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Kimetsu no Yaiba

A Review from Two Perspectives 土星 Dosei | Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra Kimetsu no Yaiba (鬼滅の刃) translated to “Demon Slayer”, but literally meaning “Blade of Demon Destruction”, is an R-rated Shounen (“made for boys”) action-drama-comedy (it’s also labelled “historical”, but that’s a stretch). On Anime review aggregate sites like MyAnimeList (for a Western audience) and AniKore (for […]

Why are Manga and Anime more diverse than Western Cartoons?

土星 Dosei Like most people from Europe and the Americas of my generation, I was raised on cartoons that ran on TV. Aside from Dragon Ball and Yu-Gi-Oh!, everything available in my country was made in the US or one of the few studios in Europe. Usually, the most popular shows were the ones depicting […]

The Dreaming Machine: Ten Years Without Kon

In Memoriam of Satoshi Kon Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra Ten years ago, on August 24th, 2010, one of the greatest masters of anime passed away. He was young and full of talent and imagination, but cancer took his last breath. Paprika (2006) was the first Kon’s movie I watched, and, just as many before me, I realized […]

Bakers vs Bakers: Best Magical Girl ❤

In this new segment of Bakers vs Bakers, we [tried to] pick our favorite Magical Girl (魔法少女 mahō shōjo). For those who does not know what is a Magical Girl, here is a definition: ❤ “[A] subgenre of Japanese fantasy light novels, manga, anime, and video games which features girls who use magic or possess magical powers. Magical girls transform to unlock […]

[Poké] Bakers vs [Poké] Bakers

In this new segment of [Poké] Bakers vs [Poké] Bakers, we [tried to] pick our favorite Pokémon. You will get to know us a little bit better while we explain which one is our favorite Pokémon and why! We hope you like it! Please share a slice of your opinion in the comment section! We […]

Why the current Anime Streaming model and Pirating goes hand-in-hand

土星 Dosei “This is a topic that won’t be controversial whatsoever…” he said sarcastically, knowing that this wasn’t the case. As any devoted Anime fan in the West will know, it’s very expensive to be an Anime fan that tries to watch every new show (or at least the interesting ones) every Season. On average, […]

Super Bakers vs Super Bakers: Best Superhero

THIS IS OUR 50TH CAKE AND WE CELEBRATE with this new segment of [Super] Bakers vs [Super] Bakers, where we [tried to] pick our favorite Superhero. You will get to know us a little bit better while we explain which one is our favorite Superhero and why! We hope you like it! Please share your […]

Batman: The Damaged Hero that Embraced his Shadow

Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra This article is a continuation of my opinion in Super Bakers vs Super Bakers: Best Superhero. In that article, you can also read the next introduction: […] Who’s my favorite superhero? Without a doubt… [“na na na na na na na” X 6] + “na”… BATMAN! Come on, there is no one as […]

The World of MMORPGs in Anime

土星 Dosei Ever since my early teens, I’ve always been a fan of Manga and Anime, and one particular genre that I’ve always enjoyed is the MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game) genre. Now, there’s a bit of confusion as to what constitutes this genre, as it can in many ways be interchangeable with the […]

Coraline and the Other Cake

Adjani Gama Dessavre It’s a book, it’s a movie, it’s a great animation, and it’s a piece of perfection! I am talking about Neil Gaiman’s Coraline. Coraline is a story I genuinely love in so many levels. I’ve heard Neil Gaiman (in his masterclass) talk about the importance of being truthful when you create a […]

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