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18 Paranormal Comedy Anime Recommendations on The Lighter Side of Spooky

The paranormal is everything beyond the scope of human scientific understanding. Espers, aliens, ghosts, everything that supernatural and sometimes sci-fi

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Nana Toshi Monogatari

Here's another project that BlueFixer asked Orphan to redo: the two-part sci-fi OVA Nana Toshi Monogatari: Hokkyokukai Sensen ( A Tale of S...

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Dragons and Chill: 35 Fantasy Slice of Life Anime Recommendations

Fantasy is one of those genres that comes with certain expectations. Most traditionally, a main character in a fantasy land starts off living a normal life, then is…

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Anime Series Like Kemono Jihen

A boy nicknamed Dorotabo lives with his aunt in a rural Japanese inn after being abandoned by his parents. One day, a detective that specializes in the occult…

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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...

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Weekly Round-Up, 17-23 February 2021: Academic Fact-Checking, Signs of Affection, and The Eccentric Family

AniFem Round-Up How BL and Yuri Helped Me Face My Sexuality Cynthia Millsap shares her coming out journey and how BL and yuri helped her tackle her internalized…

Anime Feminist

Penguin Highway

I just finished reading the novel Penguin Highway by Morimi Tomihiko author of The Tatami Galaxy, The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl, and The Eccentric Family. This…

Koyagidō Kanwa子山羊堂閑話

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Amatsuki Re-Revisited

You might wonder, with good reason, why Orphan is releasing a new version of Amatsuki , six years after our first release. That release is q...

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Anime Series Like BNA: Brand New Animal

Throughout history, humanity has always been at odds with the beastmen – a race that can change their shape into beasts. The beastmen have all but gone into…

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A Decade of Anime – 2013

Into 2013 we go and here we had a huge game changer make the scene. That said, there were plenty of quieter achievers worth remembering and so let's…

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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

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Anime On the Big Screen: “Penguin Highway”

Venue: Dendy Cinemas, Level 2, North Quarter, Canberra Centre, 148 Bunda Street, Canberra City, ACT Date: Saturday 10 November 2018 Di...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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My Top 14 Anime of 2017

2016 didn’t really end when it became 2017 and this hellscape of a world continues to get increasingly stupid and hostile, but hey! At least the anime was…

Swabulous Max

2017 Anime Year in Review

2017 was like most years in anime: a lot of crap, some amusing but forgettable shows, some pretty good shows and a small number that seem like real…

FunBlog

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Anime Digest: Late Spring

I ended up watching 7 shows from this season, so we’ll make this a Spring Exclusive.

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An Exploration of Tradition as Found in Kyoto and its Place Within Anime

  In my previous posts about my trip to Japan I highlighted a number of occasions where particular aspects of that trip, specifically in Kyoto illuminated attitudes towards…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #500) Tonari no Seki-kun

  Shownotes :: (show 500) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Tonari no Seki-kun, recorded live January 4th, 2014. This week we…

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OSMcast! The 2013 OSMawards Part II: Anime and Manga (But not in that order) 1-20-2014

The 2013 OSMawards for most Awesome Anime, Manga, and geez wow more anime again good lord are we ever going to shut up? OK FOLKS! Strap in because we…

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12 Days of Hardcore Marathoning: To Lead An Interesting Life

“All there is to do is lead an interesting life.” At the beginning of the first episode we hear those words ring out as some kind of raccoon-dog…

Pretense w/ Glasses

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Single of the Week: "Crowds" by WHITE ASH (Gatchaman Crowds OP)

As hinted last week ,  Gatchaman Crowds hosts this week's "Single of the Week" with  "Crowds"  by WHITE ASH. Unlike Eccentric Family , I...

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Single of the Week: "Que Sera, Sera" by Fhana (Uchouten Kazoku ED)

Uchouten Kazoku or The Eccentric Family is one of my favorite animated shows this season, along with Gatchaman Crowds , Servant x Servi...

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OSMcast! Pacific Rim 8-5-2013

Sorry folks there are no more blockbusters now, this one took all the blocks. Well, when when we decided to podcast about monsters we created a monster podcast. Clocking…

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