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Manga Review: Noragami: Stray God

Title: Noragami: Stray God Mangaka: Adachitoka US Publisher: Kodansha Status: Ongoing (Print & Digital) Currently at 24 Volumes. Age Relevance: Middle School and Up. How Essential Is It?: Nice …

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WHAT I’VE BEEN UP TO

Hello people, it is I, Nora, your blogger friend. Even though I mentioned I was going to be busy and go on a hiatus, the period still took…

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WHAT I’VE BEEN UP TO

Hello people, it is I, Nora, your blogger friend. Even though I mentioned I was going to be busy and go on a hiatus, the period still took…

IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!

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RWBY: Ice Queendom – 01-03 (First Impressions) – Uncut Gems

01 – Dust to Dust Based on a popular web comic I haven’t had the pleasure of ever seeing (probably true of a lot of viewers), the charmingly…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Kenny Plays: Pikmin 2

Anime, lost media, Games, the works. Drop by & say hi. Donations https://streamlabs.com/kennylauderdale/tip Patreon https://www.patreon.com/kennylauderdale/ Twitter https://twitter.com/KennyLauderdal3 kenny lauderdale, anime, 80s anime, anime review, worst anime, anime ova, kenny lauderdale livestream, livestream, worst anime ever,…

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Don’t @ Me: Six of my Anime Opinions: I don’t care about Yamato Edition

It’s Monday, which means it is time for this! Welcome to Don’t @ Me! The place where, like the cast of Noragami, I keep falling from a building…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Junkers Come Here: Memories of You

Stop me if you've heard the one about the talking dog... Junkers Come Here and its sequel were novels by Kine Naoto. They featured a Schnau...

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Choujikuu Romanesque Samy: Missing 99

Choujikuu Romanesque Samy: MISSING 99 ( Superdimensional Romanesque Samy: MISSING 99 ) is a 1986 sci-fi fantasy that makes no sense along m...

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Shuumatsu no Harem - Episode 6 - Rea Neneko Walk

It's rare to see the men's secretaries together, so we knew Neneko took Kyouji's request to meet Mahiru seriously. Shuumatsu no Harem - Episode 6.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Tezuka Osamu's Tales from the Old Testament Ep 13-15

Here is volume 5 of Tezuka Osamu's Tales of the Old Testament: In the Beginning , which continues the Exodus story through the giving of the...

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Playing Dumb – 15 Anime Series Where The Main Character Pretends to be Oblivious

We all expect our main characters to be a certain level of talented and clever, but them playing coy is a common character defense. Maybe they want to…

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Top 5 Anime Characters Who Are Always Broke

There are a lot of broke anime characters. Those that always seem to be out of money when the bill comes. Here are 5 of my faves.

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Yuki

Forty years ago, the famed "social realism" film director Imai Tadashi released his one and only anime movie, Yuki . It was based on a 1976 ...

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Alice in Cyberland, the Sequel

In my blog post on the original Alice in Cyberland , more than three years ago, I commented on the mystery of the missing second episode.…

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Top 5: Use of Phones in Anime

There are so many anime that incorporate the use of phones into their story. So what are my favourite uses of phones in anime? And what are yours?

100 Word Anime

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JCS IN OCTOBER AND THE GREAT POWER TO SEE INTO THE FUTURE

Greetings people of the blogosphere! I’m Nora, your host for this month’s showcase. Don’t laugh at me, but I was half-stressed about the showcase for a long time…

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This Is Where I Came In...

I just had the pleasure of editing the Blu-ray version of episode 58 of Yawara! - the last one I had never touched (or seen) before -…

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THE NIGHT BEYOND THE TRICORNERED WINDOW EPISODE 1 REVIEW — ENCOUNTER

Hello! We have started to see new seasonal anime drop one by one. Seeing this post, some of you might have thought, “Of course Nora’s going to review…

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Anime Series Like The Case Study of Vanitas

Scorned by his vampire peers for being born under a blue moon, it is said that the vampire Vanitas created a powerful grimoire known as the Book of…

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A Second Chance For Family [A Stepmother’s Marchen]

Korean Webtoons and Manhwa have been something of a staple of reading for me over the last few years. Now, while I do consider myself an action junkie,…

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Sensou Douwa: Kiku-chan to Ookami

Sensou Douwa ( War Fables or War Tales ) was a series of TV specials by Shin-Ei Animation that ran annually from 2002 to 2009. In…

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Anime Series Like The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace

800 years ago, as terrifying demons pushed mankind to the brink, they prayed to the gods and called for their aid. Emerging from these prayers, battle deities called…

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My Updated Favourite OPs and EDs

1. Lost in Paradise, Jujutsu Kaisen ED 1 2. History Maker, Yuri!!! on Ice OP 3. My Dearest, Guilty Crown OP1 4. Flyers, Death Parade OP 5. Hey…

