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Ore Monogatari!! (My Love Story!!)

So I’m not much of a fan of shoujo anime. I tried out a bunch when I was first getting into anime, didn’t like any of them, so…

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Ore Monogatari!! (My Love Story!!) – Episode 1

This anime really is the epitome of a sweet romantic comedy. It speaks to the innocence and insecurity of first love and adolescence. I really enjoyed the first…

Dish Anime

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Weekly Round-Up, 17-23 August 2022: American Sailor Moon Footage, Abe Funeral Protests, and Otome vs Joseimuke

AniFem Round-Up I’m Not Okay (and That’s Okay): Happy Sugar Life and the comfort of “bad survivor” narratives Aquarius revisits an absolute trashfire of a series to explain…

Anime Feminist

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Being a Better Man: The healthy masculinity of MY love STORY!!

Through its characters and their relationships, MY love STORY!! supports a vision of masculinity where boys and men can be openly emotional and not be shamed for it.

Anime Feminist

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My Love Story!!

If this anime were candy, it would be the gold standard for sweetness that begets happiness. It’s almost sickeningly sweet, like those lovey-dovey couples you see in a…

I Watched an Anime

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Anime Series Like Love After World Domination

Fudo Aikawa dons the mantle of Gelato Red, leader of a group of protectors that stand against an organization bent on world domination. Desumi Magahara is

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Anime’s Ugly Ducklings

Over the years many people have noted how contrived some anime can be at times. When the prettiest girl in school meets the handsomest boy in school (or…

Anime Hanabi

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AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 1

Welcome to AniMarch Madness 2022! Today through Thursday, you’ll be voting on 32 head-to-head match-ups featuring 64 anime! Here are the first eight, two from each of our…

Beneath the Tangles

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Top 5 Anime Valentine Episodes

With so many anime featuring a Valentine Episode it was hard to narrow down the list so pretty much I jut went with those episodes that left an…

100 Word Anime

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Valentine’s Day Special: My favourite Romance anime’s

Hi, Guys and Happy Valentine’s day! and for this special occasion, I will give you my top 10 favourite romance anime/movies I’ve watched over the last 8 years.…

Art Of Anime

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5 Anime I Thought I Would Hate (but didn’t)

Sometimes there are anime you just know you're not going to like. These were 5 cases for me but it turns out, I was wrong!

I drink and watch anime

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Anime Series Like My Senpai is Annoying

At a trading company, junior salesperson Futaba Igarashi has flourished under the guidance of her senpai, Harumi Takeda. However, while he teases her about her short stature, Igarashi…

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12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 1: Ore Monogatari!!

I…don’t want a lot for Christmas… There’s just one thing I need. I don’t care about the presents… Underneath the Christmas Tree… I just want you for my…

Beneath the Tangles

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30 Best Romantic Comedy Anime Series Full of Love and Laughs

Romance and comedy – It is a simple recipe, but an effective one. The intoxicating mix of genres that is “rom-com” just go together like a warm mug…

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The Dynamics of Duos In Anime

The Autumn 2017 anime season gave viewers many things, but one thing I took away from it was an absolute love of Chito and Yuuri, a duo made…

100 Word Anime

My Love Mix-Up! Vol 1

My Love Mix-Up Volume 1 by Wataru Hinekure and Aruko I was curious about My Love Mix-Up since I’m always up for a new shoujo series and Aruko…

Manga Bookshelf

Pick of the Week: Mixed-Up Picks

SEAN: Lotsa stuff this week, including 80 gabillion Yen On light novels, as well as a new Shojo Beat title. But I’m gonna go with the new volume…

Manga Bookshelf

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My Love Story!! – Never Give Up

I have been on a life-long search for the perfect romance anime. Or just a romance anime I like. This time, I tried My Love Story!!

I drink and watch anime

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Top 5: Romantic Anime (updated July 2021)

While this list was original pretty simple more and more romantic anime come out every year that compete for my attention. Here is my updated top 5 romantic…

100 Word Anime

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Top 5 Anime Beach Episodes That Didn’t Feel Like A Colossal Waste Of Time

Anime beach episodes have a tendency to fall into the filler category and feel a bit like a waste of time. That said, here are 5 anime beach…

100 Word Anime

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Ore Monogatari!! (Anime Review)

Synopsis: With his muscular build and tall stature, Takeo Gouda is not exactly your average high school freshman. However, behind his intimidating appearance hides a heart of gold,…

Just Another Anime Blog

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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20 Romance Anime Series Told From the Male Perspective

In romance anime, it certainly takes two to tango. However, in most narratives, the story is told from one perspective, though shared perspective romances are a thing as…

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Anime Series Like Horimiya

Although lauded for being likable and intelligent, Kyouko Hori hides the fact that she has to take care of her brother and the housework because her parents are…

