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The Beauty and Poignance of Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle (Film Review)

Belle, the newest film by trailblazing anime director Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu, is making waves around the world. First, it received a 14-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival. Now, it's being...
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Kageki Shojo!! Opera Girl (Anime Review)

Those who have an appreciation for musical theatre will find a lot to grasp onto with the musical-acting anime Kageki Shojo. It provides an insider look at the real behind-the-scenes of theatre...
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Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop (Anime Review)

Coming-of-age romance stories come in all flavors, and one of the more common types of these stories is that of the summer romance. After all, it's the time where the young can...
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Earwig and the Witch (Anime Film Review)

Studio Ghibli is a world-renowned Japanese animation studio dear to the hearts of all filmgoers. Although Earwig and the Witch hasn't received as high of praise as other Studio Ghibli movies, it...
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ODDTAXI (Anime Review)

Under the guise of "just another furry anime", ODDTAXI didn’t scream for attention but waited calmly in the rafters of the spring 2021 anime season.  First revealed during the...
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Super Cub (Anime Review)

The Girl With Nothing At base, Super Cub is the story of Koguma, a girl who has nothing. No parents, no friends, no hobbies, and a wholly empty...
Paprika

Paprika: Dreams Come to Life

Imagine you and a friend put on a small headset and then drift off to sleep. Then upon falling asleep, your friend enters your dream as if it was their own. In...
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Monster: Looking Back at Naoki Urasawa’s Masterpiece Thriller Anime

It's almost Halloween, and what better way to spend October than watching psychological thrillers? If you're looking for an anime filled with suspense, amazing storytelling, and dynamic characters, Naoki Urasawa's 2004 anime...
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Perfect Blue: A Perfect Psychosis

Intertwined with scenes from her everyday life and her on-stage performance, the 21-year-old pop idol: Mima Kirigoe prepares to announce that she’s leaving her group, CHAM. She decides to make a change...
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A Whisker Away: Delivering a Striking Coming of Age Story

This review contains spoilers. Initially set to be released in Japanese theaters, anime film A Whisker Away released in mid-June on Netflix. It delivers a lovely mix of summer...