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Five Tsundere Anime Girls I’d Gladly be Berated by

Five Tsundere Anime Girls I'd Gladly be Berated by

October marks the beginning of “Tsundere Appreciation Month” at The Nihon Review, an occasion that’s enticed me out of my self-imposed hiatus, at least temporarily, to open our month long celebration of everyone’s (or, at least, our) favourite moe archetype. “Tsundere Appreciation Month” started last year after a random thought about what makes tsunderekko so […]

3rd Anime Oscars?

3rd Anime Oscars?

For the third year running, I’ve set up a mock award for anime, based on the Oscars and timed to coincide with Hollywood’s most prestigious annual awards. I’ve tried to make this award resemble the real Academy Awards as closely as possible, with a couple of allowances for the sake of relevance and convenience. This […]

AnimeSuki 2010 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

AnimeSuki 2010 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

It’s on again, and just as I have for the last two years, I’ll be covering this year’s AnimeSuki Choice Awards by sharing my thoughts on the categories, telling you who I’ll be voting for and, most importantly, trying to predict the winners. Last year, I managed to correctly pick 13 of the 18 categories […]

The Magic of Silence

The Magic of Silence

The NHRV staff has put a lot of effort in churning out articles on our blog at the start of this year, Sorrow-kun’s “Violence > Action” being the first in the blog surge. I’ve read all of them and appreciate all the insightful ideas and opinions of the article writers and the people who made […]

How To Disappear Completely

How To Disappear Completely

I honestly don’t think it’s that outlandish to suggest that The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya is the best thing KyoAni has made so far. I realize this is a statement that people are going to disagree with, even those who liked the movie (which appears to be the overwhelming majority). The most notable thing about […]