First Impression: “Kino’s Journey” Manga Vol. 1 – Retreading the Journey...

This manga adaptation of long-running light novel series "Kino's Journey" takes readers back to the familiar journeys.

“The Promised Neverland” Anime Review: Filled with Cleverly Done Twists

With clever directions that make the twists impactful, "The Promised Neverland" is one of the best and a must watch anime from winter 2019 season.

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First Impression: “Kino’s Journey” Manga Vol. 1 – Retreading the Journey in the Beautiful...

This manga adaptation of long-running light novel series "Kino's Journey" takes readers back to the familiar journeys.

“The Promised Neverland” Anime Review: Filled with Cleverly Done Twists

With clever directions that make the twists impactful, "The Promised Neverland" is one of the best and a must watch anime from winter 2019 season.

Anime Review: The Reality of Library Politics in “Library War”

Libraries in real life may not actually take up arms like in this anime, but "Library War" highlights the politics of library and access to information with its conflict.

“Dalam Atap di Bawah Langit” (Sora no Shita Yane no Naka) Manga Review: The...

The experiences of job seeking in Indonesia and Japan feel similar enough to make Sora no Shita Yane no Naka a very relatable manga.

“Botchan” Novel Review: Natsume Souseki’s Classic a Window to Japan in Times of Change

Written in the time of intense modernization in Japan, "Botchan" captures how Japanese society changes at the time.

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Japan Cinema Week 2018 Studio Ponoc Talkshow: Finding Heroes around Us

At Japan Cinema Week 2018 in Jakarta, director Yoshiyuki Momose and producer Yoshiaki Nishimura introduced Studio Ponoc, and answer questions about the studio's short films anthology, "Modest Heroes."

Detective Conan Fans Club Gathering and Group Viewing at CGV Teraskota

What is it like to gather with Conan Fans Club for a film screening? Our staff reports.

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Opinion: Seeking Social Criticism Through “School Life” Anime and Manga

School is a place of learning, and so too there are things to learn from school life anime and manga.

Opinion: Is Sentai in Trouble? The Current State of Super Sentai

Using dinosaur theme for the fourth time and having low toy sales and ratings have caused some concern about the status of the Super Sentai series, but things may not be as bad as they seem.

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Anisong Picks – Spring 2016

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

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Classic ‘Silat’ Character “Si Buta dari Gua Hantu” Now Available in English

"Si Buta dari Gua Hantu: Mata Malaikat” digital comic is now available in English under the title “The Blind from Phantom Cavern: Mata Malaikat”.

JKT48 to Have Original Song in 2019

After years of localizing their Japanese sister groups' songs, the core group of JKT48 is about to have their own original song.

Webtoon-Based “Terlalu Tampan” Feature Film to be Released in January 2019

"Terlalu Tampan" film adaptation of the popular Indonesian webtoon series has revealed its opening date at Indonesia film theatres.

“SHE and the Light Bearer” to be Released in January 2019 on Steam

After a long wait, Mojiken Studio and Toge Production have finally announced the release date for their new game, "SHE and the Light Bearer"

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