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Love, acceptance, anime: an LGBT History Month round-up

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This LGBT History Month brought the whole aniblogging community together to celebrate queerness in anime. LGBTQ inclusion and acceptance is a matter that’s close and personal to both of us here at the blog, and so we’ve experienced many wonderful moments in sharing this month with all of you. Thank you for your comments and […]

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Only a phase: doomed queerness in anime

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Queerness in anime is pure, poetic, an indiscretion amidst the self-questioning and humiliation of high school. That is also where it must end, so it would seem in many manga and anime. The tragedy of having loved someone who perhaps shares your feelings, perhaps not, passes into the locked treasure box of memory as another […]

Weekly round-up

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It may well be the back end of winter, but we’ve got some hot stuff this weekly round-up. Hot stuff in the streets with the first trailer for Banana Fish, hot stuff from the gender non-binary beauties of this week’s feature…you get the picture, anyway. So what do you say that, first of all, we get […]

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Weekly round-up

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Hello there! This week’s been all go for Gun Gale Online, Cutie Honey and a brand new Sherlockian anime from the director of Voltron: Legendary Defender. What with that and all the great blogging and podcasting you’ve been doing, it’s hard to know where to start! Oh yes, that’s it – with the best of the news. News Bleach […]

Crunchyroll celebrates 1 million paid subscribers with own convention, prize giveaways

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They’ve done it! Crunchyroll have surpassed one million paid members, and that’s not including over 20 million registered users. In their official press release the superstar streamers say they saw a record growth in 2016, charting a 36% rise in paying subscribers over the last 12 months alone. To celebrate their achievement, they’ve announced giveaways throughout […]

History makers: a Yuri!!! on ICE round-up

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It’s been just over a month since the final episode of Yuri!!! on ICE, but we’re missing it already, and we know heaps of you are too. To ease the Yuri, Yurio and Victor-shaped voids in all our lives, we thought we’d look back over the joy they brought us through the fall, and continue to […]

Event: Get a skating education from Yuri!!! on ICE choreographer and voice actors

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Kenji Miyamoto, the fabulous figure-skating choreographer who stepped out the dances of Yuri!!! on ICE, will be teaching fans about the sport at an upcoming event. Alongside three-time Grand Prix Final medal-winning skater Akiko Suzuki, he will host Yuri!!! on ICE ~Figure Skate o 100-Bai Tanoshimu Shuchu Kogi~, featuring footage from the anime to transform us all […]

Update: My Hero Academia season 2 reveals new cast, 1st episode plans

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This week sees the release of the second My Hero Academia light novel, as well as some long-awaited news for anime fans. As Anri Takashi’s Boku no Hero Academia Yuei Hakusho novel hit shelves today, it revealed that season two of the Bones anime is getting an early spring premiere on March 25th. This falls a whole week before the average […]

Victory on ice: why Yuri!!! on ICE deserves to be Anime of the Year

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On Saturday, Yuri!!! on ICE was pronounced Anime of the Year in Crunchyroll’s first ever Anime Awards. But while voters and non-voters alike celebrated its win, certain people got a bit upset. Some said it didn’t deserve the acclaim, and that if not for its gay main characters, it wouldn’t have earned so many votes […]

Weekly round-up

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That up there is Mitsuha and Taki’s respective reactions to the Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature…not including your name. Wait, what?! Kicking off this weekly round-up instead, we at least have some good news from the Academy for the anime world. So before the Shinkai snub sinks in, chill out for a minute and catch […]

Real figure skaters bring the dances of Yuri!!! on ICE to life

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In a wonderful display of fandom at its best, Yuri!!! on ICE has been recognised and loved by professional figure skaters from across the world, surely no less by the show’s choreographer Kenji Miyamoto. Pros and amateurs alike would obviously want to pay their respects to the show by incorporating its music and moves into their own […]

Weekly round-up

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Another year, another weekly round-up. The first of 2017, no less. It took us a little while to get back into the groove after chilling out, getting presents and stuffing our faces over Christmas, but we’re back and ready to take on whatever this year has to throw at us. Thankfully, it’s brought us (mostly) […]