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Juni Taisen And The Inevitability of War

Over the course of his career, author NISIOISIN has earned a reputation for marrying genre tropes with exploration of heady philosophical themes. In Bakemonogatari, for example, he used a vampire story to deliver a commentary on escapism. Medaka Box, meanwhile, shined a light on Japan’s oppressive academic landscape via a shonen battle series. This came […]

By Kyle Tam

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That Time I Saw Nagito Komaeda At Whole Foods

It isn’t unusual for me to see anime characters in my neighborhood. I live near a DC metro stop that’s crammed with hotels, so Anime USA and Blerdcon take place here. To be honest, that’s probably why I shouldn’t have been surprised to see Nagito Komaeda at Whole Foods. I was out of Dino Nuggets […]

By Lauren Orsini