Monthly Archives: January 2011

If there is a yuri-star , is there a …yaoi-star? Yuri Seijin Naoko-san and the existence of other worlds

(challenge : read this post in the voice of Satomi Arai, a la Naoko’s or Kuroko’s voice acting..) If it’s anything that was moderately interesting about the less-than-interesting 6 minute OVA, Yuri Seijin Naoko-san, it’s the existence of Naoko-san’s home … Continue reading

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Conspiracy theorists, unite! Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Episode 4.

Recently the aniblogosphere’s been going gaga over SHAFT’s latest offering, the dubious Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, thought by some bloggers to be more deep than it looks, with references to Faustian motifs and various other pieces of literature hidden amongst … Continue reading

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Postmodernism , cyberpunk and views of the future : On Fractale

While I still don’t have much to say, or perhaps, still withhold my judgement on other shows this season such as Madoka Magica, something about Fractale appeals to the amateur philosophy-lover in me. Whenever we have a show about the … Continue reading

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There’s nothing good about becoming a Puella Magi

Mami, mentor all the way to the end. I’ll miss her at least until she’s brought back to life by one of Madoka’s wishes.

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Is the only direction a younger sister can take in anime a sexual one?

Every time a show about ‘sisters’ comes out, you can almost immediately point out that it will involve incestuous themes at one point or another, usually with the sister , the younger sister taking the initiative. It’s never the older … Continue reading

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Rio: DOUBLE RAINBOW Gate 02 – SHADOW DUEL! COMMENCE!

SO INTENSE!

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Cardfight!! Vanguard is the best cosplay-based show ever

Picture this post, in your mind.

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