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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 …

Manga Librarian

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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

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Anime that Fights Like a Girl!

There is a certain character in anime that, for all of their bravery, skill, and strength, doesn’t get nearly enough recognition. It’s the rough and tumble, steadfast Fist…

Anime Hanabi

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Anime and the Olympics: Winter Edition! Part 2

(Due to the length of this post it has been cut into 3 parts) Though not a whole lot of time has gone by since the Summer Olympics…

Anime Hanabi

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Anime and the Olympics: Winter Edition! Part 1

(Due to the length of this post it has been cut into 3 parts) Though not a whole lot of time has gone by since the Summer Olympics…

Anime Hanabi

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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…

Recommend Me Anime

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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.

I drink and watch anime

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Anime that is Truly Thankful!

Thankful for anime! There are a lot of names for the holiday of Thanksgiving. It’s often called “Turkey day” or “Eat Everything day” or even “I’ll Diet Lat…

Anime Hanabi

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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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The Death of Anime: Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds!

Death is big in anime It’s too late, that bubbly, bright eyed anime high school girl has already been run over by Truck-kun. Or maybe Bus-san was the…

Anime Hanabi

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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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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…

Recommend Me Anime

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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…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

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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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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…

Recommend Me Anime

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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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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.

I drink and watch anime

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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?

I drink and watch anime

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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…

The Review Heap

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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.

Alo's Watchlist

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…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

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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

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…

Recommend Me Anime

Yatogami and the Disappearing Yahweh

I think the best word to describe Noragami Aragoto, the second season of the series about a little known god of calamity, is surprising. After an initial series…

Beneath the Tangles

Day 6 of Otakutober: Trigger Town– Most Horrific Anime Deaths

Welcome back my witches and wizards of the weeberly arts! Are you ready to visit trigger town? Well, you are now! For day six of 13 Days of…

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Noragami S1 & S2 (Review)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Supernatural, Shounen What is it about? In times of need, if you look in the right place, you just may see a strange telephone number scrawled in red. If…

Otaku and proud girl

7 Anime I Irrationally HATE

Bakemonogatari The Monogatari series is famous and beloved for 3 main reasons, I think. 1) A unique style of story telling. 2) Fascinating visual components. And 3) Being…

Anime Rants

Vote on an Anime for Caitlin Glass to Watch and Review!

Has there ever been a better time to look back at all the anime series you’ve missed over the years and catch up a little? Voice actress (Winry…

Beneath the Tangles

Some of My Favourite Anime OPs and EDs

1. Unravel, Tokyo Ghoul OP 1 2. History Maker, Yuri!!! On Ice OP 3. My Dearest, Guilty Crown OP 1 4. Flyers, Death Parade OP 5. Guren No…

The Spooky Red Head Blog

A Decade of Anime – 2015

We're finally past the halfway point of the decade and into 2015. Some of my favourite anime of all time come from this year with only 2016 topping…

100 Word Anime

A Decade of Anime – 2014

We've reached 2014 and it is another big hitting year for anime, though arguably not quite as dramatic as 2013. Still, there's plenty of excellent titles to choose…

100 Word Anime

The Way of The Househusband – Manga Hype!

I know I don’t usually (ever) do manga reviews. However I recently got a batch in (Bungo Stray Dogs, Noragami and the latest Natsume!) so I wanted to…

I drink and watch anime

The Playful Icons of Hiroshi Mori

While browsing Pinterest recently, I found this: Beneath, some wags had christened this the “Moe Lisa” by “Leonardo Doujinshi.” The whimsical, anime-esque style reminds me of the playful…

Beneath the Tangles

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The Shichi Fukujin of Noragami

Noragami is a popular anime based on gods and centers around the struggles of the lesser known god named Yato (夜卜). In the series, we know that Yato’s…

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Kabukibu!

The story of Anime Strike is a short and frustrating one.  Started on New Year's Day of 2017, it was meant to be a way for Amazon to…

Renaissance Josei

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My Current Anime 3×3 Mosaic

Although I have long had a list of my favorite anime in various forms of top 5 to top 30 shows, I have never before made a 3×3, a…

In Lieu Of A Title

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Noragami

I really enjoyed this anime. It took a while to get into to be honest and I definitely enjoyed the second season better than the first but overall…

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Three Recent Anime Series That Are Really About God

During class, we’ve been discussing how you can go beyond the surface level and really extract meaningful, Christian concepts from series. Even though most creators of media –…

Studying Haibane Renmei

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Noragami, Noragami Aragoto – A Look at the Other-Worldly

Again, I did my best here not to spoil any part of either series. Noragami is far more rooted in comedy than I had anticipated when beginning the…

bits of anime

OtakuGeneration (Show #540) Fall Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 540) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 11th, 2015. This week we finished…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #539) Fall Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 539) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 5th, 2015. This week we jumped…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #526) Summer Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 526) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Summer Impressions, recorded live July 5th, 2015. This week we start…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Noragami – Ending thoughts

“Ah, so Noragami is targeted at the Josei/Shoujo audience…” This illuminating thought flashed across my mind only in the final moments of the series. Now it all made sense –…

Imoutolicious

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Impressions and thoughts on Noragami

Noragami (12 Episodes – Winter 2014) The world of the gods is often a popular subject for anime just because how religion works in Japan which is to…

TheJelloEmperor's Anime Blog Thing!

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Weekly Roundup – Winter 2014 final impressions – 2/2

Shows discussed: Kill la Kill; Noragami; Sakura Trick. Kill la Kill – 23 & 24 I could not watch it in one sitting. Somewhere in the middle of the second…

Rapid Brush Movements

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Noragami – Parenting tips from Yukine arc

If Noragami gets a less than average score from me, it’s due to Yukine and his arc. Having just finished his tale at episode 9, I lament how…

Imoutolicious

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Winter Anime 2014 begins

After the initial misfire, I believe I’m back on track to enjoy the best of anime ending in Winter 2014. Here’s my picks based on peer reviews and Amazon blu-ray…

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