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On Kaori Yuki and Gothic Horror

A cult classic mangaka among shoujo manga enthusiasts, Kaori Yuki has published several notable works in the genre, including Angel Sanctuary—my personal favorite. Her manga all have a markedly distinct flavor: gothic horror. This post is a celebration of that … Continue reading

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Life, Love, and Things in Between – An Usagi Drop Approach

Over the weekend, with a bit of hesitation and a lot of curiosity, I started reading Usagi Drop. People had warned me against the manga when I first finished the anime adaptation. I was thoroughly impressed by the short twelve-episode … Continue reading

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Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Review

Every once in a while, an anime comes along and promises the audience great introspections. Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute!) is one of them. Beneath all the blatant and … Continue reading

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On the Narrative Structures and Splicing of Various Themes in Ore no Imouto

Ore no Imouto will soon come to an end. Deservedly one of the more discussed anime of this season, it touches on several different themes: sibling complex, closet hobby, otaku culture, and even a bit of harem. [1] Ore no … Continue reading

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Angel Sanctuary

After reading Angel Sanctuary, I fell in love with it. Kaori Yuki’s Angel Sanctuary excels in its character design, plot, and premise. The art looks nice and the characters are all likeable. In fact, the main character is one of … Continue reading

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