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- What Tenchi Muyo! series should you start with?
- DVD is not worth the hype - Dramatic Reading
- The Complimentary: Yotsuba&!
- The Anime Western GUN FRONTIER - Anime Review
- What Western properties would make great anime? - The Great Debate
- Botched Miyazaki dubs - Dramatic Reading
- Tenchi Muyo! - Why you should care
- An anime Western? Review of EARLY REINS
- News: SIX New Anime Announced!
- Celebrities endorsing anime - The Great Debate
- Butt ugly character design - Dramatic Reading
- Making Japanese potato salad balls - Otaku no Cooking
- The finality of CHAR'S COUNTERATTACK - Anime Review
- News: New anime! BEAN BANDIT Kickstarter! LAND OF THE LUSTROUS Streaming! GHIBLI Documentary!
- Bacon-wrapped veggies? Yes! Making NIKUMAKI on Otaku no Cooking
- Anime Expo: Is it worth it? - Dramatic Reading
- What's so impressive about STARSHIP TROOPERS (the novel) - Complimentary
- The upbeat slice-of-life THE STELLAR SIX OF GINGACHO - Manga Review
- News: MESHI NUMA Anime! BANG DREAM Seasons 2 and 3! New YAMATO TV!
- Kenner's Alternate Star Wars Timeline - Complimentary
- Bootleg CDs are moral to buy - Dramatic Reading
- Making Naruto Rolls - Otaku no Cooking
- The live-action epic TO THE ENDS OF TIME - Movie Review
- News: 2 New Anime Films! More FREE! More Writers for LUPIN PART 5!
- Leave anime anime and live action out of it - Dramatic Reading
- Will we get another Hayao Miyazaki? - Great Debate
- The sweetly controversial manga BUNNY DROP - Manga Review
- News: New SHIROBAKO! More DIGIMON! More YU YU HAKUSHO details!
- The Positive Aspects of Anime Fandom - Great Debate
- Elitists Just Love Bashing Hentai - Dramatic Reading
- The psychological thriller THE GARDEN OF SINNERS / Kara no Kyoukai (movie 1) - Anime Review
- News: GHIBLI PARK Details, BEAN BANDIT Anime, GUNSMITH CATS Blu-Ray, and more!
- Spring 2018 Anime Preview Guide
- News: New Studio DEEN Anime, MIRAI OF THE FUTURE Premiere, and more!
- Anime Genres Poised for Comeback - The Great Debate
- Do not buy anime on DVD - Dramatic Reading
- Isao Takahata's Passing and Legacy - The Backstory
- Vampire Princess Miyu (OVA) - Anime Review
- News: Takahata passes, Japanese govt. asks ISPs to block pirate manga sites, and more
- When Real Life Meets Anime - The Great Debate
- Once You Hear the Difference.... - Dramatic Reading
- News: Final GUNDAM THE ORIGIN (maybe), MAERCHEN MAEDCHEN final eps in question, and more
- Fanservice - The Great Debate
- News: New DORORO and FLCL info! And GINTAMA coming to its end?
- Harem Anime - The Great Debate
- G-Gundam Made a Horrible Gundam - Dramatic Reading
- Usagi Ringo - Otaku no Cooking
- The epic art house film ROYAL SPACE FORCE: THE WINGS OF HONNEAMISE - Anime Review
- News: Tons of new anime, including BOOGIEPOP, TIGER & BUNNY, CARDFIGHT VANGUARD, and more!
- What does anime do poorly? - The Great Debate
- Macross Anniversary BLOWN - Dramatic Reading
- The surprisingly quiet THE DISAPPEARANCE OF NAGATO YUKI-CHAN - Manga Review
- News: Lots of New Anime Announced, including MAMORU OSHII and IKUHARA! Plus KISHIMOTO's next work!
- Why screwball comedies so popular in anime? - Great Debate
- Evangelion's Last 2 Episodes Will NEVER Be Released - Dramatic Reading
- The experimental weirdness of THE CHOCOLATE PANIC PICTURE SHOW - Anime Review
- News: New Anime Announced! Mari Okada's First Film Released! 2 Big Anime Films on Netflix!
- Why is there so much fantasy anime now? - The Great Debate
- Mononoke Hime DISSED - Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading)
- The post-apocalyptic slice-of-life comedy GIRLS' LAST TOUR - Anime Review
- News: New Anime Coming and Licensed, details on SWORD ART ONLINE live-action, and more!
- Internationalization of Anime - The Great Debate
- How can fans grow anime fandom? - Great Debate
- Bandai in America - Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading)
- 2018 Winter Anime Preview Guide
- News: New Anime Announced! MONSTER MUSUME almost sold out in UK! FMA live-action on NETFLIX!
- News: FREE in US theaters! New BAR HUNTER franchise! CELLS AT WORK gets an anime!
- How can the anime industry get more Western fans? - The Great Debate
- Anime Stagnation - Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading)
- The ecchi action comedy CUTIE HONEY (1973) - Anime Review
- News: New MIYAZAKI! TANYA THE EVIL movie! SILENT VOICE in US theaters Feb 2! GODZILLA!
