Rurouni Kenshin (live-action film)

My promise not to kill… This is my sak­a­ba­tou! I haven’t been post­ing because of the flu — I’ve had hell­ish nights dur­ing the past week­end. I’m feel­ing bet­ter though, and no flu can pos­si­bly stop me from final­ly get­ting around to watch­ing the Rurouni Ken­shin live action movie. I was cer­tain­ly hyped for this […]

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12 Days of Anime, Day 7: We Gotta Power

Image Cred­it: yinx­isan from Pix­iv Twen­ty Twelve’s been a great year when it came to nos­tal­gia. At least for me, any­way. There cer­tain­ly seems to be a good amount of revivals and look-backs for me to talk about. On the sev­enth day of Christ­mas, my true love gave to me…

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Sweet extras on revitalized “complete” anime sets

It’s great to pur­chase ani­me that have recent­ly fin­ished, but even­tu­al­ly years down the line (if demand is high enough), they may be re-released with improved qual­i­ty and redone mas­ters accord­ing to the stan­dards set by that time. While improved video qual­i­ty may be enough to cap­ture the pur­chas­es of the diehard fans that anime […]

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Duel Savior: Berio! (.….……)

The… writ­ing of this route. Okay… so. I must say, the begin­ning is a bit odd. Espe­cial­ly with how much sex hap­pens almost imme­di­ate­ly. By the by, if sex freaks you out, aban­don ship. Right now. There is quite a bit of it. Way freak­ing ear­li­er than I had ever expect­ed. I think part of this […]

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RE: The roots of our fandom

Yume­ka of Mainichi Ani­me Yume wrote an arti­cle where she harkened back to her child­hood and exam­ined the ori­gins of when her love of ani­me first began and, of course, why it still per­sists in her heart today. She asked her read­ers if they could trace any instances of ear­ly “ner­dom” with­in their child­hoods that […]

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The best way to spend your birthday… giant nostalgia cake!

Today, I become 19. I am no longer bare­ly legal, just… legal. How bor­ing. ): Well, what bet­ter way to spend your birth­day than to watch a bunch of Card­cap­tor Saku­ra episodes with you lit­tle sis­ter. She seems to be just as in love with the show as I was when I was in grade school. […]

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K‑ON!! 17

Even my hands turned yel­low!” [insert head scratch] Uh, what? Yui, I think you mean yellower. 😛

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The Problem with Live Action Adaptations in Hollywood

First name: 安昂 Last name: Brown… Wait, what? Most of us tend to despise live action adap­ta­tions of the anime/manga and car­toons we love, most­ly because there is always some­thing wrong with them. Whether it be adap­ta­tion decay, white­wash­ing, mis­cast­ing, char­ac­ter derail­ment… you name it. Most of the live action adap­ta­tions I’ve ever hat­ed come from […]

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