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The Only 100 Anime You Need To Watch

100 Anime Recommendations These are the only 100 anime you need to see! Some of the old.. some of the new, I’m sure there are dozens that are perfect…

animebackwhen

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...

Collectr's Blog

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John Wick, But Make it Anime | Lycoris Recoil

Lycoris Recoil channels the spirit of John Wick and other iconic action stars through two of the cutest Waifus you’ve ever laid eyes on. THIS is the kind…

Mother's Basement

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Summer 2022 – Week 5 in Review

Hello folks, and welcome the heck back to Wrong Every Time. How are you all enjoying the advent of August? Though I’m certainly not happy about the speed…

Wrong Every Time

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Is Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust still one of my favourite anime of all time

I have a big soft spot for Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust. It was so unapologetically goth that it broke through any cynicism I might have towards the genre…

Day with the Cart Driver

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 109: ReView: Lily C.A.T.

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! This month’s episode is another sh...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Vampire Hunter D, Hellsing, and Dracula – The Western Vampire, Reimagined by Japan

There is no creature in our dark, collective imagination more reinterpreted than the vampire. Considering how many national borders the vampire has

Anime Herald

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Meditation on aesthetics in Witch Hunter Robin

I watched the anime Witch Hunter Robin with the intention of serving myself a nice helping of 2000’s mall goth grunge, and was reassured of my decision once…

Artificial Night Sky

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Unfinished Requiem (103,000 Grimoires)

To get a better understanding of what exactly is “chuuni-kei” let’s examine music for a moment. Chuuni-kei within music is more so an inspiration and a visual element…

Artificial Night Sky

Kosuke-sama Rikimaru-sama: Konpeitou no Ryuu

Kosuke-sama Rikimaru-sama: Konpeitou no Ryuu ( Kosuke and Rikimaru: The Dragon of Konpei Island ) is a 1988 OVA from Toriyama Akira, the cr...

Collectr's Blog

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Knights of the Old Republic

My nightmares saw a terrifying horned creature surrounded by pulsating red flames and I would awake in cold sweat. My fingers interlocked and I knelt by my bedside,…

Artificial Night Sky

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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust - Does It Hold Up?

In 2000, Studio Madhouse released an adaptation of Hideyuki Kikuchi's third novel in the series, creating one of their most hauntingly iconic feature films.

Anime News Network - Views

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Vampire Hunter D: Message from Mars GN

Currently up on KickStarter (and having far surpassed its goal with over US$170,000 pledged), check out the comic adaptation Rebecca Silverman calls a "successful adaptation" of Kikuchi's original…

Anime News Network - Views

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Trick and Magic

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

ボクの事件簿

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Anime Alphabet Aerobics

Thank you Blackalicious, absolutely alphabetically awesome! Okay, so the goal of the game is to name an anime for each letter of the alphabet and then describe the…

Anime Hanabi

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Vampire Hunter D (1985)

Type: It’s a “dark future science-fiction romance.” Synopsis: In this story set in the dark future, humanity now lives in a science-fiction like post-apocalypse setting, where vam…

Gentlemanotoku's Anime Circle

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Top 5 Anime Vampires

It's time for monsters, ghost and ghouls and Vampires! You know what's sexier than vampires? Anime vampires!

I drink and watch anime

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To-Y Blu-ray

To-Y is a 1987 OVA about a Japanese indie rock band and its lead singer. It is based on a ten-volume manga by Kamijou Atsuji. To-Y …

Collectr's Blog

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The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 104: ReView: Twilight of the Dark Master

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! This month’s episode is another sh...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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3 anime to watch if you love Castlevania!

Castlevania inspired anime and then became one! The lore, the legacy , the legend. Castlevania is a video game franchise that defined vampires and vampire hunters in both…

Anime Hanabi

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The Green Cat v2

One of Orphan's earliest Tezuka Osamu projects was the set of six OVAs known as the Lion Books: 1 The Green Cat 1983 2 Rain Boy 1983 3…

Collectr's Blog

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Milky Passion: Dougenzaka - Ai no Shiro

Let's get 2021 started with a bang (so the speak), with another really obscure OVA, 1990's Milky Passion: Dougenzaka - Ai no Shiro ( Milky ...

