Category Archive: Manga

Why Do We Anime: The Contemplations of an Otaku

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A look into why I chose the otaku lifestyle, and why you should too.

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The Importance of Filler in Dragon Ball Z

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Within many forms of written and visual media, viewers generally despise filler that takes your attention away from the plot or delay the progression of the story.  What they tend to hate more is… Continue reading

Fight Club 2

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WARNING: We are about to break the first rule of Fight Club and talk about Fight Club as such you can expect spoilers for Fight Club the movie, Fight Club the book, Fight… Continue reading

Death Note: Light Versus Justice

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Disclaimer: This article will contain SPOILERS.  If you have not read or watched Death Note, please do so before reading this article. Arguably, there is one simple aspect that makes Death Note both… Continue reading

Parasyte

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Parasyte is a manga that ran from 1990 to 1995. Before ever hearing about the anime, I’d read the manga and enjoyed it a good amount. I’m struck by the fact that Wikipedia… Continue reading

Philosophical Themes in Uzumaki

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Disclaimer: As I am attempting to make some philosophical connections to Uzumaki, there will inevitably some spoilers with regards to the plot. This content is directed toward individuals who are familar with the… Continue reading

Becchin to Mandara

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“Welcome to the twisted world of Jiro Matsumoto”

Romanticism of Entertainment

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If you have ever finished a video game, manga series, anime show, TV series, or book (series), chances are at one point in your life you wished that the settings, as well as… Continue reading

Stop and Smell the Flowers…

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Aoi Hana, or Sweet Blue Flowers, is an example of a well-defined manga. It’s not open ended since the manga finished in July of 2013, but as there are certainly enough other ongoing… Continue reading