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Medium Matters: Princess Jellyfish

I got the Princess Jellyfish manga a while back and found it delightful, a sweet, well-told story that spanned nine tankoban volumes. Then I FINALLY found the anime,…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Relevant Irrelevant Post: Book Out

So I did a thing. Well, I did a lot of things. Started the new semester. Watched Princess Jellyfish. Got rained on a few days ago. Went to…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Princess Jellyfish Reminded me That I’m a Princess

I did it! I finally watched Princess Jellyfish. I've been wanting to for ages. So did it live up to my expectations? Find out here!

I drink and watch anime

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The Observation Deck: Princess Jellyfish

Princess Jellyfish is something special, and has the writing to really back it up.

Animated Observations

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5 Anime Openings That Tell You Little About Their Shows

Taking a short break from the Nabu posts. They take a while to write, and this blog isn’t about him (or Winx Club), anyway. Let’s get back to…

Prattler's Paradise

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The Power of Three: Princess Jellyfish

I briefly ran out of reading material … no, that’s not quite right. You all know it’s been a rugged time for a lot of us and I…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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The Pet Girl of Sakurasou – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Sakura-sou no Pet na Kanojo   Similar: Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Toradora Princess Jellyfish   Watched in: Japanese Genre: Comedy Romance Slice of…

Nefarious Reviews

Waiting for Spring Part 1 (with Kelly Quinn Chiu)

Covers volumes 1–7 of Waiting for Spring by Anashin.The wait is finally over! We're FINALLY talking about the basketball boys! Waiting for Spring is one of the most…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Waiting for Spring Part 1 (with Kelly Quinn Chiu)

Covers volumes 1–7 of Waiting for Spring by Anashin.The wait is finally over! We're FINALLY talking about the basketball boys! Waiting for Spring is one of the most…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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On Kodansha US’s New Tagline

One of the North American manga publishers recently got a new revamp as Kodansha Comics became consolidated into a more centralized Kodansha with a new logo and also a…

Manga Therapy - Where Psychology & Manga Meet

50 Must-Watch Slice of Life Anime

After months of watching and re-watching dozens of slice of life anime, I can finally present my 'definitive' slice of life anime list!Support me on Patreon:...

Leepsilon

Baccano! & Immortality

Baccano! & ImmortalityThe Essence of Anime - Part IIntroBaccano! is a 2007 TV anime directed by Takahiro Oomori (Natsume Yuujinchou, Kuragehime, Samurai Flamenco, Pet and a lot more)…

Slug Gardens

After School Nightmare Pt. 1 (with Mouna Toure)

Covers volumes 1–5 of After School Nightmare by Setona MizushiroWelcome to the most mysterious and frightening after school club you’ll ever join. Content warning for sexual assault and…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden Pt. 1 (with Caitlin, Sara, and Zahra)

Covers volumes 1–6 of Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden by Yuu WataseGenbu Kaiden is Shojo & Tell host Ashley's second-favorite manga (behind only the illustrious Maid-Sama!), and so, this…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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Amon Saga

This one is a bit odd: a new release of the 1986 sword-and-sorcery movie Amon Saga , based on a laserdisc rip. Amon Saga has already been…

Collectr's Blog

5 Awesome Anime Songs Available in the U.S. iTunes Store

In case it wasn’t obvious, I love anime music. But getting it legally can be difficult…unless it happens to be in the U.S. iTunes store! Here are four…

Prattler's Paradise

Paradise Kiss (with Lucy and Robin from CLAMPcast in Wonderland)

Covers all of Paradise Kiss by Ai Yazawa.Welcome to the world of high fashion (or at least, high drama). Paradise Kiss is one of those rare josei titles…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Let’s Cook a Series: Princess Jellyfish II

Princess Jellyfish was neat to see in that a lot of the characters were upside down in their construction; instead of having one key weakness, many of them…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

Reading Log: June 2020

For the month of June I continued to wage war on the backlog of light novels! Let’s find out how I did… Manga Princess Jellyfish omnibus volume 7…

East Asian Curiosities

Let’s Cook a Series: Princess Jellyfish

CONTENT WARNING: I haven’t seen the anime yet. On the flip side, I was able to pick up the Princess Jellyfish manga for a song (Mystery Girls by…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

My Top 5 Anime Characters with Freckles

Lately I’ve been really digging freckles as a design trait in anime characters. Actually scratch that, freckles are adorable and I have always thought they looked amazing. It’s…

I drink and watch anime

Reading Log: May 2020

Time is all mashed together at this point and somehow it’s hard to believe we’re already five months through the year! Here’s what I read in the month…

East Asian Curiosities

Meteor Prince (with Asher Sofman)

Covers both volumes of Meteor Prince by Meca Tanaka.A wild and whacky ride awaits in this super-short series about an alien named Io (who is essentially Tamaki Suoh…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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Top 10 Must See Suda Masaki Dramas and Movies

Suda Masaki 菅田将暉 is one of the best young Japanese actors right now. He is known for his versatility as he plays different roles with ease.

