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Bleach is coming to an end?

I don’t know whether I should be rejoicing or crying at the fact that the long series will be coming to an end with a “final arc” as the manga declares. I was never a diehard fan to begin with … Continue reading

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An Introspective Look into the Demography of Inu X Boku SS: Shoujo or Shounen?

A repost from my other blog, Kirakuna. Though its artistic style suggests otherwise, Inu x Boku SS is in fact “shounen”. Note the quotation marks. Originally targeted at male audiences interested in the romance genre without having to resort to … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Fujoshi: Realism in fiction.

NB: Fujoshi (腐女子, lit. “rotten girl”) refers to female fans of manga and novels that feature romantic relationships between men. I wasn’t always a fujoshi. Somewhere down the road it just happened; symptoms of fanaticism had stricken me after much … Continue reading

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou 01 – How to pick up girls.

Despite being a surprising collaboration between Square Enix and Sunrise, Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou is as its titles suggests: the daily lives of high school boys. Confined in an all boys school, the three main protagonists Tadakuni, Hidenori and Yoshitake … Continue reading

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Kill Me Baby 01 – Anime that teaches you self-defence.

While the comedy isn’t as comparable as Nichijou, a twin-tailed assassin, a nonchalant ninja and an idiotic girl situated in the parameters of a high school life provides an appealing combination. Oh, and probably the tentacles shown in the OP … Continue reading

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5 THOUGHTS: Bleach Chapter 479

1) And thus the arc comes to close. The next question is, what’s next? 2) I wish Kubo-sensei would focus more on the setting and issues of Soul Society. I mean, that is where the majority of the cast lies. … Continue reading

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Kuroshitsuji Theories: Sebastian-Mephistopheles and the Two Ciels.

After much research, I’ve managed to condense and mingle a few ideas of my own relating to the Sebastian-Mephistopheles and Two Ciels theories. Though extremely questionable – as they are after all, only theories – there have been some notable … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2012! Join The Otaku’s Blog for the new year!

I have to admit, The Otaku’s Blog has always been rather late with its celebrations. Nevertheless, HAPPY NEW YEAR AND WELCOME TO 2012! We’ll soon be turning one year old so look forward to seeing some good old memories! On … Continue reading

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