Shakespeare in Anime and Manga

Last November 8, UP AME held the first talk in the AME Talk Series: The Incubation of the Eternal Feminine, where Intersemiotic Transmutations of the Faust Myth from Goethe’s Faust were discussed in the text The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, and the magical girl anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica. […]

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Anime Recommendation: Persona 5 The Animation

I am thou, Thou art I… And I am glad to tell thou about Persona 5: The Animation, the adaptation of the sixth installment in the widely popular Persona games. The well-awaited animation is being produced by A-1 Pictures, who were also in charge of The Day Breakers, the standalone OVA of the series, as well as the currently airing Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii and Darling in the FranXX. […]

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Anime Recommendation: Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii (Love is Difficult for an Otaku)

Have you ever been judged by others for being a hardcore fan of anime or manga? Have you ever been labelled as a nerd who only plays games during breaks? Have you ever wished that there was somebody out there who would understand you and your hobbies perfectly, and would enjoy these with you? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then this show is definitely for you~ […]

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Anime Recommendation: Junji Ito

October is still months away, but that wouldn’t stop us from getting our weekly serving of fright and creeps.
Junji Ito Collection features anthologies adapted from the works of Junji Ito. As of the moment, 11 episodes have already been aired. The first episode aired on the 5th of January this year, and the last episode is set to air on the 25th of May. 11 episodes have already been aired, with 2 OVA’s airing on the 27th of April and on the last day of airing respectively. […]

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Anime Recommendation Throwback: Shugo Chara

Kids have some aspirations on how they want to grow up. Shugo Chara turns that dream into a pretty egg that comes out of your heart and becomes a chibi character that embodies what you want to be. It is light-hearted – but can have heavy themes at times, – very bright and sparkly during the whole show, and each character has their own development. […]

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Anime Recommendation Throwback: ToraDora!

When venturing into the realm of romantic comedy anime, Toradora! is definitely a must-watch. Toradora! makes for a satisfyingly balanced series with its vibrant and engaging attack on comedy, paired with smooth transitions on the overall mood of the scene to dynamically integrate its drama and romance components. […]

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