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Spring 2024 – Mono’s Extremely Brief Takes – Week 6

Welcome back to Anime Rants with Mono (7Mononoke). We’re well into week 8 for Spring 2024, but I’m still a while behind on episodes. This article covers the…

Anime Rants

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Anime Like The Grimm Variations

The Grimm Variations tell new re-imaginings of six classic Grimms Brothers fairy tales including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The

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Writing Prompt: Who was Your First Favorite Character in Anime?

Welcome to Anime Rants. Today we have a writing prompt taken from a discussion in r/anime: “Who was your first favorite character in any anime?” I like this…

Anime Rants

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A Colorful Collection of Characters (Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts)

Thank you for stopping by Anime Rants with Mono (7Mononoke). In my recent review of Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts, there was a lot of character…

Anime Rants

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A Colorful Collection of Characters (Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts)

Thank you for stopping by Anime Rants with Mono (7Mononoke). In my recent review of Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts, there was a lot of character…

Anime Rants

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What’s left to say about Mononoke

Over a decade ago, I asked a dear friend what were some anime they recommended. This friend had pretty interesting taste in anime, none of our absolute favorites…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Mononoke, Kurayukaba, My Oni Girl Directors Discuss Favorite Scenes From Each Other's Movies

3 Twin Engine directors discuss their next films at AnimeJapan, and boy, did they have some words for each other.

Anime News Network - Views

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Princess Mononoke is Way More Than it Seems

Princess Mononoke is one of my favorite Studio Ghibli films, the messages, artwork, characters, and music captured my heart from the very first time I saw it. Luckily…

AstroNeet

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What I’m Watching for Spring 2024 – Plus Upcoming Changes

Hello ladies, gentlemen, and others! Welcome to Anime Rants with Mono (7Mononoke). The spring season is just around the corner, so I figured it was time to mention…

Anime Rants

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Anime Like The Demon Prince of Momochi House

After being raised as an orphan, Himari Momochi is thrilled when she learns that she inherited the Momochi House, a secluded mansion in the woods, on her 16th

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The Boy and the Heron (Kimitachi wa Dō Ikiru ka)

Nice to be reviewing an Oscar winner! (As an aside, I don’t think Princess Mononoke was ever nominated but that would be my pick, aside from Ghibli’s other…

The Review Heap

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Fanart Friday, Too: Mononoke Hime

San is still young during the happenings in the movie. She hasn’t known peace. Even here in this lovely illustration, it seems she is detecting something in the…

Beneath the Tangles

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Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End – Episode 21 Review

Welcome back to Anime Rants with Mono (7Mononoke). Today we’re covering episode 21 of Frieren, which I consider the best anime of the season already. One thing that…

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Episode #72 (S10E1) – Princess Mononoke [ もののけ姫] (1997)

We kick off Season 10 with one of the most internationally renowned animated films of all time. Derick McDuff of the Underrated network returns to discuss Studio Ghibli’s…

Japan On Film

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Free Studio Ghibli 2024 Calendars

Are you a fan of Studio Ghibli? Do you want to keep track of your schedule in style? Look no further! I’ve compiled four free anime calendars featuring…

All About Anime and Manga

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What is the Difference Between Yokai, Ayakashi, and Mononoke?

If you watch enough anime – supernatural anime, in particular – you learn that there are seemingly many names for spirits and demons. All of them seem pretty

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Bro Your Taste….

12 Days of Aniblogging 2023, Day 5 Watching the Elitist Anime Superbowl play out earlier this year on Tumblr reawakened something in me. Seeing Evangelion lose to Mononoke like…

Floating Catacombs

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The Apothecary Diaries: Episodes 7 to 9 Reviews

Welcome back to Anime Rants with 7Mononoke. Besides restating that The Apothecary Diaries is the most visually pleasing anime of the season, I don’t have an interesting introduction.…

Anime Rants

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Hayao Miyazaki in New York: 1999 Interview

It’s currently Hayao Miyazaki season in the U.S. as the latest film of the Japanese animation pioneer, THE BOY AND THE HERON, opens wide and becomes a bonafide…

Brian Camp's Film and Anime Blog

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Spy X Family Season 2: Episodes 7 to 9 (or 32 to 34)

Spy X Family continues to be wholesome and exciting as always! Hello, readers, and thank you for dropping by Anime Rants with Mono (7Mononoke). Though I’m slightly behind,…

Anime Rants

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Dr. Stone: New World – Episodes 15 to 17

Hello and welcome back to Anime Rants with 7Mononoke. I took a break for about a month and fell pretty far behind on the episode reviews for Dr.…

Anime Rants

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Thoughts and Predictions on Madoka Magica Movie 4

(Quick Update) I’m back! This is Mono (7Mononoke), returning from the world of obsessive minecraft and intensive mental health management! Although I’ve had a few posts lately –…

Anime Rants

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Princess Mononoke Comes to Life in Ghibli Park’s New Area

I have a gallery of my trip to Ghibli Park's new Princess Mononoke-themed area up over on Anime News Network. Check it out!

Biggest In Japan

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The Beauty Of Anime Backgrounds

https://www.apari-shop.com/?ref=internetpitstop Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apariart/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ApariArt Shoutout @inakyu for the collab shoutout to https://twitter.com/Holdsworthands for the decades of the backgrounds pixel art map! A very short analysis deep dive into anime background art and…

Internet Pitstop

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Anime Like Onmyouji

Abe no Seimei is a renowned onmyouji that serves the emperor and whose expertise is often sought for on various spiritual matters.

