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#60 Doron Dororon (Ft. Mehgan from the Volume One podcast)

Is this series a step up from the author’s previous work Golem Hearts?   We and our guest Mehgan from the Volume One podcast discuss Gen Oosuka ‘s…

Shonen Flop

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Giving Anime a Second Chance

Some anime that I used to hate suddenly clicked with me a lot better when I rewatch them years down the line.

Reasons to Anime

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#59.5 First Thoughts on Doron Dororon

Even if you’ve listened to this on Patreon stay tuned for a bonus Q&A!   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Doron…

Shonen Flop

Anniversary Post: A quick look at Selected Films of Hayao Miyazaki

So… normally this time of year I do a big anniversary top 10 list. I had an idea to do the same this year, but real life concerns…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Experiencing the elsewhere in Hayao Miyazaki’s films

This article, centered on Hayao Miyazaki’s narratives, intends to highlight that his films are strongly structured around the themes of the hero’s uprooting and his opening to the…

Animétudes

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Ergo Proxy Episode 17: Never-Ending Battle (Terra Incognita)

-Introduction- Hey there, it's 7Mononoke, or just Mono. My new Wix blog seems to be going pretty well. On my old Wordpress blog, I was in the middle…

Mono's Anime Rants

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My History with Anime

Hello to all guys, gals, and enby pals. I am 7Mononoke or just Mono, and until recently, I had an active anime blog through Wordpress. I am transitioning…

Mono's Anime Rants

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Anime Rants' New Website

Welcome. I am 7Mononoke, AKA just Mono. On Wordpress.com, I had a blog called Anime Rants. Some of you may have migrated over from there. Due to monetary…

Mono's Anime Rants

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Princess Mononoke (もののけ姫, Hayao Miyazaki, 1997)

A young man from an exiled clan tries to make peace between the natural world and the industrial in Hayao Miyazaki’s landmark 1997 animation

Windows on Worlds

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This Week in Anime - The Psychedelic Horror of Mononoke

Mononoke remains a unique entry in anime horror, keeping its cards close to its chest and starring an otherworldly, stoic protagonist.

Anime News Network - Views

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Is Porco Rosso still one of my favourite anime of all time?

I’m a bit of a Ghibli hipster. When other people are listing their favourite Ghibli movies with Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke or My Neighbour Totoro, I’m out here…

Day with the Cart Driver

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Anime’s Traditional wooden sandals!

Geta are Japanese wooden sandals that have been around for about a thousand years and are still worn today. A hallmark of geta are the telltale “Clop Clop”…

Anime Hanabi

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4 Dumb Bishounen discuss Global Warming

When you think of anime that have the best environmental messages about climate change, you would probably pick Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind or Princess Mononoke.…

Andreea's World

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What’s Your Favourite Studio Ghibli Movie?

Our ‘favourites’ are often dictated by what we have an emotional connection to. It’s a complex idea that doesn’t have much explanation – but really the idea is…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

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The Deer King In UK Cinemas from July 27th

Anime Limited have announced that Masashi Ando’s directorial debut The Deer King will head to selected UK cinemas from July 27th. 

Japan Curiosity

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10 Popular Iyashikei Manga

A list of 10 popular Iyashikei manga titles that I recommend fans of the subgenre and slice of life should read.

All About Anime and Manga

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A Trip Down Memory Lane With Studio Ghibli's Only Yesterday - Monthly Retro Recommendations

There is no arguing that Studio Ghibli is one of the most famous anime studios in Japan. Especially to us in the west. And they have created many…

Anime Top Scholar

Outdoor Cinema Screenings at the Barbican include Princess Mononoke and Mothra this August 2022

The good folks from the Barbican in London have sent us details of their up coming Outdoor Cinema. It's set to run from Tuesday 23rd August ...

Otaku News - World Edition

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Anime Series Like Kakuriyo – Bed and Breakfast for Spirits

Since she was a child, Aoi could see spirits. After one day feeding a hungry spirit, she is whisked off to the hidden realm where an ogre states…

Recommend Me Anime

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Mononoke Ichi Report

Last weekend saw the return of the Mononoke Ichi (モノノケ市) yokai flea market in Kyoto. Normally, this event takes place several times per year, with a spring flea…

Matthew Meyer

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke is the best of the Studio Ghibli movies I've seen. It's a bit long. But other than that, it's great.

DoubleSama

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #167 – Anime Secret Santa 2021 Roundup

It’s a full house as Ink and Patrick join Evan and David to discuss the anime they watched for Anime Secret Santa, the annual blogger tradition wherein participants…

Ani-Gamers

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Secret Santa Review: Mononoke

Welcome to Anime Secret Santa, a gift exchange — founded by our friends at Reverse Thieves and currently run by the AGC Podcast — where the gifts are…

Ani-Gamers

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30 Best Mystery Anime Series With Intrigue to Unravel

The term “mystery” tends to evoke images of hard-boiled detectives tracking down criminals, but mystery is a blanket term. A lot of situations can be mysterious, and that…

Recommend Me Anime

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Print in Time - A Reverse Time Travel Short Story

Print in Time is an urban fantasy story about the destiny of a ukiyo-e artist that finds himself out of his time . The story introduces uki...

