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Puritans, capitalism and hard work in Galaxy Express 999

(Note: I’m going to use U.S. and America interchangeably. I just want to say that I realize this is horribly unfair to our neighbors to the north and…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Otakusphere: Devil’s Candy, moe Zombies and when did Lelouche get this popular?

Good morning, afternoon or evening wherever you are out there in Internet land. By my reckoning, it is Sunday in my little corner of the hinterlands, so it’s…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? | Episode 9 and 10 Review

Episode Nine and Ten Thoughts An aspect of Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? is how random this show can be. You never know what to expect and that’s something…

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All of the Colours from OUTER SPACE

Huzzah. I am back for another Saturday, and to be honest, I’m kind of wiped out today. I have some ideas for posts. I actually have some ideas…

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Is it better to kill the babies in Galaxy Express 999?

I’m fascinated by the number of plants, animals, and even microbes that have traveled with people as they’ve moved from place to place. Once I listened to a…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Otakusphere: Mecha, magical girls and my own shortcomings

Good morning, afternoon or evening where you are out there in internetland. It’s Sunday in my corner of the hinterlands, which means it’s time for another edition of…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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In My View: When anime isn’t the right word

I remember pretty clearly when I first encountered the word “anime.” I was in a college dorm room in 1996, and I was talking with a couple of…

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In Search Of … Boogiepop Phantom

Hi, all you fine folks out there in the Otakusphere and beyond. It’s time once again for me to take another pick from the anime people have submitted…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Otakusphere: Rooster tails, odd taxis and runic empires

Good morning, afternoon or evening wherever you are in the world. It’s Sunday in my corner of the hinterlands, which means it’s time for another trip around The…

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A Memorial for My Dog

This is a post about my dog. I’ve been thinking about this opening section since I decided to write about my basset hound Beau. A part of me…

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The Odds and Ends of Galaxy Express 999 (part 2)

I’ve almost made it halfway to the Andromeda Galaxy with Maetel and Tetsuro, which means I’m just about ready for another odds and ends post. I did one…

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‘My Next Life as a Villainess’ Yuri Manga Anthology Licensed in English

yurimother:On Tuesday, Seven Seas Manga announced that it had licensed Yuri manga anthology My Next Life as a Villainess Side Story: Girls Patch. The anthology is based on…

The Holy Mother of Yuri

‘My Next Life as a Villainess’ Yuri Manga Anthology Licensed in English

On Tuesday, Seven Seas Manga announced that it had licensed Yuri manga anthology My Next Life as a Villainess Side Story: Girls Patch. The anthology is based on…

The Holy Mother of Yuri

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3-gatsu no Lion 2nd Season | Episode 19 and 20 Review

Episode Nineteen and twenty Thoughts Let’s be real here, whenever we have a scene Kawamoto family, we’re only really there for Momo. I love her; She’s great. Momo…

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The Otakusphere: Video gaymes, bad romance and punching the heavens

Good morning, afternoon or evening to everyone out there in internetland. It’s Sunday in my corner of the hinterlands, so that means it’s time for another trip around…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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From the New World and the problem of unused weaponry — an #Anitwitwatches post

The rest of the #anitwitwatches crew and I finished From the New World, and I have some thoughts. Oh, boy. Do I have some thoughts. Wait. You out…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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To push the rock or not in Galaxy Express 999

Sometimes it’s best to start at the beginning with one of these posts. I don’t really have a clever anecdote or a personal revelation to start this with.…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Don’t @ Me: Nine of my Anime Opinions: A Scene from Street Car Named Desire Edition

It’s Monday, which means it is time for this! Welcome back to Don’t @ Me the place where, like Sid from Hey Arnold, I throw my hands in…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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The Otakusphere: Pride, Feelings and APPLE PICKING BEAM!

Good morning, afternoon or evening wherever you are in the world. By my count, today is Sunday, so it’s time to take another trip around The Otakusphere. It’s…

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Impressions: Honey and Clover and a story about love

Nearly 20 years ago, I had a crush on a punk rock girl. She was the coolest person I had ever met. She had a near-encyclopedic knowledge of…

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86 – Eighty Six | Episode 9 Review

Episode Nine THoughts Episode Nine is by far, the best episode of the series. Oh my goodness, this episode was just perfect. Everything about it was wonderful, it’s…

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Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san | Episode 9 Review

Episode Nine Thoughts As per usual, in an episode of Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san it is split into two halves. Today, I thought that the second half was better than…

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In Search Of … The Great Passage

Hi, you fine folks out there in the Otakusphere and beyond. It’s time once again for me to take another pick from the anime people have submitted to…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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You Really Fumbled Hard – Tokyo Revengers Ep 9 Review

This is a review for Episode nine of the Tokyo卍Revengers anime.

