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The Art of Being an Otaku: A Beginner's Guide, Part 3

OK, we’re in the homestretch now, just one more topic to cover, Personality Types. I think this might be the most exciting part for me, as I am very enthusiastic about some of my personalty types. 180 more words

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Too Old for Otaku?

This year I did something I hadn’t done in a long time (since 2010 actually).

I went to Otakon.

Years ago this was just part of my summer routine. 631 more words

Anime

5 Manga Series That Deserve Better Anime

Manga and anime fans tend to be spoiled for quality these days. With the huge, immensely profitable otaku audience in both America and Japan demanding it, studios and publishers are more careful than ever to have an anime line-up exactly with the manga it’s adapting. 1,733 more words

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Hayao Miyazaki, Domo Arigatou Gozaimasu

When pondering influential figures of the Japanese animated film industry, one name stands above them all, “Hayao Miyazaki.” Miyazaki’s career as a director, animator, manga artist, producer, and screenwriter has spanned over fifty years, sharing his success with his work partner… 529 more words

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Summer 2014 Anime - Midseason Impressions

We’re at the halfway point of the season. Any week now, all of these anime should build up into whatever they’ve been promising, but until then I’m going to review what I think of the anime, and what they’ve managed to establish so far. 3,861 more words

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An inside look at Comiket 86, the world's largest dōjinshi manga fair!【Photos】

Twice a year otaku from all over Japan, and even the world, make the sacred pilgrimage to Tokyo Big Sight for Comic Market, better known as Comiket.  712 more words

Japan

Genshiken EP11-8

And last, Kasukabe appears on the stage wearing Kuji-Un costume. 289 more words

Animation