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The GLORIO Chat Episode 124: Podcast of Lordly Caliber

We chat about hot “new” video game releases Tactics Ogre Reborn and Pokemon Scarlet/Violet, and share our thoughts about the excellent Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

The Glorio Blog

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Right-Wing Scare Tactics, Midterm Elections, and the Attack on Fandom

Election Day in the United States is only days away, and it’s a midterm with major consequences. From my previous writings, I think it’s clear that I have…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Made in Abyss – S2 06 – Gooey Tokusatsu

When Riko starts seriously considering giving up her eyes or legs (she reckons she needs more than half of her organs), Majikaja and Maaa stop her from striking…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de 2

Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de ( In a Distant Time ) is an otome game franchise developed by Ruby Party. It spans at least a dozen…

Collectr's Blog

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Anime that’s just buggy!

Summer is here and for many of us that means so are the bugs! Whether it’s mosquitoes buzzing around your head, crickets chirping into the wee hours of…

Anime Hanabi

Sotsugyou: Graduation

There are lots of OVAs with Graduation in the title. This one is the two episode OVA from 1995. It is based on a dating sim game and…

Collectr's Blog

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Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Episode #31

Let’s begin this episode with Ernest Mecklinger, the so-called Artistic Admiral where he’s talented in both fine arts and military tactics.

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Saga of Tanya the Evil Episode 4 – Corporate Tactics != Military Tactics

Saga of Tanya the Evil Episode 4: Tanya thinks she set herself on Easy Street. Unfortunately, she missed several subtle but important clues!

Crow's World of Anime

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13 War Anime Series That Feature Large Scale Battle Tactics

There is plenty of war in anime. It is a pretty easy setting and/or plot motivator. However, not all war anime is created equal. There is anime about…

Recommend Me Anime

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The Rising of the Shield Hero (Episodes 17-20) – Strategy and Tactics 101!

Naofumi finds out who has been behind all the problems he’s faced and it was the Three Heroes Church. Well, it would appear that they’ve had enough of…

The Otaku Author

Bookshelf Briefs 3/1/22

Hello, Melancholic!, Vol. 1 | By Yayoi Ohsawa | Seven Seas – Minato Asano is great at playing the trombone, but ostracization in junior high has rendered her…

Manga Bookshelf

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Najica Blitz Tactics

Imagine if James Bond was female. Oh wait. Did Hollywood just do that gender swap thingy? Well, Japan did it a long time ago. Back in 2001, we…

Chua Tek Ming~*Anime Power*~ !LiVe FoR AnImE, aNiMe FoR LiFe!

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Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu Episode 2 – War Tactics and Wrath

Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu has a decent enough second episode but it is hardly a thrilling viewing experience. Still, I ended up more emotionally invested…

100 Word Anime

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The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt – 02 – Heart of Gold

After bathing and dressing, Ninym goes to wake Prince Wein up, only to find he’s dreaming of a woman with a bigger chest than hers. What would have…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt – 01 (First Impressions) – Can’t Lose for Wein-ning

Despite the obnoxiously-long title, this is not an isekai, but a comedy that happens to take place in a renaissance-level fantasy world. In it the Empire of Earthwold lords…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Anime Taisho: My favorite Time!

Taisho anime is a treat! While everyone else might be singing about their favorite time of the year, I’m too busy being enamored by my favorite time in…

Anime Hanabi

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AnNaNoWriMo: Celebrate National Novel Writing Month with Anime!

The only thing better than a good book is one you wrote! NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it rolls around every November to encourage would-be…

Anime Hanabi

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Anime for the goth in all of us!

Loli, Victorian, vampire, traditional, goth! Maybe it’s the chill in the air. Maybe it’s the shorter, darker days of autumn. Maybe it’s the spooky spell that Halloween casts…

Anime Hanabi

S2E10 - Made In Hong Kong (1997)

Hi everyone, Alas, the season finale is here. In this final episode of season 2 of Heroic Purgatory, John and Jason discuss the 1997 Hong Kong film by Fruit…

Heroic Purgatory

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I Can’t Stop Thinking About Vagrant Story

Among the many exceptional developers working at Squaresoft in the late 90’s and early aughts, none were quite as critically beloved and niche as Yasumi Matsuno. Over the…

An Overlooking View

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Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy – 08 – Tough Love Tomoe

For a show called Moonlit Fantasy, there’s an awful lot of reality rearing its practical head this week. Tomoe reports that the orc and lizardmen warriors are, in a word, terrible;…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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500 Word Game Reviews – The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics

It’s been almost two years since I watched The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance on Netflix (and the original film, which I only got around to a week…

AngryJellyfish's Blog

LGBTQ Light Novel Review – I'm in Love with the Villainess Vol. 2

A Defining and Relentlessly Queer Work in the Next Era of Yuri I have backed myself into a corner and see no way out of it. For I have already awarded…

The Holy Mother of Yuri

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The Promised Neverland – 23 (Fin) – Easy Win

“It’s an ending, that’s enough!”—Marge Simpson I thought of those sage words—spoken to end a discussion of whether another ending was happy or sad—after the end of The Promi…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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The Promised Neverland – 22 – Playtime Has Only Just Begun

First of all, Vincent is not a turncoat; I can’t see how someone otherwise proven as intelligent as him would think Ratri and the demons would honor any deal…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Megami Paradise

Sometimes, Orphan's path to a project is so convoluted that even I can't quite figure out how we got there. That's pretty much the case with...