In Asian Spaces

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Higehiro | Episode 9 Review

Episode Nine Thoughts Okay, so after watching the episode, I am a little happier. Sayu’s brother seems to be very supportive of her sister and, like Yoshida, is…

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The Otakusphere: Crime dramas, travelogues and what you should be watching

Good morning, afternoon or evening wherever you are, or whenever you are. It’s Sunday here in my section of the hinterlands, so it’s time again for another trip…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Best of the Worst Anime Openings

About a month ago, a group of fellow bloggers, YouTubers and Twitter users set out to complete a spectacular project. We were going to rate the worst anime…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Dying free or living a slave in Galaxy Express 999

Though it’s only half a month away, the media’s goneAn entertaining scandal broke today, but I can’t move onI’m haunted by a story and I do my best…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Otakusphere: Cheese and what am I doing with my life?

Good morning, afternoon or evening wherever you are in Internet-land. It is Sunday out here in my corning of the hinterlands, so it’s time for another trip around…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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5 Favorite Anime Blog Posts from 2021 Week 22

5 Favorite Anime Blog Posts from 2021 Week 22: Celebrating posts from Beneath the Tangles, In Search of Number Nine, and more!

Crow's World of Anime

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Reflections: Am I too old for anime high school?

For most of my adult life, I’ve put on this guise of being an old, world-weary man who had it all figured out. Even when I was 24,…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Love in the time of existentialism in Galaxy Express 999

No one really gets to live happily ever after in Galaxy Express 999. OK. That might not be entirely true. There are a handful of stories about people…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Why I appreciate Ergo Proxy more at 44 (A collaboration with The Review Heap)

Hello everyone. Welcome to the second half of my collaboration with Ashley from The Review Heap.  First, I really want to thank him for his patience with me.…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Ergo Proxy (Collaboration with In Search of Number Nine)

Very excited to kick off this collaboration with Iniksbane at In Search of Number Nine, since we’re writing on one of my all-time favs, Ergo Proxy! I’d put…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Ergo Proxy (Collaboration with In Search of Number Nine)

Very excited to kick off this collaboration with Iniksbane at In Search of Number Nine, since we’re writing on one of my all-time favs, Ergo Proxy! I’d put…

The Review Heap

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The Otakusphere: Good romances, bad detectives and realism

Good morning or afternoon or evening or whatever time it may be for everyone out there in Internet-land. It’s Sunday here in my corner of the hinterlands, so…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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My moral quandary over cake in 86

A long time ago, I read Animal Farm. For those unfamiliar with the story, it’s basically a retelling of the Bolshevik revolution and the immediate aftermath. In this…

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Subarashiki Kono Sekai the Animation – 07

「ヨシュア」 (Yoshua) "Joshua" “The square root of sixty-nine is eight something, right?”

Random Curiosity

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The Mysterious Maetel in Galaxy Express 999

I’m going to get meta here for a second. As I’ve been writing about Galaxy Express 999, I’ve noticed lately that I tend to focus on a particular…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Otakusphere: Education, media and pretty pictures

It’s Sunday again, so I’m back for another tour around the Otakusphere, and I feel like every time I start looking around, I come up with a bevy…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Angels, kaiju and the noble failure of SSSS. Gridman

Sometimes a reaction to a show feels so diverse that I wonder if the two sides are legitimately watching the same show. A few months back, I watched…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Ghost people don’t get free will in Galaxy Express 999

Galaxy Express 999 has a strange relationship with self-determination. I took a week off of writing about Galaxy Express 999, and I’ve hit a pocket of exciting episodes…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Giro Jot del Giorno - Stage 3 - 5/10/2021

Giro Jot del Giorno - Stage 3. Filippo Ganna wears the maglia rosa (pink jersey) on Stage 3 of the 2021 Giro d'Italia.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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The Otakusphere: Spring reviews are in the air and watch more anime

Good morning or afternoon or evening or whatever time you’re reading this. I think I’ve covered it all, so let’s start over. Good day to you! GOOD DAY!…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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In My View: The false distinction between live-action and animation

Way back when, in the year two-thoooousand (and seven), I watched a little 36 episode series called Honey and Clover. For those people who don’t know what that…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Stream Contemporary Japanese Film with the Chicago Japan Film Collective (May 25th to 31st)

Information on the Nine Japanese Films Playing at the Chicago Japan Film Collective (May 25th to 31st)

Genkinahito

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Gargantia: Chirico Cuvie Dances with Wolves

Welcome to a new feature here on In Search of Number Nine, where I invite other people to recommend shows to me. I’m thinking about something clever for…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Hashire! Shiroi Ookami

Orphan hasn't done a critter feature in a while, so we're quite chuffed to present the first English-subtitled version of the 1990 movie Has...

Collectr's Blog

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Jon’s April 2021 Creator Showcase: Forty-Nine Posts to Help Break Into the Spring Season!

Hey guys and welcome back to another year of #thJCS on this blog! I honestly wasn’t expecting to be hosting this year, what with my hectic work schedule,…

A Nerdy Fujo Cries