Category Archives: 30-Day Anime Pick 5 Challenge

5 Scenic Anime Backgrounds

A picture is worth a thousand words, and all of cinema, anime included, has a lot of pictures. Small wonder we talk about it so much! 😉 For all that I harp on the essence of storytelling (characters, plot, themes, etc.) … Continue reading

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5 Anime Weapons/Props/Objects

Characters are not represented only by themselves. By that, I mean, it’s not just their personality, their choices, etc. that come to define them in our mind. It’s also what they wear, as was discussed last week. And it’s what … Continue reading

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5 Anime Uniforms

I am probably among the least fashionable people you will ever meet. As long as something doesn’t look ugly to the eye, I really don’t care what it does look like. Still, even I have to admit… some outfits are just cool. Not … Continue reading

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5 Anime Movies

When I think of “anime,” I generally think of the television shows, which tell several hours, or several years, of story in increments of twenty minutes or so. But Japanese animation is not limited to the small screen any more … Continue reading

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5 Drama Anime

Too much drama in your life? Then the obvious solution is more drama, experienced vicariously! Act now, and you can get your dramatic fix for the low-low price of a few hours’ worth of your time! 😛 In all seriousness, drama is … Continue reading

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5 Slice of Life Anime

Life. It is a thing. A very important thing, in fact. 😉 When it comes to the term “slice of life,” you’d think it’s straightforward enough to not need further explanation. But, in the tradition of every other term used … Continue reading

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5 Comedy/Gag Anime

Who doesn’t love a good laugh? Laughter is medicine for the soul, they say, and I heartily agree! 🙂 But it’s not just medicine. It’s nourishment. It is vital for our lives, our condition as human beings, to be able to … Continue reading

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5 Harem Anime

If there is one thing which I think anime fans can both enjoy and agree is beyond overused, it’s harems. Seriously, what is it with us? On the one hand, there’s some automatic enjoyment of the drama and the competition. Perhaps … Continue reading

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5 Action/Adventure Anime

Blood pumping, fists flying, leaps taken, crazy stunts performed, explosions rocking! Admit it: action is fun! 😉 We are humans, and humans have a drive to survive. ‘Tis only natural that we imitate various dangerous crises in our entertainment! We are … Continue reading

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5 Anime Voice Actresses

Much like last week, I must admit that while I have admired capable voice acting for quite some time, I generally know very little about individual voice actresses. So, once again, I am drawing heavily on other people’s work on … Continue reading

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