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Moe Problems

On a Google Plus thread, JD Cowan discusses what led to the decline of the anime industry in the US: It was the perfect storm of bad management and the overseas industry going insular. There’s a reason there’s such a … Continue reading

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Castalia House post: OVA, the Anime Role-Playing Game

Today is a great day, for I have made my first post over at the Castalia House blog. It goes into detail about the strengths and weaknesses of OVA: The Anime Role-Playing Game, a game I backed on Kickstarter and … Continue reading

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Is Naruto the Last Great Anime Franchise?

I’d say that Naruto is not the last great anime franchise. However, here’s why I’m asking this question. As many of you know, Japan’s birth rate is quite low. With a total fertility rate of only 1.4 children per woman, … Continue reading

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Kaze no Stigma Disguises Romance as Action

When you think “romance,” you think of something sentimental or slow-moving, with a strong emphasis on emotion and feelings. Anime romances in particular dial up the sex jokes as far as they can go and do not let go. But … Continue reading

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