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Pick of the Week: A Wide Variety

SEAN: This week I am torn between debuts and final volumes. I really should be picking When Will Ayumu Make His Move?, as I love the author’s other…

Manga Bookshelf

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Sensou Douwa: Kiku-chan to Ookami

Sensou Douwa ( War Fables or War Tales ) was a series of TV specials by Shin-Ei Animation that ran annually from 2002 to 2009. In…

Collectr's Blog

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Reader’s Corner: The Way of the Househusband, Her Royal Highness Seems to be Angry, and a Daughter Returning as an S-Rank Adventurer

Manga and light novel reviews including The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 6, Her Royal Highness Seems to be Angry, Vol. 3, Star Wars: Rebels, Vol. 1, Maison…

Beneath the Tangles

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This Thursday: The return of Anime Nostalgia's Pen Pal Mailers!

Some of you might remember that last year, I used the fanart sketch cards I did for the #sixfanarts challenge on Twitter to make "Pen Pal Ma...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Blue Sonnet

Akai Kiba Blue Sonnet ( Crimson Fang Blue Sonnet ), usually known as just Blue Sonnet , is a five-episode OVA series from 1989. It is based...

Collectr's Blog

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Reader’s Corner: A Disassociated Haruhi, Reincarnated Dragon Hatchling, and (Already) Dead Detective

Farewell to My Alter A collection of one shots including the debut commercial work by Nio Nakatani, the writer of Bloom into You, Farewell to My Alter is…

Beneath the Tangles

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(Maris) The Choujo

I'm not as familiar with the works of Rumiko Takahashi as an anime fan ought to be. I've never watched Maison Ikkoku , Urusei Yatsura , Ranm...

Collectr's Blog

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Body Jack (Laserdisc Version)

I wasn't planning on doing any more of the Pink Noise series after Call Me Tonight , but the laserdisc for the fourth and last show in…

Collectr's Blog

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Fanart Friday: Maison Ikkoku

I really love the fanart created by うえすと because it’s almost always lovely depictions of Rumiko Takahashi characters, including my favorite series from the famed mangaka, Maison Ikkoku.…

Beneath the Tangles

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The (Almost) Definitive Fall 2020-Spring 2021 English Shogakukan Manga Guide!

  Hello readers! Marion here, reporting back in after an extremely busy seven months. It's still busy where I am, since I work at a local mo...

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Ao Haru Ride Pt. 2 (with Shojo Beat Senior Editor Nancy Thistlethwaite)

Covers volumes 8–13 of Ao Haru Ride by Io Sakisaka.One year after recording about the first half of Ao Haru Ride, we’re back on the bandwagon to talk…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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Reader’s Corner: Carole & Tuesday, Rascal Does Not Dream of Siscon Idol, and The Rampage of Haruhi Suzumiya

Rascal Does Not Dream of Siscon Idol (Rascal, Vol. 4) My most consistent complaint about the Rascal series, which I otherwise find charming, is that the stories are…

Beneath the Tangles

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Reader’s Corner: Ride Your Wave, Saving 80,000 Gold, and Interviews with Miyazaki

Sasaki and Miyano, Vol. 1 Miyano is a Boys Love (BL) manga fan and Sasaki is an older boy who seems to constantly get into trouble. When they…

Beneath the Tangles

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Beauty and the Feast Volume 1 Review

Beauty and the Feast is a story about turning a daily necessity into daily enjoyment involving a widow and a high school baseball player.

TheOASG

Episode 3: Mermaid Saga Vol.1

Episode 3 sees us tackle the work of the legendary manga creator Rumiko Takahashi, author of series including Inu Yasha, RIN, Ranma 1/2, Urusei Yatsura, Maison Ikkoku, and…

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Lunn Flies into the Wind v2

One of Orphan's earliest Tezuka Osamu projects was the set of six OVAs known as the Lion Books: 1 The Green Cat 1983 2 Rain Boy 1983 3…

Collectr's Blog

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #153 – Best of 2020 with Dawn

Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia Podcast joins Evan and David to celebrate their favorite anime, manga, and video games of 2020 and look back on one hell of…

Ani-Gamers

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Sunday Retrospective (2020)

  Greetings all! It's hard to believe that we've made it through another year (all things considered) but here we are on the final blog entr...

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Review: Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition, Vol. 2

A year has passed since Kyoko moved into the Maison Ikkoku as the tenement’s manager, and in some ways, much has changed: Godai is attending college, Kyoko has…

Beneath the Tangles

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Mermaid Saga Volume 1 Review

  Story and Art by: Rumiko Takahashi Translation and English Adaptation by: Rachel Thorn Lettering by: Joanna Estep Design by: Yukiko Whitle...

