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My Hero Academia Filler Guide: Can Any Episodes Be Skipped?
My Hero Academia takes a very American concept — the superhero — and gives it a shonen …
My Hero Academia Review: Shonen Superheroes Save the Day
My Hero Academia combines the best parts of shonen anime and superhero comic books.  And it does …
Where to Watch The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3, 2, and 1 Online
The Rising of the Shield Hero is one of the darker isekai fantasy anime series around. If …
5 Best Places to Watch Fire Force Online
Ignite your screens and get ready to dive into a world where fire-wielding heroes battle blazing foes! …

Living in Japan

How to Handle Your Japanese Mail While Traveling or Visiting Home (for Expats)

Here’s a scenario expats living in Japan might be familiar with: Say you’re living in Japan, either studying here or…

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Are Tourists Taking Over Tokyo?

Tokyo, the bustling capital of Japan, is a city that harmoniously blends ancient traditions with the innovations of the modern…

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An Overview of the Edo Period (Era) in Japan

The Edo Period is one of the more famous eras in Japanese history. It is also one of the more…

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What Was the Meiji Era (Period) in Japan?

The Meiji Era is an extremely popular period of Japanese history. This period has inspired everything from books to plays…

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Anime

Zom 100 Anime Review: Better Living Through Zombies

If you’re a fan of dark comedy, you ought to watch Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead. Let’s review…

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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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