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How Anime Excels in Making You Care

There is a phenomenon within anime that I refer to as the “niche genre”. You don’t have to go very far in order to stumble upon it. It…

The Otaku Exhibition

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Episode # 113 – Spring 2021 Anime Season in Review!

Woah, woah, what’s this? Third Impact Anime doing a seasonal anime review!? That’s (almost) unheard of! Yet here we are, talking about some of the shows that made…

Third Impact Anime

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#113 - Spring 2021 Anime Season in Review!

Woah, woah, what's this? Third Impact Anime doing a seasonal anime review!? That's (almost) unheard of! Yet here we are, talking about some of the shows that made…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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Seasonal Sampler Summer 2021: Sonny Boy, Kageki Shojo!!, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, & More

Evan and Ink recap they shows they watched from last season — Oddtaxi, Megalobox: Nomad, SSSS.Dynazenon, Those Snow White Notes, and Wonder Egg Priority (technically two seasons ago…

Ani-Gamers

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Blue Giant by Ishizuka Shinichi

Blue Giant is another manga that I picked up during my recent foray into the public library system. They had a two-in-one of the first and second volumes.…

MangaKast – A PodCast of All Things Manga

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Those Snow White Notes and Emotional Manipulation

I like watching anime that center around a game, sport, or practice more common in Japan as a way of introducing myself to them.  It just so happens…

Anime & Manga are My Favorite Prose

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Anime Series Like Those Snow White Notes

After watching his grandfather perform the shamisen at a young age, Setsu became entranced. However, after his grandfather’s death, he runs away from his small village and quits…

Recommend Me Anime

Twin Peaks season one and Those Snow White Notes

Stop othering people because they don’t speak the same language you do (even though Ohtani does know...

Taiiku Podcast

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THOSE SNOW WHITE NOTES EPISODE 12 — THOSE SNOW WHITE NOTES

Welcome to the last review of the season! I wondered if I could do something special for the season finale like my cooking escapade for Heaven’s Design Team…

IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!

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Spring Anime 2021 Week 12

Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song has finally reached its conclusion, finishing in appropriate fashion with a swift reminder of some of the attributes this show does so well.

Seasonal Prattle

Mashiro no Oto – 12 (END)

「ましろのおと」 (Mashiro no Oto) "Those Snow White Notes" An incredibly well-strung story of the Shamisen.

Random Curiosity

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Day 8 of Niji Nights: Queers in Anime

Here we go! Welcome to another day of Niji Nights! Let’s celebrate some representation of Queers! Now, before anyone gets crazy, we picked Queer characters that are popular…

We be bloggin'

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Mashiro no Oto – 12 (End) and Series Review

And so we get the ultimate "read the manga" end from Mashiro no Oto. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Those Snow White Notes – 12 (Fin) – An Abrupt Coda

Last week I railed against Notes for splitting Setsu’s climactic performance across two episodes, since it left us hanging in the middle with no cathartic payoff. Now I…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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THOSE SNOW WHITE NOTES EPISODE 11 — MEMORIES

Hellooo peeps, hope your week is progressing well. I’m here with another review. I was a bit puzzled as to why the episodes were so damn emotional lately,…

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THOSE SNOW WHITE NOTES EPISODE 10 — WIND FROM THE MOUNTAINS

Helloooo everyone! I squeezed this review in between the Fujocon panels I attended. This has been a very fun, exciting, and sleep-deprived weekend and I’ll write about my…

IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!

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Spring Anime 2021 Week 11

Still sharp, Fumetsu no Anata e makes the most out of this week, extending Gugu’s story with pleasing structural grace and a healthy devotion to its sentimental touchpoints.

Seasonal Prattle

Mashiro no Oto – 11

「記憶」 (Kioku) "Memories" Your memories shape who you are.

Random Curiosity

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Those Snow White Notes – 11 – Get To the Good Part!

