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“Samurai Shifters” Film Review: Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader

"Samurai Shifters" shows how the ability to gather information could be important for the future leader.

“Rent-A-Girlfriend” Anime First Impression: The Social Construct of The Need for Girlfriend

Why does one even need a girlfriend in the first place? Despite it's hard-to-sympathise-with protagonist, "Rent-A-Girlfriend" could be an interesting starting point for discussing that issue.

“Sing ‘Yesterday’ For Me” Anime Review: There Will Be An Answer, Let It Be

Imbued with a lot of great character animation, "Sing 'Yesterday' For Me" explores the idea of choices and moving on from your past.

“RWBY Volume 7” Web Series Review: A Great Ride with Compelling Storytelling

Team RWBY's adventure continues with more compelling storytelling and character development.

“Sol Levante” Film Review: Waiting for the Sunrise

This pioneering short made with the latest technologies hits high marks with its stunning visuals, but might not be so easy to experience as intended.

Event Report

Discussing Social Issue in Japanese Mystery-Thriller Novel With Rikako Akiyoshi in Asian Book Festival

As a part of Asian Book Festival event held by Penerbit Haru, KAORI Nusantara was invited to attend an online discussion with Japanese novelist Rikako Akiyoshi.

Discussing Intercultural Communication with “Satoko and Nada”: A Japanese Studies Centre Public Lecture

What happens when intercultural communication in "Satoko and Nada," a manga about a Japanese and an Arab muslim living together, is discussed in a muslim-majority environment?

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Opinion: How to Recommend Anime and Manga (Perhaps) Like a Librarian

Have you ever felt confused about how to recommend anime and manga to someone who is not familiar with both media? A student of Library and Information Science shares some methods to choose recommendations.

What Should We Improve? Share Your Feedback in The Indonesian Anime Times Reader Survey

For five years The Indonesian Anime Times have been bringing news and views from Indonesia on Japanese and Indonesian pop culture to the world, and now we'd like to hear your feedback!

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Anisong Picks – Spring 2016

We choose some of the best song from spring 2016 anime series.

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Agate Announces Action Adventure Game ‘Tirta’ for the PlayStation 5

Inspired by Balinese culture, the latest title from Indonesian game developer Agate games is expected to be launched in 2022.

MNC Streams “BIMA S” Animation Series on YouTube

After the series' debut on TV, digest episodes of "BIMA S" animated spin-off of "Bima Satria Garuda" tokusatsu series will also be available on YouTube.

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The new entry in "Bima Satria Garuda" franchise is a 3D CG animated series, "BIMA S"

Clay Game Studio Releases the Demo of “Faerie Afterlight”

Malang-based game studio has released the demo of "Faerie Afterlight", which is planned to be released this year

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