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DAYS OAD

Back in 2016, Orphan subbed DAYS: Touin Gakuensen , the second set of DAYS OADs and the next step in the Seiseki High School soccer team's q...

Collectr's Blog

Fruit Brains

This one is literally hot off the presses - well, hot off the airways. Fruit Brains ( Kudamonou ) appeared on a Japanese variety show a few...

Collectr's Blog

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12 Surprisingly Dark Anime With Childish Art Styles

There are many different strategies that a series can employ if it wants to be artistically unique. There was a time when moe was the hook and not…

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At Bertram's Hotel

detective fiction, 推理小説、games, mystery, murder, locked room, Japanese, translations,

ボクの事件簿

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Anime Like My Home Hero

When Tetsuo Tosu went to visit his daughter at her apartment near her university, he discovered that her thuggish new boyfriend Nobuto is beating her. Upon

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I Used a Randomizer to Watch WEIRD Anime

The first 1,000 people to use the link will get a 1 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/lextorias07239 💬 SOCIALS 💬 Support me on Patreon ➜ https://www.patreon.com/lextorias Second Channel ➜ https://www.youtube.com/@alextorias Twitter…

Lextorias

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15 Dialogue-Heavy Anime Where Talking Carries The Plot

Dialogue-dense anime certainly isn't for everyone, and it certainly isn't for those who watch with subtitles and have slower reading comprehension. Sometimes

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Anime Like Oshi no Ko

In the country hospital where he works, doctor and idol enjoyer Gorou Amemiya meets the famous and beloved idol Ai Hoshino. He is surprised to discover that

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Oshi no Ko Episode 6 — Twitter is a cesspool

This was quite a heavier episode. It kinda reminded me of episode 4 of Odd Taxi, which was a bit of a turning point for the show. That…

Dopey Likes Anime

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Top 10 Anime of 2021

I know what you are thinking. Isn’t it 2023? Yes. I’ve had a bad habit recently of falling very far behind on anime. My first reason for delaying…

Daze3x's Blog

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Autumn 2022 Anime Round-Up Post

If you haven’t yet seen the announcement in Moeronpan’s post (down below), please take a look at that to read about what will be happening to the Moeronpan…

Moeronpan

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Just Stopping By! (Happy 2023!)

Hi there! Did I catch you by surprise? I know, it’s been over 3 months since my last visit. Terrible track record. But, I did promise that I’d…

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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Just Stopping By! (Happy 2023!)

Hi there! Did I catch you by surprise? I know, it’s been over 3 months since my last visit. Terrible track record. But, I did promise that I’d…

Takuto's Anime Cafe

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What I watched – Autumn 2022 – and an announcement

2022 has come and gone, ending with one of the most dynamic anime seasons ever. I watched a lot more than I typically follow in a season and…

Moeronpan

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022 Season Review

Nonon gives final thoughts on Raven of the Inner Palace and Bocchi the Rock! before reviewing the Fall anime season in Otaku Theater!

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 12

Will we be seeing an exodus on social media now? Because right now, it certainly seems that way. The anime community has embraced Twitter, and posted pretty much…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 11

It’s actually hard to believe that Christmas is only in a couple of weeks. I suppose living alone has done this to me; made me so numb to…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 10

December begins, and two pieces of news here on Otaku Theater. The first being that this will be the final week of my coverage of The Eminence in…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 9

Christmas already? Well, not quite. But December means that the awful Christmas movies arrive on TV, and that every store will play the same three Christmas songs over…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 8

Well Twitter has turned into a very fun place in the space of a week, hasn’t it? Many users have already made plans to either transfer their daily…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 7

Right now I’ve begun to look back at the small number of shows I have been able to enjoy this year, and put together some kind of best…

TheOASG

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We are all Dollars, we are all animals — Durarara!!, Odd Taxi, and “the big reveal”

The other day, one of my coworkers posited that one’s favorite moment or piece of media is almost always going to be one of your first big experience…

atelier emily

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 6

Yes, I have chosen my Winter shows already. And yes, I will likely not carry on watching The Eminence in Shadow in that season. I have taken the…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 5

Only a month gone by, and I already have my eye on shows coming out in the Winter season. Barely a third of the way into this current…

TheOASG

Winter 2021 to Fall 2021 Anime Power Rankings

It's been 2 years since the last one, let's get right into it. Winter 2021 1) Wonder Egg Priority Worth watching for the animation alone. However the ending is chotto... 2) Re:Zero…

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 4

Seems like the weeb rush to get Disney+ subscriptions to catch the new Bleach show worked, as they have finally got their butts in gear and are beginning…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 3

Despite giving me some very enjoyable shows, 2022 has really felt like the strangest year for me, anime-wise. Has my radar for finding enjoyable shows been ruined now?…

TheOASG

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ODDTAXI: In the Woods

A reframing/retelling of the main series that is slightly more condensed, and with a tiny amount of new content/story. Not suitable to watch “instead of” the main series,…

At a Glance Anime

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 2

I’ve spent the better part of this whole week watching everyone tear apart one of my favorite video game franchises in the last 5 years, but between the…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022, Week 1

I probably say this at the start of every new season, but I really am glad to get into some fresh shows. Call of the Night kept me…

TheOASG

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2022 Season Preview

You do not need me to tell you that this year’s Fall season is absolutely stacked. And as per usual, I will be trying my best to avoid…

TheOASG

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10 Biggest Reveals in Anime That No One Saw Coming

You could say that a “big reveal” is pretty crucial to a successful anime. Not every successful series has one, but you will find that a lot of…

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ODDTAXI

An absolutely amazing mystery, crime, drama ride that simultaneously feels very comfortable and very dangerous.

At a Glance Anime

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ODDTAXI – The Importance of Leaving on a Bang

ODDTAXI certainly lives up to its name. It's an unusual anime with strong Western influences in the narrative.

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Anime Series Like Odd Taxi

Blunt walrus Hiroshi Odokawa drives a taxi for a living which has caused him to get to know his various eccentric customers. One day, his simple life is

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News Update - Mon, 25 Jul 2022

The Good, The Bad and the Walrus. So yeah, me and Tim had a look at ODDTAXI -- which, yes, is written in all-caps -- and found that it…

THEM Anime Reviews

News Update - Mon, 18 Jul 2022

Love Can Wait And so can belated review schedules. This week we have Allen talking about last spring's anime https://themanime.org/viewreview.php?id=2202, a show he felt was crazy, but not crazy enough…

THEM Anime Reviews

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The Observation Deck: Odd Taxi

In a world where everything is going crazy, one man…drives a taxi?

Animated Observations

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Tanaka’s Camellia Flowers — Odd Taxi Episode 4

“I feel like I’ve always been searching for something. At the same time, my life has always been lacking something. And desperately acquiring that something yields only a…

atelier emily

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It's STILL Impossible to Live as a Crunchyroll Translator | The Canipa Effect

Following on from his 2020 video, Canipa revisits the topic of low pay for translators and how the one billion dollar Funimation buyout makes that even more ridiculous. It's…

The Canipa Effect

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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

Spiraken Manga News Ep 39: March 10th - 16th, 2022

Let's find out the latest manga news with our latest podcast    In this episode, Xan discusses some Goblin Slayer controversy in Texas libraries, and goes over some more relevant…

Spiraken Review Podcast

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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…

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