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Reader’s Corner: Higehiro, True Beauty, and The Saint’s Belated Happiness

Reviews of The Ancient Magus Bride (Vol. 5), Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway (Vol. 1), A Returner's Magic Should Be…

Beneath the Tangles

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Sakamoto Days Volume 1 Review

I first heard about Sakamoto Days from a friend who got their hands on an early copy and said it was absolutely hilarious. Having just finished the first…

TheOASG

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Short Pull Series XXXI – Livin’ For the “Weekend”

Oh, look, it’s another chibized series. What are the odds? (Well, since the House sets the odds, they were always in my favor.) “Girls’ Last Tour” was a…

AniRecs Anime Blog

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How I Became a Visual Novel Guy – Aokana

Otaku is a word derived from the phenomenon of someone so consumed by their singular interest that they don’t leave the house. I guess I’m going to have…

The Otaku Exhibition

Trouble in Eden

detective fiction, 推理小説、games, mystery, murder, locked room, Japanese, translations,

ボクの事件簿

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For September 12-18

This week's events are all about getting out of the house and trying new things. Whether its Taiwanese soup dumplings, watching traditional Thai dances in Yoyogi or stargazing…

Savvy Tokyo

Saikin Yatotta Maid ga Ayashii – 01

「 最近雇ったメイドが怪しい」 (Saikin Yatotta Meido ga Ayashii) "The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious" Master of the house, keeper of the zoo.

Random Curiosity

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The Anti-Social Geniuses Review: Burn the House Down Volume 1

The Anti-Social Geniuses review Burn the House Down, an intriguing mystery manga starring two woman with various but tenuous ambitions.

TheOASG

Engage Kiss – 02

「欲望に浮かぶ島」 (Yokubou ni Ukabu Shima) "The Island of Desire" Once she has the house key there's no going back.

Random Curiosity

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Summer Time Rendering Episodes #08 & #09

Hey everyone, both Mio and Alain Kofune are inside the house as Shinpei Ajiro is acting normal today. Okay, what happened to Ushio Kofune?

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Day #0 – Anime Expo “What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been”

Well, the day has finally arrived, but if I knew it was going to start off like it did, I would have probably stayed hidden under the house.…

AniRecs Anime Blog

Pick of the Week: Dances and Houses

MICHELLE: I’m torn between Wandance and Burn the House Down this week. Sports-adjacent manga versus josei suspense/mystery. I think in the end, Burn the House Down has the…

Manga Bookshelf

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Author Journey (June 20, 2022)

I’ve been thinking about how my perfect day might go and how last week every single day did its best to ensure that it remained a fantasy. In…

The Otaku Author

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Anime Boston 2022: EyeQ and ASCA Bring Down the House

Note: Anime Herald received permission from Anime Boston to take and publish pictures from the concerts. EyeQ A line that coiled around the entire second

Anime Herald

Locked in Time

detective fiction, 推理小説、games, mystery, murder, locked room, Japanese, translations,

ボクの事件簿

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One Hot Manga

Kodansha Comics announced several new titles yesterday, but I wanted to point out one in particular: Burn the House Down. This is now the official English title of…

Daiyamanga

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Episode 20) – Father Before the Grave

Edward returns home and finds his father, Hohenheim standing over his mother’s grave. He asks why they burnt down his house. Were they running away? However, there’s one…

The Otaku Author

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Author Journey (May 23, 2022)

Last week was all about tidying things up so that I can take some time off. That’s right, as you read this, I’m on vacation. I have no…

The Otaku Author

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Spring 2022 – Week 4 in Review

Well folks, it happened. I’ve taken every possible precaution, I still only leave the house rarely and fully masked, but I still caught goddamn Covid. As a result,…

Wrong Every Time

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Anime’s Ugly Ducklings

Over the years many people have noted how contrived some anime can be at times. When the prettiest girl in school meets the handsomest boy in school (or…

Anime Hanabi

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Games You May Have Missed in MARCH 2022

A bit late, but it is a new month and with that comes a new list full of cool hidden gems you may have missed. I have six…

cublikefoot

Mama wa Idol (1987) [Drama Review]

Mama wa Idol; or, Woman of the House      It’s tough being a mother! Well, I guess we could say that Miho Nakayama went meta way before John...

Watching Asia Film Reviews

The Adventure of the House of Darkness

detective fiction, 推理小説、games, mystery, murder, locked room, Japanese, translations,

ボクの事件簿

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10 Spring Cleaning Lessons I Learned From My Japanese Mother-In-Law

Valuable lessons from my Japanese mother-in-law on spring cleaning that will make any home a place of peace and positivity.

