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What can we learn from the narrative structure of Makoto Shinkai's enormously successful film "your name."?
Character keychains, badges and T-shirts are among the things that bring fans connected to each other.
School is a place of learning, and so too there are things to learn from school life anime and manga.
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.
Every text is related to another text. And so too in anime or manga, intertextuality can be found.
Media independence can be interfered by the power of capital. What is the relevance for media that report on Japanese popular culture-related topics?
Different people may like different types of anime, or even like the same anime for different reasons.
Sometimes, the tastes and preferences of your friends can limit your experiences in watching anime.
Whenever the year changes, various outlets held surveys and make top anime lists of the year. How to respond to such lists?
The writer recounts how reading about fujoshi has brought him to see another interesting side to moe.
One of KAORI staff revisited the original "Cardcaptor Sakura" manga and found more than just nostalgia.
How and why does the film "Castle in the Sky" avoid showing romantic relationship between its lead characters?
Three episodes rule shouldn't be the absolute measure to judge whether an anime is worthy to follow or not, this opinion argues.
Stories about living a new life in another world or isekai is still trending. A light novel fan shares some experiences with such kind of stories.
Can an otaku also be a devout Muslim? Indonesia presents the interesting case of Muslim otaku holding on to both fan and religious identities.