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World Dai Star Episode 8: Umpteenth Romeo and Juliet

Another stage girls anime, another rendition of this play. Thankfully it’s not a 2-parter.

The Yuri Empire

Birdie Wing - Golf Girls' Story - Episode 17 - 10 Second Anime

Eve takes a trip back to Nafrece she couldn’t refuse, where she reconnects with her mafia golfing past. Birdie Wing - Golf Girls' Story - Episode 17

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Merry Month of Shojo Review #4: KARAKURI ODETTE

 Sci-fi and shojo is a combination we don't see a lot of in English, and that's a real shame because this series demonstrates just what kind...

The Manga Test Drive

Merry Month of Shojo Review #4: KARAKURI ODETTE

 Sci-fi and shojo is a combination we don't see a lot of in English, and that's a real shame because this series demonstrates just what kind...

The Manga Test Drive

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Birdie Wing: Golf Girls’ Story – 17 – Romeveo and Julaoit

Seira is so serious about separating Eve and Aoi as soon as possible, she has an employee knock her out with chloroform and ships her to the airport.…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Mini Movie Reviews 7

A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story - 6.5/10. I saw this when I was younger, but seeing it again as an adult, its not great. Its…

joyousmenma93

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108 - Welcome to the NHK vol. 1

Will gets Steven to read one of his fave mangas, a story that revolves around the lives of several young adults all living in or around the city of…

We Appreciate Manga

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15 Royal Romance Anime About Royalty in Love

Even if our appreciation for monarchies in reality has waned significantly, royalty will always be the beloved stuff of fairy tales and a royal romance anime

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The Manga Review: Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Earlier this week, ABLAZE announced that it will be publishing four manga by Osamu Tezuka. Two will debut this year: One Hundred Years, a story about an accountant…

Manga Bookshelf

Episode 242 - Boarding School Juliet

This week, Shaun has been feeling a little lonely and has been filling the void with cheesecake, sonnets, and anime; He also attempts to address the deep emptiness…

Anime Out of Context

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Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjou, Aruiwa Sekai ga Hajimaru Seisen (Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World)

This anime is often described as a Romeo and Juliet story, but I don’t think it quite fits into that mold. True, the main guy, Iska, is on…

Hexa Blog

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Do It Yourself – Episode 12 (END) – The Finishing Touches and Juliet’s Farewell

Episode impressions of Do It Yourself Episode 12 as secret hideout finally complete, will it bring new members? Also, we see Juliet say farewell as Miku invites Serifu…

Chikorita157's Anime Blog

Akiba Maid Sensou - Episode 10 - 10 Second Anime

Ranko’s tragic past, a new love interest, and a panda’s secret intersect in a bittersweet tragedy. Akiba Maid Sensou - Episode 10

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Do It Yourself – Episode 8 – Blueprinting the Secret Hideout

Episode impressions of Do It Yourself Episode 8 as things turn out with the DIY club finally finishing making the items they intended to sell? Is it enough…

Chikorita157's Anime Blog

Akiba Maid Sensou - Episode 6 - 10 Second Anime

A rival maid boss walks out of prison and brings back the old, violent ways, threatening Nagomi’s friendship. Akiba Maid Sensou - Episode 6

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Do It Yourself – Episode 4 – Jobko Crashes at Purin’s Place

Episode impressions of Do It Yourself Episode 4 as Juliet is part of the DIY club, Miku sees her staying at Serufu’s place out of the window. It…

Chikorita157's Anime Blog

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Do It Yourself – Episode 3 – Queen Juliet and the Culture Shock

Episode impressions of Do It Yourself Episode 3 as a limbo rolled up to Serufu's school. Also, the blonde hair girl keeps visiting the DIY clubhouse for some…

Chikorita157's Anime Blog

Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu!

Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! ( I Am Shiratori Reiko! ) is a one episode shoujo romantic comedy from 1990. It is based on a 7-volume manga ...

Collectr's Blog

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Koi Wa Sekai Seifuku No Ato De

The old classic trope of Romeo and Juliet never dies until today. In the sense that romance between 2 people from 2 different rival sides is still going…

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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 260

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 260 is a Romeo and Juliet-style episode about a feud over fireworks displays.

DoubleSama

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Noritsune Taira | Character Review & Walkthrough | Birushana: Rising Flower of Genpei

A spicy samurai take on the classic Romeo and Juliet star-crossed lovers trope — Noritsune Taira may hail from your family’s rival clan, but any romance fan knows…

Sweet & Spicy | Otome Game Reviews

Kageki Shojo!! Volume 6 (Manga Review)

A review of Kageki Shoujo!! volume 6 by Kumiko Saiki published by Seven Seas Entertainment.

Yuri Stargirl

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai S3 - Episode 11, 12, 13 [END] - Kaguya Shirogane Make Headlines

Shirogane and Kaguya are not in a Romeo and Juliet romance, but it's fun to think about. Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai S3 - Episode 11, 12, 13 [END].

