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My Favourite Junji Ito Stories

As Halloween is quickly approaching, I thought what would be more perfect than a post on Junji Ito, the father of horror manga himself! As someone who has been collecting Junji Ito's work for a few years now with the regular releases of the Viz Media editions I have cultivated a collection of his work… Continue reading My Favourite Junji Ito Stories

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Happy Holidays from A Nerdy Perspective!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!! It is my favourite time of year, Christmas time and I'm feeling very much in the festive spirit! So, I wanted to wish all the lovely bloggers, anime watchers, manga readers and gamers all a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Yule, Happy Kwanzaa, whatever you celebrate during this time of year,… Continue reading Happy Holidays from A Nerdy Perspective!

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Why Reverse Isekai Feels Refreshing and Relatable

Isekai is a polarising genre. Many otaku can’t get enough of the genre since being transported to another world works as a great form of escapism. Meanwhile, others groan in annoyance at seeing more longwinded sounding isekai join seasonal anime schedules. However, reverse isekai offers a refreshing and relatable middle ground for people such as… Continue reading Why Reverse Isekai Feels Refreshing and Relatable

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Animal Crossing New Horizons – A Year of Memes, Politics and Business Models

On March 20th 2020 Nintendo released their fifth main title for the Animal Crossing franchise under the name Animal Crossing New Horizons. How has the game held up over the course of the year and just what kind of an impact has New Horizons had so far on not only the Nintendo community but also… Continue reading Animal Crossing New Horizons – A Year of Memes, Politics and Business Models