Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire review

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It’s been a blog tradition of mine to review all of the main series Pokemon games, starting with Diamond and Pearl in 2006. And now I’ve played enough of my copy of Omega Ruby to review these new games as well =)…

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What’s the overall message of anime openings?

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I love anime openings. When I was new to the fandom I used to collect video files of all the anime openings I liked (this was before YouTube) and would often spend a couple of hours at a time just watching one after the other. But anyone who’s seen a fair amount of anime knows that anime OPs tend to follow certain patterns and contain similar scenes, even if the anime series themselves are vastly different…

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Name that anime #3

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First off, my apologies for the lack of posts. These past couple of weeks have been filled with schoolwork, social events, and other distractions (like Pokemon ORAS!) But I didn’t want to go more than two weeks without a new post, so I decided to just post something easy and fell back on one of my quick but fun blogging series – name that anime!…

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Belated 8-year anniversary post…and why blogging still matters

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Mainichi Anime Yume turned 8 years old a little over a month ago, and as usual, I forgot all about it until this week. But better late than never! (especially since I failed to make an anniversary post last year) Although my blogging has seen some changes this year, I still intend to keep it up for as long as I can, despite the fact that blogging itself may be fading away…

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Happy Halloween – horror anime, games, and overcoming my fears

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I’ve always had an ambivalent relationship with the macabre – even as a kid, scary stories and creepy urban legends fascinated me, but come bedtime, they would haunt my mind and make sleep impossible. Not much changed when I grew up, as I still am both insatiably curious about, and have an aversion to, any kind of nightmare-fuel. But over the past few months, I’ve been working on getting over my fears, and it’s been successful =D So this Halloween, I wanted to delve into the horror anime, scary games, creepy stories, and other things I’ve come across on my journey to conquer my fears!…

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Filler post – the anime pregnancy meme

Since midterms have been going on this week and will continue to next week, I haven’t had much time for blogging. Plus I’ve been working on that Halloween post I keep talking about so I can make sure to get it up on the actual day of Halloween. But I didn’t want to go that long without some new content, so today I’m just gonna do a quick and easy post: sharing all the hilarious variations of the anime pregnancy meme I’ve found…

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First impressions of the fall ’14 anime I’m watching

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It’s that time again – anime from the previous season have ended and it’s time for me to pick new seasonal shows to watch! Here are my first impressions of the fall 2014 anime I picked after watching the first couple of episodes…

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Anecdotes of an anime fan #2

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This is the second installment of a post I wrote back in 2011 where I recounted several interesting, weird, funny, and/or endearing anime-related things that have happened to me during my years as a fan. I’ve been wanting to return to this idea for a while but other posts have always taken precedence…until today that is! So here’s another batch of anecdotes during my now 15 years as a fan…

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Summer ’14 anime reviews part 2: Zankyou no Terror, Free! 2, Glasslip, Mahouka

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Continuing from last week, here’s the rest of my reviews for the summer ’14 anime I finished watching…

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Summer ’14 anime reviews part 1: Tokyo Ghoul and Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun

The summer 2014 anime season is coming to an end and once again I’ll be reviewing the series that I watched all the way through. Only two ended this week, so I’ll be reviewing the remaining four next time. So for now, what did I think of one of the most horrifying and one of the funniest anime I’ve seen in a while?…

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