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REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-Kun, Vol. 3

REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-Kun, Vol. 3

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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Girls in Capes Recommends: Fall 2016 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Fall 2016 Anime

Autumn is my favorite season! Not only does it mean cooler weather, chunky sweaters, pumpkin-flavored everything, witches, and Halloween, but it also means a new season of television shows and anime. As I say every season, there are a lot of [...]

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Three Sports Anime to Get You Moving!

Three Sports Anime to Get You Moving!

Have you been watching the Olympics lately? Unfortunately, I've been fairly busy this month and have missed a lot of it, including my favorite summer Olympic sport—gymnastics. If you haven't watched sports anime before, it may seem like a strange idea. [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 3

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 3

Their schoolmates would say Kyouko Hori and Izumi Miyamura are total opposites: Hori is cheerful, pretty, and popular, while Miyamura is a gloomy, loner otaku. But Hori’s really a total homebody, and Miyamura (who does admit he’s pretty gloomy) isn’t [...]

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Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2016 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2016 Anime

Warmer weather, cherry blossoms, picnics—it's springtime, which also means a new season of anime! Most people get excited about the transition from winter to summer, but for me, spring has always meant an increase in seasonal allergies, lots of rain, and [...]

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REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 5

REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 5

Kanata Tanaka and Kazuki Yoshikawa are very grown-up for middle schoolers. Between Kanata’s womanly grace and Kazuki’s sophisticated manliness, the rest of Class 2-B is awed – and a little intimidated – by their maturity, seriousness, and good grades. But Kanata [...]

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