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the “best” anime of 2013

THE “AWARDS” WHERE I JUST MAKE FUN OF STUFF: “Best” DUDE YOU HAVE TO CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING ‘JAPANIMATION’! IT’S NOT KID’S STUFF LIKE DISNEY CARTOONS! (and The Strike Witches Memorial Award for the show that uh, “normal” people would … Continue reading

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a hot patriotic wind: re-writing history in post-colonial south korean blockbusters

Michael Robinson notes a trend in New Korean Film, especially in the wake of Shiri (Swiri, Kang Che-kyu 1998) where filmmakers were using “politically or culturally charged themes as simple plot elements or settings in their scenarios for their dramatic … Continue reading

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what i was (not) forced to watch this week #17: patlabor movies

Finally. I’ve gotten to the Patlabor that I had originally intended to watch.

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what i was (not) forced to watch this week #13 & 14: akagi & kaiji

Let’s start with Akagi.

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senkou no night raid: 2010’s anime comedy of the year

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

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on genre as a process

The genre as a concept arises from the accrual of texts and conventions. This includes texts and conventions both within a specific genre and texts and conventions in otherwise unrelated genres. The addition, transformation, variation, alteration, and/or reproduction of these … Continue reading

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Hanasakeru Seishounen – 39 (Finale)

Good end GET! But the show didn’t go out without a bang :lol:

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Hanasakeru Seishounen – 38

Yea I know it’s been ages since I posted anything on this show but next week is the last episode so may as well right?? Mahaty is on his deathbed and he wishes to see Kajika, her step-grandpa and her … Continue reading

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