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Summer of SoL: Non Non Biyori & What Happens in the Pauses

As fans well know, Non Non Biyori is a show punctuated by pauses. In fact, many of the top comments on Crunchyroll have to do with viewers who’ve…

Beneath the Tangles

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Summer of SoL: Is Escapism Unhealthy? A Christian Perspective (Series Launch)

Welcome to BtT’s Summer of Slice of Life, where we’ll be celebrating all the things we love about SoL and the ways it soothes the soul, deepens our…

Beneath the Tangles

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop OVA

Oh wow. The fun hasn’t really stop yet. I’m talking about those countryside girls still having their countryside fun. You think that after 3 seasons, they have reached…

Chua Tek Ming~*Anime Power*~ !LiVe FoR AnImE, aNiMe FoR LiFe!

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An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and…

Beneath the Tangles

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15 Anime Series With Major Genre Shifts

With the vast majority of anime, what they establish as the genre in the first few episodes will be the genre throughout the series. If you are watching…

Recommend Me Anime

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Ktulu’s 9th Annual Anime Rewards & Shaming Ceremony

To start with, I’ll link the Hall of Shame and Hall of Fame for easy reference to our former winners and recipients that are the exact opposite of…

Anime Reviews

News Update - Mon, 17 Jan 2022

Going on a Vacation From Pastoral. So yeah, I guess even people who live in what would amount to a paradise for people looking for some peace and quiet…

THEM Anime Reviews

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First Impression: Akebi’s Sailor Uniform

Rice paddies and those that call them home: a songbird, a couple of farmers and a girl who runs for the pure joy of it. She pauses to…

Beneath the Tangles

2021 in Review

The world continues to go to hell in a handbasket. The pandemic continues to rage. The world supply chain is borked. Inflation is rampant. W...

Collectr's Blog

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Top Ten Anime of 2021

So here’s a list of ten anime I really enjoyed in the year of 2021. I won’t be ranking them in any arbitrary order, just sharing ten shows…

Rory Muses

News Update - Sat, 25 Dec 2021

When The Kids Stole Christmas.... First, we hope y'all had (and still have) a nice holiday. And with that, here comes the special Christmas update I was talking about…

THEM Anime Reviews

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Film Festival Week: Non Non Biyori: Vacation

Here we are at the close of another year’s film festival. I’ve decided to close things with a look at a film based off of an anime I’ve…

Anime Reviews

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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…

Recommend Me Anime

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slowdeath of moé

We live in a post-Love-Live world.

Artificial Night Sky

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop

Non Non Biyori Nonstop is the third, and probably final, season of the Non Non Biyori anime series. It's also the best one.

DoubleSama

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 12 [END] - 10 Second Anime

Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 12 [END]. The year ends, and a new one begins with new friends looking forward to perfect weather on perfect days.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Final Day in Miyakojima: Exploring Irabu Island & The Great Bike Crisis that was Averted

A scene from Non Non Biyori: Okinawa e Ikukoto ni Natta recreated on Irabu Island. After a sublime day of scuba diving on the best beaches in Miyakojima…

Resurface to Reality

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 11 - 10 Second Anime

Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Ep 11. Kaede has watched over Renge her whole life. She feels nostalgic seeing her take care of the younger Shiori now.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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A Seasonal Review — Winter 2021

Dropped: Cells at Work! Code Black, Dr. Ramune, EX-ARM, Gekidol, Heaven’s Design Team, Horetensia Saga, Idoly Pride, Jujutsu Kaisen, King’s Raid, LBX Girls, Non Non Biyori Nonstop, Osom…

Draggle's Anime Blog

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 10 - 10 Second Anime

Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 10. Renge enjoys receiving New Year’s letters. She later reunites with an old friend during a family visit.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 9 - 10 Second Anime

Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 9. Komari finds a weasel inside when she’s home alone. Komari knits gifts for Hotaru. Komari makes dinner.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Super Aesthetic Adventures in Okinawa and Miyako

Okinawa in a bottle as it appears in Non Non Biyori. With the end of sakura season in central Japan, it’s time to start thinking about plans for…

