Monthly Archives: January 2012

Gather ‘Round The Kotatsu! Anime in the Winter of 2012

So last time there was a new season, I was on a plane crossing the Pacific and preparing for a new life in a foreign land. Things being as they were, I couldn’t really ’round up the troops and do … Continue reading

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Lupin III’s Mysterious Background Muisic

You may hear people say that the music in Lupin III is smooth enough that even the ears of music people will perk up. And yes, the music that appears on those Lupin III soundtracks is quite good. Those soundtracks … Continue reading

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JPN Rush: Five Months in Japan

There’s a degree of irony in writing this while I’m home for the holidays in America, but it’s been about five months since I’ve started living in Japan. It hasn’t been all fun and games, but it’s not been unpleasant … Continue reading

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