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Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo

  Stories about the dead coming back to life are a dime a dozen these days, mainly because of the current fascination with zombies and vampires, but rarely do we see a tale that’s more akin to the legends of old, where mighty heroes brave

Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo

Stories about the dead coming back to life are a dime a dozen these days, mainly because of the current fascination with zombies and vampires, but rarely do we see a tale that’s more akin to the legends of old, where mighty heroes brave the

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Kamisama Dolls

  Since time immemorial the worship of higher powers has been a cornerstone of human civilization, but as mankind’s understanding of the universe grew, so did his technology, and many ancient beliefs were gradually replaced or discarded by one means or another. Not all of

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Ao no Exorcist

  “Satan has been the best friend the Church has ever had, as He has kept it in business all these years!” – Anton LaVey One of the constants of many religions is the idea that sin and evil stem from a higher power. In

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Kamisama no Memochou

[singlepic id=582 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=583 w=320 h=240 float=center]   One of the most annoying things about the anime industry is the seemingly ingrained belief that bandwagons, when jumped upon, have the mystical ability to carry studios into money. It’s a sad fact that

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Yumekui Merry

[singlepic id=580 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=581 w=320 h=240 float=center]  They say that variety is the spice of life, but if that’s true, then why is there such a lack of it in anime and manga? Part of the problem stems from the fact that

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Gosick

[singlepic id=529 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=530 w=320 h=240 float=center]  Detective stories never go out of fashion, but finding a way to make them interesting is another matter entirely. Some leave things open to interpretation, whilst others rely on convoluted mysteries that are more difficult

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Kara no Kyoukai: Gate of the Seventh Heaven

  Kara no Kyoukai Review Part 7 What is fanservice? To many fans of anime and manga the term is used to denote content that in many other media would be considered “questionable”, and a number of studios have begun using ecchi or near pornographic

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Hanasaku Iroha

[singlepic id=555 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=556 w=320 h=240 float=center]“Like father, like son. Like mother, like daughter” There’s an age old belief that certain traits are passed down from parents to children, and like most ancient convictions, there’s an element of truth to this one.

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Usagi Drop

[singlepic id=551 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=550 w=320 h=240 float=center]Raising a child isn’t easy, and every parent or guardian knows just how taxing all of the daily tasks can be, the sacrifices that need to be made in terms of work and social life, and