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Why ODDTAXI’s Opening Theme Is The Secret Sauce To Its Success

2021’s ODDTAXI is one of the most effective examples of an OP setting up tone, atmosphere, and story beats - even hiding the answers to its mystery in…

Anime Herald

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Odd Taxi: In the Woods

By cleverly reframing its narrative around a series of interviews with the supporting cast, Odd Taxi: In the Woods succeeds where most recap films fail: it's an artistically…

Anime News Network - Views

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Ousama Ranking Review – 83/100

I really wanted Ousama Ranking to be the next Odd Taxi.  Both started out fairly similar – neither had very much pre-season hype (Odd Taxi premise wasn’t even…

Star Crossed Anime

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Odd Taxi Anime Review

Animation: ★★★★★★★★☆☆ Story/Plot: ★★★★★★★★★☆ Theme song/s and animation: ★★★★★★★★☆☆

Yuan Notes

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #169 – Best of 2021

It’s time for our annual Best of 2021 show! Evan and David run down their favorite video games, manga, and anime of last year. We managed to fit…

Ani-Gamers

Animecast: Japan Destroys AniTubers and Loves NFTs..

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give the rundown on anime news of today. Listen in and get caught up, or just get their…

Otaku Spirit

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ODDTAXI – Episode 13

It’s not that I go to art specifically seeking punishment, or anything like that. I understand the appeal of stories that simply sooth or excite us; these are…

Wrong Every Time

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Anime Cult Classics: 15 Anime Series Lacking a Broad Audience Appeal

It is easy to forget sometimes that anime in and of itself is an art form, and art is an explosion! I mean, art is expression, and experimentation,…

Recommend Me Anime

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Odd Taxi

Odokawa is a taxi driver that has seen and heard too many things. Seen and heard too much, in fact. So when the worlds involving his friends, the…

Armchair Anime

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Anime Feminist’s Top Picks for 2021

This year had a range of anime for just about every taste, and the result is one of our biggest year-end lists ever!

Anime Feminist

A Birthday TheList- 2021 Year-In-Review

Happy belated birthday to me! Let's look back at 2021 anime! The post A Birthday TheList- 2021 Year-In-Review first appeared on Couch and Chill.

Couch and Chill

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Odd Taxi Review- Watch it to the end…

Heyo, it’s yo gurl Star, for those of you that don’t know this anime it’s kinda like the healthy in-between of Zootopia and Beastars. More adult than a…

We be bloggin'

Animecast: AMC Buyout, Netflix Price Hikes, Harem Isekai, and more!

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give the rundown on anime news of today. Listen in and get caught up, or just get their…

Otaku Spirit

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#119 - Best Anime WE Watched in 2021

We watched a LOT of anime in 2021, and not all of it was released then. So instead of doing a "Best of 2021" list, we just had…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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Top Anime of 2021 (and Year in Review)

I was going to open this article with “it’s been a year, huh,” but then looked back and saw that’s exactly how I opened my last Year in Review, which…

Wrong Every Time

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Watching Anime in 2021

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. 2021’s one of the strongest recent years for anime I can think of. We saw some…

Isn't It Electrifying?

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Staff Picks: Our Favorite Anime of 2021

The final entry in our 2021 Staff Picks series ranks not kings, but anime — specifically those that aired in their entirety this year or ended in it. There…

Ani-Gamers

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Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2021 That You Missed

Been away from anime for awhile? We understand. You go out and have your life, anime will always be waiting for you when you come back. They always…

Recommend Me Anime

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ODDTAXI – Episode 12

Right from her early childhood, Rui knew she was born to be a star. Even her first teachers marked her as someone overflowing with ambition, and since then,…

Wrong Every Time

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BtT’s Top 10 Anime of 2021

They made us laugh; they made us cry. They wowed us with their artistry, inspired us with their soundtracks, and moved us with their depth of emotion. But…

Beneath the Tangles

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The ANN Aftershow - Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Dominates the Box Office

Lynzee and James return from holiday festivities to discuss JJK 0's explosive theatrical premiere, what Hayao Miyazaki looks like in 3D, ODDTAXI's latest development and the new episodes…

Anime News Network - Views

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Nonon’s Best Anime of 2021

With the year coming to a close, Nonon picks his best anime of 2021, ranging from a girl and her cub to one kaiju anime on Netflix.

TheOASG

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[12 Days of Anime] Day 1: ODDTAXI

Was there ever any doubt? One episode into ODDTAXI and I knew that what we had here was a masterpiece in the making, an anime we’d be talking…

Anime B&B

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[12 Days of Anime] Day 2: The Heike Story

Let me preface these next two posts by saying that it was ridiculously difficult to order them—both The Heike Story and ODDTAXI took my breath away with their…

Anime B&B

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Predicting the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022 Nominations – part 4

It’s the final day of Scamp Predicts Odd Taxi Wins Everything and Back Arrow Wins Nothing at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022! Except no Odd Taxi wins today…

Day with the Cart Driver

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OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #862) ODDTAXI

Shownotes :: (show 862) :: () :: () :: () :: () With The ODDTAXI, recorded live December 12th, 2021. This week, we watched anime that's more…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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30 Best Mystery Anime Series With Intrigue to Unravel

The term “mystery” tends to evoke images of hard-boiled detectives tracking down criminals, but mystery is a blanket term. A lot of situations can be mysterious, and that…

Recommend Me Anime

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ODDTAXI – Episode 11

The lines are taut and bait is set; all that is left is to spring the trap. In spite of his professed desire for a simple, solitary life,…

Wrong Every Time

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Translation Chat Podcast 03 – Katrina Leonoudakis chats about Odd Taxi

Katrina Leonoudakis chats about the amazing English translation of Crunchyroll's Odd Taxi and explains why it's so good.

