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Are All Anime Characters Right-Handed?

Approximately 10% of people are left-handed. That’s 1 in 10 people! But does this 10% translate over into anime? Well, it certainly is easier to stick to characters…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

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The BEST Anime of Summer 2022 - Ones To Watch

🕹 Join the millions of gamers optimizing their setup with the Opera GX browser. Throw resource-hungry browsers away, and click with confidence with Opera GX: https://operagx.gg/MothersBasement Thanks to…

Mother's Basement

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Top anime characters with brown hair and brown eyes

Anime characters with brown hair and brown eyes may seem run of the mill on paper, but they are anything but!

I drink and watch anime

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Anime Review #83: K-On! The Movie

So yeah… it appears there’s some unfinished business regarding K-On! that I must attend to. About a year ago I thought I had finally finished analyzing the intricacies…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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25 Wealthy and Elegant Oujo-sama Characters in Anime

She is beauty and she is grace, she is sometimes laughing right in your face. The ojou-sama, or proper young lady archetype, is one widely utilized in

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Weekly Round-Up, 16-22 March 2022: AceAro TV Series, Gendered Labor Statistics, and Revisiting K-On!!

AniFem Round-Up In the Name of Art: Academic burnout in Blue Period Olivia “Livi” Burke discusses the normalization of burnout among students and creatives and how Blue Period…

Anime Feminist

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #170 – The Daily Lives of High School Boys

Evan and David reminisce on their youth with a review of the 2012 anime series The Daily Lives of High School Boys (a.k.a. “Nichibros”), based on the manga…

Ani-Gamers

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9 Anime Series That Seem An Awful Lot Like Product Commercials

As long as its entertaining, there really isn’t anything wrong with any anime. Certainly the animation can be faulted, and the content can be dubious, but if someone…

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Anime Series Like Akebi’s Sailor Uniform

Living in a rural area and previously going to a small one-room school with no other girls her age, Akebi holds the dream of going to the prestigious…

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Anime Review #75: K-On!

So yeah, last July I watched all two seasons of K-On! – you know, that show about five girls who spend their after-school days drinking tea and playing…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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Why K-On! Deserved its Second Chance

K-On! has had a deeply important influence on modern anime aesthetics and themes, and played a major role in launching the careers of those involved.

Anime Herald

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Top 5 Anime Characters Who Would Probably Fail High School

Just because an anime character is super cool and powerful, doesn't mean they are smarter than a 5th grader. These guys probably aren't.

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MAL Map Revisited

One common complaint with MAL Map is that it shows sequels of anime. And when I came back, it was changed for the better. So now, I decide…

cFreeze's Anime Blog

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Storytelling in the Midst of History: Reflections on Heike Monogatari

While the initial reception has been relatively subdued, many will no doubt look back on Heike Monogatari both for what it is and for what it represents; a…

Animétudes

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12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 5: K-On!

I remember when I was younger, I would always wake up on Christmas Day and the first thing I would do was open the curtains to see if…

Beneath the Tangles

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A Double Edged Sword: Reconsidering Moe Through a Neurodiverse Lens

Many criticisms of moe characteristics stem from the idea that these girl characters are created to be appealing to male viewers, and therefore cannot be relatable to any…

Anime Feminist

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K-ON! Revisited

I watched K-ON! years ago and then sort of forgot about it. I revisit the classic after years have past to see how I like it now!

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Day 9: All Halloweeb – American References in Anime, Anime with Halloween References

Hello and welcome back to 13 Days of Otakutober! Thank you all for joining us today for day 9! We have been doing a LOT of writing. Like,…

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Reivew: K-ON!

I guess it was inevitable that I would have to cover one of those 'cute girls doing cute things in a cute after-school club' stories for thi...

The Manga Test Drive

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K-On! : Celebrating nostalgia and adolescence

This post will contain spoilers for K-On! (both seasons + movie) and is intended for those who have experienced the show in its entirety. I don’t think we…

The Fabulaphile

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The Anime Curriculum- What Anime can teach you

Hey peeps! As some of the world gets back into school we thought it would be amusing to talking about anime that you can actually learn things from.…

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Why Kyoani’s Yamada Naoko is the greatest director of our time: Part 1 — K-On

I’ve talked throughout this blog about Yamada Naoko — Kyoani’s poster director. Throughout the years of watching anime or media in general, I’ve come to grow immensely attached to this…

Convoluted Situation

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What is “Iyashikei” Anime? – 25 Healing Anime Series to Make You Feel Okay Again

While many people are interested in anime for intense action, vivid animation, or cerebral plot, there is a particular group of people that just want to watch something…

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slowdeath of moé

We live in a post-Love-Live world.

