Tagged: weirdo

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Are Anime High Schools Better Than Real Life?

This one is going to be a purely theoretical post folks. I haven’t been in high school for a minute now and I have never ever been to Japanese high school but I did attend quite a few different ones in several countries so I have a good overview of some of the basics. Really...

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Top 5 Embarrassing Things That Only Happen to Anime Fans (Or Just To Me)

Sometimes I like to pretend that all anime fans are alike and not a diverse group of people with individual tastes and experiences just like everyone else in the world. And of course when I do that, I fancy that the these anime fans are more specifically like me regardless of how much solid evidence...

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Top 5 Anime Debates I lost Interest In and What I Wish We Would Replace Them With

I like debates. Actual debates… I do believe ideas become better and sharper when they are challenged. Throughout the years, I have had a lot of wonderful and very interesting conversations with people on subjects we completely disagreed on. Occasionally I’ve changed my mind about certain things. It’s not the norm though. A lot of...

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Wishing You All a Reverse Flu

I’m going to explain that title, don’t worry. Have any of you ever watched “Red Dwarf”? It’s an old British Sci Fi comedy series I used to be absolutely crazy about. Not sure why I put that in the past tense. Still love it and still quote it regularly. It seems I tend to stick...

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Top 5 Things Only I Care About in Anime

Look, I care about some weird things. Some really weird things. I know that. But we all have some odd little anime fetishes, it’s o.k., that what makes it fun! When I started to share my love of anime more with others, I also started to realize that there are elements that no one but...

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I Love Anime’s Flawed Protagonists (and talk a bit about NGE)

Anime has taught me a lot about myself. Arguably some things I may not have wanted to know. My appreciation of certain genres above others shows me what I tend to resonate with and when asking myself why – it has revealed my own biases and pet peeves. Maybe it’s just me but this seems...

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My Blog Has Made Anime a Drug

I’ve spoken to many bloggers who go through phases of just not wanting to watch any anime at all.  This is not something I struggle with myself. Generally, I don’t get bored or fed up of anime as a whole. Occasionally, certain shows can be a chore to slog through and I’ll see my anime...

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I Will Never Be Invited to Join the Anime Academy!

*There used to be a website called anime academy. It was awesome!!!! This is not what this post is about!* Has your favourite anime/movie/song ever won an “of the year” honour? Are you like a lot of people, the type that recognizes highly awarded works to be good and enjoys them but your personal favorite...

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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...