Welcome to the Ballroom Anime Review Episode 6: Swinging Couples

Around Akiba proudly presents our weekly Welcome to the Ballroom anime review  “Line of Dance:” Filler and Symbols When we left off, Mako’s feet fit perfectly inside Tatara’s glass slipper as they danced as a pair for the …

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Japanese Arcade Jungle: Take a Spin with Museca

What do you get when you cross spinning plates, cosplay, LEDs, and Japanese electronica? This week’s game in Around Akiba’s  Japanese Arcade Jungle is what I imagine the carnival skill of spinning plates would look like if it were …

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New Game!! Anime Review Episode Five: Character Design and Development

Around Akiba proudly presents our weekly New Game!! anime review  Game Development, Character Development The last few episodes of New Game!! have had a strong focus on character progression. The fifth episode is no exception and allows the …

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Dive!! Anime Review Episode 4 & 5: (Kind of Gay) Tensions Building

Around Akiba proudly presents our weekly Dive!! anime review  Episode 4: “The Strong Men” This week on Dive!!, an epic rivalry is rekindled… except, well, it’s not so much epic as one-sided and pathetic. (And kind of gay.) …

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Horror Corner: Summer Horror Manga Recommendations Part II

Horror Corner Summer Manga Recommendations Part I tiptoed into the world of Japanese horror manga. This time, we will delve deeper into this frightening realm with more horror manga recommendations. Junji Ito Tomie Junji Ito’s first published work, …

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