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Japanese Arcade Jungle: Taiko no Tatsujin, an Oldie but Goodie

Taiko no Tatsujin: King of the Rhythm Games Up this week on the Jungle is a game which, I believe, is an aspirational game that most otaku hope to play in their lifetimes, and which I have been remiss …

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New Game!! Anime Episode 12 Finale Review: Heartfelt and Poignant

Ending on a Heartfelt and Poignant Note New Game!!‘s final episode manages to end the series on a heartfelt and poignant note. After a rough start, the season finale makes it all feel worthwhile. This episode primarily concerns …

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Welcome to the Ballroom Anime Review Episode 12: More Mysterious Redheads

Around Akiba proudly presents Welcome to the Ballroom anime review episode 12, “Meeting.” Kōhai on the Dancefloor…and Kōhai on the Schoolyard After a dispiriting but ultimately rewarding last-place finish at the Tenpei Cup, Tatara falls back to a …

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Figure Paradise at AmiAmi Akihabara Radio Kaikan

AmiAmi: the ultimate store for otaku goods online and offline If you’re an anime fan, you’ve probably already heard of AmiAmi. If you haven’t yet, listen up. AmiAmi is the website for otaku goods like figures, trading cards, …

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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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