Day 6: Confessions of an Aniholic

So given this article series is supposed to be retrospective in at least some way, I figured it wouldn’t be inappropriate to do a stat by stat breakdown of my anime watching as recorded by MAL. All the info graphics on display here were created using graph anime plus, so if you’re interested in checking out […]

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Day 5: A Historical Perspective on Japanese Women through Hentai

Content Warning: This article will deal with subject matters of sex and oppression including a written section on rape. If you find these topics too uncomfortable or distressing please do not continue reading. The Sensualist, is, by all accounts, Hentai. Without any doubt there is full blown nudity coupled with all the action it entails. If […]

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Day 4: I Watched Porphy no Tabi This Year

This is my day four contribution to the anitwitter campaign  #12DaysOfAnime. As I’ve said before, I haven’t planned this out, so I’m thinking of the topics to write about barely an hour before I start typing. For this one there is going to be mild spoilers for Porphy no Tabi, so if you care about […]

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Day 3: Slaying the Ego of Aniblogging

  Writing this year has been a great experience for me. If you had asked me a year ago to take on a 12 days of blogging about anime challenge, I would have laughed and said you’re mistaking me for someone else. I’m certainly no stranger to writing long-form, after all, I have been through the […]

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Day 2: Final Fantasy XV – A Tale of Two Anime

This is day two for the anitwitter campaign for 12 days of anime posts from bloggers within the community. There will be full spoilers for Final Fantasy XV, Brotherhood & Kingsglaive Enjoy! So I just got done playing Final Fantasy XV. I’m not a big ‘gamer’ myself. Functionally the majority of them are designed to […]

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Day 1: Shōjo – A Brief Insight

This is part of the anitwitter campaign for 12 days of anime posts from bloggers within the community. I can’t promise I’ll see it through to the end but I’m confident at the moment. Given the need for quantity this might not be as thorough work as I’ve done in the past so don’t go […]

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Be specific! RE: “Healing Anime”

So I browse /r/anime a lot among other forums and one of the terms that I have seen become ever more frequently used is “Healing Anime”. For context, this term is typically applied to shows such as Aria, Haibane Renmei, Natsume’s Book of Friends and really anything with what the critics call “atmosphere”… Well, that’s pretending […]

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Thoughts on Joker Game

Joker Game (Spoiler Free)   Well. I guess that is it. The irony of Joker Game is that it held its cards close to its chest. It gave the illusion of having something to play. Then we reach episode 12 and we realize it was bluffing all along. It had little to offer and what […]

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