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5 Reasons To Watch: Metropolis

Metropolis is a 2001 anime adaptation of an Osamu Tezuka manga that first released all the way back in 1949.

Reasons to Anime

Bride of Deimos

Deimos no Hanayome: Ran no Kumikyoku ( Bride of Deimos: The Orchid Suite ) is a 1988 one-shot OVA. It's based on an incomplete 17-volume ma...

Collectr's Blog

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Anime OVAs You Missed - Twilight of The Dark Master (1997)

When you listen to the opening narration of twillight of the dark master.. You almost have to wonder what the writer knows about the history of our existence.. That no…

animebackwhen

Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis

By Jonathan Clements. Detective Shunsaku Ban and his nephew-assistant Kenichi arrive in Duke Red’s city of the future on the trail of an organ-trafficking doctor. But the city…

All the Anime

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With that, I will close my discussion on the topic of creating a virtual tour here. I hope you all…

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting At some point later this year I will likely be presenting on this topic at a local convention, and–as such– I’ve decided to share…

The Anime View

Sanada 10 - The Battle of Sekigahara (Ep 1-3)

Sanada 10 - more formally, Shinshaku Sengoku Eiyuu Densetsu Sanada Juu Yuushi ( New Legend of the Warring States Heroes: The Ten Warriors ...

Collectr's Blog

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Akudama Drive is Surprisingly Good!

Hello, and welcome back to another video today we will be going over the Akudama Drive anime and talking about some of the really good aspects like action…

WeebSack

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Your Name? Your Recommendations! A Blogger Tag?!

I had this written down somewhere in my notes app when I was brainstorming “easy” blog posts. … Starting a tag is not an “easy” blog post idea…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Copium

Hello and welcome back to another video today we will be talking about all the copium that is in the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners community because there is a lot…

WeebSack

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An Honest Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Review

Hello and welcome back to another video today we will be reviewing the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime and going over all sorts of things like the characters, story, animation,…

WeebSack

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is AMAZING

Hello and welcome back to another video today we will be talking about the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime and how good it is. Thank you so much for watching…

WeebSack

Wrong-Way Door

detective fiction, 推理小説、games, mystery, murder, locked room, Japanese, translations,

ボクの事件簿

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Animation Legend Rintarô – Les Utopiales 2022

Rintarô is a legendary anime director. He has been involved with it since its beginnings. Learn more about how he approaches his work.

Full Frontal

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Day 13: Tower of Trauma – Anime that WILL Hurt You

HAPPY HALLOWEEB! Yes I say weeb not ween. Because as you know, for the past thirteen days we have been celebrating and counting down via our annual 13…

We be bloggin'

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#63 Sakuratetsu Taiwa-hen (Ft. YouTuber Kennedy aka Red Bard)

A meta series featuring homeless punchlines looking for housing We and our guest YouTuber Kennedy aka Red Bard discuss Ryuu Fujisaki’s (Hoshin Engi, Shiki) Shonen Jump manga Sakuratetsu…

Shonen Flop

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#62.5 First Thoughts on Sakuratetsu Taiwa-hen

Being a property owner can be hard especially when people from the future, a space pirate, and the king of the underground want your house.    David and…

Shonen Flop

Even the Good Homer Nods (Don Dracula)

The Roman poet Horace noticed that in the Iliad , Homer reintroduced a character that he had previously killed off. Horace's comment was "Qu...

Collectr's Blog

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The Story of Puppet Princess

Karakuri no Kimi (2000) https://myanimelist.net/profile/animebackwhen Puppet Princess Review This is a true story.. It happened to a friend of a friend of mine. So one day back in ancient Japan when 2…

animebackwhen

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Anime Series Like Engage Kiss

After discovering a new energy source, Bayron City became a metropolis that works independent of other governments. However, the city is occasionally

Recommend Me Anime

Ao Ashi – 11

「東京都リーグ第1節 成京高校戦」 (Toukyouto riigu dai 1-setsu narikyou koukou-sen) "Tokyo Metropolis League Section 1 Seikyo High School Match" It's not only freemasons who're obsessed with triangles.

Random Curiosity

Memories (1995) [Anime Review]

Memories; or, Space Butterfly      Memories aren't an escape! I think it would be fitting to begin this review by stating that After Akira t...

