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I Hope Nippon-sempai Notices Me: Kawai Complex and Why is Sex so Binary?

I was recently tasked with providing a friend of mine some romance anime, and the option of a recent title ‘Kawai Complex‘ came up, but I had to give a big disclaimer that the anime’s romance was a bit too ‘juvenile’ and that it had that stink of ‘new love’ about it. Now admittedly this isn’t a bad thing to have in a story, but it does lead into my next question. Why must love be pure romance or pure lust in anime?

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I Hope Nippon-sempai Notices Me: 1 Year Anniversary

Hi everybody, so wow it’s been a year since I started this shenanigan. I don’t think I’ve fixed anime (that comes from within folks), but I have been very – well let’s say comprehensive in pointing out where it’s broken. I’ve also been suggesting new anime titles like every week though so instead of some boring long winded bullshit retrospective I decided to take all the anime suggestions I had, and make a classic anime chart for what would undoubtedly be a pretty fucken good season.

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Writerscast: Episodes 26, 28, and 29 – In the name of the father, the son, and Fred in a ghost outfit-cast

So hi. It’s the Buffalo – or as Nerdfit likes to call me: the-person-they-can-blame-for-posting-unedited-podcasts-on-Nerdfit-what-a-dick-but-I’m-too-lazy-or-busy-to-edit-it-and-he-can’t-be-stopped-so-meh. It’s true though. I can’t be stopped. I am the answer to the unstoppable force/immovable object paradox. Buffalo keep going.

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I Hope Nippon-sempai Notices Me: Under the Dog and Why I’m Funding it on Kickstarter

For those not aware already there is a recently launched Kickstarter for an anime project called ‘Under the Dog” and there’s some fairly big names from people working on it that Creative Intelligence Arts has gathered together. Now this is the first from what I’ve seen in terms of realistic anime KS since the Little Witch Academia 2 Kickstarter by Trigger and I did indeed back it.

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I Hope Nippon-sempai Notices Me: Tsundere Sharks and Why We Need to Stop the Baka Movement

It’s shark week next week, and in order to give us something to talk about in our podcasts aside from the current events of the world – not that you would know since people are not posting the podcast like I would – all because they want to ‘edit’ out all the frankly appalling things we say. (This is why sometimes you get BuffaloCasts because buffalo does not censor, he feels we should use the whole part. There’s a joke in there somewhere.)

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I Hope Nippon-sempai Notices Me: Mistborn and Anime Either Needs to Stop Explaining Magic, or Make it Better

Now it’s probably going to be a surprise to no one, but I am a huge Brandon Sanderson fan. Right now I’m currently partway through the 2nd Way of Kings novel. (Partly because it’s a lot to take in, but also because the book is able to stop blast doors.) Now one of the things he’s known for doing is the concept of taking a system of magic and explaining it a way that feels like it’s almost a science.

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