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Back to school!
[Awesome user MrRasczack has a great breakdown of School Days, everybody's favorite "Nice Boat" anime. Want your deep thoughts to get on the front page? Write a cool community blog! -Josh] When the anime adaptation of Sc... read feature

It's a close one!
Welcome to 2014! A brand new year means brand new anime, so you better prepare yourself for the good, the bad and the oh-so-ugly over the course of the next twelve months. But forget about new beginnings and fresh views for j... read feature

Fight! Fight! Fight!
[Update: The year is nearly over, so be sure to get your votes in ASAP to give your favorite show the best chance of winning! - Chris] Once again, it's time for the Japanator Readers' Choice Award 2013! You've been hearing ab... read feature

Japanator Loves

Japanator Loves 001: Gar Gar Stegosaurus


Spotlighting the anime community every Friday!
Nov 08
Welcome to Japanator Loves, a brand new weekly feature where we scour the internet for the best of what our fellow otaku have to offer and post it up for your pleasure! We know we're not the only shining star out there in the... read
Thou shalt be sickenin'.
Don't panic. Grab a towel. Ben hasn't gone anywhere, like many of you were concerned about -- he's still on deck! I'm sure most of you were thrilled to see the new dawn of Yotsuba comics yesterday, so don't worry! If he were ... read feature

Tsukihime

Remake-Worthy: Lunar Legend Tsukihime


Check out Irothtin's promoted blog!
Oct 29
It's no secret that I'm a big fan of Type-Moon and its works. I wrote a giant post about them earlier this year, for goodness' sake! And in said post, I mentioned the ever-dreaded Tsukihime anime adaptation. Or, if you really... read
Monthly Musing

Monthly Musings: Why Air is Remake-worthy


Lifesong's promoted Monthly Musing!
Oct 12
[It's the first promoted post for October! Lifesong offers up the case for Air! Post your own blog about a remake-worthy anime and you could be featured on the front page too!] Yes, I am going for the lowest hanging fruit I c... read
Yup, Monthly Musing is back!
Guess what I have cooked up this time? A Monthly Musing! That's right, we're resurrecting our monthly feature and we want to get you guys involved! In case you haven't taken part in a Monthly Musing before, here's the gist: w... read feature

Pantsu on fire!
I hope you lovely folks have been checking out the C-Blogs of late, as we've been getting lots of interesting posts from people just like yourself (unless, of course, it's you posting them...well done!). As ever, we'll promot... read feature

I think that Phi Brain should become good.
Having a discussion topic like 'Top 5' is pretty fun for me, as it means I get a decent split of serious to not-so-serious articles over in the community blogs. Hopefully we can enjoy the best of both worlds once again with t... read feature

A promoted article from Marlin Clock!
[How about another promoted article for this month's Bloggers Wanted? Marlin Clock is on hand to give us the low down on the best eyepatches available on the market, as well as the lovely ladies they are attached to. Hit the ... read feature

A promoted article from SeonArikale!
[The first promoted article for this month's Bloggers Wanted! SeonArikale gives us the all of the juicy details about his top five mechs, from both anime and video games. Hit the jump to see if your own favourite has made his... read feature

Top five top fives?
You! I saw you! You took one look at the title for this months Bloggers Wanted and groaned, didn't you? You see, I want to have a month where we all just roll back a little bit. Chill. Relax. Eat a really unhealthy burger and... read feature

A promoted article from Lifesong!
[What is this? Even promoted blogs are getting the spread treatment? Goodness! Lifesong is back to tell us about an anime you may have been missing, so why not read up a little bit and see if it tickles your fancy! With Febru... read feature

May we forget the bad shows forthwith.
2012 is but a mere after-taste at this point, as we watch our respective countries try and ultimately fail to recover from the alcohol-induced fit of watching time pass. Still in our drunken stupor, we figured we'd ... read feature

A promoted article from Irothin!
[Hot on the heels of the last promoted story, here we have the first of many in 2013! Our good friend Irothin has stepped up to the challenge of this months blogging topic, and wants to introduce you guys to Type-Moon. If you... read feature

Check, mate.
January is all about starting afresh. We look back at 2012, gasp in horror about all the dumb things we've done, then pledge to avoid doing so again. Us humans are pretty good at this trial and error lifestyle, and what bette... read feature

Oh, what a tease!
Well, here we are! We're at the very end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013, depending on exactly where you are in the world. Before we wave away the year for good, we have some unfinished business to attend to! I asked you al... read feature

A promoted article from Lifesong!
[And here it is, the final promoted Bloggers Wanted article of 2012 (at least, it's still 2012 where I am!). Lifesong is at hand to walk us through some of the best anime moments we had this year, so why not come see if your ... read feature

