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Shadows House

Shadows House (Anime Review)

Shadows House follows a mansion filled with living dolls who serve expressionless masters of shadow and soot. These shadow masters appear dressed in Victorian clothes and they each possess their own special abilities. Their...
Kageki Shoujo!! The Curtain Rises

Kageki Shojo!! The Curtain Rises (Manga Review)

If you're on the lookout for manga that will intrigue you and pull on your heartstrings, then Kageki Shojo!! The Curtain Rises is for you. This thick omnibus is a collection of serialized stories...
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Tearmoon Empire (Light Novel Review)

Tearmoon Empire begins with 20-year-old Princess Mia being led to the guillotine. Her short life has been defined by frivolous spending and neglect of the common people, and now she's about to...
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Terror in Resonance (Anime Review)

A video is uploaded online, and the two young members of the terrorist organization “Sphinx” explain their cryptic plans to bomb Tokyo. The videos aren’t taken seriously by law enforcement until the...
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Kaguya-sama: Love is War (Anime Review)

If you love over-the-top high school comedy anime, you'll find great joy in Kaguya-sama: Love is War. This slice-of-life anime follows the plots and tactics of two genius student council members at Shuchiin Academy, Kaguya...
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku (Manga Review)

Everyone loves a good rom-com manga, so why not read one about dating as an otaku? Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku is a josei manga about two adults named Narumi and Hirotaka, who...
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Summer Time Rendering – Episode 4 Review

While looping stories play on themes of deja vu, the evil clones here can also give us the opposite feeling. Episode four, "Jamais Vu'' is titled after that opposing concept. It relates...
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Summer Time Rendering – Episode 3 Review

Now that our time loop protagonist has a grasp on the situation, it's time to take a step back. This week, Summer Time Rendering focuses on gathering allies and building up the...
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Goodbye Eri: Embracing Escapism

Goodbye Eri is a perfect display of how media affects our perceptions of reality. Its creative use of found footage as a thematic tool, as opposed to a directorial gimmick, shows us...
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Summer Time Rendering – Episode 2 Review

Mysteries can take a while to start revealing the truth behind their intrigue. Usually because it helps to build tension while allowing the characters and setting to expand more. Summer Time Rendering...