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Akiba Food: Beef Out Your Bowl at Akihabara’s BEEFst

What is abura soba? Ramen comes in all different flavors and different variations. Even different colors. But did you know it can even come without soup? This incarnation is called abura soba. The name can be misleading since …

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Sangatsu no Lion Season 2 Anime Review Episode 1: Off to a Strong Start

Vast differences from the first season The second season of Sangatsu no Lion already shows some vast differences from the first season. Having dealt with some of his emotional issues in season one, Rei is an almost entirely different …

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There’s no reason to watch Ōkiku Furikabutte

As a sports anime, it falls on its face Ōkiku Furikabutte (Oofuri) follows the same pattern that many successful sports anime currently use: Step 1: Find a lighthearted approach to intense competition. Step 2: Form an emotional bond …

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How to Have a Happy Halloween in Akihabara

With Halloween around the corner you might be wondering, “Is Halloween different in Japan?” and the answer is pretty simple, “Yes.” The truth is, mass Halloween celebrations in Japan are relatively new and have been increasing in popularity …

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Welcome to the Ballroom Anime Review Episode 15: Regression?

This week’s episode takes a big leap back We left off with Tatara and Chinatsu rising to D-class status after a second-place finish at an amateur competition in which Tatara secretly followed Chinatsu’s lead in the final heat. …

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