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New Game!! Episode 1: Off to a Good Start

The second season of workplace comedy New Game! is off to a strong start. The original season dealt with the ups and downs of video game development, and the sequel, New Game!! looks to be no different. The …

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Dive!! Episode 1: Aggressively Mediocre

Diving into Fujoshi Territory? What an honor it is to be here reviewing season three of Free! (Sorry, low-hanging fruit.) Dive!! delivers a hearty dose of the classic sports anime-slash-fujoshi bait one-two punch. But though it strives for the …

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Anime Review: Welcome to the Ballroom Ep.1 Turns Heels and Heads

Welcome to the Ballroom Episode 1: “Welcome to Ogasawara Dance Studio” Production IG’s Welcome to the Ballroom’s blends realistic scenes of everyday Japanese life and hyper-stylized cuts of ballroom dancing to form an eye-catching introduction in what looks …

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Maid in the USA: Day in the Life of a Maid

In this two-part series, Fanimaid veteran Jessica Fong takes Around Akiba into the maid scene in the USA.  FanimeCon is a beloved annual tradition For anime lovers in the Bay Area, attending FanimeCon is a beloved annual tradition where …

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Anime Review: One Outs Strikes Out

Yuri!!! on Ice is a good show. One Outs is not. There’s a humble scene in Yuri!!! on Ice where Yuri Plisetsky eats a pork cutlet pirozhki with his beloved grandfather before the Cup of Russia. Up until …

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