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RPG Fudousan - Episode 9 - Fa Spins in Bath

Fa enjoyed her visit to a hot spring. She has yet to learn that swimming and horseplay are bad manners. RPG Fudousan - Episode 9.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Aharen-san wa Hakarenai – 06 – Raidolympic Games

This week’s grab bag of athletic segments follow a consistent pattern: Raidou and Aharen try to participate in a certain activity, Raidou initially believes Aharen is either good…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Spending a Sunburned Day at Strata Naha

Last night in Naha, gotta do it big! After successfully freediving on Aka Island and Zamami Island, I sailed back to Naha via ferry for a final day…

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Freediving at the Kerama Islands: Aka Island and Zamami Island Edition (Part 2)

Furuzamami Beach on Zamami Island. The overcast weather was actually ideal! After a successful day of freediving and seeing turtles in Aka Island, I decided to spend the…

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Freediving at the Kerama Islands: Aka Island and Zamami Island Edition (Part 1)

Free diving with a turtle at Hizushi Beach on Aka Island. After an amazing two days of dining and chasing sunsets in Naha and Okinawa City, I decided…

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Revisiting the Tropical Cities of Naha and Okinawa-shi

Though it’s called “Moon Beach”, you can definitely soak up the rays here! Exactly one year ago before the Golden Week rush, I decided to fly to Okinawa…

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Akebi’s Sailor Uniform – 12 (Fin) – You’re Lithe in April

For its finale ASU takes a somewhat unique and refreshing approach to the sports festival formula: it starts at the end, with Akebi’s much-anticipated dance in front of…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Review: TUNIC

TUNIC is one of those games where there’s more than meets the eye. It’s full of mystery and intrigue and will have you sketching out puzzle solutions until…

Japan Curiosity

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My Love/Hate Relationship With Squatting

This might be the most random blog post I will ever write, but I still want to put my thoughts out there. As some of you know, I…

Starchaser

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Akebi-chan no Sailor-fuku - Episode 8 - Komichi Reaches for Wall

Komichi made her swimming race with Riri competitive. But could she win against the swim team ace? Akebi-chan no Sailor-fuku - Episode 8.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Sports Anime for People that Don’t Like Sports Anime

So not that interested Some people love sports. They love sports in every part of their lives, from their team mascot themed bed to the bumper stickers plastering…

Anime Hanabi

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Akebi’s Sailor Uniform – 08 – Feels Like Summer

Exams are over and the athletics festival is nigh. President Tanigawa and Vice President Tatsumori Ai assign everyone the sport(s) in which they’ll be participating. Not only is…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Akebi-chan no Sailor Fuku – Episode 8 – Swimming Challenges and New Uniform

Episode impressions of Akebi-chan no Sailor Fuku Episode 8 as with the sports festival near, it’s time to decide who will do what activity. Also, someone in her…

Chikorita157's Anime Blog

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My Senpai is Annoying – 09 – Once More Unto the Beach

Futaba initially thought she’d be going on a trip to the beach with just Sakurai and her brother Yuuto, but Sakurai also invites Kazama (of course), Takeda, and…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Shin no Nakama – 06 – The Champions of Here

Red is making a routine delivery to Dr. Newman when the two of them suddenly hear someone freaking out. They discover one of their neighbors has overdosed on…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Cruising through the Whirlpools of Naruto City

View from a whirlpool cruise in Naruto City during the strongest tidal current. After completing my ninja training at the Naruto x Boruto Theme Park, I decided the…

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Episode 719: Don’t Toy with Me, Takagi-san

This week on Anime Pulse we got a double dose of teasing girls, swimming across the ocean, and working to be the very best that no one ever…

Anime Pulse

Sailing through the Skies of Amami Island – First Paragliding Experience

Seeing northern Yo Beach from a new perspective via paragliding! On my second day on Amami Island, I decided to knock out paragliding on my bucket list because…

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Exploring Amami Island: The Rich Paradise of Goats & Pristine Beaches

A warm welcome from Kurasaki Beach! After raving in the mountains of Gunma for three days, I realized the end of summer would soon be upon us so…

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How to Japanese Podcast – S02E16 – Pools and 趣味

What’s something that surprised you about Japan that was completely ordinary? For me it was the access to swimming pools. Living in Japan changed my relationship with swimming…

How to Japanese

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What Odd Taxi Says About Society | GITM Podcast Ep. 98

Odd Taxi was a beautiful anime that got me thinking a lot about ‘society’. What exactly makes a society? What is it that we all share as people?…

Get In The Mecha

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Review: DIVE!!

 Swimming events are always some of the most popular events at the summer Olympics.  If only this series understood anything about its appea...

The Manga Test Drive

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Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue (一直游到海水变蓝, Jia Zhangke, 2020)

Jia Zhangke charts the history of rural China in the 20th century through the stories of a series of authors from differing generations

Windows on Worlds

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“Rage On” — Free! OP

RAGE ON mabushii hikarisurudoku me o somukeru isshun e VERSEhansha shiteku machi o yugande misetetakatamuku FEINTO BURUUnobashita boku no te wa mita koto naikeshiki e tsunagatta jinjou ja…

Prattler's Paradise

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Chinese Visual Festival Returns to UK Cinemas from July 15-25

Chinese Visual Festival Returns to UK Cinemas from July 15-25.

