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Anime Lounge #14: Death Note

Series: Death Note Episodes: 1 to 6 Premise: A young man named Light Yagami is bored and incred­i­bly gifted men­tally. He’s look­ing for things to do out­side of hack­ing the national police data­base and is prepar­ing to go to law school for … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Death Note Vol. 8

L con­tin­ues to inspire jus­tice in Death Note Vol­ume 8 Four years after his death, the world’s great­est detec­tive L con­tin­ues to chal­lenge Light Yagami in the most intense  game of cat and mouse via his suc­ces­sors. Will L and com­pany … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #13: Free!

Series: Free! Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: Three friends — Haruka, Nag­isa and Makoto — decide to begin a swim club after a fourth in their group, Rin, reap­pears in their lives after liv­ing abroad and rejects their offer to swim … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Burning anime questions

1. Big O What was the event that caused the amne­sia 40 years before? It’s hinted that an event caused every­one in Par­a­digm City to lose their mem­o­ries. Every so often the city resets itself, but it’s also explained that a … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #12: Special A

Series: Spe­cial A Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: A group of extra­or­di­nar­ily tal­ented stu­dents are iso­lated in their school. The group is com­prised of the top seven stu­dents from each class at Hakusenkan: Kei Tak­ishima, Hikari Hana­zono, Jun and Megumi Yamamoto, Tadashi … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Tenjho Tenge Vol. 2

Ten­jho Tenge heats up in sec­ond vol­ume of action Wel­come back to another install­ment of Otaku Cor­ner. This time, we’re going back to school, which means we’re enrolling again at the renowned Todo Acad­emy where stu­dents learn the three basics: … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #11: Cowboy Bebop

Series: Cow­boy Bebop Episodes: 1 to 13 Premise: A bounty hunter crew fea­tur­ing a for­mer syn­di­cate mem­ber, Spike Spiegel; a con artist, Faye Valen­tine; a retired police detec­tive who pilots a ship named Bebop, Jet Black; a genius child hacker, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #10: Nisekoi

Series: Nisekoi Episodes: 1 to 6 Premise: A boy in high school, Raku Ichijo, wears a neck­lace every day to remind him of his long-forgotten love. He met a girl, whose face and details remain unknown, whom he pledged to meet … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Anime cliches

1. Amnesia-stricken pro­tag­o­nist Your pro­tag­o­nist — male or female, it doesn’t mat­ter — is going to con­ve­niently for­get his or her’s first love. They will strug­gle to remem­ber just who the per­son is, will strug­gle with their feel­ings for this … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #09: Kill la Kill

Series: Kill la Kill Episodes: 1 to 6 Premise: A school­girl, Ryuko Matoi, goes on a search for her father’s killer — a per­son wield­ing a scis­sor blade — while wear­ing a spe­cially made suit — Sen­ketsu. Matoi comes into con­flict with … Con­tinue read­ing

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