Category: Essays

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*Guest Post* Let’s Talk About Netflix Anime (No Really)

Greetings, fabulous people of the Internet! Hanime on Anime here, and let’s talk about Netflix anime. No, really. Let’s talk about Netflix anime. Not any show specifically, just anime that’s produced distributed by Netflix in general. I’ve been doing my Novembflix event for a few years now and have even reviewed some of the popular...

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The Biology of Tomoko Nomura from Great Teacher Onizuka – Guest Post

Precocious Puberty             Yes, it is finally happening, anime science 101 will be delving into the biology and science behind puberty.  Anyone looking for racy humor or 18+ material will be sadly disappointed as I will be keeping things above the board for this and any future posts.             Great Teacher Onizuka or GTO is...

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Some News About my Blog and Some About Seven Seas Entertainment

Hopefully, this post won’t be so disorganized and sad that Seven Seas Entertainment no longer wants to have anything to do with me. A little while ago my friend and fellow amazing blogger Scoot announced that he had a partnership with Viz to sell manga. Which is absolutely amazing. And as it happens, I also...

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Analyzing Anime Fashion: School Uniforms

I’ve been down a bit of a rabbit hole of watching videos analyzing fashion in movies. It’s one of the very few things I prefer in live-action. The way costumes can be used as part of the cinematic language, character development and narrative evolution. I’m not just talking about the big showy period pieces either....

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It’s 2021! Anime I’m Watching and Reviewing this Season

This year is bound to be better than the last, right? You know what, that’s just asking for trouble. No one knows what the future holds. But for us anime fans, this year is sure shaping up to be a great one! It was though to narrow down the anime I will be watching and...

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I Survived 2020 by Drinking and Watching Anime

And I highly recommend it to all of you! Well, here we are, another year down. This is probably my most cherished blogging tradition. Every year, on January 1st, I sit down and just talk to you guys about, nothing in particular. It’s my time to let you know what my blog has meant to...

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What Even is 2020 – My Year in Search Terms

If you’ve been around for a while, you might know that my favourite blog stat is the search terms people use to get to my blog. Unfortunately, 99% of them are unknown but I still manage to get a fun one once in a while. I actually do an overview of my blog’s search terms...

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Guest Post – Sports Anime part 1

What’s good guys? I’m not going to lie I’m pretty pumped because by the time you read this, I’ll probably have started playing Cyberpunk 2077 which is released in 4 days! But this post isn’t about gaming, so I’ll save my excitement for my next PS4 best games post. As you can see in the...

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Japan’s Fried Chicken Christmas Tradition

Many years ago, I taught you all how to bring a little Japanese touch to your Christmas celebration by baking your very own traditional Japanese Christmas Cake. This year, I figure it’s finally time to cover the rest of the meal. You can’t just eat cake, even if it is Christmas. Your tummy is gonna...