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Anime Like Astro Note

Takumi is a gifted, but newly unemployed chef. On his search for more long-term work, he takes a job cooking breakfast at a boarding house even though he…

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Anime to Make Any Train-o-phile Toot with Joy!

It’s no secret that Japan has one of the most modern, efficient, and extensive high speed train systems in the world. What some Japanophiles might not know is…

Anime Hanabi

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15 Social Anxiety Anime About Crippling Shyness

Perhaps it is the increase in social anxiety and depression that gave rise to the increase in anime about characters dealing with social anxiety. Sometimes

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Character Analysis: Tsukimi Kurashita

Princess Jellyfish is one of those things that’s just so cleverly constructed that you have to wonder whether it was planned or it just worked out that way,…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

🎉 75+ Manga, 350+ Volumes Available Now✨

Thanks to our friends at Kodansha, some of your favorite manga are returning to Azuki 💖 Now’s the time to catch up on/finish reading manga like Fire Force;…

Azuki

Episode 263 - Princess Jellyfish

  This week, it's the last episode of June and Shaun is scrambling to find a pride-month-themed episode with better representation. Will 5 episodes of Princess Jellyfish break this…

Anime Out of Context

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Princess Jellyfish (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

Princess Jellyfish returns to the UK, now on Blu-ray and from Anime Limited with a collector’s package that arrived early before its release.

The Normanic Vault

Princess Jellyfish

By Andrew Osmond. Princess Jellyfish is an unusual name, which fits a most unusual anime. This eleven-part series is a sitcom that might turn into a romcom, in…

All the Anime

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Dance With Devils

Episodes: 12 Summary:  Join us for a musical delight about devils, danger, and love from the studio behind Princess Jellyfish. Ritsuka Tachibana goes from a normal life to…

Underground Anime

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3 Reasons To Watch: Princess Jellyfish

Princess Jellyfish explores what happens when deeply-introverted otaku are cast (unwillingly) into the world of beauty and fashion.

Reasons to Anime

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Tokyo Tarareba Girls – Manga Review

Tokyo Tarareba Girls is a manga by the creator of Princess Jellyfish. At least that's what the official synopsis tells me. That's not the only thing it's got…

I drink and watch anime

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An Intro course to Anime- Kid Edition

Hey everyone! I, Star, have decided to write a blog for all the parents who don’t have a CLUE what anime is. All you know, is its animation…

We be bloggin'

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Is Princess Jellyfish still one of my favourite anime of all time

I do not think Princess Jellyfish will have aged well. Let’s just put that out there right now. It was one of the josei anime made back during…

Day with the Cart Driver

Top 5 Anime Otaku Characters

Anime is full of great Otakus. So full in fact that a top 5 list seemed impossible so here's a numbered random 5 list.

I drink and watch anime

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Anime Series Like Aharen-san is Indecipherable

Excited to have a different and more social high school life, Raidou introduces himself to his seat neighbor on the first day. At first, he thinks this

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Rating My Old Reviews: Huh?

A post where give some proper ratings to my old reviews.

Animated Observations

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Just Keep Drawing: Blank Canvas

I love the works of Higashimura Akiko. Whether it’s Princess Jellyfish, Tokyo Tarareba Girls, or even the recent Webtoon A Fake Affair, her stories about women feel utterly…

OGIUE MANIAX

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The Power of Two: Princess Jellyfish

I never know how much to summarize about a series when I start these essays. I mean, stuff like Cowboy Bebop I know everyone’s seen; on the other…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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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

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

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

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

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