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Our Favorite Things: Female Ninja in Naruto

Our Favorite Things: Female Ninja in Naruto

Naruto has one of the most extensive casts of characters I’ve seen in manga or anime. It features characters from different backgrounds, villages and, more importantly, genders. There are only a handful of female ninja compared to the male ones; [...]

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Women of Naruto

Women of Naruto

Ninja have always captured our imaginations with their secretive ways of dealing death and war from the shadows, their mystery an enchantment that’s hard to ignore. Since it began publication in 1999, much of the world would probably turn to the [...]

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The Flying Pirates That Do Something

The Flying Pirates That Do Something

I am a huge fan of films that feature scenes depicting flight or flying. That’s probably another reason why I love Hayao Miyazaki’s films: with the exception of Princess Mononoke and Ponyo, many of his films feature a flying machine [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Fujioka Ryouji

Our Favorite Things: Fujioka Ryouji

Sometimes it’s hard to find fathers in anime who aren’t total jackwagons. (It can be hard to find non-jackwagon fathers in any sort of show, but we discussed that already.) In some of my favorite anime, the fathers are either [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Anime

Our Favorite Things: Anime

I came into contact with Japanese animation, better know as anime, when I was seven years old. Back then, I didn't know what Samurai X, as it was called in Spanish, was; I thought it was a very unusual looking [...]

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