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Toonami Top 5: Chris Cassius

  What y’all know about Toonami? Anime has never been a trend in the United States–it has always been THEE trend. Anime shows are just Japanese cartoons in a nutshell, but it’s a bit deeper than that, as written in the beginning of one of my last pieces on a modern Mangaka making waves in […]

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SOTBNerdy: My Complicated History with Evangelion

SPOILER ALERT: I try to avoid spoilers as much as I can. However, this piece will contain spoilers for the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. This one may also spoil some of the history and mythos of the series. You’ve been warned. Today, Netflix did something that shows their dedication to anime, albeit in a Netflix-y […]

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SOTBNerdy: Why Josuke Deserves His Flowers

(Spoiler Alert: This piece talks about past and present JJBA events. If you haven’t watch/read, do so or avoid this) As you know, I’m a huge JoJo fan. It’s gotten to the point that I’m now catching up with the manga to get a fix between episodes. With Golden Wind nearing its conclusion, I’ll have a lot more […]

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SOTBNerdy: Why My Hero Academia Deserves its Flowers

Today on SOTBNerdy, I had the chance to borrow from the Blerd talent well and recruit Maurice Valentino (you may know him from his work on TheDemoTape.com) to discuss one of his favorite modern series, My Hero Academia. Spoiler alert, as we’re talking most of the anime as of today. Also, Mineta is trash. Just sayin’. This […]

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SOTBNerdy: Let’s Talk Diamond Is Unbreakable’s Jotaro

Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t finished the DIU season of JJBA (either because you’re watching the dub or you’re getting into the series), I’ll try to avoid spoiling everything. However, you’ve been warned. And no, I haven’t really given the dub the time of day. Blame Vic Mignogna and the fact that the dub feels off compared to how […]

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SOTBNerdy: Shaman King

Back during the end of my middle school years, I started getting more into anime and manga. Granted, I always had anime fascinations; Dragon Ball Z‘s Ocean Dub, along with stuff like Pokemon and Gundam Wing kept me enthralled with their stories. However, it wasn’t until I hit puberty that my, to borrow a term from Bennett […]

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