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For the anime industry, the streaming revolution is both a blessing and a curse

A dedicated anime fan, Josh Mayer of San Jose enjoys watching some of his favorite series on the streaming services CrunchyRoll and Hulu because of the wide selection of Japanese cartoons that both platforms provide.<p>Among his favorite titles is "My Hero Academia," a superhero series about a shy …

The Pre-Production of Anime #2: Scripting

Welcome back to megax‘s series “<i>The Pre-Production of Anime</i>”, following the journey anime goes through before coming to fruition. On the first post …

Anime

The Pre-Production of Anime #1: Planning

Welcome to megax‘s new mini-feature “<i>The Pre-Production of Anime</i>”, where we’ll detail how a production goes from a mere idea to the point where the …

Anime

Narrative: Anime’s Key Ingredient

Your pledges help make WMC better. Please consider pledging as little as a dollar today.<p>Hello, dear reader. What follows is a measured discussion …

8-Bit Anime: Cruise Chaser Blassty

Plenty of video games in the 1980s borrowed the look and style of contemporary anime, but <i>Cruise Chaser Blassty</i> was unusual. It wasn’t just the …

Characters Of Distinction: Motoko Kusanagi

<b>Characters Of Distinction</b> is an ongoing series where we examine the most noteworthy and memorable characters of anime: why we're drawn to them, what …

Anime

Voices of the Abyss

“If someone other than a White Whistle sends information up from the Abyss, it will be considered ‘mere rumor.'”-Shiggy, <i>Made in Abyss</i>, Episode …

[History] Noa's Imposter Syndrome in Patlabor

<i>Welcome to Anime Feminist History, in which contributors take turns choosing an older anime series and examining a character, plot point, or scene</i> …

Anime

[Discourse] Why aren't problematic translations fixed?

When the first episode dub of <i>Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid</i> came out, fans were quick to notice a problem: lines which had been accurately translated …

Anime

[Feature] The Josei Renaissance

For years, it was common knowledge amongst manga industry insiders and fans alike that josei manga—comics targeted at adult women—were simply too …

Manga

[Feature] An Analysis of Magical Sex-Change (TSF) Manga

Let’s get something out of the way:I’m about to talk about some problematic stuff. Some of it is pornographic and graphically violent. So I’m …

Sexual Harassment

Qu’est-ce qu’un gamer ? L’élitisme dans le jeu vidéo

<b>Qu’est-ce qu’un gamer ?</b> Il peut sembler idiot et sans grand intérêt de se poser une telle question. Et pourtant, il y a peu, j’ai pris conscience du …

Jeux Vidéo

The Sunday Otome Gaming Mail: Issue #38

<b></b> <b></b><p><b></b> <b></b> <br>★ Countdowns:<p><b></b> <br>★ New game announcements:<p><b></b> <br>★ Release date announcements or delays:<p>~ NO UPDATES ~<p><b></b> <br>★ Teaser site or website launches:<p>~ NO UPDATES ~<p>★ …

Localization

Girlish Number’s Chitose Karasuma as the Modern-day Lina Lamont

“Lina. She can’t act. She can’t sing. She can’t dance. A triple threat.”-Cosmo Brown, <i>Singin’ in the Rain</i>In 1952, the movie musical <i>Singin’ in the Rain</i> …

Anime

The Adventure of Valkyrie offers an interesting approach to advancement

<i>The Adventure of Valkyrie: The Legend of the Time Key</i> is a <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>-like that had some issues that kept it from being as memorable as other …

Girlish Number Is a Form of Gap Analysis

This blog post is like a 200-level course and requires you to be familiar with Girlish Number episodes 1-4. And seiyuu/anime biz. Spoilers, in other …

Anime

The bit Generations series is an import treasure

Western players are likely at least somewhat familiar with Nintendo’s <i>Art Style</i> games, downloadable WiiWare and DSiWare titles with a shared stark …

Anime Craft Weekly #17: How TV Anime Works (Or Doesn’t Work)

Yuri!!! On Ice has given us the chance to talk about what happens when TV anime production struggles, particularly when different broadcasts and …

Anime

Les graphismes dans un jeu, le critère, doit-il être punitif ?

Bien souvent, les jeux vidéo sont testés suivants différents critères et celui qui revient le plus souvent, c’est celui sur les graphismes ! Alors, …

Jeux Vidéo

Producteurs et consommateurs (Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE)

Dès l’abord, <i>TMS</i> partait boîteux. Le jeu est né de la volonté de faire se rencontrer deux séries à succès : les <i>Shin Megami Tensei</i> / <i>Persona</i> [1] d’Atlus …

Jeux Vidéo

After Being Burnt by Friendship

Posted by Charles Sadnick on Oct 14, 2016 in Anime | 4 comments<p>Screenshot from OreGairu.<p>You wouldn’t guess it by the title, but <i>My Teen Romantic</i> …

Oh, My Pop Culture Summon: Ifrit from Final Fantasy

(via wiki)A while back, I wrote a post on Shiva as presented in the <i>Final Fantasy</i> series. To make a long story short, <i>Final Fantasy</i> isn’t very …

Final Fantasy

Des chats, du WTF et de la torture mentale : Sukeban Shachou Rena

Sukeban Shachou Rena (女番社長レナ) est un jeu qui m’a longtemps intriguée. Sorti le 22 octobre 2009 uniquement au Japon, il avait durant cette période-là …

I don’t like your favorite anime. So what?

I remember the first time I realized that not everyone, or even most people, liked my favorite anime.I was in my college anime club. Every fall and …

My Dream Loot Crate: Otome Crate | Chic Pixel

If you’re a long-time Chic Pixel reader, you know I’m a big fan of subscription boxes. When the folks at the nerdy subscriptions service Loot Crate …