Watching Asia Film Reviews

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Young Detective Falls for Android Girl in Futuristic City

Metropolis is a 2001 adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's 1949 manga loosely based on the Fritz Lang classic. Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio

Retro Recaps

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Cleaning my DVD shelf: Anime I haven’t watched in forever!

So the other day I was dusting my DVD shelf, I was really bored, and I got to thinking. Do I even have a device that will play…

Anime Hanabi

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AMV – Metropolis

Earlier today, ANN published Metropolis: The Lost Madhouse Masterpiece, about an anime film from the turn of the century that doesn’t get much discussion today…  Probably because i…

Apprentice Mages Lounge.

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Metropolis: The Forgotten Madhouse Masterpiece

In 2001, Studio Madhouse released a new vision of Fritz Lang and Osamu Tezuka's worlds, and created a stunning feature film that has since been lost to the…

Anime News Network - Views

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Metropolis: The Lost Madhouse Masterpiece

In 2001, Studio Madhouse released a new vision of Fritz Lang and Osamu Tezuka's worlds, and created a stunning feature film that has since been lost to the…

Anime News Network - Views

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SAKUGAN – 01 (First Impressions) – SOMEDAY IS RIGHT NOW

The all-caps up top are no mistake—this is a big, loud first episode, starting with a father-daughter quarrel through an impossibly complex subterranean metropolis that’s shot like a Mission …

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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First Impression: Scarlet Nexus

The metropolis of New Himuka is constantly under threat of invasion by alien creatures called the “Others,” who descend upon the city in waves. To protect New Himuka’s…

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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The Challenges of Post-Fukushima Japan: Immigration, Population Decline & Nuclear Safety (Dreux Richard)

Dreux Richard is a writer and journalist. He has written extensively about Japan for publications such as The Japan Times, Metropolis Japan, and The New York

Japan Station: A Podcast About Japan by JapanKyo.com

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Mars (Mitsuteru Yokoyama Manga): This Giant Robot Will Self-Destruct in Five Volumes

Born on June 18, 1934, Mitsuteru Yokoyama would be inspired to become a mangaka after reading Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis & would make his de...

The Land of Obscusion: Home of the Obscure & Forgotten

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part Two: Battle Tendency Retrospective

I last left you and this retrospective series with the deaths of Jonathan Joestar and Dio Brando in a sinking ship over the Atlantic Ocean. I return a…

The Otaku Exhibition

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The Green Cat 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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Apfelland Monogatari

For some time, BlueFixer has been looking for a better source to redo the 1992 movie Apfelland Monogatari ( The Tale of Apfelland ). When a ...

Collectr's Blog

Update Quest 2020 (8)

More updated reviews – again, mostly images but some text here and there: Violet EvergardenNausicaa of the Valley of the WindVampire Hunter DMetropolisMemories

The Review Heap

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Eiyuu Banka Koushi-den

In these disastrous times since the 2016 US election, I've taken solace in watching (and endlessly rewatching) The Great British Baking Sho...

Collectr's Blog

5 Older Anime Films I Enjoyed In 2019

2019 wasn’t just a great year for newer films in their presence. Like those new films that were completely amazing and had a lot of interesting things going…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Hakujaden Blu-Ray Box Released in Japan

Ghibli Blog is the home for fans of Studio Ghibli, animation and the movies. We feature the latest news, reviews, essays and more.

Ghibli Blog: Studio Ghibli, Animation and the Movies

Metropolis: Sprawling Cityscapes and Robot Hate

I wasn’t expecting my first two film reviews in this Halloween week to be related in some way. Katsuhiro Otomo, the guy who wrote and directed the Akita…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Redshift #29

Here’s our latest gathering of attention to older anime from around the web, from 1–14 April! There’s a lot of Gundam content this time around, thanks to the…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

2001: 21st-Century Digital Toys

Alexandra Roedder is finishing her Ph.D. in musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles, writing about Joe Hisaishi's Ghibli so...

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

Fantasia 2010

Tuesday, Fantasia announced the highlights of its programming and posted all the details on its website . The 14th edition of the Fant...

Protoculture News & Updates

OtakuGeneration (Show #128) AnimeUSA 2007

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 128) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Anime USA…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #59) with Brian T. Price

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 059) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Brian T.…

otakugeneration's Podcast