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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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REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 1

REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 1

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. 2

REVIEW: Horimiya Vol. 2

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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REVIEW: Orange by Ichigo Takano

REVIEW: Orange by Ichigo Takano

Today...we chose a different path from the letter. Even if we do things differently...it's all right if it leads us to a bright future. Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the manga Orange. A review copy of Orange, Vol. 1 [...]

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Girls in Capes Recommends: Winter 2016 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Winter 2016 Anime

Finally, it's 2016, which means not only working on New Year's resolutions, but it also means the beginning of a new season of anime. This Winter 2016 is full of new anime series, but it also has some carry-overs from [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya Vol. 1

REVIEW: Horimiya Vol. 1

Everyone has a side they hide from everyone else, and appearances and first impressions can be terribly deceiving. This idea is at the core of Horimiya, a manga series newly publishing in the U.S. by Yen Press.  At school, Hori looks pretty, [...]

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