Tagged: romance

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For Valentine’s Day I Think I Figured Out My Weird Shipping Issues

We all know what shipping means, right? Ok, in case you got here while shopping for refrigerators or something, shipping is when fans of an anime (or anything really) decide to attribute a romantic relationship to two characters. Usually this relationship does not exist in the source material. Anime fans seem particularly notorious for this...

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Skip Beat – Being Awesome is the Best Revenge

Genre : Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life Episodes: 25 Studio: Hal Film Maker There’s one thing in this world powerful enough to give a young woman wings! One special, all encompassing emotion that can make you walk on water and move mountains. At that tender age, when we first enter adulthood, and all seems possible, that’s when...

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The Promised Land Beyond the Boundary

  Genre: Action, supernatural, drama, romance, pwetty Episodes: 12 Studio: Kyoto Animation There are things that define us in life. It’s inescapable. The weight of history and circumstance leaves its mark on all of us. But you don’t have to simply accept it, you can choose by what you wish to be defined. For Mirai...

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Arakawa Under the Bridge – Women are from Venus

  Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life, Surrealism, Romane, Fish Episodes: 13 Studio: Shaft   Kou Ichinomiya is a man who knows his place in the world. Namely on top of it! He fully intends to stand tall atop of the heap because that’s where an Ichinomiya man belongs. A lifetime of hardship effort and dedication...

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King’s Game – A Modern Transcendentalist Rallying Cry

Genre : Horror, psychological thriller, romance, confusion Episodes: 12 Studio: Seven Nobuaki (not as good a Nobu as Nobuchika) is going through the usual teenage struggles. Having just transferred to a new school he has to adjust to a new way of doing things and assimilate a whole new friends’ group. It’s a daunting task when...

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Gurren Lagann – Beauty in the Breakdown

Genre:  Science fiction, mecha, action, adventure, heartbreak in the best way Episodes: 27 Studio: Gainax I don’t know if I can do this one. I finished Gurren Lagann last night and it broke my heart in that delicate and pretty way only the right show at the right time can do. I’m grateful for it....

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Dakaichi Episode 4 – Where’s the manservice?

I’ve made no secret that Dakaichi is not exactly my type of show. I just find little interest in romance storylines. However, the incredibly talented Naja recently made me by a BL Visual Novel. By that I mean she wrote this post . See what I’m talking about? She might as well have been holding...

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Shin Sekai Yori – The Lessons of the Bonobos (Countdown to Halloween)

Genre:  Dystopian, horror, science fiction, romance Episodes: 25 Studio: A-1 Pictures   It seems pretty clear that humans are destined to muck things up. Whether individually or in large groups, we seemed determined to make every mistake for ourselves before we learn a single thing. And let’s face it, we manage to learn the wrong lessons...