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10 Anime Starting with the Letter N

The blog post introduces a new series titled ‘Alphabetical Journey through Anime’.

All About Anime and Manga

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Guest Post: Unearthed Treasure with Firechick – Natsume’s Book of Friends Seasons 1-4 (95/100)

(This review will cover seasons 1-4, and as of this writing, I still haven’t seen seasons 5 and 6, along with the movie and some of the OVAs.…

Star Crossed Anime

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Japan Top 10 Weekly Anime Blu-ray and DVD Sales Ranking: November 20 – November 26, 2023

There have been some changes to the reporting style here on the Blog. Please refer to the post here for further information. It is thanks to the wonderful…

Erzat

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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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Jack Jeanne OST

Yeah, I dont know why I didnt make one of these sooner. Heres a long overdue index for my reviews, for this one being specifically for everything I…

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15 Shoujo Anime Not About Romance

Shoujo anime has long been the demographic genre of choice for the love-addled anime fan. Unlike the shounen genre where series of big action and epic

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The Shojo Starter Pack – According to Rise

I know a good idea when I steal one. I am absolutely kidding folks, but on a genuine note: I am not embarrassed to borrow an idea when…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Anime Like Dark Gathering

Keitarou Gentouga is a college student who hates ghosts. Unfortunately, spirits have always been unnaturally attracted to him, so much so that he was

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Day 5 of Hotsui Matsuri: The Beauty of Natsume Yuujinchou

It’s either your calming cup of tea or the most boring show you’ve ever seen. It paints gorgeous sceneries, touches on ancient mythologies, and crafts soothing and beautiful…

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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

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Sometimes dreams come true…

Oh you better believe that I'm going to talk about the new season of Natsume's Book of Friends!

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Is Shoujo Anime Making A Comeback?

With new seasons announced for popular series like Natsume’s Book of Friends and Black Butler, is Shoujo anime finally regaining popularity?

In Asian Spaces

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June 2023 Monthly Favorites

Welcome back one and all to the Monthly Favorites! It feels like it’s been forever since… it has been quite awhile for me to sit down and write.…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Natsume Yuujinchou Season 7?!

It was just revealed that Natsume Yuujinchou is getting a seventh season!! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!! But man, I am SO far behind anime-wise, as I still havent seen seasons 5…

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Sanada 10 Special

Once upon a time, in the ancient days of the mid-oughts, there was a TV series with the rather long title of Shinshaku Sengoku Eiyuu Densets...

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[Review] ANIME Impulse San Diego 2023 – A Good Experience!

Source: https://www.gameshub.com/event/anime-impulse-san-diego-2023-2607375/ By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting TL/DR I would say that this is a good starting point for first-time attendees to anime...

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The Cult of Natsume vs. The Friends of Natsume – reflecting on my own cringe inducing moments on WordPress

When I’m referring to Natsume in this context, I am referring to Natsume Yuujinchou or Natsume’s Book of Friends as a series. I’m just shortening it to Natsume…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Natsume Yuujinchou: Ishi Okoshi to Ayashiki Raihousha

Natsume Yuujinchou: Ishi Okoshi to Ayashiki Raihousha was the last piece of visual media I hadn't watched from the franchise. It was my dessert!

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[Analysis] Natsume Yuujinchou: A Place for Yokai in the Modern World

Natsume Yuujinchou, crunchroll.com By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting Note: Hello, Everyone! So, last summer I took a special course on anime and Japanese culture. During that course, I completed…

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[Analysis] Natsume Yuujinchou: A Place for Yokai in the Modern World

Natsume Yuujinchou, crunchroll.com By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting Note: Hello, Everyone! So, last summer I took a special course on anime and Japanese culture. During that course,…

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Sotsugyousei Revisited

Back in the airly days (2013), Orphan did a number of projects based on the -uusei eroge franchise, starting with a three episode OVA from ...

Collectr's Blog

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My Top 5 Anime and Manga Christmas Wishlist

All I want for Christmas is tons of manga and anime. But mostly, a new season of Natsume's Book of Friends.

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Anime Like Raven of the Inner Palace

Within the imperial palace, the emperor lives with his consorts. One such woman is the Raven Consort, who does not perform night time duties and remains in

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Holiday Review #3: AYAKASHI TRIANGLE

Most shonen romances these days are looking and behaving more and more like their shojo counterparts, but at least one guy is dedicated to m...

The Manga Test Drive

Holiday Review #3: AYAKASHI TRIANGLE

Most shonen romances these days are looking and behaving more and more like their shojo counterparts, but at least one guy is dedicated to m...