Collectr's Blog

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Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun – 07 – Fall Today, Rise Tomorrow

It’s time for the campaign speeches, and Hinami controls the crowd as expected. Mimimi and Tomozaki are all ready to hit their key demographics when Hinami suddenly steals…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun – 06 – The Second-Tallest Mountain

Hinami has a bold idea for Tomozaki’s next assignment. While she was going to make him her own campaign manager for the StuCo presidential election, but with Mimimi…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Altina the Sword Princess, Vol. 6

By Yukiya Murasaki and himesuz. Released in Japan as “Haken no Kouki Altina” by Famitsu Bunko. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by Roy Nukia.…

Manga Bookshelf

The Promised Neverland short story from Blu-ray DVD boxset

The Chess Proverb “Checkmate!”Hearing Norman, a struggling Emma exclaimed.“Wah! No way!”Looking at the knight that had decided that checkmate from an unexpected position, Emma let out her voice. Norman…

TPN Translations

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Soul: Pixar’s Most Existential Film

I’m not one of those vocal people who thinks things like “2020 is the year of suffering” because of the media’s scare tactics regarding COVID-19, and their ability…

Weeb Revues

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Fairy Tail 100 Years Quest Chapter 66 and Eden's Zero Chapters 112 and 113 Review

An anime and manga blog, devoted to all kinds of amazing things from Japan. Reviews, articles, lists and more!

Otaku Nuts

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Waza no Tabibito

Here's a modern OVA that slipped under the radar, 2011's Waza no Tabibito ( Skills Journey ). Waza is virtually a one-man production - cr...

Collectr's Blog

Lockdown 2020: What Games Have I Been Playing?

Coming to terms with this ‘new normal’ has been hard for different people for different reasons. What has been absolutely marvellous, however, is having a known constant in…

A Girl & Her Anime

Der Werwolf: The Annals of Veight, Vol. 8

By Hyougetsu and Nishi(E)da. Released in Japan by Earth Star Novels. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Ningen. It has to be said, even though…

Manga Bookshelf

Mobile Suit Gundam Movie I

"Mobile Suit Gundam is a truly excellent anime in it opening stages, taking a modicum of time and extrapolating it into something grand."

SpaceWhales Anime Blog

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Default Game of the Year: Blaster Master Zero II

It’s tradition to spend December summing up your favorite releases of the year, and that leaves me in a bind. This was a very busy year for ...

Kid Fenris

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Trials of Mana on Trial

I’ve waited over twenty years to properly play Trials of Mana . I probably shouldn’t have. The Japanese version, Seiken Densetsu 3 , came ou...

Kid Fenris

How JoJo's Bizarre Adventure makes Brilliant Fights

One of the biggest things that has made JoJo's Bizarre Adventure iconic in the world of manga and anime have been its fights, and in this analysis I'd…

Anime Locale

Shinsekai Yori: A Review

I had actually dropped Shinsekai Yori when I had first watched it- due to being rather uncomfortable at a certain "bonding" scene in episode 5. It was just…

Anime Locale

Episode 556: Spring 2018 Previews #2

Anime Pulse brings you another episode, this one is all loli all the time. We got lolis calling us Onii-chan, we got lolis shooting guns, and we got…

Anime Pulse

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Legend of the Galactic Heroes Episode 14: Liberation of the Frontiers

In this episode, we learn why Scorched Earth tactics violate human rights, but that said all of this is over contested territories between two different systems of coercion.…

Daily Anime Podcast

OSMtable! A Roundtable about PlayStation, PS3, PS4, PSP, oh yeah and PSV, too 1-12-2014

The gang’s all here. It’s time to ring in the year two thousand and fifteen, and what better way to do that than with our longest episode title to…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

OSMtable! A Roundtable about PlayStation, PSone 12-16-2014

The Sony PlayStation As it turns out, there has now been twenty years of PlayStation. So we decided to talk about those twenty years on the OSMcast! But as it…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

Last Rant on Videogames: Inside the Cylinder [Terranigma]

The recent subject of my gaming focus in the last weeks, aside from copious copying con Kirby, has been a game I've never heard of outside of randomly…

Last Podcasts

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OtakuGeneration (Show #326) Dr.Who

  Shownotes :: (show 326) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Dr. Who, recorded live September 1st, 2011. This week we officially discussed Dr. Who! Yes, you…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #192) NY ComicCON

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 192) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With NY ComicCON,…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #140) Improv Everywhere

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 140) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Improv Everywhere,…

otakugeneration's Podcast