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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

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Marlin Clock recounts Nodame Cantabile
[Community member Marlin Clock is featured here as the winner of March's Monthly Musing c-blog contest. Is someone cutting onions or something? Excuse me.] First off, I’ll get the obvious spoiler warning out of the... read feature

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Crisp and clean, no caffeine?
[Editors Note: This story has been promoted from our community blogs. The words and content expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of Japanator or its staff. To start your own community blog, or learn more, click here... read feature

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Monthly Musing

What Grinds My Gears: Weird Fetish in Anime


Rank57 tackles this hot topic for this month's Monthly Musing.
Jan 02
[Community member Rank57 is featured here as the winner of December's Monthly Musing c-blog contest. Lots of hot topics here! Oooh, sizzling!] If you are not a 15 year old girl, or better yet, if you don't have a huge cr... read
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Favorite Soundtracks

Opinion & Questions: Favorite Soundtracks


Robo Panda Z muses about excellent soundtracks
Nov 21
[Robo Panda Z has written an informative piece on some favorite musical pieces, most of which revolve around the excellent Final Fantasy VIII! Check out November's first promoted c-blog and let it inspire you to create a si... read
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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
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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
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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[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

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BAMP: Tomopop visits Good Smile Cafe


Jun 03
So, unless you guys are huge jerks and enjoy missing out being kept up-to-date on awesome things, Tomopop is still the bees knees. Aside from making me want to commit crimes to afford expensive pieces of plastic, they also ha... read
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[Back in August, The-Excel wrote this massive piece on a yuri work that deserves to be revisited now that we're in full swing of Ero Week. Enjoy, and watch out for some of the NSFW links enclosed. The post itself is fine for ... read feature

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Is the Panty and Stocking ending one big trolling?


Jan 05
[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware that it may not jive with the opinions of Japanator as a whole, or h... read
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[Hey everyone. Jel-x did the noble deed of reviewing the K-ON!! PSP game so that Tim didn't have to slash his wrists doing so. We're extremely grateful, and want to reward him by putting his story right here on the front page... read feature

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Culture Month: Tokaido: Travelling along Japan's most important road.


Aug 24
[Aquagaze took a really nice and in-depth look at a documentary series called Tokaido, about recreating Hiroshige's trip from Edo to Kyoto. It's certainly not your typical documentary, and Aquagaze shows you why. -- Brad] You... read
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Revolutionary Anime: Sexy Commando Gaiden


Jul 16
[TheUndeadFish's pieceon Sexy Commando Gaiden caught some eyes and highlighted a genre that doesn't get enough credit: the gag series. Many of them are perennial favorites of the staff and the readers, but aren't recognized a... read
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[Jonathan Tubbs, who you might recognize from our sister site Tomopop.com, has taken the plunge into the world of ero-ge with Kira Kira and shared his thoughts with us. He certainly goes in-depth and answers just about any qu... read feature

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"The Case for K-ON!" The Unsung Hero of K-ON!


Apr 08
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to April's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and ... read
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Gainax announces "A Certain Patriotic Reagan"


Apr 01
[This is a promoted Americanator Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something patriotic! ~Reverend J.D. Thompson... read
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A Few Thoughts On...Cardcaptor Sakura


Mar 28
[This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something awesome! ~Jon Snyder]  Cardcaptor Saku... read
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Does new anime suck? Quantifying the Qualitative


Mar 27
Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to March's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and w... read
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Does New Anime Suck...? Maybe there's just more to hate?


Mar 20
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to March's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and ... read
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Fanservice: Exactly what the hell is it?


Mar 18
[Editors Note: Let's take a breather from debating about moe, shall we? This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard a... read
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The Moe Menace: A Matter of Degrees


Mar 17
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something awesome! ~Jon Snyder]  All r... read
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The Hypocrisy of Moe


Mar 14
[Whoa! This Cblog has certainly ignited some passionate debate. Let's promote it to the front page and give all our readers a chance to weigh in on the issue of moe hypocrisy. If you'd like to start a debate of your own, head... read
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[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to March's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and ... read feature

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Does New Anime Suck? Well You See, It's Like Pie...


Mar 13
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to March's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up yo... read
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[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something awesome! ~Jon Snyder]  (Yes,... read feature

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I think I just saw Junichiro Koizumi


Mar 10
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something awesome! ~Jon Snyder]Live, in Brazil. ... read
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Does New Anime Suck? - The Fluctuating Middle


Mar 06
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to March's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and ... read
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The Piracy Debate: A Random Musing...


Mar 06
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something awesome! ~Jon Snyder] That's it. Call ... read
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Does New Anime Suck? Zzzzzz...


Mar 06
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to March's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and ... read
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[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something awesome! ~Jon Snyder] Welcome to this ... read feature

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Does new anime suck? No, just your perception does.


Mar 03
[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to March's Monthly Musing topic. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and ... read






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