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(Rerun) #77 Tokyo Demon Bride Story (Ft. Streamer Rev Scarecrow)

David's getting married so to celebrate we're rerunning Tokyo Demon Bride Story! Manga by Tadaichi Nakama   Show Notes:   • You…

Shonen Flop

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The Weight Of Hayao Miyazaki And Ghibli – The Boy And The Heron / How Do You Live?

Hayao Miyazaki’s storytelling is built upon the dreamlike, empowering physics of the animation that builds his worlds. This offers a fascinating contrast with his latest film The Boy…

Sakuga Blog

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The Apothecary Diaries: Episodes 1 to 3 Reviews

Welcome to Anime Rants with 7Mononoke (Mono for short). Since I was unaware the anime would be starting in Fall ’23, I didn’t originally plan on writing about…

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The Best Anime to Watch on Halloween

A list of some of my favorite anime to watch on Halloween Vampire Hunter D, Call Me Tonight, Ghost Sweeper Mikami, Paranoia Agent, Curse of Kazuo Umezu, Pet Shop…

hakasereviews

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The Gene of AI: Episodes 11 and 12 Reviews

Hello, friends! Welcome to Anime Rants with 7Mononoke (Mono for short). I’m getting closer and closer to finishing my episode reviews for the shows I picked to cover…

Anime Rants

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Mononogatari Season 2: Episodes 7 to 9 Reviews

This is 7Mononoke – Mono for short – here to welcome you to Anime Rants! Summer ’23 has been over for some time now, but I still have…

Anime Rants

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Day 3 of Otakutober: OMEGAVERSE – Top 5 Werewolf Women

Hey everyone, welcome to yet another day of Otakutober! This particular post will be about some of the werewolf women we find in anime. In my search, I…

We be bloggin'

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Horimiya: The Missing Pieces – Episodes 7 to 9

Welcome back to Anime Rants with 7Mononoke! (Mono for short.) As you may know, Horimiya: The Missing Pieces finished its run on September 23rd, 2023. Needless to say,…

Anime Rants

Kokia - Follow The Nightingale

Rating : 88/100 Unlike most people, I didnt grow up watching the Ghibli movies. My mom says I watched My Neighbor Totoro when I was a baby, but…

joyousmenma93

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Tips for The Boy and the Heron [2023 Sept. 22 draft]

This post includes a lot of spoilers for The Boy and The Heron. If you have not watched the film, I don't recommend reading it. Introduction Hayao Miyazaki's…

Manga/Anime Memorandum

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Special Review: Princess Mononoke

Posted: 9/10/2023I n anticipation of the upcoming release of what may well be Hayao Miyazaki’s final movie, Fathom Entertainment is rereleasing many of Miyazaki’s past films in American…

USA Anime

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Fanart Friday, Too: Link’s Best Ashitaka Impression

“Archery Friday” continues with Link, who’s looking a whole lot like another bow-using hunk in this illustration—Princess Mononoke’s Ashitaka. ★ 【月光熊】 「 狩獵 」 ☆ reprinted w/p…

Beneath the Tangles

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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 Rankin, the Wandering Scholar

Theatrical Release Review: Princess Mononoke

At the end of the film, I wanted more: more of the story, more of the magic, but most of all more of Princess Mononoke!

The Curiously Dead Cat

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Doki Doki News: Zom 100 Delay, Miyazaki Drops, and Digimon Returns

We’re back from summer vacation! Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of July 30th!…

Beneath the Tangles

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My History with Anime

Hello to all guys, gals, and enby pals. I am 7Mononoke, but you can call me Mono. For new readers who might discover me, as well as anyone…

Anime Rants

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Tangle x Cast 16: Living Unlike the World in Oshi no Ko, Princess Mononoke, A Silent Voice, and Akiba Maid War

One of the great struggles for Christians is figuring out how to navigate life in a world that doesn’t embrace biblical values. How to stay on the narrow…

Beneath the Tangles

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#77 Tokyo Demon Bride Story (Ft. Streamer Rev Scarecrow)

Manga by Tadaichi Nakama   Listen in as we shower this bridal story with our thoughts.  We and our guest Streamer Rev Scarecrow discuss Shonen Jump manga Tokyo…

Shonen Flop

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#76.5 First Thoughts on Tokyo Demon Bride Story

Manga by Tadaichi Nakama   A series about some unholy matrimony   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the discuss Shonen Jump manga Tokyo Demon Bride Story.…

Shonen Flop

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Spirited Away: Live on Stage Review

If Spirited Away: Live on Stage premieres at your theater, you'll want to give this excellent show based off a beloved anime film a chance.

TheOASG

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Ranking the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

Rob and Justin rank Hayao Miyazaki's eleven films --- INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/sclass_yt/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/sclass_yt EMAIL: sclasspodcast@gmail.com PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/sclasspodcast --- 00:00 Ranking Rules 00:25 Totoro 02:00 Princess Mononoke 02:55 Nausicaa 04:50 Kiki's Delivery Service 06:15 The Wind Rises 08:15 Porco Rosso 10:25 Laputa Castle…

S CLASS Anime

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The Return of The Mono

Hey there, and welcome to Anime Rants. This is 7Mononoke, or Mono for short. I’ve had some personal issues come up in the last 3 weeks or so,…

Anime Rants

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Top 5 Anime with Unique & Great Art Styles

There’s something incredibly special about animation; in that the universes that are created are crafted entirely from scratch. Every expression, colour and background detail is put in by…

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