookshelf

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12 Days of Anime 2023 – Day 04: Magari Isaki + Shiromaru Yui

I was tossing up which of these two characters from Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia to choose for this post. And then I realised that there was absolutely zero…

Anime Ataraxia

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Reader’s Corner: Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint (Vol. 1), My Lovesick Life as a ’90s Otaku (Vol. 1), and Insomniacs After School (Vol. 4)

Need recommendations for manga and manhwa to gift this Christmas season? No need to worry—we’ve got you covered this week with new and recent series that would make…

Beneath the Tangles

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Asian Pop-Up Cinema Japan Showcase Report

Featured Image is from Asian Pop-Up Cinema’s Official Instagram Account. Specifically this post. Asian Pop-Up Cinema was something I had only discovered early into 2018, in it’s 6th…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Episode 278 - Insomniacs After School

This week, Shaun feels it's finally time to visit a show that was once offered in a prior choice episode that Remington snubbed. Will 3 episodes of Insomniacs…

Anime Out of Context

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Character Analysis: Isaki Magari

Let’s be frank here: Insomniacs After School is so sweet it could be named High-Fructose Corn Syrup. That’s not necessary a bad thing. When you’re making an anime…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Reader’s Corner: The Do-Over Damsel (Vol. 1), Alice in Borderland (Vol. 7), and Insomniacs After School (Vol. 3)

This week we bid adieu to Hachiken, Mikagi, and the rest of the loveable farm kids of Silver Spoon; give a rare review of a volume we didn’t…

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Bookshelf Briefs 7/31/23

Insomniacs After School, Vol. 2 | By Makoto Ojiro | Viz Media - It can be hard to start up a club that's already been shut down before.…

Manga Bookshelf

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Insomniacs After School (2023) review [Fantasia Film Fest 2023]

Ikeda’s narrative contains all the right ingredients, but the final mixture is not able to give the narrative the emotional impact it looks for.

psycho-cinematography

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Insomniacs After School (君は放課後インソムニア, Chihiro Ikeda, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

Two teens begin to overcome their fears and anxieties after bonding over their shared insomnia in Chihiro Ikeda’s adaptation of the Makoto Ojiro manga.

Windows on Worlds

Firechick's Anime Reviews: Insomniacs After School

Rating : 81/100 As someone who isnt normally a fan of romance media, I love it when I manage to find one that actually manages to appeal to…

joyousmenma93

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~SPOILER FREE~ FINAL THOUGHTS: SPRING 2023

It’s here! The season of romance! I never thought I’d see one of these again, but boy am I glad. There were so many that, for once, I…

Please, no hate.

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 127 – Spring 2023 Season Review

00:00 Intro 01:16 The Aristocrat’s Otherworldly Adventures: Serving Gods who Go Too Far 02:59 The Cafe Terrace and Its Goddesses 04:21 A Galaxy Next Door 05:15 I Got…

Anime B&B

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Spring 2023 Anime Season Reflections

Hi friends, I hope you’re all doing well! It’s that time again to review some of the shows I loved, hated, and was meh about! As always, I…

mosaicboy's Interest Nook

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 13 (END)

「最古の星 メトツエラ」 (Saikoboshi -Metotsuera-) "The Oldest Star -Methuselah-" I'll say this much. If I hadn't seen the leak that a second season of Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia had been greenlit,…

Random Curiosity

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Insomnia finale, and new shows 1

Before going to the new shows I want to wrap up Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia, a finale which has no surprises whatsoever yet was lovely to watch. Ganta…

Too Old for Anime

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 13 (Season Finale)

The essential truth of this pairing is so self-evident that it's easy to imagine no obstacle could thwart it. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Insomniacs After School – 13 (Fin) – Something’s Different This Time

Isaki cannot contain her exuberance upon learning that Ganta will indeed be “kidnapping” her so they can go to the Mawaki Site together as planned. After making her…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 12

「迷い星 惑星」 (Mayoiboshi -Wakusei-) "Planet -Wandering Star-" Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia getting a second season is a legit surprise to me - but I'm sure not complaining

Random Curiosity

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Poll: What Were Your Favorite Series of the Spring 2023 Anime Season?

