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Monthly Musings: So Moe It Hurts

Hola, bounty hunters! It's that time again. Time for me to assign an arbitary writing assignment for you all to tackle in the hopes that senpai may notice you! Well, too late. Senpai is too busy noticing me to notice you properly. At any ra...

 
 
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Super Rabu Rabu: Sunset on the Bank

[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 way. Nodame Ca...

 
 
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Monthly Musings: Your Favorite Anime Ending Song

It's a few days late, but welcome to February's Monthly Musings post! I've been knee-deep in adult errands like "getting an apartment" and "buying a car" and other fun things like that, but now it's time to get back to more important things...

 
 
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Monthly Musings: Your favorite anime opening

Oha-lucky! Wow, it's already been a whole month. It's already 2014, too! The last time we gathered, dear Japanator community, it was 2013. Well, this year is the new hotness, and I'm back with another topic for you to tackle. We've had some...

 
 
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Reminder: December's Monthly Musings is live and hateful

Hey there, space cats! The lovely month of December is at its halfway point, and with all the holiday cheer we've been spreading around, it's hard to be in a bad mood. But that's exactly what December's Monthly Musing is about: things you h...

 
 
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Monthly Musings: Your anime gripes

Well, well, well. November was a heck of a month. We saw a resurgence in c-blogs, and plenty of fabulous dressers, but in the end there can be only one. Here we are, born to be kingsWe're the princes of the universe

 
 
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Fabulous Dressers: Penguindrum

[Community member jel x is featured here in another promoted Monthly Musing c-blog! jel x has chosen the world of Mawaru Penguindrum to talk about this time around. If you want to participate, there's still time!] If you...

 
 
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Fabulous Dressers: Golden Time's Koko

[Community member Lifesong is featured here in our very first promoted Monthly Musing c-blog! Watch as Lifesong sings the praises of Golden Time's Koko. If you want to participate, there's still time!] There is an unspoken rule that anytime...

 
 
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Monthly Musings: Mephisto Pheles, Fabulous Dresser

One of the benefits of watching Blue Exorcist recently is that I've become familiar with fashion fiend (and classy-demon-about-town) Mephisto Pheles. Not only is this man rarely seen without a top hat AND cape, both of which confer +10 fabu...

 
 
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Reminder: November's Monthly Musing is going on now

Hola, bounty hunters bloggers! This is just your reminder that November's Monthly Musings blogs should be going up left and right, but at the time of this post I can only see one on the horizon. Shucks howdy! Now, I know it's only the sixth...

 
 
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Monthly Musings: Fabulous dressers

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 gone, that woul...

 
 
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Remake-Worthy: Lunar Legend Tsukihime

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 want to adhere...

 
 
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Monthly Musings: remake-worthy anime

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: we have a topic ...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Best of 2012

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 have another Blog...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: An open letter to...

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 want from you ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Monthly Musing: Being Thankful

[Editors Note: This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers in response to November's Monthly Musing topic. If you'd like an opportunity to contribute to our front page, feel free to create one of your own...

 
 
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Monthly Musing: What I'm thankful for

It's been awhile since we've done one of these, so I thought it as about time we got back on track. This month's topic is a pretty obvious one -- what are you thankful for? Take a minute to reflect on that, then share your thoughts on your ...

 
 
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Monthly Musing: Culture Month

Last month's musings certainly evoked a sense of nostalgia for us. Everyone seemed to be reminiscing quite a bit, and that's always a good thing. This month however, we're changing the focus a bit to include other aspects of Japan, spe...

 
 
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Monthly Musing: Revolutionary Anime

We're bringing it back like it's the new hotness: the monthly musings! Readers, we invite you to hop into our community blogs section and write about a chosen topic for the rest of the month. This time around, we want to hear what you consi...

 
 
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Monthly Musing: Doctor Up Some Anime

Sorry the Monthly Musing is late this month- that's what happens when half the staff goes off to hunt Yetis unexpectedly. Whether this will be a half-Monthly Musing, or run into June as well, remains a mystery (woooooooo.)Anyway, is it just...

 
 
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Is K-ON! Empty?

Manga pioneer Hideo Azuma had some harsh criticism for K-ON!, proclaiming memorably "It was empty. It was nothing."While I hadn't seen K-ON! at the time of Azuma's statement; I was perplexed; what does that mean, anyway? Does he m...

 
 
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Monthly Musing: The Case for K-ON!

Within the otaku community, there is no subject more polarizing than K-ON!, the music-themed slice-of-life anime that took Japan by storm last year. The ongoing debate about this show, much like recent American political rhetoric, has been ...

 
 
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Monthly Musing: Does New Anime Suck?

It seems like you can't turn a corner these days without running into somebody who believes that the medium of anime is in a state of decline. You know the type; they love to reminisce about the halcyon days of their youth, when anime was s...

 
 




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