Monthly Archive: October 2017

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Even Urban Legends are Scarier in Japan

Because I am nothing if not original, I bring you a scary story post for Halloween! Some of you may know that I am an avowed and abject coward who will not hesitate to push my own mother in front of me to get away from a Zombie, if my mother wasn’t considerably more frightening...

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Mononoke – Countdown to Halloween

Genre : Folklore, Mystery, Supernatural, Episodes: 12 Studio: Toei Animation On a dark and rainy night, a pregnant woman desperately begs for a room to spend the night at an inn. Will she be able to escape the murderous threat at her heels? An unfortunate ship drifts into the Dragon’s Triangle. As the passengers pray for an escape from...

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The Flowers of Evil – Countdown to Halloween

Genre:  Psychological horror, drama Episodes: 13 Studio: Zexcs   Takao Kasuga is a special precious flower. Completely unique, brilliant and misunderstood. He is smarter, better, purer than all those pedestrians he is surrounded by. He is truer, he feels more honestly. He is a teenage boy whose favorite book is Baudelaire’s Fleurs du Mal. Have you...

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Friday Hunt – Hunter X Hunter challenge week 9

As I mentioned last week, even though there is a Tolkien level amount of detail surrounding Nen in the universe of Hunter x Hunter, I was often a bit disappointed by the abilities themselves. They are often not particularly well defined and some have changed quite a bit throughout the series. Seriously, how did Hisoka...

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Hellsing – Countdown to Halloween

Genre:  Horror, gore, action, supernatural Episodes: 13 Studio: Gonzo   How much do you know about vampires? Can you list their powers? Do you know how they’re made? Can you describe legendary vampire hunter Hellsing? Wrong, wrong and wrong! Vampires, don’t turn into bats, they turn into flowing masses of nightmare fuel. They don’t care about...

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You Guys!!! – Uniquer and Uniquer award

Maybe by mistake or possibly out of pity, Shokamoka , who has a blog of Wonders y’all, once claimed this little blog o’ mine was lovely, and I’ve been desperately trying to live up to that ever since. Somehow I managed to trick the much too kind Crimson from the delightful Crimson is Blogging (if you...

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Bloody October Post

As a sister post to yesterday’s Shiki, today let’s talk about blood. Cause…it’s scary(?) Just humor me. I’ve been doing this for like 3 months, I’m out of ideas. Maybe you’ve noticed that a lot of character bios include their blood type. This is a little strange for westerners because we don’t really consider that...

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Shiki – Countdown to Halloween

Genre: Horror, drama, psychological Episodes: 22 Studio: Daume   Sotoba is your typical little rural village. Quiet, isolated, sleepy. Nothing much ever happens in Sotoba. As far as a teenager like Megumi is concerned, it’s the worst place in the world. There’s no nightlife, no style, no thrills, in a word it’s boring and Megumi cannot...