Tagged: Death Note

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Top 5 Anime Foreigners

Over on Karandi s blog, I wrote a post about the general trends we see in the way foreign characters are portrayed in anime. And by foreign, I meant characters that are not Japanese but are in a Japanese setting. How outsiders are shown to interact with Japanese society and culture. It’s a subject I...

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Top 5 Anime Magnificent Bastards

I know it’s not just me. I know I’m not the only one with tragically bad taste in anime boys. My taste in anime ladies though is unquestionable!!! A simple look at popularity polls and general online chatter is enough to show you that there are a number of incredibly popular anime characters who are...

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Live Action Anime or Nah?

It’s nothing new for popular anime to get a live action remake (or a stage play which I desperately want to see someday) but with Netflix getting in the game lately, and the incredible popularity of comic book movies which could be seen as a western counterpart, we seem to be getting more and more...

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Would You Make a Good Anime Character?

I’m back asking the important questions! Have you ever asked yourself in fact, if you ever got magically transported to your favourite anime universe, would you be an interesting character. A fan favorite? Would the audience hate you or worse, ignore you?

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Top 5 Anime Where Names Play a Role

Those of you who are regulars on this blog… Oh my… There are people who regularly read my posts… that’s still a little though to wrap my mind around. Sorry I’m back! As I was saying, those of you who’ve read a few of my posts may remember that I have an odd interest in...

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Anime Fridge Horror (Countdown to Halloween)

For those not familiar with the expression, fridge horror is when something really awful is implied by the plot but never felt with directly by the narrative so the horror of it all only hits you after a while, if you stop to think about it. I don’t think I’m shocking anyone when I say...

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5 Anime Characters I’d Like To See Racebent

Hello everyone. You may remember a while ago I had the pleasure of creating a top 5 collab with the wonderful Jordanne. She is truly a wellspring of creativity so when she suggested a further collab I was genuinely excited! Now the subject here may be a little delicate so I am going to reuse...

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Mello’s Middle Child Syndrome

I’ve mentioned this before, but I have never seen the Death Note anime. I tried once or twice but couldn’t really get passed the first two episodes. See, the Death Note manga is one of my favorites and somehow, I just couldn’t adjust to the little differences from how I had established it in my...

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Top Anime Dream Daddies

Just like every other person in the world, I recently finished playing Dream Daddy and it got me thinking about dads in general. I’ve mentioned before that I have a soft spot for father characters in anime, especially good dads, and since I don’t have the patience to wait until June 17, 2018 (that’s father’s day here),...