Savvy Tokyo

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#47 Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade (Ft. MasakoX from Team Four Star)

Is this Moneyball meets Dragon Ball? We and our guest MasakoX from Team Four Star (Dragon Ball Z the Abridged Series) discuss Mikiyasu Kamada (story) and by Ashibi…

Shonen Flop

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#46 Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade (Ft. MasakoX from Team Four Star)

Is this Moneyball meets Dragon Ball? We and our guest MasakoX from Team Four Star (Dragon Ball Z the Abridged Series) discuss Mikiyasu Kamada (story) and by Ashibi…

Shonen Flop

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AnimEigo Talks With Anime Herald (Or “The House that MADOX Built”)

Anime Herald: Many years ago you did a track for Shogun Assassin with Samurai L. Jackson, excuse me, Samuel L. Jackson. How did that come about? Robert

Anime Herald

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Japan Diary: January 2022

At the end of my last diary post, my positive COVID test had completely ruined my plans to fly back to Japan as scheduled. All of a sudden,…

IGIRISUJEN (AGAIN)

My Top 5 Anime Yakuza Characters

So I just finished JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind a little while ago, …

I drink and watch anime

The House of the Lost on the Cape (Japan, 2021) [JFTFP 2022]

Epoy Deyto reviews Shinya Kawatsura's animated feature The House of the Lost on the Cape.

VCinema

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Winter 2022 – Week 6 in Review

I have a confession to make: I have no idea what days or weeks are anymore. Initially, as a replacement for the original reflection on weekly anime episodes,…

Wrong Every Time

The House of the Lost on the Cape

By Jonathan Clements. “I’m sure lots of us are struggling right now. But even so, let’s unite our efforts and give it our best shot!” These words are…

All the Anime

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Princess Connect! Re:Dive – S2 03 – Seeking the Truth of the Forest

While Peco and Karyl clean the house, Yuuki and Kokkoro do the shopping, and encounter an old friend in the eccentric forest elf Aoi (Hanazawa Kana), first introduced…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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First Look: Requiem of the Rose King

In the Middle Ages, England finds itself at a crossroads, and all-out war breaks out between the House of York and the House of Lancaster, each of which…

The Glorio Blog

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Teen Doesn’t Pay Her Rent – Eviction? Or Is There Another Way Out?

Description: “Slutty teen sensation Alessa and her deadbeat boyfriend are behind on their rent. Their landlord Chris finally loses his patience and shows up to the house with…

Cradle View

The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window ep9- The House You Can Never Leave

The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window is going into its final act and it was quite a ride. There were ups and many downs.

I drink and watch anime

A Roundtable Discussion With 8 Female Animators (Animage, June 1990): A DeepL “Translation”

NOTE: This is by no means a professional translation, this was done via machine translation. As such, not every meaning may be reproduced with 100% accuracy or flow well…

Genga Land

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“Collection” Plate

Horror is a genre that is down the list for me of what I wish to see in anime. I want something psychological that doesn’t involve severed limbs…

AniRecs Anime Blog

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Reader’s Corner: The Way of the Househusband, Her Royal Highness Seems to be Angry, and a Daughter Returning as an S-Rank Adventurer

Manga and light novel reviews including The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 6, Her Royal Highness Seems to be Angry, Vol. 3, Star Wars: Rebels, Vol. 1, Maison…

Beneath the Tangles

Manga Pulse 453: My Assass

Is there a bard in the house? No, we’re not asking for you ridiculous bards who roll to seduce everything you can talk to. We’re looking for the kind…

Anime Pulse

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A Forgotten Samurai Energy Drink

Hundreds of years before Red Bull, the samurai of the house of Date were drinking a powdered concoction said to replenish a warrior's energy.

Unseen Japan

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Tales of Berseria Lets Play [BLIND]: Burning Down the House of Hellawes Episode 8

Back with some more Berseria and committing Crimes. YAY WE HIT 100 SUBS, SPECIAL VIDEO COMING SOON!!! thank you all for so many views on my last video Tales…

KamonXV

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Gemini (1999) by Shinya Tsukamoto

Doctor Yukio (Masahiro Motoki) has recently returned from treating soldiers at the front. His parnter Rin (Ryo) is a woman who appears to be suffering amnesia, with Yukio…

Japanese Film Reviews

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Summer 2021 – Week 5 in Review

Buckle up folks, we’ve got a pile of films to get through and not much time to do it! The house was pretty darn productive this week, with…

Wrong Every Time

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Heaven’s Lost Property (Episode 7) – The Brainy, Heart-pounding Transfer Students

The summer break is over and it’s time for Tomoki and Sohara to go back to school. Of course, Tomoki makes it incredibly clear that Ikaros and Nymph…

The Otaku Author

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First Impression: I, Tsushima

Tsushima is a generously proportioned stray tabby who channels Garfield but with a much deeper voice and infinitely better manners—albeit only towards other cats. When it comes to…

Beneath the Tangles

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Osananajimi ga Zettai ni Makenai Love Comedy Episode #12

Oh boy, looks like someone is impersonating Kuroko Shirai as Shion Ohragi forbid both Sueharu Maru and Maria Momosaka on flirting inside the house.

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Fruits Basket (Episode 59) – What’s Your Name?

Akito finds Tohru in Shigure’s garden. She’s upset and angry. She’s got a knife. But how will Tohru react? Will she see the scared little girl standing before…

The Otaku Author