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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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“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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Jazz Hands: “Kids on the Slope,” Jazz, and Me

A musical memoir about how Mike, a classically trained pianist, learned to swing in his high school years, with reference to the new anime Kids on the Slope. Includes a terribad piano solo recording of “Moanin'” from 1998!

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That Summer, I Waited.

Or, a Diary of an Anime (Sort Of) Lived: the unforgettable spring and summer in which I made an 8mm film and girls (kind of) liked me. Inspired by the nostalgic haze induced by Ano Natsu de Matteru and my ability to recontextualize screenshots.

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