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Summer of SoL: Planetes and Taking Pride in your Job, However Humble

Were you ever told by your teachers or parents “Hey, you had better hit the books and study hard; you don’t wanna be flipping burgers at McDonald’s or…

Beneath the Tangles

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15 Great Anime Series You Can’t Find on Any Streaming Service Right Now

Crunchyroll, Hidive, Funimation, even Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime have dipped their toes into putting some anime up for streaming. Take it from

Recommend Me Anime

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #173 – Planetes

It‘s another Golden Ticket episode! On request from patron Nice (that’s their name), Evan and David review the 2003 hard sci-fi anime series Planetes, about space debris haulers.…

Ani-Gamers

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Ranking Retro Anime Watch Priority

List of anime: • Aim for the Ace • Akage no Anne • Akira • Angel’s Egg • Ashita no Joe • Barefoot Gen • Beck • Belladonna of Sadness • Berserk • Birdy the Mighty • Bubblegum Crisis •…

Anime Top Scholar

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ESTAB LIFE: Great Escape Preview

Streams: Crunchyroll on (normal day uncertain) Rating: 2 (of 5) Technically this is a Spring 2022 season title, but its first two episodes debuted more than a week…

USA Anime

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The Difficulty of Writing a Harder Sci Fi Story

Its very interesting that the week I wrote this post, Bodacious Space Pirates, and Planetes, that Orbital Children came out on Netflix. As of me writing this post,…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Planetes: Fighting the Cruelty of Space

I hope people enjoy the slow drip of Goro Taniguchi directed series appearing on this blog through out the year. That is the meta that I am deciding…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Anime Series Like Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut

In 1957, the world witnessed the Federal Republic of Zirnitra’s achievement of sending a living creature, a dog, into space. Since then, they have been in a race…

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Ep. 40: Vinland Saga, by Makoto Yukimura

VIKINGS! Pillaging, looting, making great art! Deb leads the team through VINLAND SAGA by Makoto Yukimura, and we all love it! On Mangasplaining.

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Top 4 Space Anime To Watch May 4th

Well if you like Star Wars. You have to like something about space. Also if you are on this blog. You most likely watch anime. So this May…

SAE With a K

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Planetes (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

A classic 2003 sci-fi anime series from Sunrise makes its return to the UK on Blu-ray from the folks at Anime Limited.

The Normanic Vault

Unboxing: PLANETES

It’s a classic show that has been out-of-print for a long time in the UK, but the time has nearly arrived for our Blu-ray release of PLANETES to…

All the Anime

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B.B. Fish

There just aren't enough anime about scuba diving. Yes, there was Grand Blue , but it was primarily a gross-out comedy. And there was Amanch...

Collectr's Blog

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Sensou Douwa: Boku no Boukuugou

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

Collectr's Blog

Mission to Mars?

By Hugh David. “Abandoned artificial satellites. Tanks jettisoned from space shuttles. Refuse generated during space station construction. Debris of all shapes and sizes is travelling around the Earth…

All the Anime

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Love and Soul: 12 Anime Couples for Valentine’s Day Out of Song and Scripture

Hey guys, Josh here! You know, Valentines Day (Or if you’re me “Singles Awareness Day”) is coming up, and I found myself thinking about that famous piece of…

Beneath the Tangles

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Q1 2021 Solicitations for UK Anime Home Video Releases

The first quarter of 2021 for UK anime! This batch currently offers a variety of new and older releases, from Dragon Ball Z and Planetes to Children of…

The Normanic Vault

Toward the Terra (1980): Humanities Struggle to Grow

I want to start this post by saying, directly, that I have watched the Toward the Terra television series before and it’s exceptional. I want to write about…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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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…

Collectr's Blog

Planetes

By Andrew Osmond. Planetes is an anime space series that doesn’t have any giant robot suits. Nor does it have any aliens, androids, cyborgs, terraforming, telepathy, black holes,…

All the Anime

What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!

One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite…

Beneath the Tangles

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Sensou Douwa: Tako ni Natta Okaasan

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

Collectr's Blog

Anime Series Like Deca-Dence

Driven to the point of extinction by creatures known as the Gadoll, humanity now lives out of a large mobile fortress known as Deca-Dence. Inside, the residents are…

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What is your personal anime golden age?

For me, a personal anime golden age is any consecutive run of 3 years in which the highest number of your favourites are gathered. 3 years may seem…

Bateszi Anime Blog

Anime I Like, But Haven’t Talked About Yet: GunXSword

This is another somewhat distant favorite of mine that I haven’t watched in a number of years. It’s also my third favorite anime that was directed by a…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Together | Part 2: The White Girl

The scene between the SDF terrorist and Nono near the end of Planetes (see part 1) presents a clash between a postcolonial contra postmodern perspective on national subjectivity.…

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PLANETES

A manga where space travel has given way to space pollution and follows a group of astronauts who collect debris. Continue reading →

Manga Machinations

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Together | Part 1: Planetes

Minor spoilers for Planetes (2003) Young man, you try too hard to put everything into clear-cut categories said the old sailor to Yuri. A non-answer to his many…

blautoothdmand

S1E05 - Planetes, Satan's Secretary

In this episode of Screentone Club, we talk about the horrors of being unable to smoke a cigarette in space with Planetes and appreciate the wonders of smoothly…

ScreenTone Club

283 – Saikyo Selections 12 – Space Brothers

This week Darfox talks about Masaaki Yuasa’s Ride Your Wave and dakazu is saddened by the abrupt ending of Oni Shine. Then we examine the long running popular…

Manga Machinations

Interview – Masashi Kudo

The post Interview – Masashi Kudo appeared first on Full Frontal.

Full Frontal

S1E04 - Delicious in Dungeon, Dead Dead Demon's DeDeDeDe Destruction

In this episode of Screentone Club, we talk about the importance of a good diet for your THAC0 in Delicious in Dungeon and the crushing weight of ennui…

ScreenTone Club

Planetes and The Promised Neverland

Uh, I’m done editing the episode and I forgot to write my stupid introduction thing. Uhhhhh… Please sports pundits, stop saying the White Sox should sign Mike Moustakas.…

Taiiku Podcast

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Infinite Ryvius Review

Infinite Ryvius, also known as Mugen no Ryvius, often draws comparisons to Lord of the Flies, a book that I am ashamed to admit I haven’t read. I…

Booshalmighty Reviews

2003, Part 3: Ten More for the Road

Last time, Bradley talked about some of the most notable series that aired in 2003. This time, he concludes by talking about some of the mor...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)

OtakuGeneration (Show #34) Lisa Furukawa Ray

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 034) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Lisa Furukawa…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #29) the XMAS show!!!

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 029) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Otaku-G…

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