Artificial Night Sky

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Sweet But Stupid: 15 Lovable Idiots in Anime

Not every bulb can be the brightest bulb in the box. Sometimes you have those defective bulbs that flicker, light on fire, and burn out in five seconds.…

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OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #837) JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Shownotes :: (show 837) :: () :: () :: () :: () With K-ON! The Movie, recorded live June 13th, 2021. This week we got weird and…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #836) K-ON! The Movie

Shownotes :: (show 836) :: () :: () :: () :: () With K-ON! The Movie, recorded live June 13th, 2021. This week we did nothing, we…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Recommend Me Slice of Life Anime

I’ve never quite been a fan of the slice of life genre. I’m unsure why but the pastel colour scheme, character relationships, and plot lines never quite interested…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

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Character Analysis: Yui Hirasawa

My writer friend Kate (look, she’s a girl and a friend but she’s not a girlfriend) declared a comic book and comic book movie weekend. The object is…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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K-On! – Anime Review

Japanese Title: K-On!   Similar: Sound! Euphonium Lucky Star Bang Dream   Watched in: Japanese & English Genre: Comedy Music Slice of Life Length: 39 episodes (2 seasons),…

Nefarious Reviews

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Altina the Sword Princess, Vol. 6

By Yukiya Murasaki and himesuz. Released in Japan as “Haken no Kouki Altina” by Famitsu Bunko. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by Roy Nukia.…

Manga Bookshelf

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A (relatively) short Ikuhara primer, Naoko Yamada, and the “egg” in Wonder Egg Priority

This season’s latest critical darling, Shin Wakabayashi’s Wonder Egg Priority, has been described as, if Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Mawaru Penguindrum) and Naoko Yamada…

atelier emily

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The History of Anime: Part 5 – Dawn of the Digital Era

Last time, anime rose from a nationwide economic crisis to become a global juggernaut. The 1990’s saw enormous growth for the industry, but an even bigger change was…

Starting Life From Zero

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2020 in retrospect: top 50 amvs (20 – 11)

20. Tommy-Dawg – Journey to You Anime: A Place Further Than The Universe // K-ON!Song: “Free Spirits” by Khalid I discovered this video on the day that I…

subculture diaries

Anime Fingerprints: Anime Series That Had Lasting Influence on The Anime Industry

The arrow of time will always march forward. In that momentum, you see progress happen in both small and wide spheres. One such small sphere is anime, where…

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Anime’s aspect ratios

Aspect ratios go unremarked, but few things can be more fundamental to an anime than its shape. To my knowledge, few things have been said on the topic.…

327 Robots

20 Anime “Dere” Character Types That You Have Never Heard Of

Permit me to be old for just a moment, but back in my day, we only had a handful of “dere” type classifications in anime. You had: the…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: A Reply To Torch’s Anime List

Sometimes, the best place for inspiration when it comes to my blog posts is Twitter. Although the site has become a political cesspool in the wake of the…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

The purpose of realism in animation

The concept of realism in animation is a tricky one. Indeed, animation is thought to be the perfect medium to transcend reality and give shape to one’s wildest…

Animétudes

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The purpose of realism in animation

The concept of realism in animation is a tricky one. Indeed, animation is thought to be the perfect medium to transcend reality and give shape to one’s wildest…

Animétudes

Interview with Xanthe Huynh, Suzie Yeung, and Brandon McInnis of Appare-Ranman!

During this fall anime season, we’ve had the opportunity to speak with directors and voice actors involved in the English-language version of P.A. Works’ stirring and beautifully crafte…

Beneath the Tangles

Anime Series Like Is The Order a Rabbit?

It’s the positive attitude and energy that Kokoa Hoto exudes which allows her to become friends with anyone in just a few seconds. This is her story as…

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20 Music Anime That Document The Creative Struggle

Music anime series are more than just a good soundtrack. Any anime can have a good soundtrack, so of course an anime series about making music has an…

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Music in Anime: The K-On Girls’ Awesome Instruments

If K-On doesn’t make you smile, you’re dead inside. I love all the adorable moe girls and their band, Ho-kago Tea Time. But their songs are fairly simple,…

Starting Life From Zero

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I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level, Vol. 7

By Kisetsu Morita and Benio. Released in Japan as “Slime Taoshite 300 Nen, Shiranai Uchi ni Level MAX ni Nattemashita” by GA Novels. Released in North America by…

Manga Bookshelf

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 294: K-On!

K-On! Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Music, Slice of Life, Comedy, School, Band First Aired: Spring 2009, 13 episodes Summary: Yui Hirasawa is having a difficult time…

Fragglepuss

Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2009 That You Missed

Been away from anime for awhile? We understand. You go out and have your life, anime will always be waiting for you when you come back. They always…

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Pick of the Week: Picks Galore

KATE: Holy smokes–that’s a lot of good manga heading our way this week! I’d be hard-pressed to limit my pick of the week to just two titles, let…

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