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WataMote 4: You Can (Not) Be Touched

The latest episode of WataMote adapts some of the raunchiest chapters of the manga to show how Tomoko, no matter how much she wants it, is literally untouchable. A troubling episode when you dig deeper into it.

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WataMote 3: Avoidance

The episodic journey continues with the third episode of WataMote, which is all about the lengths which Tomoko will go to avoid awkward situations. Which is pretty much any situation involving anyone.

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WataMote

Remember when you thought you had no friends and you were so socially awkward you couldn’t talk? Gendomike–and the new show WataMote–remembers.

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Genshiken, Then and Now: A Reflection

The new season of Genshiken is out. Ray loved the original season and reflects on how the show—and his life—has changed since it first came out.

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Épater L’Otakusie! Meditations on Aku no Hana’s Aggressive “Ugliness”

Why is Aku no Hana so damn ugly? That you even think that way means you fell into their trap.

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“But To Be Chuunibyou Was Very Heaven!”: A Memoir of Art and Embarassment

Another reminisce of gendomike’s teenage years: those foolish, imagination-soaked days of late middle school and high school, when a king named Sareth Darva Arakin Tanera ruled Andor and started showing up online. Oh, and some parallels to the recent anime Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai.

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