Archive for Anime

5 Anime Myths

Jul 29, 2009 No Comments has a nice post called “Truth and Lies About Anime” that goes into some of common misconceptions of the business and the consumption thereof. Take a look! Tweet

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Great article on “Moe” and the 2-D complex

Jul 28, 2009 No Comments

Lisa Katayama, author of the blog has a terrific article on Otaku culture at Here’s an excerpt: Nisan is part of a thriving subculture of men and women in Japan who indulge in real relationships with imaginary characters. These 2-D lovers, as they are called, are a subset of otaku culture— the obsessive […]

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J-Pop Culture Event at UMSL – 10/3/2009

Jul 07, 2009 No Comments

Featuring Roland Kelts ( and other scholars. So far, I am thinking we will be screening “Paprika” for the main event, but this is subject to change and availability. Will post a schedule soon! Tweet

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