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Happy Valentine’s Day to all the Single (and not-so-Single) Pringles: V-Day Thoughts and Anime Recs

That’s right. I’ve decided that we’re ALL Pringles! We are all a bunch of delicious Pringles celebrating Valentine’s Day while stuck in our homes alone…TOGETHER! (o´▽`…

Shoujo Thoughts: ☆ ~('▽^人) Otaku Ramblings

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Love and Soul: 12 Anime Couples for Valentine’s Day Out of Song and Scripture

Hey guys, Josh here! You know, Valentines Day (Or if you’re me “Singles Awareness Day”) is coming up, and I found myself thinking about that famous piece of…

Beneath the Tangles

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15 Romance Anime Where Opposites Attract

It is the simplest of romance tropes, and one of the most classic. You take two people of opposite demeanor or circumstance and craft a love story from…

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Post #150|My Love Story Animé Review

I decided to save this very special spot for an anime that I felt was worth its salt. I typically would have saved this spot for a Yaoi…

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Bookshelf Briefs 12/1/20

Cutie and the Beast, Vol. 1 | By Yuhi Azumi| Seven Seas – This looked cute, and gave off a very My Love Story!! vibe, but I was…

Manga Bookshelf

Anime Series Like Tonikawa: Over the Moon For You

After being ridiculed for his strange name, Nasa, like the space agency, decides he will become a man even greater than the starry sky. However, one night, that…

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What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!

One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite…

Beneath the Tangles

Episode 669: Ishuzoku Monogatari

This week on Anime Pulse we got Japan's crackdown on the Wacky Tobacky, the best worst case scenarios in anime, and trying to date a girl you think…

Anime Pulse

Looking back – Summer 2015

Once again it’s time to look back at past seasons, pondering on what I thought then – and what I think now.  How many shows have aged like…

Apprentice Mages Lounge.

My Love Story!!

Some of the best series I have ever watched have been recommendations from friends. This one was suggested to me by Daz, who runs the nicest and happiest…

The View from the Junkyard

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Why Do All Romance Anime Do These Things? | Get In The Robot

Kaguya-sama: Love is War is full of classic romance anime tropes, like sharing an umbrella, watching fireworks with your crush, and of course, making a confession. We’re going…

Get In The Robot

12 Anime Characters With an Unwavering Sense of Honor

To have honor is to know your ideals and be stalwart in upholding them. It may be easier to claim a victory through underhanded means, but to these…

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

S3E02 - Sorry for my Familiar, Wave, Listen to Me!

In this episode of Screentone Club Elliot and Andy get vocal as they demand "Wave, Listen to Me!" and then have to sheepishly say "Sorry for my Familliar".Series…

ScreenTone Club

Anime Feminist’s Top 25 Anime of the Decade

The Roaring Twenties are right around the bend! Before we turn that corner and leave the Turbulent Tens behind us, we wanted to lavish some love on the…

Anime Feminist

12 Days of Anime 2019 – the Year of Fluff

I’ve changed a lot over the years. I recently wrote about how maternal I was becoming. I suppose that growing more sentimental goes hand in hand with that!…

Watashi Wa Bucho!!

My Love Story!! (with the Manga Mavericks Podcast)

Covers all of My Love Story!! by Kazune Kawahara and Aruko Just how subversive (or not) is this story about an unconventionally attractive hero (Takeo Gouda), his best friend…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

The Young Master’s Revenge (with Anna Neatrour)

Covers all of The Young Master’s Revenge by Meca TanakaWhat if you had scars on your butt. From being bitten by snapping turtles when you were little. That…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Kimi ni Todoke Part 3 (with Caitlin Moore)

Covers volumes 21–30 of Kimi ni Todoke by Karuho Shiina (end of the series)Welcome to our final episode on Karuho Shiina’s contemporary classic. Shojo & Tell host Ashley…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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Episode 8: Ore Monogatari!! (MY love STORY!!)

In this episode, Shaun delves into the soft-lines and cheesy romance of the shoujo anime Ore Monogatari!! (or, MY love STORY!!). Meanwhile, Remington is more focused on Takeo's terrifying lips.   If…

Anime Out of Context

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Ore Monogatari Mid-Season Review

Today we have a special guest, Rob from the Zero Points Articulated Podcast to talk about Ore Monogatari. We talk about manliness, masculinity, and shoujo in general. Specifically,…

Daily Anime Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #519) MY love STORY!!

  Shownotes :: (show 519) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With MY love STORY!!, recorded live May 17th, 2015. This week we…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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We Need to Talk About Ore Monogatari

Ore Monogatari!! is a popular and critically acclaimed manga. It won the 37th Kodansha Award for Best Shoujo Manga and was nominated for two others. An anime adaptation is…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #514) Spring Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 514) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Spring Impressions, recorded live April 12th, 2015. This week continued the…

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