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Wait, what? Tenchi Muyo to get a fourth season

File this one under "Hold on, let me check what year it is", because Tenchi Muyo! is set to be A Thing again!  Well, that's not entirely fair. Fans of one of the most influential harem anime of modern times haven't exactly been la...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursday

I know, I posted this one a while back. It's just when I get a song in my head, it's hard to stop thinking about! This week's Old School Thursday is a trip back to 1990 and the OVA smash hit, The Record of Lodoss War. Although I never cont...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

Yup, this song is eight years old now. Don't you feel ancient now? This week's throwback song is none other than Motteke! Sailor Fuku! As the opening to Kyoto Animation's wildly popular Lucky Star series, the song has gained cult status, r...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

You know I'm also up for listening to my favorite tunes from Super Dimension Fortress Macross. It is by far my favorite television show ever made. While the animation and music still look great, even by today's standards, it's nice to see ...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

Man, I've been trying to get my hands on this classic for quite a while. Back in 1994, Japanese rock pioneers X Japan was planning to make a full length anime film to put the icing on an enormously successful music career. To get people ex...

 
 
 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime Openings: 80's Week

Alright kids, time to load up on the hairspray, neon bracelets, and your favorite denim jacket. We are going back to the 80's! Being a child of the 80's the anime of the time left a huge impression on me, that I really didn't even recogniz...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime Openings: 80's Week

Alright kids, time to load up on the hairspray, neon bracelets, and your favorite denim jacket. We are going back to the 80's! Being a child of the 80's the anime of the time left a huge impression on me, that I really didn't even recogniz...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime Openings: 80's Week

Alright kids, time to load up on the hairspray, neon bracelets, and your favorite denim jacket. We are going back to the 80's! Being a child of the 80's the anime of the time left a huge impression on me, that I really didn't even recogniz...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

This week we're going to focus on things a little bit differently, and look at a 90's alternative rocker. When I first heard Matthew Sweet on the radio I really didn't think he was anything special. His songs had some kind of classic Briti...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

This week we travel back a little over a decade to a little known show, Fullmetal Alchemist. Ok, you know I'm kidding here right? FMA served as the entry point to anime for many people, with its unique mix of fantasy, magic, and comedy. Th...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

It's been a while, but I sure am excited to you on another trip down memory lane. This week we head back a good decade to the year 2004. It seems weird to think of 2004 as a decade ago, but time sure does have a way to get away from you. W...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

Can you feel the sun starting to fight against the stubborn cold? As our clothes start to get lighter, and we creep out into society again, it can only mean one thing. Yes, the season is changing. Many songs come to mind when I think about...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

It's time again for another edition of your favorite weekly flashback, Old School Thursdays. This week, I'm going to bring back a classic I posted a few years ago, but I'm sure no one is going to complain to my boss... I hope. I was flippi...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursday

For today's weekly flashback we go back to 1997, and pay our respects to one of the most beloved video games of all time, Final Fantasy VII. Rated by many as their favorite RPG, Final Fantasy VII was the game that kicked the series not onl...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

This week we go back to 1994, and the popular Shibuya-kei band, Pizzicato Five. P5 were best known for their funky 1960's English pop sound, often paying homage to innovators of the funky sound. Stylish, zany, and innovative, they were one...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

Well guys, I'm back from a fabulous vacation and ready to delve back into the depths of Japan's old school favorites. This week we're heading back to 2003, to one of my favorite J-Pop tunes of all time. I'm sure you've all been fiending fo...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

This week we're taking a huge step into the past, back to the exciting anime era of 1986. I actually didn't get a chance to watch the Rumiko Takahashi classic, Maison Ikkoku until much later in life, but still consider it one of the shows ...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursday

Oh man, Macross Frontier how I love thee. As a huge fan of the original Super Dimension Fortress Macross series and movie, I was unfortunately continually disappointed with the follow up shows. While, each had their redeeming qualities, no...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

Pull out the Ray Ban sunglasses, head to the shopping, and jam out to some new wave dance music; we're going back to the eighties! Well, the end of the eighties, specifically 1989 this time. To a show that I kind of forgotten how much I ad...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

Today we go back to the fantastic year of 1991. Full of amazing music, bad sitcoms, and some breath taking anime. I was a huge fan of Gundam growing up, while my fandom never grew to Marcoss levels, I was and am still a fan of the epic con...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

It's been a bit of a crazy week for me, so I thought I'd try something a bit different for this week's Old School Dose. We go back to 1995 on this one, to a track that doesn't actually originate from Japan, nor was featured in anime. What ...

