Category Archives: Japan

I almost know Japanese

Allow me to explain my situation: I know an alright amount of Japanese. Enough that I can watch fairly straight forward shows without the need for a translation. Beyond that, in shows where the assistance of subtitles is needed, I … Continue reading

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Anime IN THE RAW

Before I proceed any further, I would just like to make it clear that I am aware that this post is simply contributing to a large circlejerk in which all the participants are sad Japanophiles, and I would also like … Continue reading

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Shinbo has a Twitter

Thanks to a tip from a Shinbo/SHAFT fanboy more dangerous than myself, I have found Shinbo Akiyuki’s Twitter account. What kind of deep and insightful comments lie within the man’s 22 tweet long history? Find out here, in a Mistakes … Continue reading

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The Sunred Translation

Sunred was forsaken by the fansubbing community for a while after it hit, which is why I am thankful towards ANBU for being heroic enough to make this comedic gem available for English speakers. But along with praising their work, … Continue reading

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お前な...

Anime fans are known to often spout off Japanese they don’t know because they think it’s cool. Okay, sometimes they do know Japanese, and still spout off Japanese words. I do this, too. For instance, when I was in Japan, … Continue reading

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wah’s 5 awesome tips for picking up Japanese chicks

Guys I’ve been fuckin’ so many chicks lately you will not believe. AND THEY’RE ALL JAPANESE. If you want to get in on this awesome piece of Japanese asses just follow my 5 easy steps for being a fucking awesome … Continue reading

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MoY Podcast 2 BEYOND THE TIME: Episode 19– The Matt Alt Interview Part II

Download [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Part II of the Matt Alt interview! Topics covered include MOE anime, Gundam, Eva and Tokusatsu film. My many thanks go out to Mr. