12 Days of Anime, Day 6: I got 99 problems, but a witch ain’t one

I’ve grown to real­ize that some of my favorite anime/manga are the type of sto­ries that present them­selves as being tied to a par­tic­u­lar genre… and then quick­ly go on to estab­lish them­selves as sub­ver­sions to every trope asso­ci­at­ed with the genre. That isn’t to say that all shows that fall into this cat­e­go­ry are […]

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12 Days of Japanese Propaganda, Day 5: Right Stuf is AWESOME!

Being a starv­ing col­lege stu­dent and an impul­sive buy­er of ani­me-relat­ed stuff is not a good com­bi­na­tion of qual­i­ties to have. Boys and girls, take it from a vic­tim, save your mon­ey for school, food, and maybe a nice car. You’ll prob­a­bly get through your life smoother than me. On the fifth day of Christ­mas, […]

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12 Days of Chinese Cartoons, Day 3: Convention Time!

You know that feel­ing when your best friend is at a fam­i­ly bar­beque while you’re at home writ­ing posts about ani­me and singing sil­ly Christ­mas car­ols? You don’t? Er, yeah, I don’t either! 😛 On the third day of Christ­mas, my true love gave to me…

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