J-En Translations

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ODDTAXI – Episode 10

Through the miracles of science, it has become easier than ever to measure our success in the world, and compare it to the wealth of others. Where once…

Wrong Every Time

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Director’s Cut: November, Star Wars Visions, and Komi Can’t Communicate

This month’s schedule You already got: Kino’s Journey: the Beautiful World (2003) You will get (In order): FLCLClassroom of the Elite  Next Month’s Schedule (In order) Star Wars:…

Armchair Anime

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The Odd World of “ODDTAXI” – Anime Fusion 2021

I’m back again with more panel materials! This time from our Sunday discussion of the wonderful ODDTAXI anime series. Like our Evangelion discussion, this is mostly a presentation…

Season 1 Episode 1

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PODCAST: Odd Taxi Episodes 9-13

Join the duo on this podcast outing as they conclude their coverage of  the series with discussions on the revelation of why Odokawa sees people  as animals and…

warui deshou

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The Gem of 2021 – Odd Taxi Anime Review

“Eccentric and blunt, the walrus Hiroshi Odokawa lives a relatively normal life. He drives a taxi for a living, and there he meets several unique individuals: the jobless…

HaruKafe

The Gem of 2021 – Odd Taxi Anime Review

"Eccentric and blunt, the walrus Hiroshi Odokawa lives a relatively normal life. He drives a taxi for a living, and there he meets several unique individuals: the jobless…

HaruKafe

The Gem of 2021 – Odd Taxi Anime Review

"Eccentric and blunt, the walrus Hiroshi Odokawa lives a relatively normal life. He drives a taxi for a living, and there he meets several unique individuals: the jobless…

HaruKafe

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The Gem of 2021 – Odd Taxi Anime Review

"Eccentric and blunt, the walrus Hiroshi Odokawa lives a relatively normal life. He drives a taxi for a living, and there he meets several unique individuals: the jobless…

HaruKafe

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ODDTAXI – Episode 9

How did it all come to this? Somehow, the spiraling conflicts of ODDTAXI feel both implausible and inevitable, a thousand quirks of fate culminating in an unstoppable tragedy.…

Wrong Every Time

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Episode 173 - Odd Taxi Revisited!

This week; Shaun just finished watching Tusk for the 7th time and has walrus on the mind, and there is no better way to resolve that by finishing…

Anime Out of Context

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Summer 2021 Weekly Summary – Week 11

Kaizoku Oujo – 5-6 Wooper: Pirate Princess Fena may not be the most pleasant surprise of the year (that’d be Odd Taxi), but it has to rank pretty…

Star Crossed Anime

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PODCAST: Odd Taxi Episodes 5-8

Join the duo on this podcast outing as they tackle episodes 5 through 8 and discuss topics like how chasing social media metrics demands the erasure of nuance,…

warui deshou

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ODDTAXI – Episode 8

Tensions are rising across ODDTAXI as the Halloween celebrations continue. Out in the streets, Taichi is racing through the crowd with his prize: fresh footage of Dobu up…

Wrong Every Time

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PODCAST: Odd Taxi Episodes 1-4

We’re late to the party on this one, but it’s fine, we ordered a (Odd) Taxi!Doc  and Shads call for transport on a journey that has already been…

warui deshou

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Odd Taxi – A great oddity

A walrus finds himself thrown from the comforts of his taxicab when he gives rides to several disparate characters, seemingly unrelated, amid the disappearance of a high school…

Nefarious Reviews

I Still Can’t Believe How Many Great Soundtracks The Spring 2021 Anime Season Had

There were so many great anime to watch in Spring 2021. And better still, a lot of great soundtracks to listen to as well.

AniTAY-Official - Medium

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ODDTAXI – Episode 7

A storm is brewing in ODDTAXI, one whose clouds loom over every soul we’ve met so far. As episodes have stacked up, odd points of connection have emerged…

Wrong Every Time

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The Otakusphere: Blizzard, Taco Bell and shows I’ve actually seen

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

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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What Odd Taxi Says About Society | GITM Podcast Ep. 98

Odd Taxi was a beautiful anime that got me thinking a lot about ‘society’. What exactly makes a society? What is it that we all share as people?…

Get In The Mecha

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Now What?; the mystery of Odd Taxi.

2021 is halfway done, and it’s has been a lot of significant changes for me, personally. I moved into a house with some friends and pets, I recently…

Isn't It Electrifying?