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Mizuno and Chayama

CW: Abuse, bullying, violence. In 2020, when I reviewed Mizuno to Chayama (水野と茶山), I called it “a modern Romeo and Juliet,” without the usual ending. I also said,…

Okazu

Bookshelf Briefs 6/30/22

Kageki Shojo!!, Vol. 5 | By Kumiko Saiki | Seven Seas – I really like the fact that Sarasa is choosing the more difficult option. They’re doing auditions…

Manga Bookshelf

Yuusha, Yamemasu - Episode 7 - Shutina Straightens Glasses

Shutina discussed Leo's plan to bring Edvard back to the castle. They still needed to keep his identity from Echidna. Yuusha, Yamemasu - Episode 7.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

News Update - Mon, 23 May 2022

Juliet and Vampire Juliet. This week, Allen jumps into another world inhabited by vampires. He really tries to like Vampire in the Garden, but only comes out of the…

THEM Anime Reviews

Kageki Shojo!! volume 5 (manga review)

A review of Kageki Shojo!! Volume 5 manga by Kumiko Saiki published by Seven Seas

Yuri Stargirl

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Anime Series Like Love After World Domination

Fudo Aikawa dons the mantle of Gelato Red, leader of a group of protectors that stand against an organization bent on world domination. Desumi Magahara is

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Heroines Run the Show – 05 – Their Juliet

Hiyori’s foot injury isn’t something that goes away overnight. Like Embiid being out with a fractured orbital, it ruins any chance of coming close to touching her goal.…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Manga the Week of 5/11/22

SEAN: The week of Mother’s Day, and what manga will moms be reading? Yen On has a 5th volume of Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so…

Manga Bookshelf

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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…

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Angry Son (世界は僕らに気づかない, Kasho Iizuka, 2022)

A resentful young man comes to a better understanding of his place in the world while searching for his estranged father in Kasho Iizuka’s sensitive coming-of-age drama

Windows on Worlds

Spiraken Manga News Ep 38: March 3rd- 9th 2022

Let's find out the latest manga news with our latest podcast    In this episode, Xan discusses Yen Press' new Audiobook announcement, goes over the latest manga news and reacts…

Spiraken Review Podcast

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Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 3 – 06 – It Was Spring When We Met

With the Culture Fest imminent, rehearsals for Romiya and Juliot are well under way, but when Nishikata first lays eyes on Takagi in her princess regalia, he forgets half of…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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The Easy Life in Kamusari

Japanese Title: 神去なあなあ日常 (Kamusari naa naa nichijō)Author: Shion Miura (三浦 しをん)Translator: Juliet Winters CarpenterPublication Year: 2012 (Japan); 2021 (United States)Press: Amazon CrossingPages: 1…

Contemporary Japanese Literature

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Oniisama e… and the Role of Girl’s Love in Founding Modern Shoujo

12 Days of Aniblogging 2021, Day 3 I finished Dear Brother/Oniisama e this year! Everything I brought up in my 2020 blog post on the series remains true. It’s…

Floating Catacombs

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Vision (ビジョン, Naomi Kawase, 2018)

A French scientist embarks on a quest for a rare herb to ease the pain of living in Naomi Kawase’s mystical new age drama

Windows on Worlds

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Alice in Cyberland, the Sequel

In my blog post on the original Alice in Cyberland , more than three years ago, I commented on the mystery of the missing second episode.…

Collectr's Blog

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Kamisama Hajimemashita Season 2 Review

This is review number four hundred and fifty two. This anime is part of the Winter 2015 lineup, and it’s called Kamisama Hajimemashita season 2 or Kamikiss 2.…

The Pantless Anime Blogger

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Kamisama Hajimemashita Season 2 Review

This is review number four hundred and fifty two. This anime is part of the Winter 2015 lineup, and it’s called Kamisama Hajimemashita season 2 or Kamikiss 2.…

The Pantless Anime Blogger

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Isekai Shokudou S2 Episode 8

I am so happy that my wish of seeing Romero and Julietta again came true. And not only them, the episode also introduced another vampire, Rorona. The first…

AngryAnimeBitches Anime Blog

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2-3s, Isekai Shokudou, Mieruko, Laika, Takt, Shinka

You hear all sorts of grace-saying at this restaurant. I really don’t know if I’ll continue to write about Isekai Shokudou. There’s so little to say about it.…

Too Old for Anime

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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #13 “An Older Woman”

Turn A Gundam’s thirteenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on July 2, 1999. Turn A Gundam’s thirteenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on July 2, 1999.

Moon's Cocoon

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Isekai Shokudou S2 Episode 2

This week's episode opened with a parody of Romeo & Juliet (the guy was named Romero and the woman named Julietta). Funnily, the two were depicted as pair…

AngryAnimeBitches Anime Blog

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 13 (Fin) – Stage of Dreams

I heard the music of true forgiveness filling the theater, conferring on all who sat there, perfect absolution. God was singing through this little man to all the…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 12 – Secret Weapons and the Stingray of Kouka

It’s Yamada Ayako’s turn to audition as Juliet, and especially after Naracchi’s performance she’s bereft of confidence. What can she contribute to her performance to stand o…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Kageki Shoujo Episode 12: Sources of Passion

An interesting semifinal episode. Don’t worry. There’s a good reason I’m showing this.

The Yuri Empire

Spiraken Manga Review ep 435: Kageki Shojo!!

In this episode, Xan reviews a manga about students who want to get to the top of the Kouka Acting Troup School. Is it engaging or is a…

Spiraken Review Podcast

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Kageki Shoujo!! – 11 – Twas Your Face the Light Endow’d

Kouka goes straight from sports festival to cultural festival, and this year the Centennial first-years are once again getting special treatment, as they’ll be taking fifteen minutes of…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog