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Anime Lounge #12: Special A Ep. 1–12

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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Strip Talk #22: No fat-shaming allowed of any kind

Let’s be real for a moment: I am what you would call a fat girl. I’ve been fairly over­weight for a large por­tion of my adult life. It’s noth­ing I don’t already know and it’s noth­ing that I haven’t tried … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: The All-New Tenchi Muyo Vol. 5

Tenchi Vol. 5 pro­vides enjoy­able escapades Tenchi, Tenchi, Tenchi. As a college-aged otaku, I remem­ber when Tenchi and com­pany graced Car­toon Network’s air­waves in 2000 when I had my first expe­ri­ence with harem anime, a kind of com­pro­mise that gave … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #11: Cowboy Bebop Ep. 1–13

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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Strip Talk #21: Don’t let outside opinion sway your film loves

Lis­ten, there comes a time in the enter­tain­ment busi­ness that things (i.e. songs, movies, art) will be remade. And we will have to live with it. Just because some­thing is a clas­sic, that doesn’t mean it’s sacred and off lim­its. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #20: When obnoxious behavior leaks into comic books

I’ve read quite a bit in the past sev­eral months about this ridicu­lous­ness where women in comics and games are harassed by men in the same indus­try, and I have but one word to that effect: Stop. No one deserves … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Robotech Remastered Vol. 2

Robot­ech Remas­tered Vol. 2 con­tin­ues clas­sic trend Wel­come back to another install­ment of Otaku Cor­ner. Instead of manga reviews this time, we’re going to the movies to relax with another review of the space anime series Robot­ech. Robot­ech is con­sid­ered by … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Death Note Vol. 7

Death Note Vol. 7 digs deeper with shock­ing results Wel­come to Otaku Cor­ner, the spot of The Strip where we bring you the finest manga and anime. I’m con­tin­u­ing my review of the series “Death Note,” the mystery/supernatural manga of … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #19: Sometimes it’s OK to reserve judgment

Before we even get started, let’s not even ques­tion my TMNT legit­i­macy, OK? I am what you would call a super­fan. Check my cre­den­tials: I have most of the 1987 car­toon sea­sons on DVD, have had the theme song of … Con­tinue read­ing

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