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Top 5 Supernatural Romance Anime – Great Characters, Worldbuilding, and Just Sweet Moments

I love a good supernatural romance anime - probably because it combines my favourite elements of fantasy and horror anime with my favourite elements of romantic comedies. When…

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Top 5: Romantic Anime (updated July 2021)

While this list was original pretty simple more and more romantic anime come out every year that compete for my attention. Here is my updated top 5 romantic…

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Kamisama Kiss and the Dangers of Self-Hype

I finally got the chance to watch Kamisama Kiss, a series I have been wanting to watch for sol long! And now I'm stumped!

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Top 5 Anime Beach Episodes That Didn’t Feel Like A Colossal Waste Of Time

Anime beach episodes have a tendency to fall into the filler category and feel a bit like a waste of time. That said, here are 5 anime beach…

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15 Anime Series Where a Girl is Protected By Handsome Guardians

In the reverse harem genre, there are not so many choices that you can establish a number of sub-genres, but there is this one common occurrence. You have…

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Kamisama Kiss Series Review

A fun rom-com with plenty to recommend it even though there’s a few problems along the way. Still, main couple Nanami and Tomoe are pretty sweet together after…

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Romance of the Imperial Capital Kotogami: A Tale of Living Alongside Spirits

By Yamori Mitikusa and Tokihito Saiga. Released in Japan as “Teito Kotogami Romantan Kinrou Otome to Oshikake Juusha” by Kotonoha Bunko. Released in North America by Cross Infinite…

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May 2021 Anime Collaborations and Pop-up Store Events

1. Tokyo Revengers x Animate Cafe Event Period: May 19 – June 21 (The event has been postponed for the time being)Website: Tokyo Revengers has become a pretty…

Anime Tokoyo

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Tuesday’s Top 5: Male Characters With Gorgeous Long Hair

Yes, this list is entirely my own preference and as such I am going to happily update the list as new characters come along who catch my eye,…

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Top 5 Anime Characters With Wings

This week we are counting down the top 5 anime characters who have wings. Be sure to come along and share your favourites.

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20 Romance Anime Series Told From the Female Perspective

In romance anime, it takes two to make a couple, but there will almost always be a main character that takes the reigns of the story. Most commonly…

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Happy Valentine’s Day to all the Single (and not-so-Single) Pringles: V-Day Thoughts and Anime Recs

That’s right. I’ve decided that we’re ALL Pringles! We are all a bunch of delicious Pringles celebrating Valentine’s Day while stuck in our homes alone…TOGETHER! (o´▽`…

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Age Gap Romance: 20 Romnace Anime Series That Deal With Large Age Gaps

Relationships with a girthy age gap are still one of those things that have a big of a stigma to them, and you know how much anime in…

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[Volume 1]Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai; awkward love after death and other horrors

{TW: suicide attempt, blood and body horror scenes (trypophobia). Some major-ish spoilers for volume 1 of Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai (not the ending)} There are countless stories…

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[Volume 1]Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai; awkward love after death and other horrors

{TW: suicide attempt, blood and body horror scenes (trypophobia). Some major-ish spoilers for volume 1 of Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai (not the ending)} There are countless stories…

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Dropped – A look at what could have been – Manga Part III

Welcome back to the third installment of the “Dropped”, the manga edition. By now, you guys know the drill and may or may not be curious as to…

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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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Day 12 of Otakutober: It’s getting haunted in here- Haunted Houses and Tests of Courage

Alright, everyone here’s another trope blog where I, Star, get a little heated in our 13 Days of Otakutober event. Because we know that you love to read…

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The Demon Prince of Momochi House Complete!

The Demon Prince of Momochi House by Aya Shouoto is one of my favorite shojo manga (After Kamisama Kiss and The Rose of Versailles), and after me picking…

Feminine Frenzy

Anime Series Like Mr Love: Queen’s Choice

After her father’s death, a girl inherits a near bankrupt company. She becomes the producer in order to help secure the funds to keep the company running. During…

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Backlog Busting – Kamisama Kiss

I’m not entirely sure why on a blog called “The Backloggers” it’s taken us a good five years or so to get a post series going about chipping…

The Backloggers

Nihongo Legends– Kamisama why?! Stories in Anime

As any avid weeb would know, the use of gods in anime is a crazy amount. But I’m here to point out a few that focus on the…

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Natsunagu! anime supports Kumamoto’s earthquake recovery efforts

In an announcement by the Kumamoto Prefectural Government, it was revealed that there will be a TV anime to support revival efforts following the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes. The…

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Day 3: 5 Anime I Surprisingly Enjoyed This Year

On the third day on my journey to Christmas, instead spending a few paragraphs writing about a single anime I don’t have a topic for I’ll do a…

Personafication

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Anime OST: Kamisama Hajimemashita

Kamisama Hajimemashita, I think, is one of the few animes that have an OST that actually makes me want to go back and watch the whole series again. I really…

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OSMinterview! Micah Solusod @ MTAC 15 to Life

Waaaaaaaaaay back in the earlier days of the OSMcast!, we met a young man named Micah Solusod. Turned out he was the English Voice Over Artist for the…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #502) Winter Impressions and MAGfest

  Shownotes :: (show 502) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Winter Impressions and MAGfest, recorded live January 18th, 2015. This week…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #501) Winter Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 501) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Winter Impressions, recorded live January 11th, 2014. This week we started…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #453) A.I. Knows Love

  Shownotes :: (show 453) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With A.I. Knows Love, recorded live February 9th, 2014. This week watched…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #452) Yumedamaya Kidan

  Shownotes :: (show 452) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Yumedamaya Kidan, recorded live February 5th, 2014. This week discussed a short animation Yumedamaya Kidan.…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #432) Kamisama Kiss

  Shownotes :: (show 432) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Kamisama Kiss, recorded live September 15th, 2013. This week we watched Kamisama…

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On Mythic Creatures and Looking Through Kamisama Kiss

Kamisama Kiss fancifully showcases the recurring theme of human/yokai relationship. For hundreds of years, folktales about mythical creatures cohabiting with human have been a subject of interest f…

Lemmas and Submodalities

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Power and gender in Kamisama Kiss

There are many problematic power dynamics presented in shojo anime and manga. Too many series feature weak, passive girls in romantic relationships with jerky or outright abusive boyfriends, often…

Shojo Corner

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Manga Review: Kamisama Hajimemashita

Author: Suzuki, Julietta Genre: Supernatural, Romance, Comedy, Shoujo When a homeless girl named Nanami Momozono is saved by a man in a trench coat from a dog he…

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