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Psychos, Rakugo and Power Dynamics

As I watched the pilot episode of Psycho-Pass and after meeting most of the cast, something very specific stood out to me. Aside from the legitimately cool setting and succinct storytelling, what stood out to me the most was the … Continue reading

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JoJo’s Societal Adventure – An Unbreakable Community

I always found the “institution” and the idea behind a community quite interesting. At its core, a community is a group of people with a common interest or goal. Whether it’s the goal of building a settlement and living together, … Continue reading

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From the Darkness: Why Spice and Wolf Will Always Be My Favorite Anime

I want to make one thing perfectly clear: depression sucks. I don’t mean that in an all-encompassing way either. I mean suffering from depression is just that, suffering. It is an unenviable state of being, and I wouldn’t wish it … Continue reading

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A Year of Tragedy

Because I’m a huge masochist, I made this list of all the messed up shit that happened this year. Enjoy the tears. Continue reading

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Senpai’s Seven: Anime References in Star Trek

Star Trek has been around for a long time, 50 years now as a matter of fact. Over the years, Star Trek’s writers, producers, and directors have proven that not only are they sci-fi fans, but they’re fans of anime … Continue reading

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Senpai’s Seven: Star Trek References in Anime

I’m a huge Trekkie, and I have been for quite a long time. It seems I’m not alone in this fandom either. Several anime creators and mangaka have shared their love for the iconic sci-fi franchise over the years with … Continue reading

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Senpai’s Seven: Favorite Cars in Anime

Before I ever discovered anime, my first love was cars. Like anime, cars have a way of grabbing you and never letting go. Whether that’s a good or a bad thing, I’ll let you decide. Occasionally, an anime can capture … Continue reading

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Senpai’s Seven: Favorite American Anime Characters

This being the week of Independence Day here in the U.S., I thought it might be a good time to talk about my favorite anime characters that happen to be Americans. The anime industry has a sordid past when it … Continue reading

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