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Waiting for Haruhi; or, My Anime Series Can’t Be This Original!

The howling critical reactions (and counter–reactions) in the anime blogosphere about the fourth episode of Oreimo have prompted some further thought, as a follow-up to…

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The Brother and Sisterhood of Fan: Oreimo’s Two Families

Oreimo, perhaps the most surprising show of the season, has sparked a lot of discussion across the blogosphere. Is it a more realistic depiction of…

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Baka to Test to Shoukanju S1: A Review/Analysis/Ratingless Ramble

Or, Shin Oonuma’s Day Off: where the angst-master of SHAFT’s ef series tries some comedy for a change. And succeeds, mostly.

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Some Possibly Reckless Generalizations Based On Three Episodes of “Maburaho”

My roommate, having exhausted some of the current shows this season, was looking for some other anime to watch. Some time ago, when we were…

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The Gentle Post-Apocalypse of “Sora no Woto”

If the most interesting aspect of Sora no Woto is, as I mentioned before, the setting–the content of that setting bears closer examination. It is,…

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Posted in Art and Soul Podcasts

Art and Soul 6 – Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 and Human Nature

[display_podcast] Update, 3/13/2011: welcome, new visitors. I felt these reflections were worth reposting in the wake of current events in Japan. I am aware that…

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