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How to Watch Anime Analytically: Color in Anime

In this article series, Lucy Rubin breaks down anime analysis for Around Akiba and shows how we can use it in our everyday anime-watching lives. This time, we will explore color. Style: Color in Anime In anime, unlike …

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Manga Planet Launches Kasuga Yasunori’s New Manga Series

Kasuga Yasunori to Write New Manga Series Manga community Manga Planet announced on September 17, 2017, that they plan to launch two original manga series this October on their official website. The two series will be The Golden …

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BeastBOX JOJO: Fidget Cube with a Surprise Inside

Transformers.   Just saying that word conjures fond memories of lead-painted toys which transformed from robots into delightfully anachronistic objects like tape players, boom boxes, and honest-to-god guns.  However, the nostalgia goggles, in this case, need to be …

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Welcome to the Ballroom Anime Review Episode 11: Onto the Second Heat

Around Akiba proudly presents Welcome to the Ballroom anime review episode 11, “Evaluation.” A long way to mastery, but intriguing enough to hold attention. With so much focus on the Gaju/Shizuku-Tatara/Mako rivalry, Welcome to the Ballroom’s past four episodes has convinced …

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How to Watch Anime Analytically: Range and Depth

In this article series, Lucy Rubin breaks down anime analysis for Around Akiba and shows how we can use it in our everyday anime-watching lives. This time, we will explore narrative range and depth.  What is range and …

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