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A Year To Forget For…

A Year To Forget For...

It’s been a good year for a few in anime, but a shocking year for so many others. As I hinted in my last article, negative perceptions of anime in 2010 are, I predict, going to be much more common than positive ones. Honestly, I’m struggling to think of a recent year that was as […]

Who’s Had a Good Year in 2010?

Who's Had a Good Year in 2010?

It’s December, the time when the anime blogosphere reflects on the year that’s been, so we can expect a swathe of “the year in review” articles coming soon. Our own “Year in Review” article will be published in the first few days of January (here’s last year’s for those unfamiliar to our yearly tradition), and […]

Tsundere Sexuality: A Second Cut

Tsundere Sexuality: A Second Cut

October must be Tsundere Appreciation Month here at BtNHRV. Sorrow-Kun‘s random twitter thought seemed to have generated much discussion and debate amongst the readers of this blog. I happen to think that there’s no direct correlation between tsundere and sexuality or promiscuity. Each character is different; it is our reaction to them remains constant across […]

Tsundere Sexuality: Part 2

Tsundere Sexuality: Part 2

(Continuing on from the last post.) The entire idea of a tsundere happily existing in the absense of a male lead is an interesting one, because it says that a character could be tsundere to just about anything. Occult Academy takes this idea and tries to go somewhere with it with Maya, who is essentially […]

The Nihon Revue, Episode Two

The Nihon Revue, Episode Two

So, it’s that time of season, and we’re back with our second seasonal podcast, with episode 2 of The Nihon Revue. This time round, Shadowmage has joined me, and we’ve sat down and had a chat about a few titles we watched from the last season (and both basically decided it was a pretty crappy […]