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REVIEW: Kiniro Mosaic, Vol. 1

REVIEW: Kiniro Mosaic, Vol. 1

Enamored with Japanese culture, Alice has just transferred to a school in Japan from England. She can’t wait to reunite with Shinobu, the girl who did a homestay at her house years ago. Despite the fact that the girls couldn’t [...]

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Tohyo Game’s Series Conclusion is a Twist of Fate

Tohyo Game’s Series Conclusion is a Twist of Fate

Author's Note: This review contains spoilers for previous volumes of Tohyo Game. --- Only a few students remain in the twisted voting game, and the game's votekeeper continues to successfully manipulate the classmates into reducing their own numbers. Shuusuke decides he would [...]

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No Ghost in this Shell

No Ghost in this Shell

Discussions and controversy over whitewashing and appropriation have followed the Hollywood adaptation of the beloved anime classic Ghost in the Shell from the moment production was announced. This situation is especially bitter and ironic because, having watched the film, there [...]

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Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2017 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2017 Anime

Winter is winding down, and spring is upon us. That means the end of the dreaded winter anime season and the beginning of a new one. Crunchyroll is calling this the season of light novel adaptations, and it's no wonder: [...]

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REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 6

REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 6

Typical rom-com manga plotline. Girl meets boy, girl falls in love with boy, girl attempts to confess to boy, boy completely misunderstands what she’s actually trying to say and instead of accepting or rejecting her love, hands her an autograph [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 6

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 6

Crisis averted -- to some extent. The beginnings of a love triangle form between three of Hori and Miyamura's friends, and Hori and Miyamura experience new stages in their relationship that make Miyamura recall his lonely past before meeting Hori at [...]

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