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How Do Indonesian Otaku Search and Use Information? A Brief Profile...

KAORI Research Team enquires into how anime fans search for information and what they do with them.

Opinion: There’s More Than One Way to Enjoy Anime

Different people may like different types of anime, or even like the same anime for different reasons.

Opinion: Out of the Trap of Friends’ Anime Tastes

Sometimes, the tastes and preferences of your friends can limit your experiences in watching anime.

“Occultic;Nine” Light Novel Review: When Occult meets Mystery

What happens when you have occult contents in a mystery narrative? The Occultic;Nine novel shows how it can still incite readers' curiosity.

Opinion: First Impression and Three Episodes Rule are Not the Gospel

Three episodes rule shouldn't be the absolute measure to judge whether an anime is worthy to follow or not, this opinion argues.

Opinion: Making Peace with “Isekai” Stories

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.

“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” Film Review: Constructing Ancient Lineage...

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya sought to establish a continuity of Japanese art from ancient times and places itself in that lineage in the present

KAORI Nusantara Anime Preview Guide – Summer 2017

We bring you one of the most complete and comprehensive seasonal anime preview for Summer season 2017 in Indonesia!

Anime Review: Detective Conan – The Crimson Love Letter

Combining Karuta and romantic comedy with a murder case, Detective Conan - The Crimson Love Letter offers an easy-to-follow mystery and amusing story of the characters.

Opinion: Naoka Ueno and the Reality of Social Interaction

Naoka Ueno in A Silent Voice film has been a polarising character among fans. Our staff offers to take a more objective evaluation of her actions and motives.

Studio Ghibli’s Position(ing) in Japanese Animation

The world-famous Studio Ghibli set up a distinctive identity within the Japanese animation scene.

Fune wo Amu Anime Review: Having the Breadth of a Dictionary

In Funo wo Amu/The Great Passage, find out how difficult it is to create a dictionary: things that tend to be forgotten, but is indeed important in life.

Izetta, the Last Witch Anime Review: the Sorcery of Propaganda

Izetta, the Last Witch highlighted how modern warfare had been existing within the context of media environment, making propaganda an inseparable part of it.

Staff Picks: Magical Girl Anime

This year, magical girl anime has been around for 50 years. In this occasion, our staff recalls their most memorable magical girl shows.

Debunking Anime Production Myths: Part 5 – Planning and Management

What can make animation quality go bad or good? Learn about the crucial factors here.

Debunking Anime Production Myths – Part 4: 3D VS 2D

Is using 3D CG cheaper than hand-drawn animation?

Penerbit Mai Publishes Osamu Dazai’s “No Longer Human” in Indonesia

The most famous novel from Osamu Dazai is now available in Indonesian, published by Penerbit Mai.

Encore Films Indonesia to Release “City Hunter Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes”

The latest "City Hunter" film will join the list of anime films released in Indonesia in 2019.

Winter 2020 Anime: Asteroid in Love

Information and commentary from winter 2020 anime Asteroid in Love.

Interview with the Staff of Sol Levante: Netflix’s First 4K Hand-drawn...

KAORI was invited to join a talk with the people behind Netflix and Production I.G's 4K HDR hand-drawn anime "Sol Levante". Find out what the project has to offer for anime production in this interview.