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Lovely Complex Anime Blu-Ray Review

Fans of romantic comedies with human characters, people who love and relate to weirdo protagonists, and long-time Lovely Complex admirers, pick up this Blu-ray.

Anime News Network - Views

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Weekly Round-Up, 21-27 February 2024: Your Name Producer Arrested, Japan’s Stand-Up Comedy Scene, and AI Subtitles

AniFem Round-Up Unlovely Complex: Social Justice, Misogyny, and the Lovely Complex Dub A recent post by Brendan Blaber about “fixing” Lovely Complex through the dubbing process underlined a…

Anime Feminist

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Unlovely Complex: Social Justice, Misogyny, and the Lovely Complex Dub

The way this writer, a member of the dubbing team, talked about the show and his inability or refusal to unpack even its most basic themes spoke to…

Anime Feminist

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What I Watched This Week – 2/11 – 2/17

Lovely Complex – After that contractor who worked on the English dub for this posted that long Patreon post about how awful this series was and how he…

The Romantic Goldfish

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Transphobia Should Be Maintained in Adaptations: A Trans Perspective

The changes made for the dub of Lovely★Complex deserve scrutiny but not for the reasons you might expect.

The GrillOut

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Two Almost Fantastic Series I Recommend

Have you watched shows that have the right ingredients of being this top tier show, but there is something about them that misses that mark. There is something…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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15 Tall Girl, Short Boy Anime Couples Where Love Knows No Height

Hey, not everyone can be six-foot kings, and anyone who has a height restriction isn't really worth spending any time with. While anime lives in the realms of

Recommend Me Anime

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Love Com: March Manga Madness Day 9

Day 9 of #MarchMangaMadness: Love★Com by Aya Nakahara published by Shojo Beat under Viz. Many people know this series by…

The Wonder Of Anime

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15 Romance Anime Series Where They Go From Friends to Lovers

While there is certainly something charming about two people falling in love at first sight, typically the best romances start with the characters

Recommend Me Anime

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Weekly Round-Up, 27 July-2 August 2022: Discussing Age-Gap Romance, Lovely Complex, and Needs More Magical Girls

AniFem Round-Up Anime Feminist Recommendations of Spring 2022 The team shares their favorite new titles and sequels from the past season. Conformity, mob mentality, and intersectionality in Gatchaman…

Anime Feminist

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30 Best Romantic Comedy Anime Series Full of Love and Laughs

Romance and comedy – It is a simple recipe, but an effective one. The intoxicating mix of genres that is “rom-com” just go together like a warm mug…

Recommend Me Anime

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Lovely Complex Allowed me to Rediscover Myself!

I am not traditionally a fan of romance anime but I wanted to give Lovely Complex a try. This is how it turned out.

I drink and watch anime

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How Lovely Complex’s Seiko Kotobuki made me Rethink Everything

I considered discussing transgender issued in anime but thought better of it. Instead I decided to share my mind journey.

I drink and watch anime

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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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Manga: Crimson Hero by Mitsuba Takahashi

As the first review of the new year, I thought a throwback was in order! This is one of Shoujo Beat's older series, Crimson Hero  by Takahas...

Celestial Moon Entertainment Reviews

Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2007 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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Anime Series Like Lovely Complex

Risa is very tall for a girl. Atsushi is very short for a boy. They are both in love with different people who actually end up dating each…

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Spiraken Manga Review Ep 239: Pastel (or Love At First Sight... With Complications)

In this episode, Xan gets a bit romantic and melancholy as he reviews the Romantic Comedy Shonen manga series Pastel by Toshihiko Kobayashi.   Besides talk of coincidental meetings, Xan…

Spiraken Review Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #512) Legend of Koizum

  Shownotes :: (show 512) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Legend of Koizum, recorded live March 29th, 2015. This week we…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #511) Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun

  Shownotes :: (show 511) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, recorded live March 22nd, 2015. Finally we watched…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #510) California Crisis

  Shownotes :: (show 510) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With California Crisis, recorded live March 15th, 2015. This week we watched…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #509) Massugu Ni Ikou

  Shownotes :: (show 509) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Massugu Ni Ikou, recorded live March 8th, 2015. This week involved…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #508) Japan Animation Expo

  Shownotes :: (show 508) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Japan Animation Expo, recorded live February 28th, 2015. This week we…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Santa in the Pocket

I commend my secret santa for recommending me Lovely Complex, Simoun and Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket. As I expected, I could not last with the first…

Numbers and space

OtakuGeneration (Show #423) Summer Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 423) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Summer Impressions, recorded live July 14th, 2013. This week we started watching…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #422) Honey and Clover

  Shownotes :: (show 422) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Honey and Clover, recorded live July 7th, 2013. This week we finally…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #421) Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl

  Shownotes :: (show 421) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fuse, recorded live June 30th, 2013. This week we watched a a…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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All I want for Christmas is you

In the world of shojo manga, Christmas can only mean one thing: romance! Whether a couple goes on a special Christmas Eve date, or the heroine gets a…

Shojo Corner