14 Eternal Anime Couples

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that means it’s time to celebrate the love that couples share with each other. Anime is full of couples, some of them fight, others fell in love at first sight, but all of them are deeply in love. Here are 14 couples whose love is so strong that you […]

10 Best Anime of 2013

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Another year is coming to a close and that means it’s time to look back at some of the best anime of 2013. Again, I have put together a list of what I think are the top 10 anime of the year. This is a subjective list so it might not match what others had […]

10 Socially Awkward but Likable Anime Characters

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I’m sure everyone knows of at least one person that is socially awkward. Whenever they say or do something, your reaction is something along the lines of “uh…” followed by an awkward silence and backing away. It’s uncommon for socially awkward people to be very popular, but that doesn’t seem to be the case with […]

Suisei no Gargantia Review

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Suisei no Gargantia is set in a far-off future where the Galactic Alliance is leading mankind’s fight for survival against space monsters called Hideauze. With everything at stake, the Galactic Alliance raises children to become soldiers that know nothing other than how to fight Hideauze. One such soldier is Lieutenant Ledo, a talented machine calibur […]

10 Foreign Books that Helped Inspire Anime

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Ideas for anime series rarely come out of thin air. A large number of anime are adaptations of manga, light novels, visual novels, or video games. In addition to these media, there are anime adaptations of non-Japanese literature such as Franz Kafka’s ‘A Country Doctor’. While it is obvious when a foreign book gets a […]

Red Data Girl Review

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Izumiko Suzuhara is a shy, submissive, dull-looking girl that has been sheltered from the outside world for most of her life. As a child, she was restricted to a remote temple on a forested mountain. She used to be bullied by a boy named Miyuki Sagara and has difficulty socializing with people at school. Things […]

8 Wacky Boy-Meets-Girl Encounters in Anime

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Most love stories have a boy and girl meeting under rather normal conditions, either at an event, during their daily activities, or at school/work. Anime, on the other hand, has some pretty wacky ways in which a boy and girl meet, especially when the boy is single and living alone. Here are just some of […]

Plot Twists in Valvrave the Liberator

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Warning: this post contains spoilers. Valvrave the Liberator is the latest mecha anime from Sunrise, but unlike its other anime, it adds a lot of plot twists you would not expect from a mecha series. Perhaps taking a cue from successful anime that have combined different genres, like Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Valvrave seems to […]