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REVIEW: Tohyo Game, Vol. 1

REVIEW: Tohyo Game, Vol. 1

Shuusuke started off his second year of high school with an actual literal nightmare: a dream in which he asks a girl he doesn't know to kill him. When he wakes, he thinks that it was just a bad dream [...]

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Best of 2016: Anime

Best of 2016: Anime

In the past year, I've written four Girls in Capes Recommends for anime. At the beginning of each season, I peruse the upcoming shows and recommend my favorites based on trailers, synopses, who's involved in the production, and artwork. But [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

Kyouko Hori is beautiful and popular, Izumi Miyamura is a gloomy loner, and they couldn't be more different from one another, right? Wrong. Hori is totally faking her positive and upbeat persona, Miyamura's "gloominess" is mostly to hide his piercings [...]

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REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-Kun, Vol. 4

REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-Kun, Vol. 4

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: 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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