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When A Professional Animator Illustrates His Sons' Drawings

The result is, well, awesome.<p>Tokyo-based animator Thomas Romain, whom Kotaku has profiled previously (here and here), has been uploading pics, …

18 Genius Hayao Miyazaki Quotes to Celebrate His 76th Birthday

Celebrate another year of the 'Spirited Away' and 'Princess Mononoke' director.<p>On his 76th birthday, Japan's animation emperor, Hayao Miyazaki, seems determined to live up to his 2014 prediction that he'll work until he's dead. After flip-flopping in and out of retirement since completing 1997's</i> …

Anime

Teach English in Japan

Be the "Western Culture Authority" <i>and</i> the teacher<p>By Susan Miles<p>A month ago I was hard at work in the IT department of a major Australian bank, …

10 Offers of Wisdom From Fictional Characters

Literature is a cozy escape for many that offers refuge from an often cruel world. As we read, we're engulfed in new realities that can make the …

Books

Researchers have quantified what makes us love Harry Potter

A good story often takes its reader on an emotional journey from despair to elation, and hits many notes in between.<p>It’s something that writers and readers understand intuitively. But it also can be analyzed, quantified and graphed. In a fascinating new study, researchers use machine-learning …

Harry Potter

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon Books editors read thousands of pages before settling on their ranking, which includes a number of memoirs as well as books from debut authors.<p>"The main challenge for us was that there were a number of great books to choose from," Amazon Books editor Chris Schluep told Business Insider. "In …