It’s Almost Like Akira Predicted Covid-19’s Impact On The Olympics

Akira certainly did predict the 2020 Tokyo Olympics 19 years ahead. The manga—created by Katsuhiko Otomo (above)—and ensuing anime are set against the backdrop of the impending 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It also appears that one panel in the manga refers to measures for combating a contagious disease As pointed out on the popular Japanese gaming site Hachima Kikou,… Continue reading It’s Almost Like Akira Predicted Covid-19’s Impact On The Olympics

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Otaku

(n.) geek; nerd; enthusiast. The word otaku spelled as お宅 is a polite way of saying “your house” and, by extension, “your household”. But in the early 1980s, a different meaning emerged, used to refer to hardcore anime/manga fans and later to hardcore fans of any hobby. Although its origins are uncertain, the earliest known… Continue reading Otaku

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Attack on Titan Theory: Is the Attack Titan’s TRUE Role Tied To the Eldian ‘Devil’?

Attack on Titan’s Attack Titan is a symbol of rebellious heroism for Eldians. But could Eren Jeager’s greatest weapon really have devilish intent?   The following contains spoilers for Season 4, Episodes 5-6 of Attack on Titan, “Declaration of War” and “The War Hammer Titan,” now streaming on Crunchyroll, Funimation, Amazon Prime and Hulu, as well… Continue reading Attack on Titan Theory: Is the Attack Titan’s TRUE Role Tied To the Eldian ‘Devil’?

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Why Boruto’s Nastiest Villain Could Make Him Even More Powerful than Naruto

Boruto #53’s mind-blowing twist means that Boruto could become an even more powerful hero than his dad, and it’s all thanks to his nastiest villain. The following contains spoilers for Chapter #53, “That’s Reality,” of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations by Masashi Kishimoto, Mikio Ikemoto, Ukyo Kocachi, Mari Morimoto and Snir Aharon, now available in English from Viz… Continue reading Why Boruto’s Nastiest Villain Could Make Him Even More Powerful than Naruto

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TV Anime Adaptation of ‘Houkago Saikoro Club’ Manga Announced

A TV anime adaptation of Hiroo Nakamichi’s Houkago Saikoro Club (After School Dice Club) manga was announced in this year’s October issue of Gessan magazine on Wednesday. Synopsis A story about girls playing board games after school! Kyoto in Spring. Aya is a high school girl who’s just moved to a new town. Miki is her shy classmate, and… Continue reading TV Anime Adaptation of ‘Houkago Saikoro Club’ Manga Announced

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Manga ‘Tai-Ari deshita.: Ojou-sama wa Kakutou Game nante Shinai’ Gets Anime

Kadokawa announced an anime adaptation of Eri Ejima’s Tai-Ari deshita.: Ojou-sama wa Kakutou Game nante Shinai (GGWP.: Young Ladies Don’t Play Fighting Games) on Thursday. Synopsis A hot fighting game played at the girls’ school!! Aya transferred into Kuromi Girls Academy a month ago with the goal of changing herself into a proper lady. After meeting the breathtaking… Continue reading Manga ‘Tai-Ari deshita.: Ojou-sama wa Kakutou Game nante Shinai’ Gets Anime

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