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Princess Tutu – Of Adorable Ducklings and Frightening Swans

Princess Tutu is considered by some to be a classic Magical Girl anime but I had never known why, until now.

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Anime ABC’s, My Favorite Anime Character for Each Letter of the Alphabet

So I know a good idea when I steal one. This being one of said ideas. Of course, I kid. We give credit where it’s due; always. I…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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The Anime Curriculum- What Anime can teach you

Hey peeps! As some of the world gets back into school we thought it would be amusing to talking about anime that you can actually learn things from.…

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15 Anime Series That Look Happy But Are Actually Depressing

You can look at some anime series and know exactly what you are getting with it. However, there is this thing that can happen – a thing that…

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Characters I Would Cosplay If I Still Sewed

I think most people who have been in the anime/manga sphere for awhile are aware of cosplay, i.e. costume play. It’s the practice of dressing up as a…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Shoujo and the Bride of Christ (and IV): Just Because!, Utena, and Princess Tutu

Just Because! starts with a certain Haruto trying again and again to achieve a home run in an empty school field. If he does, he will confess his…

Beneath the Tangles

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Weekly Round-Up, 21-27 April 2021: Free Otome Games, Yasuke, and Grown-Up Magical Girls

AniFem Round-Up The Mazinger Problem: On “different times,” “lost in translation,” and the role of translators Kara Dennison shares her approach to the ethical dilemmas translators face when…

Anime Feminist

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20 Best Magical Girl Anime Series

Although its not quite as talked about as other genres, the magical girl genre of anime remains one of the most popular genres of anime because it has…

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“Morning Grace” — Princess Tutu OP — English Translation

VERSEA voice is calling to me: “Come on, wake up” Wiping my tear-stained faceA dazzling light and the dew on the treesAre born CHORUSOn a secret shore that…

Prattler's Paradise

All My Darling Daughters (with Asher Sofman)

Covers All My Darling Daughters by Fumi YoshinagaThis one-volume manga about three generations of women in a family is masterfully told and extremely relatable. Shojo & Tell host…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Creator Chemistry in A Whisker Away

The Japanese anime film A Whisker Away caught my attention early on due to its writer-director combination of Okada Mari and Sato Jun’ichi. Okada has worked on some…

OGIUE MANIAX

“Morning Grace” — Princess Tutu OP

VERSEyonde iru koe saa me o samashite nakigao nuguttemabushii hikari kigi no tsuyuumareru CHORUSdaremo shiranai himitsu no mizube deodore inochi no PA DO DU  kyou mo yume miteru sore…

Prattler's Paradise

Princess Tutu Anime Review – 91/100 – Throwback Thursday

Despite not being a Mahou Shoujo fan, dismissing the entire genre as "girl" and self-describing as "Shounen Trash", I love Princess Tutu and you should to.

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 25/26 – Throwback Thursday

Welcome one and all to the finale of our Princess Tutu watch! It’s been a long and surprising road for me. I thought this was going to be…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 23/24 – Throwback Thursday

The penultimate week of our Princess Tutu watch! Will Fakir save Ahiru? Will Rue free the Raven or Drosselmeyer stop acting like a creepy old man? Find out!

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 21/22 – Throwback Thursday

Ladies and Gentleman, this is the time when Princess Tutu starts to get weird. As this week we upend almost the entire story. Who is the main antagonist…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 19/20 – Throwback Thursday

Welcome one and all to another week of Princess Tutu! This time we cover episodes 19 and 20, where we tackle “Love” in all it’s forms, across the…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 17/18 – Throwback Thursday

A shounen fan continues his journey through one of the most critically acclaimed magical girl shows ever. This week, episodes 17 and 18 of Princess Tutu!

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 15/16 – Throwback Thursday

Another week, another double feature of Princess Tutu! This week see’s the Raven start to make some moves, Fakir get ostracized and Mytho struggle internally. Does any of…

Star Crossed Anime

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Year 1 Issue 18

Arcadia Dragnet, Year 1, Issue 18 April 29 - May 5, 2020 Oh gosh I'm so sorry for…

Arcadia Dragnet

Princess Tutu – 13/14 – Throwback Thursday

Welcome all to the end of the first season of Princess Tutu and the start of the second! A lot happened this week. Fakir confronted his fears, Kraehe…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 11/12 – Throwback Thursday

