Inuyasha ch. 492 review

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Volume 50, chapter 492 Father’s True Intent

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Haruhi English dub cast announced!


I’m sure everyone knows that a few days ago, the official English cast for The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya was announced via the new episode of the ASOS Brigade. If there’s anyone who’s not familiar with the voice actors, here’s a list of their names, who they’ll be playing in the Haruhi dub, and some of their other anime roles I’m familiar with…

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The first American Anime Awards


The first annual American Anime Awards was announced back at the beginning of January. Fans were even able to vote online in the event’s 12 different categories to determine the finalists. Now, the online voting is over and the 5 finalists for each category have been chosen. According to this article from ANN, the winners will be announced on February 24th during the awards ceremony at the New York Comic Con, hosted by many of the prominent English voice actors in the industry. Here’s a list of the different categories and the 5 finalists from each…

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Mushishi review


I was a little late with watching Mushishi but I’m glad I decided to add it to my list of anime to watch. I just finished the last episode a few days ago and, surprisingly, for a series that remains basically the same throughout all of its 26 episodes, it was one of the best I’ve seen in a while.

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Nintendo Wii: the revolutionary game system


I actually got my Wii a while ago, I just now finally decided to post about it. Yup, I was one of the lucky ones who didn’t have to wait on a long line in order to get one…I managed to get the last Wii at a local Game Stop. I wasn’t in the store five minutes before two other people came in and asked for one, so I was definitely in the right place at the right time! And since I had a couple of gift cards, I also got to knock $75 off the price too! Like all Nintendo products, it was fairly easy to assemble and figure out once I got it home. Unfortunately I haven’t had as much time as I would like to play it yet, but I have to say, it’s got to be the best video game system I’ve ever experienced…

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Inuyasha ch. 491 review

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Volume 50, chapter 491 Tessiaga and Tenseiga

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Anime & fansubs mentioned in my college text book


I don’t know if this has become a common thing or not, but this is the first time I’ve seen anime mentioned in one of my school books…

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Inuyasha ch. 490 review

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Volume 50, chapter 490 “Tenseiga no Himitsu”(Tenseiga’s Secret)

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The deterioration of American animation(another reason why anime is great)


As you can probably tell from the title of this post, I’ve been very upset about the direction American animated movies and TV shows have been headed in recent years. Just so you know where I’m coming from, I’m not just an anime fan but also a fan of animation in general, though anime is my favorite form of the medium. I grew up with Disney movies and loved them dearly, as well as the other old cartoons I used to watch. I’ve always preferred animation over live-action even as I grew older, then I discovered anime, which is obviously the most diverse form of animation there is. But for the many years that I’ve been an anime fan, I couldn’t help but notice how the quality of American animation has decreased since my childhood days. By “quality” I don’t mean the actual picture/sound quality, but the quality of the stories. It’s something that’s been on my mind for a long time, so I’m finally going to take the time to make all my thoughts about it heard. This post is mostly about why I feel American animation(emphasis on Disney) has declined so much in recent years, and also how it compares to anime and why I feel anime is more superior.

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Inuyasha ch. 489 review

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Volume 50, chapter 489 Completed Meidou

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