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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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Kiki’s Delivery Service: More Relevant Than Ever [Recommendation]

Growing up there were some movies that I used to watch and vaguely remained stuck in my memories despite time weathering them away in the same way wind…

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Asobi Neko Norari Kurari by Moto Haruko

Another quick distraction before I return to my library haul. This one, Asobi Neko Norari Kuran by Moto Haruko is kind of an odd duck, not unlike its…

MangaKast – A PodCast of All Things Manga

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Blue Sonnet

Akai Kiba Blue Sonnet ( Crimson Fang Blue Sonnet ), usually known as just Blue Sonnet , is a five-episode OVA series from 1989. It is based...

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Twinkle NORA Rock Me! - The Extraction (Behind the Scenes)

  https://nyaa.si/view/1409933 Check the torrent link above for the fansub credits. This is a short special that was included on the LD for ...

LonelyChaser Fansubs

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Anime Series Like Record of Ragnarok

Every 1,000 years, all gods are convened to decide the fate of humanity. Due to their abuses against each other and the planet, the gods are about to…

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Anime On the Big Screen: “Josee, the Tiger and the Fish”

Venue: Hoyts Belconnen, Westfield Belconnen, Level 3, 18 Benjamin Way, Belconnen, ACT Date: Thursday 10 June 2021 Distributor: Madman E...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Body Jack (Laserdisc Version)

I wasn't planning on doing any more of the Pink Noise series after Call Me Tonight , but the laserdisc for the fourth and last show in…

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Interview with Fruits Basket and RWBY VA, Elizabeth Maxwell

Elizabeth Maxwell, who has voiced so many beloved anime and gaming characters over the years—Ymir (Attack on Titan), Urbosa (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild), and…

Beneath the Tangles

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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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Spice and Wolf S1 – 11 [Wolf and the Grand Scheme] – Throwback Thursday

I’m back with another episode of Spice and Wolf! This week Lawrence and Holo reconcile, Holo comes up with a money making scheme and Norah decides sticking it…

Star Crossed Anime

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Spice and Wolf S1 – 10 [Wolf and Conspiracies] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome back to another episode of Spice and Wolf. This week see’s my prediction come true as Lawrence’s greed bites him in the ass! But there are consequences…

Star Crossed Anime

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Chameleon 3

I bet you weren't expecting another episode of Chameleon . Frankly, neither was I. Even though laalg translation-checked all the remaining e...

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Yamatarou Comes Back v2

One of Orphan's earliest Tezuka Osamu projects was the set of six OVAs known as the Lion Books: 1 The Green Cat 1983 2 Rain Boy 1983 3…

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Rain Boy v2

One of Orphan's earliest Tezuka Osamu projects was the set of six OVAs known as the Lion Books: 1 The Green Cat 1983 2 Rain Boy 1983 3…

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Re:Zero 2 pt 2 episode 46 – Fire and Ice

I was so worried about the people in the mansion. Apparently, there is still a chance to save them. Well that's a relief, right?

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A-Z Challenge: “N” is for Noragami (2014)

Noragami This is (another) show that I wanted to tick off my A-Z challenge list and so I’m glad I’ve made a bit more progress on the challenge…

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Noragami – Shounen gold on the Far Shore

The trials and tribulations of stray god Yato and his friends are rife with charm and style.

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HEAVEN’S DESIGN TEAM — WEEKLY REVIEW 3

Welcome to another week of Heaven’s Design Team with Nora! Hopefully my reviews come close to the series in terms of being enjoyable. This week we have one…

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2020 In Review

Boy, am I happy to see 2020 in the rear-view mirror. Pandemic, protests, political polarization... Millions dead world-wide... It can't end soon enough. Despite that, Orphan Fansubs had…

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Sakurada Reset Review (Spoiler Free)

Next on the list is A-Sketch. Once again we’ve reached a studio / producer (producer this time) that had several good looking options to choose from. Noragami, Yamada-kun…

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Holiday Review: THE WITCH AND THE BEAST

 But that's enough of high fantasy.  Let's wrap up this subject with some urban fantasy aimed at an older audience. THE WITCH AND THE BEAST ...

The Manga Test Drive

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Ipponbouchou Mantarou

Stop me if you've heard this one before. The son of a local grub shop is goaded by his father into seeking his fortune as a chef. He…

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Anime Ancients – 17 Anime Characters That are Hundreds of Years Old

When you bend reality as anime does, it opens up tons of possibilities, including characters whose life and influence can span centuries. Demons, gods, lolis – anime has…

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Botchan

Orphan is proud to present the first English version of the 1980 TV special Botchan . (It should not be confused with the shorter version th...

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