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Anime Series Like To Your Eternity

One day, an entity, for reasons unknown, threw an orb to Earth. With no emotion or identity, the orb is meant to gather sensations and is able to…

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To Your Eternity – Episode 1

To Your Eternity manages to capture that slow, sad and gentle storytelling that I’m used to seeing in shows like Natsume’s Book of Friends and Mushishi

Anime Feminist

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Anime Series Like Dr. Ramune – Mysterious Disease Specialist

If something takes root deep enough in someone’s heart, it can attract spirits that will cause mysterious diseases that modern medicine cannot cure. For those that have these…

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Animecast: Come Be Isekai If You Want To Live!

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give the rundown on anime news of today. Listen in and get caught up, or just get their…

Otaku Spirit

Seasonal Anime Impressions - Winter 2021 - Part 4

 Seasonal Anime ImpressionsWinter 2021Part 4It's been a few days since the last one of these. While that means I will be less topical, ... Well that's actually all…

Slug Gardens

Anime Series Like Majo no Tabitabi: The Journey of Elaina

This is the story of a mage named Elaina who decided to travel the world. On her journey, she happens across many new friends, becoming a small part…

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50 Must-Watch Slice of Life Anime

After months of watching and re-watching dozens of slice of life anime, I can finally present my 'definitive' slice of life anime list!Support me on Patreon:...

Leepsilon

Anime Series Like Ultramarine Magmell

When a new continent known as Magmell emerged, it launched a new Age of Discovery among mankind. However, while it is filled with new flora and fauna, danger…

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20 Adventure Anime Series With a Real Sense of Discovery

“Adventure” is a pretty easy tag to slap onto your standard action anime, but not every anime series really captures that feeling of adventure. You know the feeling.…

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[Highlights] Kino’s Journey Ep. 5 (Three Men Along the Rails)

Starting to notice that one of the main differences between Kino’s Journey and Mushishi is that whereas Mushishi observes the nature of life (both human and mushi ones),…

The Moyatorium

Anime Series That Are Good For Practicing Your Japanese At Any Level

I won’t generalize the community by saying “everyone does it,” but chances are if you enjoy a lot of anime, you’ve had a thought that maybe you should…

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Nagasaki 1945: Angelus no Kane (The Angelus Bell)

The atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, is less well known that the bombing of Hiroshima three days earlier, for several reasons. ...

Collectr's Blog

Mushi-Shi: Next Passage (Mushishi: Zoku-Shō)

Mushi-Shi: Next Passage (Mushishi: Zoku-Shō) 2014 Nine years passed between the release of Mushi-Shi (2005) and Mushi-Shi (Next Passage) and I’m glad I didn’t have to wait that…

The Review Heap

Saburo Kono - A Memorable Photo One-Shot

A really good one-shot manga from the creators of The Promised Neverland came out and I think it’s one of the best examples on how death is such…

Manga Therapy - Where Psychology & Manga Meet

The Devils in the Details: The grotesquely charming world of Hayashida Q

Hayashida may not be the only female seinen mangaka – there’s Mori Kaoru and Urushibara Yuki, authors of A Bride’s Story and Mushishi respectively, to name just a…

Anime Feminist

Mushishi • The beauty of episodic anime

ALL CONTENT FALLS UNDER FAIR USE. I DO NOT CLAIM THE ANIMATION CONTENT USED IN THIS VIDEO. ALL CREDITS ARE GIVEN TO THE OWNERS. I wanted to make…

RPWPA

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Mushi-shi Episode 1: A World of Mushi

Japanese folklore abounds with encounters with the unusual – numerous tales of humans meeting yōkai, specters and other beings can be found throughout literature from Japan, from the…

Anime Commentary Returns

Eyes on Yokai: Mushi-shi

We take a deep dive into classic anime series Mushi-shi, and the mystical beings that populate its world, from the mysterious to the grotesque.

Anime Herald

15 Anime Stuck in Plan to Watch Purgatory

With so many anime buried on people's plan to watch lists, it's hardly surprising that many get left stranded. In this video I highlight some of those forgot...

Leepsilon

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What is your personal anime golden age?

For me, a personal anime golden age is any consecutive run of 3 years in which the highest number of your favourites are gathered. 3 years may seem…

Bateszi Anime Blog

Mushishi • The beauty of episodic anime

I wanted to make this video for a very long time. Mushishi has been one of my favorite anime of all time and I was really happy to…

RPWPA

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Top 5 Anime Series to Binge-watch In Quarantine!

Has this quarantine been way longer than you expected? Are you bored out of your mind and have no idea of what to do to pass this extra…

Ryuuji Tatsuya's Anime Corner

Not the Top Reviews from the Second 6 Months

Following on from the previous post in this style, here’s a list of reviews that weren’t the top posts re: reader interest, but which I’m highlighting because I…

The Review Heap

The Haunting Calm of Mushishi

Mushishi feels like a true outlier in a medium that vies loudly for your continued attention. An ethereal show about a world on the fringes of our own,…

Beyond Ghibli

Mushi-Shi (2005) [Boxing Day Review]

Mushi-Shi (2005) Mushi-Shi is a series that had been floating around the edges of my awareness for a long time it seemed, and one I finally sought out…

The Review Heap

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Anime of the decade!

An elegiac rundown of my favourite anime of the last ten years. Dedicated to everyone that loves anime.

