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Oniichan wa Oshimai Intro Still

Oniichan wa Oshimai! EP 1 Review: This Is Unnecessarily Lewd.

Episode 1 of the seasonal anime Oniichan wa Oshimai (OniMai) is out. What from the onset seems somewhat weird as a story premise, remains just that after watching. Weird. The reason for that sentiment is simple. The focus lies heavily on the main key difference between women and men. And when the main character is …

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One Piece Thousand Storm

One Piece Thousand Storm – Global Had Great Potential

One Piece Thousand Storm is a mobile game set in the expansive world of One Piece. Reeling in many different players across the globe, the Japan-only game even spawned a global server version. Unfortunately, the latter didn’t survive for very long. The Game of One Piece Thousand Storm Innovative controls would be the greatness of …

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Atelier Ryza Screenshot In-Game

Is Atelier Ryza Painfully Slow-Paced? Or Just Chill?

I just started playing Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout recently. It’s my first ever game from the Atelier series. So you might already see where this is going. I have a problem with collecting alchemy ingredients. Why I Started Playing Atelier Ryza Now Here’s the thing. I wanted to play a JRPG …

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How Cute can DIY be? – Do It Yourself!! Anime Review

The fourth industrial revolution has happened. Self-driving busses carry students to school and drones deliver packages everywhere. In this semi-futuristic scene, one club preserves the old ways. Welcome to Do It Yourself!! A lovely little anime showing the daily life of students in a club perceived to be old-fashioned. Synopsis Do It Yourself – Episode …

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Pokémon without Ash and Pikachu?

Pokémon Without Ash Ketchum and Pikachu? How Will That Work?

After announcements of Ash Ketchum leaving the Pokémon Anime after the current season, two new protagonists have been revealed. This new series will start in 2023, following this new duo through the Paldea region. The Announcement of New Protagonists If you follow Pokémon’s Twitter, you might have already seen the news. Otherwise, here you go: …

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danmachi bell and hestia

DanMachi Helped Me Getting Back Into Watching Anime

It’s confession time. I’ve been an on-and-off weeb over the last few years. I had a significant phase around 2013, then started watching again around 2016, starting One Piece’s epic journey. That lasted until about 2020. Then it all stopped. However, during COVID lockdowns, I returned to the scene a bit. On a roundabout way. …

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Ikemen Joshi to Josou Danshi

A Handsome Girl and a Crossdressing Guy Got Me Into Manga

I’ve never been the biggest reader. But there’s this one manga I’ve been reading over the past few days that really gets me thinking: How could I not have read mangas until now? That manga is called Ikemen Joshi to Josou Danshi, or While Cross-Dressing, I Was Hit on by a Handsome Guy! Synopsis of …

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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Screenshot

I like Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. But They Do Have Flaws.

Imagine a world in which graphics are not everything. Now imagine Pokémon Scarlet and Violet in that world. Would they be liked? Probably more than they are now. But we don’t live in a world like that. However, I still like those games. Let me tell you why! The Problems of Pokémon Scarlet & Violet …

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The Rise of Anime in the West: It Began Before Dragon Ball!

Name the oldest anime that comes to your mind! If you are from a Western country like the US or mainland Europe, you might say the earliest anime would be Dragon Ball or something similar. That is wrong, however. Anime hit the west a whole decade before the Dragon Ball TV series even started. I’m …

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