Tokyo Excess

An Anime Steeped in History: Princess Mononoke

In a change to our regular scheduled news, we bring you an academic article titled Steeped in History: Princess Mononoke. It delves into his...

Otaku News - World Edition

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My 7 Most Hated Ghibli Movies

Though my stance on Ghibli has softened in recent years, there are still plenty of films competing to be most hated Ghibli movies.

Reasons to anime

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Princess Mononoke and the Effect on Studio Ghibli’s Global Presence

Princess Mononoke set Studio Ghibli on the path of global recognition with a compelling narrative, memorable story, and high quality visuals.

90sanime.com

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10 Videogame Characters Inspired By Japanese Folklore

Chinese and Korean traders introduced Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism, and the ever present Confucianism while Japan provided various regional myths, legends, and lore. These ingredients were brewed int…

Nicholas Andriani

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Video Review: Hayao Miyazaki (Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Art Book)

Anime art books are a dime a dozen (though the prices don’t reflect that!), even in the world of Studio Ghibli, which releases one for most every one…

Beneath the Tangles

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Mononoke / モノノ怪 by Ninagawa Yaeko

Once again, I am shamefully coming to you with a manga recommendation based on an anime. I had originally intended this blog… well, to be a podcast, but…

MangaKast – A PodCast of All Things Manga

Ghibli on Vinyl

By Andrew Osmond. The treasure trove of Ghibli vinyl soundtracks released by Anime Limited represent the composer-director relationship in anime. Joe Hisaishi has written music for Hayao Miyazaki…

All the Anime

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15 Anime Series With Distinct Art Styles

There is a general conformity to the art of anime that actually kind of defines it as a genre. However, as an art form, there is always a…

Recommend Me Anime

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The Promised Neverland Fanbook: Vol. 0 Mystic Code - (5)

  Translator's note: This covers pg. 157-186 from the fanbook. Previous chapters: Chapter 1  .  Chapter 2 .  Chapter 3 .  Chapter 4 Chapter-...

TPN Translations

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Mononoke (and an Uncanny Reality): A review

Mononoke, although lacking at times, delivers upon an aggressive an uncanny vibe that is hard to find elsewhere

Rogue Shogunate

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The Morose Mononokean Series Review

Overview: Ashiya Hanae picks up what he thinks is a bag on the side of the road, however it turns out to be a yokai who becomes attached…

100 Word Anime

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The Morose Mononokean Season 1 – From Beginning To End A Viewer’s Journey

The Morose Mononokean or Fukigen na Mononokean, aired in the Summer Season of 2016 and while I was initially a little put out that it didn’t quite meet…

100 Word Anime

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Higehiro – 02 – Freedom and Choices

A princess raised in castles is going to act like royalty, like Queen Elizabeth. A princess raised by wolves is going to act like a wolf, like San,…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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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…

Recommend Me Anime

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Studio Ghibli Free Downloadable Anime Calendar 2021

Here is the first of my free downloadable anime calendars for the year. I shall be releasing a calendar a day for the next week. I am currently…

All About Anime and Manga

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…

Recommend Me Anime

12 Days of Anime 2020: Princess Mononoke

Yo! Sirius here! For the fourth day of the 12 Days of Anime 2020, I will be talking about a popular Ghibli film that I haven't watched, Princess Mononoke.

Sirius Writes

My Neighbor Hayao: A Dreamy Collection of Miyazaki-Inspired Art

In 2017, Spoke Art opened an exhibition in its San Francisco gallery featuring pieces inspired by the works of acclaimed and Oscar-winning animator, Hayao Miyazaki. A success, they…

Beneath the Tangles

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FULL REVIEW: In/Spectre

“In this world, there are yokai, ayakashi, spectres, demons, mononoke, and ghost. Creatures with those names exist just like everything else.”

Super Magic Video

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REVIEW/In/Spectre | 2020

“In this world, there are yokai, ayakashi, spectres, demons, mononoke, and ghost. Creatures with those names exist just like everything else.”

Super Magic Video

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…

Recommend Me Anime

Music in Anime – Joe Hisaishi, the Composer of Our Childhoods

Studio Ghibli films are my antidote to nihilism. They vary in tone and genre, but they all have the most breathtaking hand-drawn animation in history, deep themes about…

Starting Life From Zero

Review: Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man

A unique and often frustrating aspect of English-speaking anime fandom is the fact that, for all the reams of paper written about Japanese animation in English, it’s only…

Ani-Gamers

Nature, Development and Princess Mononoke (Original work Studio Ghibli)

What makes Studio Ghibli films so poignant is often the truth of their subject matter. The windows they open into the fantastical worlds they depict are a surreal…

ANIMATOPOEIA! | Writing about Anime