Collectr's Blog

Update Quest 2020 (8)

More updated reviews – again, mostly images but some text here and there: Violet EvergardenNausicaa of the Valley of the WindVampire Hunter DMetropolisMemories

The Review Heap

Vampire Hunter D Bloodlust | HanDmade Horror

Happy Halloween, boils and ghouls! It’s the spookiest time of the year once again, and while many weebs are bound to celebrate by binging the newest revival of…

Weebservations

Demon Deathchase

A novel where Vampire Hunter D is hired to rescue a young woman from a vampire lord. D must pursue the escaping vampire while competing with the deadly…

Manga Machinations

316 – Manga in Motion 44 – Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

Our October Extravaganza continues this week as we review the 2000 animated feature, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust! The hosts talk about watching the movie together, Morgana geeks out…

Manga Machinations

Vampire Hunter D

A novel about a mysterious hunter, known only as "D", who travels the post-apocalyptic world defeating monsters and vampires. Continue reading →

Manga Machinations

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 69

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode!This year, I was honored to be invited to…

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

September 1990 Pt. 2 Animedia magazine

Animedia - First Published in July 1981 by Gakken Co., Ltd. Consisting of 144 pages (including the front & back covers), #9 September 1990 (...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Year 1 Issue 12

Arcadia Dragnet, Year 1, Issue 12   March 18 - 24, 2020 Well folks, I've had a tough week to…

Arcadia Dragnet

5 Older Anime Films I Enjoyed In 2019

2019 wasn’t just a great year for newer films in their presence. Like those new films that were completely amazing and had a lot of interesting things going…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Animerica Cardcaptor Sakura, Digimon & Sailor Moon TV – Nov 2000

It’s rare to see a “Dub That Time Forgot” make the cover. Shamanic Princess was released by Media Blasters under their U.S. Manga Corps label.  Here’s their trailer…

Anime Nostalgia Bomb

Anime is ART - Bonus Episode - Kumoricon 2018 and meeting Yoshitaka Amano

K and Danny had an amazing time at Kumoricon 2018 and sat down the next day to record their thoughts! We have a conversation about what it was…

Anime is Lit

#57 - SPOOKY Anime SPECIAL and Fall 2018 First Impressions

The leaves are turning red, a cold breeze blows through the air, happy haunts materialize! It's SPOOKY TIME! Join us for our first ever Third Impact Anime Spooky…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

#17 - "Vampire Hunter D vs. Count Earnest Borgnine" - A Discussion and Review of Vampire Hunter D (1985)

Sully returns after many weeks to sit down with Austin and chat about the 1985 film, Vampire Hunter D! Directed by Toyoo Ashida, based on the light novel…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #537) Twilight Q

  Shownotes :: (show 537) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Twilight Q, recorded live September 20th, 2015. We pulled out a…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #536) Hoshi no Ko

  Shownotes :: (show 536) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Hoshi no Ko, recorded live September 13th, 2015. We watched a show that Bryce once…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #535) Hoshizora Kiseki

  Shownotes :: (show 535) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Hoshizora Kiseki, recorded live September 7th, 2015. This week discussed an…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #534) Uchu Kaizoku Kyaputen Harokku

  Shownotes :: (show 534) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Uchu Kaizoku Kyaputen Harokku, recorded live August 30th, 2015. This week…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #533) Gokinjo Monogatari / Neighborhood Story

  Shownotes :: (show 533) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Gokinjo Monogatari / Neighborhood Story, recorded live August 23rd, 2015. This…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #532) Corpse Party

  Shownotes :: (show 532) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Corpse Party, recorded live August 16th, 2015. This week we watched…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #531) Intervention 6

  Shownotes :: (show 531) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Intervention 6, recorded live August 7th, 2015. We talked with Oni…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #530) Harbor Light Monogatari

  Shownotes :: (show 530) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Harbor Light Monogatari, recorded live August 2nd, 2015. We watched an…

otakugeneration's Podcast

2010: ANIME IS DEAD, LONG LIVE ANIME

Mike (@ cinco_bajeena ), a lapsed anime blogger, has the same origin story as plenty of other fans of a certain geography and age: a cloud...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)