Welcome to the halfway point of Princess Tutu! It’s hard to believe, considering how this has all the makings of a finale. But considering Kraehe’s arc, Drosselmeyer’s position…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 9/10 – Throwback Thursday

Hello once again to week 5 of Throwback Thursday with Princess Tutu! I hope everyone is doing well, what with all this Corona Virus business floating around. I’d…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 7/8 – Throwback Thursday

Every week I go in to Princess Tutu expecting it to fall off, to finally disappoint me. And every week Princess Tutu manages to shut me up with…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 7/8 – Throwback Thursday

Every week I go in to Princess Tutu expecting it to fall off, to finally disappoint me. And every week Princess Tutu manages to shut me up with…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 5/6 – Throwback Thursday

Welcome all to week 3 of Princess Tutu! A bit early this week, but that ain’t so bad. There’s a bit of a global emergency going on right…

Star Crossed Anime

Princess Tutu – 3/4 – Throwback Thursday

Welcome to week 2 of Princess Tutu! This week continues Ahiru’s quest to save the prince in distress. Meanwhile we learn more about our possible villains, the world,…

Star Crossed Anime

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

Basara Pt. 1 (with Caitlin)

Covers volumes 1–9 of Basara by Yumi Tamura (the first third of the series)Strap in for a classic epic fantasy shojo series with Basara. Though it never quite…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Anime Taste Testing: Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica Gaiden

Magia Record feels like if this next instalment Madoka Magica franchise had secretly been directed by Sato Junichi (of Sailor Moon, Princess Tutu and Kaleido Star fame). And…

OTAKU LOUNGE

Sacrificial Princess Tutu

Princess Tutu is a dark and complex anime hidden behind the guise of a childish magical girl show. Initially, it tells the story of a duck who is…

Beneath the Tangles

23rd Birthday Top Anime List

Gonna start making a Top 25 list every birthday of mine then update it every year. Here’s my current for December 2nd, 2019: 1. Aria 2. Cowboy Bebop…

Tani's Anime Blog

Princess Tutu – Episode 26

As Gold Crown Town falls under the shadow of the Raven, and Rue is drawn back into her father’s malevolent clutches, I still can’t help but feeling total…

Wrong Every Time

Redshift #34

Welcome back! This post covers blogging, podcasting and translation activity up to 31 August, in keeping with our trial of a monthly posting schedule. If things go to…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

Redshift #33

Here we are again! This post covers attention to older anime between the previous post and 1 August. We’ll aim (aim!) to get a post covering activity in August…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

[Podcast] Chatty AF 95: Princess Tutu Watchalong – Episodes 21-26 [FINAL]

The fourth and final part of our 4-part watchalong of the shojo classic Princess Tutu with Vrai, Chiaki, and special guest Miranda Sanchez! 0:00:00 Intros 0:01:33 The tears…

Anime Feminist

Redshift #32

This site’s been silent for too long! Our audience look up, and are not fed. But—with heartfelt apologies for the delay—we’re back. This post covers new material up…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

[Podcast] Chatty AF 94: Princess Tutu Watchalong – Episodes 14-20

Episode 3 of our 4-part watchalong of the shoujo classic, Princess Tutu, with Vrai, Chiaki, and special guest Miranda Sanchez! 0:00:00 Intros 0:01:19 Mytho’s Spider-Man 3 Arc 0:05:31…

Anime Feminist

Ep 09 - Princess Tutu - Ballet Mythology and Metanarrative

Welcome to our episode on Princess Tutu, the classic 2002 anime about ballet, fairy tales, and a duck who turns into the magical Princess Tutu to fight for…

Anime is Lit

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

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Anime Secret Santa 2014: The Tatami Galaxy

After nearly 5 years, I finally decided to muster up the wherewithal to participate in the Anime Secret Santa project by the fantastic folks over at Reverse Thieves. In…

Anime Audiolog

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)

2002: Anime Rising to the Top - Believe it!

Savanna Smith, more commonly known around the net as "lostty", has been into anime for over five years. Although she is currently stuck in...

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

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OtakuGeneration (Show #331) Dominion Tank Police

  Shownotes :: (show 331) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Dominion Tank Police, recorded live October 9th, 2011. This week talked about the OVA series Dominion…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #330) NieA_7

  Shownotes :: (show 330) :: () :: () :: () :: () With NieA_7, recorded live October 3rd, 2011. This week discussed the anime NieA_7. Plus, feedback and more.…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #128) AnimeUSA 2007

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 128) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Anime USA…

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