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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…

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The Death of Anime: Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds!

Death is big in anime It’s too late, that bubbly, bright eyed anime high school girl has already been run over by Truck-kun. Or maybe Bus-san was the…

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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…

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Anime is going to Hell! The often funny look at the underworld in anime

Hell or Walmart during the holidays This construction is Dante approved! In the Western world, going to hell is seen as a very bad thing. It’s the place…

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5 anime to watch if you love Stephen King!

Hail to the King! No author is more Halloween worthy than Stephen King. But what is an anime super fan supposed to do, when Stephen King doesn’t write…

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Anime vampires: The cute, the steamy, the scary.

Look at those champers! There isn’t a dearth of vampires in anime. If anything, vampires have found a new lair for their un-dead hearts in the pages of…

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3 recipes to eat like an anime character!

Why does anime food look so good? Why does food look so good in anime? The glossy fish, the steamy rice, the bouncy yellow rolled egg omelette, who…

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5 anime that will make you an Otaku!

Yeah, this is pretty much what we all look like. Would you like to become an anime connoisseur, expert, guru, an Otaku? Or maybe you’ve just found yourself…

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Anime cats: the surly, the sneaky, the sweet!

Cats and anime, the perfect match! Cats are huge in anime. I don’t just mean the anime episodes like in Card Captor Sakura (Sakura’s little adventure) where an…

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Kabuki: ancient anime of the stage!

Do you know where your favorite anime character’s epic action pose comes from? If you love shonen anime, you’ve probably seen more Kabuki than you think!

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Technical Difficulties!

Today’s post will be postponed until tomorrow due to a water pipe exploding in my bathroom last night and flooding my bathroom with 2 inches of water. This…

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Anime that has you Rooting for the Bad Guy!

For fans of isekai, it’s only natural to root for the good guy, the hero, the monster slayer who lays waste to multitudes of jiggly little slimes and…

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Anime dominates cuteness? Meet 3 manhwa that can out cute the cutest!

In anime or manga, it’s not hard to find brain meltingly adorable characters. At times it can feel a little over whelming at the sure glut of Kawaii…

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Robot anime for people who don’t like Robot anime

Robots are a huge part of anime, in fact there are even anime series that have robots as their main and sole focus. And if you have friends…

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Sleepy weekends of Summer anime

Some times it’s just too hot outside for action anime. The fiery blast of a mega explosion just irritates the sunburn. The blazing glare of the ultra dramatic…

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New anime country with an ancient story: My first Chinese anime

For the first time ever, I watched an anime styled animation from China, Sometimes referred to as a Donghua, and I was happily surprised. The anime Heaven Official’s…

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Hey, I got a podcast! And in other news!

Hey, I usually post about an anime I recently finished or about comparing one anime to another, but this time I’ll be posting about my new way of…

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Cinnamon Rolls for my diet: my anime sweeties.

Garfield the cat once said, “Every diet starts with die.” Boy was he ever right. Diets are poop! And yet for some reason every Summer I go on…

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Anime as scheduled

Okay, according the my posting schedule I’m supposed to write about Bungo and Alchemist this week. It makes sense, I just finished the series so it’s fresh in…

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Anime that are medal worthy!

The Tokyo Olympics are finally here, after a long, llooonnngggg wait. At last the celebration, ceremony, and sports have come to our TVs to drown our senses in…

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Opening credit songs, Pretty Boy Detective Club verses The Case Study of Vanitas: which OP is more O P?

In recent years opening and closing credits of TV series and movies have become almost as entertaining as the content itself. Gone are the days when an opening…

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First episodes run, first impressions.

I usually don’t like talking about an anime series or making an opinion about an anime until I’ve watched the first season or at least 12 episodes of…

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Dazzling “Pretty boy detective club” shines with retina burning brightness.

Going for a walk on a sunny Spring day can be refreshing and heart warming. The Spring flowers, daffodils and tulips, gently bouncing in the breeze. Bright green…

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Battle of the Lolies: who’s livin’ lolita loco and who is the loli loser?

Okay, this post isn’t going to be quite the blood bath battle royal that the title might indicate. Sorry, there won’t be any ruffly lace clad carnage, dapper…

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