Resurface to Reality

Animecast: Winter 2021 Anime Season Review Part 1

With the wrap up of the Winter 2021 Anime Season, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give their reviews of 13 amazing titles for…

Otaku Spirit

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 8 - 10 Second Anime

Non Non Biyori Nonstop - Episode 8. Natsumi tries to cover up evidence of an accident. Akane plays the flute for her friends.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Winter 2021 Anime Awards

Another season of anime has come and gone, so once again I’ll be looking back at some of the things I enjoyed most from what I was watching.…

Rory Muses

Winter 2021 Final Thoughts

Yeah, I know, would you believe it? For Great Justice lives! Everything looked on the upswing heading into 2021, and a truly stacked season—arguably the most stacked season…

FOR GREAT JUSTICE

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | Anime Review

Non Non Biyori Nonstop is everything I thought it would be, a simple Slice of Life. Come to think of it, Non Non Biyori as a whole series…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | Episode 12 Review

Episode Twelve Thoughts A little bit of bittersweet for me because one of my favourite series has approached it’s end. Interestingly enough however, I did not find this…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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442nd G-View: Non Non Biyori Nonstop

Another 3rd season of a popular Girls Club anime came to a close. Question what else did it bring to the table besides the good stuff that made…

The Yuri Empire

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop Review

For all of the isekais, shonen series, crappy harems, or a variety of more engaging or seemingly more interesting shows with more involved plots, I’m glad we have…

PyraXadon's Anime Archive

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | Episode 10 and 11 Review

Episode Ten Thoughts I never would have thought that watching fictional characters play pretend outside during a blizzard would be so entertaining. This scene was Natsumi and Renge…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop Episode 11: Candy Heart

While the preview hinted this would be a Baby Renge episode, which it was, someone else would be the main focus.

The Yuri Empire

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | Episode 8 and 9 Reivew

episode eight thoughts Who would have thought that both Konomi and Akane would have been given so much screen time. I feel like as the episodes progressed, they’ve…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | Episode 6 and 7 Review

Episode six & seven thoughts I love how most if not all of their emotions can be shown through their facial expressions. There’s something about it that cracks…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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Non Non Biyori Movie: Vacation

In this review of the Non Non Biyori Movie: Vacation, I answer the question of whether or not it's necessary for season 3.

DoubleSama

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop Episode 10: Countryside Winter

It’s snowing over at our favorite countryside. Let’s see how our heroines spend their time in the snow. Sasuga Best Boy of all Anime.

The Yuri Empire

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | Episode 4 and 5 Review

Episode Four & FIVE Thoughts Episode four the most segmented episode by far, as there were three different experienced experienced by our beloved Renge. Was that something I…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | First Impressions

It is time! My overall first impressions on the anime, Non Non Biyori Nonstop. What did I expect from the third installment in the Non Non Biyori series?…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop | Episode 2 and 3 Review

I enjoy playing catch up, it’s always fun. Now that I am here and ready to go, it’s time to binge Non Non Biyori Nonstop. Let’s get ready…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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Non Non Biyori Nonstop 7+8: Quest for Knowledge and AkaNomi

Lazy bug hit me last time so to simplify things let’s sum up all the episode 7 and 8 segments then go into more detail when needed.

The Yuri Empire

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Megami Paradise

Sometimes, Orphan's path to a project is so convoluted that even I can't quite figure out how we got there. That's pretty much the case with...

Collectr's Blog

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Fall 2020: The end of the rest…

This episode is brought you by Non Non Biyori as the series have a 1-hour film set in Okinawa. It’s great to see Hotaru Ichijo and her friends…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Winter 2021 Anime: Thoughts So Far

Ah, it appears we are roughly halfway though the winter 2021 season of anime. That must mean it is time for me to once again share my impressions…

Rory Muses

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Animecast: Music of Winter 2021 Anime

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are finally here to give their favorite picks of music for the Winter 2021 anime season. Put the headphones on and…

Otaku Spirit

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Animecast: Winter 2021 Anime Season First Impressions

The year of 2021 is starting off with an insane blast of great titles to be keeping an eye on. Join the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast…

Otaku Spirit

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