Category Archives: Manga

Anime Audiolog 2013 In Retrospect

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It’s that time of year again. Time to look back on the year, recognize greatness, mock the ridiculous, and acknowledge what made the previous year great for fans of anime. In this special podcast, Acostoss, JoeAnimated, and Numberss take a walk down memory lane. Come check it out!

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UQ Holder chapter 003

Akamatsu, please, all these traps…

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Since we’re down to 19 pages, it looks like Akamatsu is settling into that weekly grind. Not a lot is going to happen each chapter so I probably won’t be writing a post for every chapter. The same holds for the third chapter, so instead I’ll comment a bit on genders. Oh boy. I remember falling into this pit of crocodiles before. Continue reading

UQ Holder chapter 001

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It’s here! Akamatsu’s new manga is here! A year and a half after Negima’s demise I finally get to see his new work. All is well in the world. I’m gonna dot down some observations on the first chapter. Continue reading

AniMinutes Episode 2 – Identity

In this new podcast, I’ll be exploring different facets of aniculture in bite-sized chunks of opinion and insight. Be sure to check back each week for a new installment of AniMinutes!


Identity, and How We Perceive Ourselves Through the Frame of Anime

Cooking, enjoying anime, holding a steady job; is there anything he cannot do?

Cooking, enjoying anime, holding a steady job; is there anything he cannot do?

In this episode, I explore just what it is about contemporary anime characters that makes us so attached to them, and how this was not the case a couple decades ago.

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