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Let Me Explain

So I haven’t actually watched this anime. I read the manga. And I can say it’s probably one of the blatantly pervy ones out there. But there are some laughs and some half way decent characters. It was just too difficult to take seriously. Haruna is one of my all …

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Sakuraba Kazushi

I’m sure there are still some of you who are oblivious that I was/am a sports fan. And while I’m not a fan of two guys beating the shit out of each other, I am a fan of competition and of Sakuraba. I won’t go into detail of his career …

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Tokyo Sonata: review

many once-strong economies around the world are trying to recover from recession.   no one is safe from massive layoffs, leaving many to scavenge for lower jobs or become homeless.  ‘tokyo sonata’ shows us a family that is seemingly normal; but under the quiet facade of peace lies a torrent of …

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K-ON!! extension

i was thinking K-ON!! (season 2) was nearing to an end as the first season was 13 episodes, when all of a sudden i see that season 2 will be 26 episodes!  this can only be good news, as i’ve been having some concerns with the pace of this season …

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Orange Caramel

After School is a Kpop group very similar to Morning Musume as they follow the same formula with their members. As New members from after school “join” the academy, Older members leave the group once they are ready to “graduate”. You might know these girls as they did a Korean …

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mayumihopyon

“mayu-miho-pyon” represents the terrible trio of akb consisting of watanabe mayu, miyazaki miho and erena ono.  kind of like the three stooges, but cute. (backstage of Shibuya AX)

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SKE48 impressions

i’ll admit it, i haven’t listened to a ske48 single all the way through.  i only heard bits and pieces of them when they would be advertised inbetween AKBINGO episodes, and i haven’t gone out of my way to look them up. there are ske members that i’ve taken notice …

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fan work

it’s always novel and fun to see what musically talented fans can come up with when it comes to musical interpretations.  even though they’re a dime-a-dozen nowdays, listening to stuff like this reinvigorates my interest and often showcase different and new musical qualities of songs that i know like the …

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