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NDK 2017: An Anime Con Diary

NDK 2017: An Anime Con Diary

Nan Desu Kan (NDK) was low-key this year. I can count the number of activities I attended on one hand. And there was a general feeling of malaise among the crowd, or at least, that's what I perceived. The number [...]

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Anime Expo 2017: Days 1 & 2 Con Diary

Anime Expo 2017: Days 1 & 2 Con Diary

I have mixed feelings about my experience at Anime Expo this year (second time going), but the pros, for the most part, outweigh the cons. I’d been fortunate enough to receive a press badge, which saved me from waiting 4-6 [...]

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Girls in Capes Recommends: Summer 2017 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Summer 2017 Anime

It's summertime! And you know what that means? A new season of anime! And my recommendations for this season are sizzling. Sports anime! Sports anime! And more sports anime! But also a little bit of magical realism and Japanese mythology [...]

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REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 2 by Kei Sanbe

REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 2 by Kei Sanbe

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the manga and anime ERASED. What's really scary to me... is the thought of someone not believing me. Satoru Fujinuma's time traveling adventures continue in ERASED, Volume 2 by Kei Sanbe. After witnessing the murder of [...]

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REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 1 by Kei Sanbe

REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 1 by Kei Sanbe

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the manga and anime ERASED. Anyway, I'll try to put it into words... I... want to change the future. ERASED centers on Satoru Fujinuma, a 29-year-old mangaka cum pizza deliveryman who possess a unique ability [...]

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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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