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Weekly round-up

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We’re feeling super sunny this weekly round-up, with lots of cool stuff to share. Did you miss out on the news that Kunihiko Ikuhara and Shinichiro Watanabe are back with new anime? Or our feature on the dead mothers trope in anime, and why it’s actually pretty positive? Just read on, and you’ll be caught […]

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The pop team: our favourite four-panel anime

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The four-panel manga uses the most basic of frameworks to fire off gags at startling pace, as well as offering unexpected, haiku-like views into life’s little dramas. It’s all on that third step of what’s known as Kishoutenketsu structure; the climax, an unforeseen development. Like or loathe it, the web-yonkoma-turned-anime Pop Team Epic uses the four steps […]

FUNimation announces English cast for now-streaming simuldub Pop Team Epic

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FUNimation are now streaming their simuldub of the social-media-stir-crazy Pop Team Epic, if you were curious how exactly this enigma of a series would translate. Episode one went up as of Tuesday 23rd, and with it they announced the show’s English cast, as well as the dub actors for Junji Ito Collection and Katana Maidens ~ Toji no […]

Weekly round-up

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Hi, hi, hi to you all and welcome to a round-up full of fun to brighten those mid-January blues. With updates on the latest, greatest otaku events incoming, and an elementary exploration of the anime detective, you’re sure to have something to smile about by the time we’re done here. Let’s go right ahead and […]