Author: Irina

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Top 5 Anime Festival Episodes

I don’t know about you but I am extremely jealous of the joyful festivals that seem to take place in so many animes. Form school sports and cultural fests to those beautiful looking summer festivals filled with goldfish scooping, fireworks and beautiful yukatas to solemn temple visits on new years. It’s not that I’m a...

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I know nothing of Japanese class structure

I like to think of myself as not entirely uncultured but there is always going to be a bit of a culture clash when I watch anime. I think that’s true for a lot of western viewers. The social reality we live in as well as the history, traditions and beliefs we grew up with...

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Celebrating the Mediocre Anime

I really like the word mediocre. I wish it hadn’t unjustly been saddled with vaguely negative connotations. I think mediocre is so much more fun to say than average.

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The Garden of Sinners: Thanatos -The First Bloom

  Genre : Supernatural thriller, suspense, action, drama Movie: 50 minutes Studio: Ufotable   This is a story of a lonely girl and a determined doll. It is not a very happy story but sometimes stories just go that way. It is a story about how pain and yearning can make monsters out if us before...

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The 5Ws of Blogging: What?

And I’m back. As you can potentially imagine, I’m writing all of these in a row. It’s a lot of non anime content for me. I’m finding it surprisingly challenging. So what do we blog about? Yeah…yeah. I know I blog about anime, wise guy! That’s not what I mean and you know it. At...

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Anime Podcast of Some Awesome Sort!

David Majors is a Twitter buddy. Am I bragging? You bet I am. I’m not sure how we found each other exactly but we’ve been politely exchanging tweets for a while now. I’ve always found him to be that difficult to come by mix of authority and respect when it comes to anime topics. I...