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Top 5 Supporting Anime Characters That Should Get Their Own Series

I once did a top 5 directors post where I forgot like 6 of my top 5 directors. I have a feeling that’s about to happen again. Considering I’m a fan of supporting or even minor characters, I usually have a dozen characters I want to know more about. Let’s just get this out of...

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Awful People Can Still Be Great Characters

I have made no secret of my soft spot for horrible deplorable morally challenged and occasionally despicable characters. This expands beyond anime by the way. It really goes for my tastes in fiction in general. And it seems instinctive. If I have an early liking on a minor character no one pays attention to, 9...

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How Important Is Relatability in Anime?

I have been reading a lot of anime reviews lately. Usually, I read various reviews around WordPress and get my info from there. However, through researching a few posts (I know!) I managed to go through a large amount of shorter reviews on sites such as MAL and AniList. One very common statement is that characters...

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Bungo Stray Dogs and A Night on The Galactic Express

I’ve been meaning to write about the real-life authors that serve as namesakes for the Bungo Stray Dog characters for some time now and I will. I’m not quite sure how to tackle it yet. There’s a lot of material and fun little tidbits and Easter eggs I want to share. It’s a lot of...

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Why Bakugo Isn’t a Mary Sue

This week will be a slight departure from my usual character studies. We’re not only going to take a look at Bakugo but at his cofounding and frustrating character and the creative process behind it. I hope you enjoy the post! What makes a good, engaging, character? It’s a riddle that’s kept authors guessing since...

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Kyoya Ootori – Ouran’s Eternal Third Son

If you’ve been following along with my character studies for a while, you may know that I choose generally hapless characters. People that just can’t seem to catch a break – or at least not the break I feel they deserve. I have featured a gallery of unfortunate misfits and put upon suckers. So why...

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Born to Die – Bungo Stray Dogs’ Karma

****I will be discussing characters and events from the fourth episode of Bingo Stray Dogs, season 3. Although I don’t believe this post by spoils anything about the season or the larger plot, it does go over the episode itself in fair detail so if you don’t want to learn what happens, please feel free...

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Do you know Hōka Inumuta?

When I called out for help and inspiration on anime characters to write about, Kill la Kill’s Ryuko was one of the top contenders. She doesn’t exactly fit the underrated/underappreciated theme I’m trying to go for. In fact, she’s one of the few characters with her very own TV tropes page I have now wasted an afternoon...

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The Art of the Helpless Antagonist

A while ago I came across this little piece of fan art I absolutely love! It’s great right. It may speak to some dark twisted nature deep in me, but Danganronpa, Magical Girl Raising Project and Madoka also happen to be 3 of my favorite franchises. I’m probably the only person in the world who...

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Turning the Tables – Masculinity for Women, by Women and Natsume…

That’s quite the title. I’ve been working hard on my titles and no I still haven’t come up with anything better that Nowlsume. It’s March 12 right now. In a recent Owls chat it was hinted that April’s topic would be masculinity and I hope that wasn’t a joke. I’m not often there so there...