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Erased: Changing the Past

Midnight Tea Translation to English by Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra To celebrate the new image of this blog, I decided to write about a hidden jewel of suspense and time-travelling: 僕だけがいない街 (Boku Dake ga Inai Machi) or Erased in English. This anime series (2016) by the studio A-1 Picture tells the story about Satotu Fujinuma, a frustrated manga […]

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Erased: cambiando el pasado

Midnight Tea Celebrando la renovación de este blog, me gustaría inaugurar con esta joya escondida del suspenso y viajes en el tiempo que es 僕だけがいない街 (Boku Dake ga Inai Machi) o Erased para Latinoamérica. Esta serie de anime del estudio A-1 Picture del 2016 cuenta la historia de Satoru Fujinuma, un frustrado autor de manga que […]

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Dangan(your)Ronpa(s) Trigger Happy Havoc

Ricardo Rico Visual novels [as a “videogame” genre] are a weird thing, there can be very entertaining ones, like the school life parts of Persona aaaaand that was it for me until about two months ago. It was then that I finally decided to play the DanganRonpa series. I had no idea what they were, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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[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 […]

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FUNNIME: A Lousy, Terrible Descriptive Pun I Just Invented for the Fabulous LOL Anime Asobi Asobase

Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra I started watching pretty basic and popular anime when I was a kid, like almost everyone. Still, I didn’t continue progressing towards achieving a refined personal taste on not-so-popular anime later on because I’m more of a gamer. When I was little, I liked Dragon Ball, Pokémon, Sakura Card Captors, and other simple […]

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Anpanman: Our Bread Messiah

A “Japanese Breads and Cakes” Special Alexis Ibarra-Ibarra When I was in college, I had the opportunity to take a Global Politics course with a Japanese sensei. He was nice and funny, but he was also a little bit cynical about how power works (try more REALISTIC), particularly in Asia. However, he admitted that being […]