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Kyoukai No Rin-ne 3; poor man exocist returns

Rumiko Takahashi is one of the most famous and wealthy female mangaka in Japan, authoring such classic and well-known series (even to those in the west) such as…

BlazTavern

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Sensou Douwa: Tako ni Natta Okaasan

Sensou Douwa ( War Tales or War Fables ) was a series of TV specials by Shin-Ei Animation that ran annually from 2002 to 2009. In…

Collectr's Blog

Sunday anime Surplus (Takahashi/Kumanomata/Hata interview pt.2)

 Hi all! Been waiting long? Here's part two of the Sunday anime mangaka interview! This time we got a little more insight into how Yashahime became a thing…

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden Pt. 2 (with Caitlin, Sara, and Zahra)

Covers volumes 7–12 of Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden by Yuu WataseCaitlin (OG Fushigi Yugi superfan), Sara Linsley (manga letterer extraordinaire), and Zahra Ymer (manga scholar in training), and…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Sunday anime Surplus (Takhashi/Kumanomata/Hata interview pt.1)

 Hello, hello! You were expecting Marion or Jecka but instead you get me--Yeah it's Sakaki, and I'm finally posting in my own blog again. Of course if you…

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition Volume 1 Review

TheOASG checks out Volume 1 of Rumiko Takahashi's Maison Ikkoku, and explains why even after all these years, it still is a charming read.

TheOASG

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 91: ReView: Space Family Carlvinson

  Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! This month’s episode is another ...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 91: ReView: Space Family Carlvinson

 Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode!This month’s episode is another ReView! What is a…

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

Anime Photography in the Cel Era

I came across this opening by the popular indie animator Kouji Nanke while watching Maison Ikkoku (it was the 5th and last in the TV series), and it…

Alex

Return to Maison Ikkoku

A look at all the differences between Tokyopop's version of Fruits Basket and Yen Press' Collector's Edition omnibus re-release.

Daiyamanga

Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden Pt. 1 (with Caitlin, Sara, and Zahra)

Covers volumes 1–6 of Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden by Yuu WataseGenbu Kaiden is Shojo & Tell host Ashley's second-favorite manga (behind only the illustrious Maid-Sama!), and so, this…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Maison Ikkoku: Collector’s Edition, Vol. 1

Yusaku Godai is done with his fellow residents at their boarding house. Between voyeur and expert instigator Yotsuya, rarely clothed hostess, Akemi, and gossip queen, Mrs. Ichinose (and…

Beneath the Tangles

Pick of the Week: La Belle Maison

SEAN: Despite my thinking that this series is a good example of why you shouldn’t use comedic sociopaths in a serious manga, the pick clearly has to be…

Manga Bookshelf

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 90: Maison Ikkoku with Jenn

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! Next month, Rumiko Takahashi’s bel...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 90: Maison Ikkoku with Jenn

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode!Next month, Rumiko Takahashi’s beloved romantic comedy manga Maison…

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition: Volume 1 – Building Chemistry

Rumiko Takahashi is one of the most prolific mangaka ever. She has created so many series that have touched the hearts of different generations in a wide variety…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

November 1990 Pt. 2 Animedia magazine

Animedia - First Published in July of 1981 by Gakken Co., Ltd. , #11 November 1990 (No 112) 500 Yen. Consisting of 156 pages (includ...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

Eyes on Yokai: InuYasha

We take another trip into the world of yokai as we discuss the yokai found in InuYasha. We dive into the deepest lore, from dog warriors to thunder…

Anime Herald

15 Romance Anime Series NOT Set in High School

It is the elusive beast for the discerning romance anime fan of a certain age. As you grow out of your tender youthful years, you yearn for the…

Recommend Me Anime

Hello, friends!

I know that right now is kind of a scary time for many, so I wanted to take a moment to make a post of free resources that…

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Sunday Retrospective (2019)

Greetings all! It's the end of the year and I didn't want to leave the blog without looking back at 2019 in memorandum. Sunday went throu...

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

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OtakuGeneration (Show #467) Maison Ikkoku

  Shownotes :: (show 467) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Maison Ikkoku, recorded live May 18th, 2014. This week we watched the live action movie…

otakugeneration's Podcast

2000, Part 1: Last Stop of the Millennium

Patrick Stoeckel began his anime life with the Toonami line-up, then moved on to the unedited DVDs. After that, it's been a steady stream...

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