I don’t usually harp on structural issues, unless they’re detrimental to an episode on a level that can’t be overlooked. Unfortunately, this was one of those episodes. It just&#82…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Mashiro no Oto – 11

Well, that was a pretty frustrating episode of Mashiro no Oto.  But of course that was by design. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Spring Anime 2021 Week 10

As far as quality is concerned, Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song isn't flinching at all in its latest, still very much gliding on its usual favorable assets as it…

Seasonal Prattle

Mashiro no Oto – 10

「山颪」 (Yamaroshi) "Mountain Wind" A grand reveal, an explosive performance and a tragic ending...

Random Curiosity

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Those Snow White Notes – 10 – A Little Longer

Sakura has made a special bento for Setsu on the day he’s to perform in the individual competition. Of forty entrants, he’s to perform 36th, meaning he’s been…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Mashiro no Oto – 10

For all its warts, there's a lot of interesting stuff in this series that's going to be left hanging in anime form. Read more

Lost in Anime

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THOSE SNOW WHITE NOTES EPISODE 9 — SNOW FLURRIES

Hello and before I get into other things, happy Pride month!! I KNOW Yui knew their performance was gonna air in June so she had to dress the…

IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!

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Those Snow White Notes: Getting The Band Together

I said it about volleyball, I said it about rakugo, and now the new hobby I find myself burdened with an undue fascination for is the shamisen. There’s…

The Otaku Exhibition

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7 Spring 2021 Season Anime Worth Watching This Summer?

With the spring 2021 anime season finally winding down, it is time for you – you busy anime fan, you – to discover learn what sank or what…

Recommend Me Anime

Mashiro no Oto – 09

「 風花」 (Kazabana) "Snow Flurries" "What is everyone trying to gain by choosing winners and losers?"

Random Curiosity

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Spring Anime 2021 Week 9

This was about as neat of a demonstration as you can get to 86's current quality - an eighth episode that brightly illuminates the often tainted experience that…

Seasonal Prattle

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Mashiro no Oto – 09

Mashiro no Oto is a funny old series. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Those Snow White Notes – 09 – You Got Me All Excited

This week’s Captivating Shamisen Performance is the longest yet, clocking in at over seven minutes, but it also features the most shounen battle-style crosstalk by the most characters…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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THOSE SNOW WHITE NOTES EPISODE 8 — TUNING FORK

Hello! Nowadays I want to do nothing but read, it seems. While I can’t exactly call it a writing block, I didn’t feel like writing so I gave…

IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!

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The Speakeasy #125: Mars Red, Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song, Horimiya, SK8 the Infinity

We talk about new and old in this episode. First we wrap up our first episode reviews of the spring 2021 season with: Jorun: The Princess of Snow…

Reverse Thieves

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Spring Anime 2021 Week 8

The way Super Cub navigates its material is yet again pleasing this week - with plenty of spacious, open-air segments that serve to roll in the new Autumn…

Seasonal Prattle

Mashiro no Oto – 08

「音叉」 (Onsa) "Tuning Fork" Be it possible romantic feelings for Setsu, or the simple drive to defeat him as a rival of the shamisen, one thing is for certain, Mai…

Random Curiosity

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Mashiro no Oto – 08

I can't stress enough how good the music in this series is.  Read more

Lost in Anime

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Those Snow White Notes – 08 – Modern Maimai and Her Fantastic Friends

The Matsugorou Cup’s team division marches on, Team Umezono’s time on stage grows near, and Shuri is scared. Yui encourages her to focus on getting the first notes…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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THOSE SNOW WHITE NOTES EPISODE 7 — WIND

Hey there readers, it’s me ya boy. Maybe because the weather has been gradually getting warmer and finally the season change is upon us, I feel extra lazy…

IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!

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Spring Anime 2021 Week 7

Osamake is now an experiment, the series has effectively deteriorated into a test of mental fortitude as its ability to churn out creatively bankrupt text and banal characterization…

Seasonal Prattle

Mashiro no Oto – 07

「風」 (Kaze) "Wind" If there was ever to be a 'Tournament Arc' in this series, then this is where it begins.

Random Curiosity

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Mashiro no Oto – 7

While I'd probably rank this episode of Mashiro no Oto right around the series' average, it took a bit of a different route to get there Read more

Lost in Anime