The cute corruption of the anime zombie

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Zombies provide an outlet for that most mortal of fears and fascinations; death, and what comes after. It’s a universal thread that’s tugged by all cultures, linking all human thought. This gives the walking dead a power that transcend interpretive borders; for instance, between anime and the western viewer. Subtleties of language and cultural significance […]

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju slates date for 2nd season

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Yotaro up there is happy because, at last, we have a premiere date for the return of Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju. Word on its sequel season went silent in August, but now it’s official that Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju: Sukeroku Futatabi-hen (Sukeroku Anew Arc) will begin on January 6th, as announced on the anime’s website. We […]

Purrfect pals: our favourite anime cats

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Cats, while still seen as idols of wisdom, have come to be some of our most beloved friends. With an intelligence that feels ancient, they know when to sit by your side for comfort, and that you’re never too busy to play. They’re no different in anime, often representing the spirit world given physical form, […]