The Manga Test Drive

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Anime Witches in Japanese Culture     

In anime witches are often depicted as Magical Girls who wear cute outfits and own cats. Could the origins of their power be something more sinister?

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25 Iconic Anime Duos With an Unbreakable Bond

Every anime series has a main character, but no anime series has a main character alone all of the time. Even a well made character needs someone beside

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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...

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20 Chronic Damsels in Distress Anime Characters That Always Need Rescue

Everybody needs a little help sometimes. Even the most plot-armored shounen hero needs to get into a sticky situation they may need saving from every now

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Arisa Good Luck

Here's a true bluebird: the 1999 one-shot OVA Arisa Good Luck . Last month, Tennouji, translator and proprietor of SakuraCircle, contacted m...

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Baccano! and Durarara!! are Masterpieces!!! | The Canipa Effect

Download the Manta app here: https://manta.onelink.me/LvhZ/u9r9fgyw And use this link for a 7-day free, unlimited membership to Manta - https://manta.onelink.me/LvhZ/u9r9fgyw #ad Canipa discusses the creation of two of his…

The Canipa Effect

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How 'Natsume's Book of Friends' Explores Compassion

Natsume's Book of Friends is a currently ongoing shoujo manga that since its release has become a hit series in both Japan and America. Both the anime and…

Colleen's Manga Recs

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My Top 15 Manga

Thank you so much my hoejos for 15 THOUSAND subscribers!!! It is absolutely wild that I have hit this milestone and I can't thank you all enough for…

Colleen's Manga Recs

Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de 2

Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de ( In a Distant Time ) is an otome game franchise developed by Ruby Party. It spans at least a dozen…

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CLAMP’s Visual Haiku

Source: By: Peggy Sue Wood I was recently introduced to the idea of a visual haiku and my first thoughts went to CLAMP. For those of you who…

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Kakyuusei (1995), DVD Edition

The world doesn't need another version of Kakyuusei (1995), but here's one anyway. An Internet pen-pal who goes by the handle of ProxyMan ha...

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Natsume Yuujinchou: Ishi Okoshi to Ayashiki Raihousha – Another Solid Installment

This ‘movie’ was a roller coaster of emotions; hype, minor despair, and eventually a soft sense of relief when it showed up on streaming services in Japan. Yet,…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Anime Series Like Mieruko-chan

Miko is a normal high school girl who has found her life turned upside down by the sudden ability to see spirits. Despite being terrified by what she…

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Anime ABC’s, My Favorite Anime Character for Each Letter of the Alphabet

So I know a good idea when I steal one. This being one of said ideas. Of course, I kid. We give credit where it’s due; always. I…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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What is “Iyashikei” Anime? – 25 Healing Anime Series to Make You Feel Okay Again

While many people are interested in anime for intense action, vivid animation, or cerebral plot, there is a particular group of people that just want to watch something…

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Natsume’s Book of Friends: Ephemeral Bond – In Loving Memory

Production I couldn’t find anywhere to stream Ephemeral Bond in Quebec so I … The post Natsume’s Book of Friends: Ephemeral Bond – In Loving Memory appeared first…

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Dragons and Chill: 35 Fantasy Slice of Life Anime Recommendations

Fantasy is one of those genres that comes with certain expectations. Most traditionally, a main character in a fantasy land starts off living a normal life, then is…

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Waiting for Spring Part 1 (with Kelly Quinn Chiu)

Covers volumes 1–7 of Waiting for Spring by Anashin.The wait is finally over! We're FINALLY talking about the basketball boys! Waiting for Spring is one of the most…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Waiting for Spring Part 1 (with Kelly Quinn Chiu)

Covers volumes 1–7 of Waiting for Spring by Anashin.The wait is finally over! We're FINALLY talking about the basketball boys! Waiting for Spring is one of the most…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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My Top 5 Anime Gods

There are tons of anime gods out there and it was really though to narrow the list down to 5. I managed it somehow this time.

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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…

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Natsume Yuujinchou Shi – Episode 12

Second to last episode! Natsume visits his old house one last time. Natsume boards the train. There was a youkai in his seat… Might be important. Then Nyanko-sensei…

AC and Anime

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Gude Crest

Orphan's presents a new English release of the 1990 sword-and-sorcery OVA Onna Senshi Efe & Jira: Gude no Monshou ( Woman Warriors Efe & Ji...

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Natsume Yuujinchou Shi – Episode 11

Natsume’s going through a normal-ish daily life. Then he gets back to his room… and promptly spits out his drink, because there’s a huge gathering of youkai in…

AC and Anime