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The comfort and companionship of AI in anime

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In time, artificial intelligence could make our art, provide our services, and learn our means of thought. It will alter the nature of creativity, relationships and life itself. All while it slowly becomes invisible to the naked eye, walking among us as any other human would, their features and even micro-movements indivisible from our own. […]

Weekly round-up

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We’re feeling warm and cosy here at the blog with Christmas celebrations a-coming, so we’ll be winding down the anime antics until the New Year. Even keeping this last round-up until January on the short side, we still wanted to share a few goings-on, as well as some of your fine writing. Blog spotlights Our […]

News: Plastic Memories visual novel reveals release details

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An official website for the Plastic Memories visual novel announced for PlayStation Vita has opened, revealing the game’s release details. The MAGES./5pb. game will be out in Japan on October 13th, and the text adventure written by the Steins;Gate games’ Naotaka Hayashi follows Tsukasa, the anime’s main protagonist. In making choices that will affect the route of the story, the player can […]

Update: MAGES/5pb’s Plastic Memories visual novel announced for PS Vita

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The spring 2015 anime series Plastic Memories, which turned out to be a bit of a bait-and-drop affair after that first episode, began as a collaborative effort between Infinite Stratos‘ original character designer okiura, and writer of the Steins;Gate games Naotaka Hayashi. Now, Hayashi is heading back into his familiar territory to work on a Plastic Memories visual novel from the Steins;Gate developers 5pb. […]