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  • Bakumatsu Kikansetsu Irohanihoheto Anime Review: Surprisingly Good
    Bakumatsu Kikansetsu Irohanihoheto Anime Review: Surprisingly Good
    We follow the last moments of the Tokugawa period in the Japanese history through the eyes of couple of characters.
  • GANGSTA Anime Review: Too Fast. Not Furious Enough.
    GANGSTA Anime Review: Too Fast. Not Furious Enough.
    Gangasta is a mafia-based story with many similarities to one relatively recent anime – Togainu no Chi.
  • D. Gray-man Review
    D. Gray-man Review
    Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
  • KARAS Anime Review – When CGI Goes Well
    KARAS Anime Review – When CGI Goes Well
    This production leaves an unmistakable impression of a project created with attention and care for the details that is a common characteristic for the indie scene.
  • Petshop of Horrors Review – Pathway to the Manga
    Petshop of Horrors Review – Pathway to the Manga
    The story follows a handsome Chinese shop seller, the strange cases around the pet shop where he works and his customers.

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Watch the Official Ghost in the Shell Videos in One
I know I am very late on publishing something related to the newest hype: Scarlett Johansson as Motoko Kusanagi, but
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Rurouni Kenshin Ibun: Ashitarou Zenka Ari Manga Spinoff Announced
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New Gintama Anime Announced
The latest Weekly Shounen Jump magazine came up with the news that a new Gintama anime is in the works.
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Anniversary Project for 20 Years of the Osamu Tezuka Culture
The special manga commemorating the anniversary united a total of 24 mangaka and other authors linked to the anime and
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KochiKame’s Osamu Akimoto Returns with 4 New Titles in 2017
This week's Shounen Jump magazine by Shueisha announced that famous mangaka Osamu Akimoto, author of the popular manga series KochiKame
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