It's all up to you guys!
[Just a week left to vote! It seems we have a heated battle between Fate/Zero S2 and Sword Art Online, so if you want to make your favourite show stand out, be sure to leave us your number #1 in the comments!] It's mid-Decemb... read feature

A promoted article from AdzPearson!
[A wild Bloggers Wanted promotion has appeared! Fellow Britannian AdzPearson shows us that we have nothing on his ability to KO a JRPG without relying on back attacks! Hit the jump to see if the games he felled this year are ... read feature

A promoted article from jel x!
[The first promoted article for this month's Bloggers Wanted! The wonderful jel x has given us what he believes to be the best opening and ending music from 2012! Hit the jump and see if they match your own, but if they don't... read feature

Definitely Phi Brain. Great for sorting my sleeping patterns.
It's finally December, so now you can go ahead and put up your decorations and play Christmas music in public. What, people have been doing this since late October? Way to spoil the fun! The start of the new month means we ha... read feature

A promoted article from Rank57!
[How about another promoted article? Rank57 shows us that there is more to The Ambition of Oda Nobuna than just a gender-bending harem! Hit the jump and give it a read to see if he can persuade you to check it out! For the ch... read feature

HEY, ODA-SENSEI!
Can you smell that? It's the smell of a fresh, new month! That means it is time to change the Bloggers Wanted topic, so get those caffeinated drinks and start thinking of something cool to write! Oh yes, better explain what I... read feature

A feature by The-Excel
[Community member The-Excel's got quite a lot to say about fixing up Japanese gaming giant Capcom, and a mind to share his thoughts with everyone. If you've got some awesome insights of your own to share that beg to be shared... read feature

Monday MADness: The Scientifically worst AMV ever made


A tragedy in thirty-seven parts
Oct 22
Earlier this year I was at NDK with some friends were we waited in line for one of their AMV panels for who knows how long only to be turned away at the last moment. We were at the front of the line, and where one of the sta... read
Promoted article!
[The first promoted article for the current Bloggers Wanted is here! Rank57 tells us all about Sket Dance, and why it's impossible to quit! I haven't seen the show myself, but doesn't it get you curious to try it out? Re... read feature

The continuing saga of one community member's journey through classic literature!
[Here now is the next entry in community member Sideshow's awesome series of C-blogs about Journey To The West. In case you haven't been following it (for shame!) here's the first and second parts. And don't forget,... read feature

What do you go back to? Get famous by telling us!
[Welcome to Bloggers Wanted, our way of asking you, our dear readers, questions, and checking out your insights, the ones too big for podcasts or mere comments. Deep thoughts like that deserve recognition, and this is where w... read feature

Part two in an awesome community-written feature series!
[Community member Sideshow has been running a fascinating series of C-Blog posts on Journey To The West and its many influences on Japanese pop culture, and such amazing efforts deserve recognition - and promotion! If you've ... read feature


[Jtor community member Sideshow had some great insights into anime's adaptation of a classic piece of Asian literature. We can't wait to see the rest of his series, but in the meantime, check out his introduction and GET... read feature


We've reached the end of Japanator Saimoe 2012 and it has been quite a journey. Over the past two months we selected 64 of our favorite anime girls and week by week narrowed the list down to one. With the final votes cast, we... read feature


Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Championship Round of Japanator Saimoe 2012! Our two finalists are ready to go and will soon be locked in the ultimate high stakes battle! Which young lady will stand victorious as the Que... read feature


We have arrived at Week 7 of Japanator Saimoe 2012 and the end is coming into view. The final four girls have been decided, and after what looks to be an intense semifinal, we will be ready to vote on our winner! Who will be ... read feature


Japanator Saimoe 2012 continues as the final decisive battle draws near! Three more contestants will be sent home this round, setting us up for our semifinal showdown. Who will be the last girl standing? We are so close to f... read feature


We're entering week 6 of Japanator Saimoe 2012 and this unstoppable freight train of cute girls and democratic process keeps moving forward! This week features the second half of the quarterfinals, so by this time next week w... read feature


Japanator Saimoe 2012 keeps on rolling as we sweep through the quarterfinals! The tension is mounting as three more girls will be eliminated this round, moving us ever so closer to finding the most deservingly adorable anime ... read feature


We're heading into Week 5 of Japanator Saimoe 2012 and it's time for the quarterfinals! The people have spoken and selected the 16 most worthy animated young ladies from last year to continue on. With only the top entries rem... read feature


Are you ready for the next round of cute anime girl deliberation? Well we've got your fix as Japanator Saimoe 2012 continues! With more than half the field already eliminated, the pressure is mounting for our final opening ro... read feature







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