As the spring 2023 anime season draws to a close the summer one begins, we want to know: which shows were your favorites? Please pick up to three…

Beneath the Tangles

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8 Spring 2023 Season Anime Worth Watching This Summer

The usual rule is that the longer these lists are, the more middling the season was. Nothing was too bad, but nothing was overwhelmingly good either. Not this

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 12

If the material is good enough, faithful works just fine. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Finales and Insomnia

I don’t know how I got three episodes behind with Jijou no Shiranai etc, and it doesn’t really matter since much of it is the same. The mean…

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Insomniacs After School – 12 – Love is Powerful

The bad news: The next day is raining cats and dogs, with more terrible weather in the forecast, so no photography work can be done. The good news:…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 11

「夜明けの⼀番星 プレアデス星团」 (Yoake no Ichibanboshi -Pureadesu Hoshi-) "The First Stars of Dawn -The Pleiades Star Cluster-" I'll just say this much. It's testament to how otherworldly good Boku no…

Random Curiosity

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 11

I can't even imagine a better feeling. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Reader’s Corner: Insomniacs After School (Vol. 2), Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki (Vol. 10), and No Longer Heroine (Vol. 3)

Legendary heroes making bento boxes, a heroine trying to break up an adorable couple, two astronomy club kids who can’t sleep, and a vampire yuri romance are all…

Beneath the Tangles

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Insomniacs After School – 11 – Invincible Peas in a Pod

An episode full of bliss begins with the worst morning of Ganta’s life, when he wakes up to find his mother has suddenly gone without a word. That…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Anime Like Skip and Loafer

In order to pursue a career in politics to make a positive change for Japan, Mitsumi leaves her rural town to go to high school in Tokyo. While…

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Catching up: Insomnia, Jijou no Shiranai, Lv999,

Back from a week in America, and no, I didn’t bring you back anything, I decided to cut what few shows I was still watching to the bare…

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 10

「姉はん星 乙女座スピ力」 (Anehanhoshi -Otomeza Supica-) "The Elder Sister Star -Spica of Virgo-" I would be thrilled if this series received a second season, because it really is a gem

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New Anime is Better Than Old Anime! Ft. @To-To (Spring 2023)

Enough time has passed #oshinoko #heavenlydelusion #hellsparadise #gundamwitchfrommercury 00:00 Season Recap 01:05 Skip and Loafer 02:45 Insomniacs After School 04:26 Magical Destroyers 05:48 Hell's Paradise 07:21 My Love Story With Yamada…

On The Rise A&V

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 10

One of the only downsides of a season like this one is that shows sometimes don't get the attention they deserve. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Insomniacs After School – 10 – Feeling the Spark

Ganta finds himself in Isaki’s house when he and Kurashiki-sensei come to inform the parents of the training camp. That’s how he meets Haya, Isaki’s big sister. Haya…

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 09

「星合アルタイル・ベガ」 (Hoshiai -Arutairu・Bega-) "Altair and Vega" An important episode in terms of planting a lot of seeds for how this season will spend its final four

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Insomniacs After School – 09 – Swimsuit Dates

Summer is here, and with it oppressive heat, but at least it dries the laundry faster. We meet Isaki’s older sister (voiced by Amamiya Sora), presumably home for…

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 08

「集まり星」 (Atsumari Hoshi) "The Congregation Star" The anime doesn't do a whole lot to enhance the manga experience, but as a faithful adaptation this one is doing a very fine…

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Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia – 08

If we're going to get a read the manga ending, at least it's a manga everyone should damn well read. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Insomniacs After School – 08 – Somebody Special

The next day at school, which is the last day of the semester, Isaki asks what Ganta thought of her radio show, and he admits he fell asleep…

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