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Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue (China, 2020)

Rowena Santos Aquino reviews Jia Zhangke's documentary Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue.

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Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro – 06 – RPG Dreams and Triple Teams

Naoto wakes up in a heavenlike place, assigned a mage’s staff, and before he knows it he’s falling from the sky into a fantasy RPG world, complete with…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Conversation with Jia Zhang-Ke, Director of Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue, June 3

Conversation with Jia Zhang-Ke, Director of Swimming Out Until the Sea Turns Blue, June 3

VCinema

Scuba Diving and Exploring the Pumpkin Limestone Cave in Miyakojima

Halloween came early this year in Miyakojima. After spending a pleasant first day on Miyakojima exploring local shrines, biking to Sunayama Beach, and stumbling across old ruins, it…

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Luscious Beaches and Juicy Bananas at Miyakojima, Okinawa

Sunayama Beach at sunset at Miyakojima. After I had my fill of the mainland of Okinawa staying at the Sanrio Resort and wandering through aesthetic neon paradise in…

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Super Aesthetic Adventures in Okinawa and Miyako

Okinawa in a bottle as it appears in Non Non Biyori. With the end of sakura season in central Japan, it’s time to start thinking about plans for…

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Sensou Douwa: Chiisai Sensuikau ni Koi wo Shita Dekasugira Kojira no Hanashi

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

Weekly Round-Up, 9-15 December 2020: My Broken Mariko, Eiko Hanamura Tribute, and Masculinity in FLCL

AniFem Round-Up Boys Run the Riot, Visual Kei, and Gender Euphoria Through Fashion Kazuma Hashimoto spotlights a new fashion manga with a trans protagonist and how the world…

Anime Feminist

Free Makes Me Feel Things! – Free Starting Days

Free has been on my mind recently probably because summer is showing early signs of surfacing. Finally urged me to watch precious boys youth that I know was…

LitaKinoAnimeCorner

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou – 05

Even if my memory was good enough to remember all the details from almost a decade ago I'd still be swimming upstream. Read more

Lost in Anime

Sunday anime Surplus (Takhashi/Kumanomata/Hata interview pt.1)

 Hello, hello! You were expecting Marion or Jecka but instead you get me--Yeah it's Sakaki, and I'm finally posting in my own blog again. Of course if you…

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Cardcaptor Sakura – 63 – Waves, Listen to Her!

It’s still winter, but that doesn’t stop Sakura & Co. from donning their swimsuits and hitting up the new state-of-the-art indoor water park. It’s an episode heavy on…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Anime Vs. Reality – The School Swimming Pool

Yep, it’s a somewhat (very) random subject to bring up.Of all the things I could write about, I chose the school swimming pool. Just like when I wrote…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! – 08 – Beautiful from Any Angle

Ever since she got wasted and threw up on his futon, Uzaki has been out of sorts. While apologizing in public and offering money for the futon, bystanders…

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Cardcaptor Sakura – 17 – ERASED (Temporarily)

It’s CCS’ first beach episode! That means ample chances for Sakura to show off her talent for swimming as well as potato peeling during dinner prep. Turns out…

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School-Live! – Ep. 9

The you-know-whats probably took the actual swimming pool for themselves.

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Fruits Basket – 31 (S2 06) – It’s NOT Okay!

In the midst of a bad storm, Momiji announces that he’s secured a Souma beach house for everyone to stay during summer break. He’s invited everyone but the…

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Preview Guide 1: Fruits Basket Another and Sacrificial Princess & the King of Beasts

Discusses the first volumes of Fruits Basket Another by Natsuki Takaya and Sacrificial Princess & the King of Beasts by Yu Tomofuji Welcome to our first preview guide! What's…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Tokyo Tarareba Girls (with Amelia Cook)

Covers all 9 volumes of TOKYO TARAREBA GIRLS by Akiko Higashimura This episode, Ashley and Amelia discuss a josei series for the first time on the podcast. What if,…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Arina Tanemura One-Shots (with Loyola Rankin)

Covers: I.O.N., Short-Tempered Melancholic and Other Stories, and Mistress Fortune, all by Arina Tanemura Put on your frilliest dress and lace up as Loyola and Ashley discuss a bunch…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

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Free, Free, & More Free!

The grammar thing keeps trying to correct “More Free” to “Freer” and if that is not the name of the next season then they really missed out on…

Ka-chan Anime Reviews

Preview Guide 2: Shortcake Cake

Discusses the first volume of Shortcake Cake by Suu Morishita We’re back for our second preview guide, covering this month’s new shojo manga series debut of SHORTCAKE CAKE. Viz…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Claudine (with translator Jocelyne Allen)

Covers Claudine by Riyoko Ikeda (it’s only one volume long!) Though Riyoko Ikeda’s classic manga featuring a transgender protagonist originally came out in 1978, it was officially released for…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

Strobe Edge (with Alyssa from Anime Intensity)

Covers all ten volumes of Strobe Edge by Io Sakisaka First: Strobe Edge is an amazing title, and we take many opportunities to remind you of this throughout the…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast

QQ Sweeper (with Laura from Heart of Manga)

Covers all three volumes of QQ Sweeper by Kyousuke Motomi Spring is finally here! So Ashley and Laura prepare to start spring cleaning by first reading QQ Sweeper. Which…

Shojo & Tell: A Manga Podcast