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That Time I Realized Slimes Can Be Protagonists

The latest anime season started up a few weeks ago, unleashing a bunch of new titles. I haven’t screened all of them just yet, per my one-episode rule, but I’ve made some headway and, by and large, I have not … Continue reading

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Why I Still Love Anime: A Handful of Reasons

I love anime. I have loved it since I was a kid, at least since I was a teenager. Two decades later, my love for it is still going strong. πŸ˜‰ One might ask, β€œWhy?” I know my family has … Continue reading

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Megane Day

It’s Megane Day. “Megane” meaning “glasses,” as in spectacles and such, for those who are unfamiliar with it. You can go to Mel for the details. Enjoy! πŸ˜‰ I have only one question: why has no one mentioned Shiroe from … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: The Targaryen Lannisters

I remember once hearing a fan-theory about Tyrion Lannister, guessing that he may not be Tywin’s son at all but, rather, the son of Mad King Aerys Targaryen. I dismissed that one immediately, didn’t think it was remotely credible. But, … Continue reading

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Supervirtues: 10 Virtues to Strive For, and Heroes Who Embody Them

I hate New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps β€œhate” is too strong a word. I just don’t hold with them, I suppose. I mean, I can appreciate the desire to improve oneself, and I can see the poetry in making oneself a … Continue reading

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My Anime Justice League

I must readily confess: I am copycatting with this one. Specifically, I am copycatting this post over on Mechanical Anime Reviews, which assembled a cast of characters drawn from various anime, each one corresponding to one member of the Justice … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting: The Arrowverse

What? What’s this? Another post about cinematic universes and the phenomenon of MCU Copycatting? But it hasn’t been that long, not much as happened! Shouldn’t this come out, like, another eight months from now or something? Well, I recently celebrated … Continue reading

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My “Angry Otaku” Epiphany

I had an interesting experience recently. First, I read this post over on the Slice of Alfredo Blog. It’s partially a tribute to the work of a seiyuu (an anime voice actor) and idol (musical artist, singing and dancing on … Continue reading

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Whoo! 100 Follows!

I woke up this morning to my hundredth follower. πŸ™‚ I’m pretty good, most of the time, at deflating my own ego, so I am reminding myself that it’s not like I’m King of the World or anything. Nearly three … Continue reading

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Concerning Netflix and Online Streaming Services: Houston, Do We Have a Problem?

It occurs to me, it is somewhat ironic to post this just one day before Netflix publishes Marvel’s latest addition to their cinematic universe, The Defenders. (you may expect a review forthcoming!) But what can I say? I get thoughts, … Continue reading

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