Why would you censor an M‑rated game?

Image Cred­it: Hiten from Pix­iv Hap­py Hal­loween, every­body! Ever since I’ve out­grown the tra­di­tion of dress­ing up in a spooky cos­tume and going door­­bell-to-door­­bell ask­ing for can­dy, I’ve instead made a new tra­di­tion for myself where I marathon spooky video games; my favorite among them being Japan­ese hor­ror games such as Zero, bet­ter known as Fatal […]

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Happy Belated Halloween! (Project Zero/Fatal Frame)

Big giant NO Hope every­one had a Hap­py Hal­loween! Though more than a day late, I felt com­pelled to hon­or the hor­ror fes­tiv­i­ties we had this sea­son using this hum­ble lit­tle Japanophile blog of mine in some way or anoth­er. Rather than div­ing into some biz­zarro hor­ror man­ga by the likes of Itou Jun­ji and such, […]

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Shiki 01

A great open­ing episode that hope­ful­ly sets the atmos­phere of creepi­ness and mys­tery for the rest of the series. The vil­lage set­ting remind­ed me a lit­tle bit of Hig­urashi. (Yeah, looks like Shi­ki and Ooka­­mi-san are gonna receive the Chi­nese sub­ti­tle treat­ment for the rest of my blog­ging season…)

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Top 10 video games that can easily become anime

Hon­est­ly. You know, despite how hor­ri­ble or loose video game adap­ta­tions tend to be… With­in hun­dreds of video games, there are those cer­tain gems that are pret­ty much playable ani­me. They would have no prob­lem mak­ing the tran­si­tion from one medi­um to the oth­er. And then, of course, there are those games which actu­al­ly have […]

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