- The Great Debate: Why is the manga "always better"?
- Salty Waters: Thumbs Down on Akira and Ghost in the Shell
- The absurd slice-of-life comedy A SISTER'S ALL YOU NEED - Anime Review
- News: Anime Strike Shuts Down! New TIGER AND BUNNY and LOVE LIVE SUNSHINE! VIOLET EVERGARDEN dates!
- Questions and Answers for 2017
- The avant garde symbolism of Mamoru Oshii's ANGEL'S EGG - Anime Review
- News: CRUNCHYROLL simulcasts! SENTAI licenses TAKUNOMI! New NON NON BIYORI!
- June 2018
- Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading): Monster Pocket Mind Control
- A novel about the anime industry: ANIME SUPREMACY! - Novel Review
- News: HOSODA's films streaming! Live-action ONE PIECE! New CUTIE HONEY!
- Salty Tears: Mortal Sin
- Moebius's psychedelic space epic WORLD OF EDENA - Comic Review
- The sweet online romance RECOVERY OF AN MMO JUNKIE - Anime Review
- News: Simulcasts! MAMORU HOSODA's next film! VIOLET EVERGARDEN Jan. 10!
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Posts: 10 Years After
- Anime Soup Premiere! Weird clips from this week's anime
- Re:Monster vs. Reincarnated as Slime vs. How to Build a Dungeon volumes 1 - Manga Review
- News! MIYAZAKI's next film, new CARDCAPTORS on CR, BATMAN NINJA, and more!
- News: Live-Action FMA, KENSHIN Creator Possessed Child Pr0n?, POKÉMON movie makes $2.4M, and more
- The D&D comedy RUNE SOLDIER LOUIE - Anime Review
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: Blind Faith in Disney
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: Missing Millions
- The beautiful arthouse film THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Anime Review
- News: Anime at the Oscars, CR adds Star Blazers and gets hacked, and more
- News: Cameron's ALITA! DEADPOOL is PIKACHU!
- How to Run Stranger Things in The Whispering Road
- The adult competence of BLADE RUNNER: BLACK OUT 2022 - Anime Review
- News! More on HAYAO MIYAZAKI's next film! Possible SATOSHI KON adaptation! More FREE!
- The comedic horror of GEGEGE NO KITARO - Manga Review
- Why I Stopped Watching RE:CREATORS - Anime Review, eps 1-9
- A Dramatic Reading of an Old Anime Thread: More Violence
- Anime news! Industry sales high, Haruhi Suzumiya back at CR, and more
- Boogiepop Phantom vs. Serial Experiments Lain: How Similar Are They?
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: I Resent Akira
- The historical comedy NINJA GIRL AND SAMURAI MASTER - Anime Review
- News: New Kawamori Anime! 30 New Anime From Netflix! More!
- A Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: Armageddon
- Fall 2017 Anime Preview Guide! 21 Anime!
- News! New ASHITA NO JOE and MAJOR! LITTLE BUSTERS visual novel in America!
- Why I Stopped Watching Re:Creators (review of eps 1-9)
- News! INDEX! MAZINGER! MY-HIME!
- The adult competence of BLADE RUNNER: BLACK OUT 2022
- YOUR NAME Hollywood live-action! GUNDAM UNICORN unveiled! More anime news!
- The Big Hentai Discussion
- The pervy fun of GOLDEN BOY
- BLADE RUNNER short! New CARD CAPTOR SAKURA! More LITTLE WITCH ACADEMIA?
- The school life comedy of INTERVIEWS WITH MONSTER GIRLS
- Japanese Manga Scanners Arrested! ARIA Kickstarter! More KENSHIN live-action and GUNDAM: THE ORIGIN!
- Comedic calligraphy - SENGOKU CHOJYU GIGA - Anime Review
- CRUNCHYROLL to dub in non-English! ARIA Kickstarter expands! More TOONAMI!
- August 2017
- Anime News! TOONAMI, UTENA, KONOSUBA, TO HEART 2, and more!
- The sublime craft of DEN-NOH COIL
- The Backstory: Robotech Live-Action Movie
- News: More Anime! Code Geass! Director for Robotech Live-Action!
- The Restaurant of Many Orders - Anime Review
- The Backstory: Hideaki Anno Starts Animator Training Program
- News! NARUTO! CRUNCHYROLL! ANNO! (not all together...)
- Boogiepop Phantom: Who Is Worth Saving?
- The quiet arthouse film THE RED TURTLE
- The Backstory: Legendary anime studio Artland dies
- The Backstory: Gainax is making Leiji Matsumoto Films
- News: GAINAX movies! Studio Artland shuts down! More FULL METAL PANIC!
- Review of GUNDAM THUNDERBOLT episode 1
- Anime news: YOUR NAME spinoff manga, Amazon Prime licenses, Junji Ito anime, CAGLIOSTRO, and more!
- December 2017