 
 
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The Dose: Noriko Sakai

Noriko Sakai, now that's a name I didn't think I'd ever hear again. At one time Sakai was one of the biggest names in J-Pop, with her signature soothing voice. She also made waves on the big screen, starring in the second Ju-On movie. Pers...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

Usually, The Dose is all about me. You, the lucky readers are forced to deal with my twisted tastes in all the wonderful music being born in glorious Nippon. This week, I thought I'd change it up a bit, and send a little love to your other...

 
 
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The Dose: Yellow Magic Orchestra

Usually, The Dose is all about me. You the lucky readers are forced to deal with my twisted tastes in all the wonderful music being born in glorious Nippon. This week, I thought I'd change it up a bit, and send a little love to your other ...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

This week we go back to a dark in anime for me, the mid-nineties. Sure, anime was really slamming into high gear, and there were some great shows being aired, but something about the aesthetic of most of the TV shows didn't appeal to me. C...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

As you probably tell from the last couple of weeks, I've been on a bit of a Tomoko Kawase kick. While I think her Tommy heavenly6 project isn't that bad, and I can stomach small amount of her Tommy february6 work (Sorry Brittany!), nothing...

 
 
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The Dose: Old School Thursdays

You didn't think that I would show my face around here without bringing a bunch of retro goodies with me, did you? This is the third time I'm dipping into my favorite OVA series of all time, Bubble Gum Crisis. The show has so much epic, ch...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

I've been waiting for an excuse to post this video for awhile now. It's a performance by Japanaese jazz fusion-virtuosos T-Square. The footage appears to be from an 80s variety show, though I'm not really sure which. You probably wouldn't ...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime: The show that made us fall in love

Remember when you first started watching anime? Perhaps your friends in high school or college were whispering about some incredibly provocative show, or swapping bad copies of VHS tapes behind the bleachers. Maybe you had caught a few sho...

 
 
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VIZ's anything goes martial arts technique: Re-releases

This is the kind of news that this old-timer likes to hear. The long awaited return of Ranma ½ is on its way back out into the wild. VIZ Media sent us some of the details on what’s going to be happening to the series in the nea...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime: The show that made us fall in love

Remember when you first started watching anime? Perhaps your friends in high school or college were whispering about some incredibly provocative show, or swapping bad copies of VHS tapes behind the bleachers. Maybe you had caught a few sho...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime: The show that made us fall in love

Remember when you first started watching anime? Perhaps your friends in high school or college were whispering about some incredibly provocative show, or swapping bad copies of VHS tapes behind the bleachers. Maybe you had caught a few sho...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime: The show that made us fall in love

Remember when you first started watching anime? Perhaps your friends in high school or college were whispering about some incredibly provocative show, or swapping bad copies of VHS tapes behind the bleachers. Maybe you had caught a few sho...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Anime: The show that made us fall in love

Remember when you first started watching anime? Perhaps your friends in high school or college were whispering about some incredibly provocative show, or swapping bad copies of VHS tapes behind the bleachers. Maybe you had caught a few sho...

 
 
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Tezuka's Buddha returns to enlighten us

The second part of the film version of Osamu Tezuka's Buddha, finally has a release date and trailer. The incredibly deep and award winning manga first made its way to the big screen back in 2010, and the sequel will finally enlighten us o...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

So I was totally having a major brain block on a good song to share with you guys this Thursday until Red Veron reminded me of a super crusty classic. We go all the way back to 1977, a time where robot toys were made of die-cast metal and ...

 
 
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A Daily Dose of Music: Old School Thursdays

It's Thursday, meaning it's time for us old school anime otaku to line up for our weekly Dose! Today isn't all that old school, but it's actually one of my favorite tracks, which just happened to pop up on my iTunes shuffle today. We go ba...

 
 
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Enjoy 10 minutes Space Battleship Yamato 2199 movie

With all the fun anime that's been on TV in Japan lately, somehow I've totally forgotten to watch the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 show. The gorgeous looking show has also been compiled into theatrical releases, with the last one, Spa...

 
 




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Japanator Unboxing: TokyoTreat - February 2017"Sweet Strawberry, Savory Seafood"

 

Digimon Adventure tri: Reunion Blu-Ray Set"A New Digi-Adventure Emerges!"

 

Boruto: Naruto the Movie Blu-ray Set"The New Generation hits Blu-Ray!"

 

Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa)"Can I ask you your name?"

 

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One Piece Film Gold"Welcome to Grand Tesoro!"

 

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God Eater 2: Rage Burst"New Look, Same Great Taste"

 

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