Bateszi Anime Blog

Hiroshi Nagahama on Mushi-shi, Flowers of Evil, US Comics, and Stop-Motion at Otakon 2019

Otakon 2019 presented us a rare chance for an intimate interview with Director Hiroshi Nagahama. Through both it and a spirited, career-spanning retrospective panel, it became evident that there's…

Ani-Gamers

Scenes from Nagahama, Part 3

Director Hiroshi Nagahama wasn't always a director. Like anyone else in the industry, he had to work his way up. Read on as Ani-Gamers presents transcribed segments from one of his…

Ani-Gamers

Scenes from Nagahama, Part 2

Director Hiroshi Nagahama wasn't always a director. Like anyone else in the industry, he had to work his way up. Read on as Ani-Gamers presents transcribed segments from one of his…

Ani-Gamers

Scenes from Nagahama, Part 1

Director Hiroshi Nagahama wasn't always a director. Like anyone else in the industry, he had to work his way up. Read on as Ani-Gamers presents transcribed segments from one of his…

Ani-Gamers

Masao Maruyama on Collaborating with Directors and Anime Industry Working Conditions

Last month at Otakon 2019 in Washington, DC we had an opportunity to talk with Masao Maruyama, the legendary anime producer and founder of studios Madhouse, MAPPA, and…

Ani-Gamers

Mushishi and Land of the Lustrous

As I get back to posting episodes, I can get back to randomly rambling on these posts, which I’ve honestly missed. I don’t know who reads this or…

Taiiku Podcast

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Mushishi Analysis Part 2: Ginko the Mushi Master

For an episodic series like Mushishi, with its emphasis on harmony and humanity, to be engaging, it needs a protagonist who is in tune with nature and of impartial view…

Theanimehub

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Mushishi Analysis Part 1: A Shinto World

Mushishi is widely regarded as one of the best TV anime ever made, and with good reason. The strong audio presentation, with its haunting piano pieces and chillingly…

Theanimehub

OSMcast! The 2014 OSMawards Part II: Manga and Anime 2-23-2015

The 2014 OSMawards for Most Awesome Manga and Anime February is almost over! And as everyone agrees that Febuaray is the best month for looking back at the previous…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

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Sorry for the Unexplained Hiatus

I would like to apologize to any of you who were following my Mushishi and Stardust Crusaders posts. It probably hasn’t gone unnoticed that I rather abruptly stopped…

Booshalmighty Reviews

OtakuGeneration (Show #489) Fight! Iczer One

  Shownotes :: (show 489) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 12th, 2014. This week we went…

otakugeneration's Podcast

Anime Power Rankings: Spring 2014 Week 12

Rank Anime (First Place Votes) Studio Episode Change 1 Ping Pong: The Animation (11) Tatsunoko Productions 11 — 2 Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders (1) David Production 12…

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Mushishi Zoku Shou Episode 6 – A Beauty That Burns Bright

It’s pretty rare to see an episode of Mushishi that is so horror focused as this one. Normally the Mushi are seen as this mysterious and sometimes scary…

Booshalmighty Reviews

Anime Power Rankings: Spring 2014 Week 11

Rank Anime (First Place Votes) Studio Episode Change 1 Ping Pong: The Animation (7) Tatsunoko Productions 10 — 2 Mushishi Zoku Shou (4) Artland 9 — 2 Isshuukan…

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Anime Power Rankings: Spring 2014 Week 10

Rank Anime (First Place Votes) Studio Episode Change 1 Ping Pong: The Animation (4) Tatsunoko Productions 9 — 2 Mushishi Zoku Shou (4) Artland 8 — 3 Jojo’s…

theanimekid.wordpress.com

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Anime Power Rankings: Spring 2014 Week 8

Rank Anime (First Place Votes) Studio Episode Change 1 Ping Pong: The Animation (1) Tatsunoko Productions 7 — 2 Mushishi Zoku Shou (6) Artland 7 1 3 Issuhuukan…

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Anime Talk Special: Spring 2014 Early Impressions

Spring 2014 season is here, and what better way to sound off on our early impressions than with a Anime Talk podcast special. JoeAnimated and Acostoss sound off…

Anime Audiolog

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Spring Season 2014 Preview Podcast

Welcome to the Fall edition the Anime Audiolog Audio Season Preview! The Fall season is just about to start, and we’re giving you the valuable information you need to…

Anime Audiolog

2005: In A Silent Way

@ QX20XX does not have a Ph.D. in cultural studies, is not featured in any magazines or books, and only writes for anigamers.com . Once d...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)

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The rewatch value

Lately, it seems I have lost quite a bit of interest in anime (Sacrilege!) I had no idea having a life could be so time consuming. If only…

Kuuki no Puraido

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OtakuGeneration (Show #335) Autumn Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 335) :: () :: () :: () :: () With more Autumn Impressions, recorded live November 6th, 2011. This week we discussed more fall/autumn shows. Plus,…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #334) Autumn Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 334) :: () :: () :: () :: () With more Autumn Impressions, recorded live October 30th, 2011. This week we watched more fall/autumn shows for…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #265) Valkyria Chronicles

  Shownotes :: (show 265) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Valkyria Chronicles, recorded live July 5th, 2010. This week we discussed…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #226) Laputa

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 226) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Laputa, recorded live October 5th, 2009. This…

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