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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.

Cute Girls Communicating Science: Asteroid in Love

More than just enjoying the characters’ relationships, "Asteroid in Love" has some interesting situations to think about how ideas and principles from science can circulate in the popular realm.

What Should We Improve? Share Your Feedback in The Indonesian Anime...

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!

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: 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.

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Discussing Social Issue in Japanese Mystery-Thriller Novel With Rikako Akiyoshi in...

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.

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

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.

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