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9 Cutest Anime of All Time Ranked
This article is dedicated to all of the cute anime series. Of course, “cute” can be subjective. …
5 Best Basketball Anime of All Time Ranked
Over the years, Japan has produced several really good, popular, and interesting basketball anime series. In general, …
10 Most Famous Black Anime Characters of All time
When it comes to anime characters and their designs, their races tend to be a bit ambiguous. …
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Living in Japan

5 Biggest Japanese Chocolate Companies and the History of Chocolate in Japan

If you want to understand Japanese chocolate, it helps to learn about the various chocolate companies in Japan. Ever since…

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What is a Happi Coat? – An Intro to Japanese Traditional Clothing

The happi coat is probably the most informal and casual traditional Japanese garment you will ever find. It’s best known…

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What is Sake? – Nectar of the (Japanese) Gods

If you’re a fan of Japanese culture, you’ve probably heard about sake. Maybe you want to try some for yourself,…

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What is a Japanese Kimono?

The kimono is undoubtedly the best-known item of traditional Japanese clothing. But what is a kimono, really? What distinguishes the…

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Anime

Your Name Character Guide: The Colorful Cast of Kimi No Na Wa

Your Name is a dramatic, supernatural anime film with many fantastically written characters. The film’s engaging plot, skillful cast, beautiful…

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Why is Crunchyroll Not Working? – Probably Your Geolocation

If you’re a newcomer to the Crunchyroll anime streaming platform and immediately find that the Crunchyroll app or website isn’t…

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Who Killed Tanjiro’s Family in Demon Slayer?

The main plot of Demon Slayer, like many other anime, starts off with the main character, Tanjiro Kamado, having a…

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Who is Marin Kitagawa? – My Dress-Up Darling’s Cosplay Hero

My Dress-Up Darling was one of the better new anime series of 2022, and Marin Kitagawa is a big part…

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