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Ano Natsu de Matteru (Waiting in the Summer)

While testing out his camera on a bridge one summer night, Kaito Kirishima sees a blue light streaking across the sky, only to be blown off the railing seconds later. Just before succumbing to unconsciousness, a hand reaches down to grab ahold of his own. Dazed and confused, Kaito wakes up the next morning wondering… Continue reading Ano Natsu de Matteru (Waiting in the Summer)

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Handa-kun: The High School Life of Handa Seishuu

Hated by everyone around him, Sei Handa goes about his high school life regarded as an outcast—or at least that’s what he believes. In reality, Sei is the most popular student on campus, revered by all for his incomparable calligraphy skills, good looks, and cool personality. However, due an endless series of misunderstandings, Handa perceives… Continue reading Handa-kun: The High School Life of Handa Seishuu

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Flying Witch: A Pleasantly Laid-back Anime

Makoto Kowata, 15 years old, is a professional witch from Yokohama. As part of the Witch Tradition, she moves back to Aomori to live with her relatives, second cousins, Kei and Chinatsu. This is where she begins to train as a witch. Flying Witch is surprisingly slow, quaint and down to earth. Early on, I found it boring.… Continue reading Flying Witch: A Pleasantly Laid-back Anime

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My Anime Starter Kit: Anime Recommendation for Newbies

My Anime Starter Kit is my own version of “Beginner’s Guide to Anime”. Well depending on who you ask the answer to what anime should you watch first can vary. Often the common consensus falls to at least three popular titles (again depending on the person you ask): Bleach, Naruto & One Piece. These three titles… Continue reading My Anime Starter Kit: Anime Recommendation for Newbies

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)

Japanese: 鋼の錬金術師 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST (Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Furumetaru Arukemisuto) Produced by: Bones Studio Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood tells the story of two brothers, Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, who lose their mother to an incurable disease. With the power of alchemy, they use taboo knowledge to resurrect her. As a result, Ed loses his right arm and left… Continue reading Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)