ThatJapaneseDramaGuy

3 Anime I Liked That Have Dumb Titles

To quote the Bard, “What’s in a name?” Don’t be fooled. These anime are better than their names make you think. 1. Princess Jellyfish (Kurage-hime) A kids’ anime…

Prattler's Paradise

Sit Down and Read Your Manga! 003

Timestamps below! Karakuri Odette 3-4 [03:36] Princess Jellyfish 1 [05:50] The Rose of Versailles 1 [12:13] Karakuri Odette 5-6 [20:19] Cross Manage (full se...

MommaLuvsManga

Anime Feminist’s Top 25 Anime of the Decade

The Roaring Twenties are right around the bend! Before we turn that corner and leave the Turbulent Tens behind us, we wanted to lavish some love on the…

Anime Feminist

12 Days of Anime 2019 – Dungeons and Dragons, Sorrel, and Kuranosuke

This year, in my ongoing quest to make friends and get out more, I joined a Dungeons and Dragons circle. Up until then I’d not played a single…

Watashi Wa Bucho!!

In Praise of the Blonde Twink who May or May Not be a Trans Girl12 Days of Aniblogging, Day 3There’s...

In Praise of the Blonde Twink who May or May Not be a Trans Girl12 Days of Aniblogging, Day 3There’s been something in the air recently. Last year,…

Floating Catacombs

S2E21 - LIVE @ Hibanacon 2019 - 'tis Time for Torture Princess, To Your Eternity

In this LIVE episode of Screentone Club recorded at Hibanacon 2019, Elliot and Andy discuss the unholy power of toast and it's applications in torturing sheltered princesses before…

ScreenTone Club

More Than Just Crossdressing: Princess Jellyfish

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The Pedantic Romantic

Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty (with Asher Sofman)

Covers Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty by Megumi Morino (all six volumes of the series) “I can't believe Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty single-handedly convinced me that manga was not a…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Princess Jellyfish Part 2

Covers volumes 9 to 17 of Princess Jellyfish by Akiko Higashimura Don your armor (read: your prettiest, frilliest dress) and get ready to defend Tsukimi and all the residents…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Princess Jellyfish Part 1 (with Carrie McClain)

Covers volumes 1 to 8 of Princess Jellyfish by Akiko Higashimura Chances are you’ve heard heaps and heaps of praise bestowed upon this manga about a jellyfish otaku whose…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

The Full-Time Wife Escapist (with Megan DeYarman)

Covers all 9 volumes of The Full-Time Wife Escapist by Tsunami Umino What would it be like to get married as a job? Megan DeYarman (of The Manga Test…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Paradise Kiss and Princess Jellyfish

It’s coming to the end of the anime season, and I’ve already finished Recovery of an MMO Junkie and Juni Taisen, with more coming in the following weeks.…

Taiiku Podcast

Narration in Anime: The Tatami Galaxy and Beyond

Narration in Anime: The Tatami Galaxy and Beyond aka "This Podcast is (Not) About Evangelion" Welcome to our jam-packed episode on narration in anime! Starting with The Tatami…

Anime is Lit

OtakuGeneration (Show #488) Fall Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 488) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 12th, 2014. This week finished watching…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #487) Fall Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 487) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 5th, 2014. This week started watching…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Debate: Does the “Artist Tax” Negate Pirating?

Recently, my best friend came to visit me for a week and -as is tradition whenever we see each other- we marathoned a show together. This time we…

All About Manga

2010: ANIME IS DEAD, LONG LIVE ANIME

Mike (@ cinco_bajeena ), a lapsed anime blogger, has the same origin story as plenty of other fans of a certain geography and age: a cloud...

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

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OtakuGeneratio (Show #351) Hanamaru Kindergarten

  Shownotes :: (show 351) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Hanamaru Kindergarten, recorded live February 26th, 2012. This week we discussed the anime Hanamaru Kindergarten. Plus…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #350) Cross Game

  Shownotes :: (show 350) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Four Leaf Clover: Cross Game, recorded live February 19th, 2012. This week we were discussed Four…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #349) Arrietty

  Shownotes :: (show 349) :: () :: () :: () :: () With The Secret World of Arrietty, recorded live February 12th, 2012. This week we were lucky enough…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #348) Redline

  Shownotes :: (show 348) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Redline, recorded live February 5th, 2012. This week we finally watched Redline.…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #310) Kuragehime

  Shownotes :: (show 310) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Kuragehime, recorded live May 15th, 2011. This week talked about the anime…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Top 2 and 3 of 2010

Jon’s Picks #3  Kuragehime Starring a cross-dresser and a band of otaku girls, Kuragehime is the most oddly adorable anime of this year. It’s cast of misfits is…

Lonely Sunset

Kuragehime 8

Episode 8 of Kuragehime, “Million Dollar Babies” (ミリオンダラー・ベイビーズ), begins with Kuranosuke ransacking a storage room for stuff to sell. Considering the sort of people the Amamizukan caters to,…

Densetsu no Shounen A

Kuragehime 7

Episode 7 of Kuragehime, “Unemployed Financial Islands” (金融無職列島), starts off with Kuranosuke reminiscing over his closet, remembering a closet full of his mother’s clothes and the time he…

Densetsu no Shounen A