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Opinion: Moe from Character Relationships – Asymmetry or Convergence?

The writer recounts how reading about fujoshi has brought him to see another interesting side to moe.

“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.

KAORI Nusantara Anime Preview Guide – Fall 2017

The Indonesian Anime Times presents a comprehensive guide of the new anime debuting in fall 2017 season

“Knight’s & Magic” Anime Review: Otaku Saves Giant Robots

"Knight's & Magic" is an anime that revealingly and delightfully panders with the awesomeness of giant robots.

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.

Sakura Quest First Impression: When the Queen Has to Save Herself

Serious yet lighthearted, Sakura Quest tells of Yoshino Koharu's lofty “quest” to revitalize Manoyama Town tourism while earning a living.

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 the Anime Production Myths – Part 1: Introduction

Is it true that budget is the decisive factor for animation quality? KAORI's resident sakuga enthusiast takes a look at this and other common myths about how the anime industry works.

Studio Ghibli to Have Exhibition and Film Screenings in Indonesia in...

Indonesian fans can prepare for the exhibition and film screenings from Studio Ghibli that will be held in 2017!

Love Live! vs IDOLM@STER: An Unnecessary Conflict?

Two groups of idols, one never-ending bickering between the fans. But is it all worth it?