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What I Watched This Week – 9/12-9/18

Joshiraku – While I haven’t read or watched everything Kouji Kumeta has done, after watching this, Kakushigoto, and parts of Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, I suspect he may be…

The Romantic Goldfish

Weekly Manga Update: Magical Sempai, Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, & More

Welcome to your weekly new manga update from Azuki! This time we’ve got new chapters for four great series, each revolving around characters who are a little ……

Azuki

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Anime Series Like Life Lessons With Uramichi-Oniisan

On the set of children’s show “Together with Mama,” 31-year-old Omota Uramichi is upbeat and cheerful to the children, but they are all ultimately put off as they…

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15 Anime Series Where a Ragtag Group of Misfits Thrive Together

It is a tale as old as time. There will be great heroes that are draped in their accolades, and then there will be these jerks and jerkettes.…

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Manga the Week of 12/23/20

SEAN: ‘Tis Christmas, and still no offers of pantomime. Luckily, we have some manga for you. ASH: Huzzah! SEAN: Cross Infinite World debuts Reincarnated As the Last of…

Manga Bookshelf

Anime Series Like Arakawa Under the Bridge

Kou Ichinomiya, as the son of a wealthy businessman, has vowed never to become indebted to anyone. However,when he falls in the river under Arakawa Bridge, someone dives…

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Anime Series Like Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

Nozomu Itoshiki is a high school teacher that is so pessimistic that even small misfortunes can send him spiraling into a pit of despair. Surrounded by increasingly insane…

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Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2007 That You Missed

Been away from anime for awhile? We understand. You go out and have your life, anime will always be waiting for you when you come back. They always…

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The Aesthetics of Kakushigoto

Shining a brief spotlight on the delightful presentation of Kakushigoto, the latest excellent anime from the mangaka behind Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei. Support...

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Kakushigoto – 02 [Beach Sandals and B4/ Don’t Place, Don’t Draw, Don’t Finish Up)

As the one who finds his Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei and Joshiraku hilarious, I was certainly looking forward to Kakushigoto. The premiere informs us that Kakushigoto is pretty much a…

Star Crossed Anime

Kakushigoto – 02 [Beach Sandals and B4/ Don’t Place, Don’t Draw, Don’t Finish Up)

As the one who finds his Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei and Joshiraku hilarious, I was certainly looking forward to Kakushigoto. The premiere informs us that Kakushigoto is pretty much a…

Star Crossed Anime

Kakushigoto – Episode 1

Kakushigoto is sweeter, softer, and gentler than the mangaka's previous work Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, and the first episode was a delight to watch. The post Kakushigoto – Episode 1…

Anime Feminist

Kakushigoto – 01 (First Impressions) – Den of the Fancypeeps

Hime’s father Gotou Kakushi has a secret (kakushigoto): he draws for a living (kaku shigoto). That right there is triple wordplay! But that’s to be expected of Kumeta Kouji,…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition, Vol. 1

By Kouji Kumeta. Released in Japan by Kodansha, serialized in the magazine Monthly Shonen Magazine. Released in North America digitally by Kodansha Comics. Translated by Kevin Gifford. Kouji…

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Gekidan Inu Curry: Anime’s Fairy Tale Authors, A Collage Of Collages

Since the unique animation duo Gekidan Inu Curry have been entrusted with chief series direction and writing duties for the new Madoka Magica anime, we felt it was…

Sakuga Blog

Top 100 Greatest Anime Endings Of All Time: #40 ~ #21

Top 100 Greatest Anime Endings Of All Time: #40 ~ #21 When we talk about anime endings, we’re talking about that 1 minute 30 seconds that closes off…

THEANIMEMAN

What is Anime?

In my time as a moderator over on Anime-Planet , there's one debate that has come up countless times: what actually constitutes anime? This ...

Cassie's Anime and Manga Blog

Bakuman: The Manga Within the Manga

Warning: This post is discussing content, which will possibly contain spoilers for those who are not manga current.There are many reasons why I enjoy Bakuman, but one of…

Cassie's Anime and Manga Blog

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Track Two: In Syndication

Aside from Danbooru and other image boards, Owen is probably my next best source of images Crunched for time on posting today, and these Tr...

What is eternity doing tonight? - an anime blog

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Series Review: Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

"You were...trying to make yourself taller, weren't you?" Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei is a funny kind of show. Naturally, I mean that in both s...

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The 18th (and Final) Day of Christmas - Resolutions for 2008

I'd like to hear a song put to the Eighteen Days of Christmas, especially with a random smorgasboard of themes like this. Unfortunately, lik...

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The 17th Day of Christmas - Ten Neglected Hero(in)es

'Rooting for the underdog' is something that a lot of people can sympathize with. There's something enchanting about watching a scrappy litt...

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The 16th Day of Christmas - Ten Facepalm Moments

"I have no idea if Hisui is saying anything relevant, but she looks angry...and hey, it's Hisui." Now that the last fifteen days have convin...

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The 15th Day of Christmas - 10 Anisongs

"Yes, I was really frustrated they took Nagato's SG out of Guitar Hero III. And Eddie Knox." I like to rant a lot about music in anime, firs...

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sola heads Japan's list of favorite 2007 anime?!

Matsuri, YOU'RE WINNER! Yeah, it's so shocking it's worth stealing and reposting from Danny Choo's barely five-minute-old post. I happen to...

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The 14th Day of Christmas - The Runners-Up

"I have to wait how long before getting to rant about Myself;Yourself!?" "And now, a sad violin song for those who didn't make it..." The "...

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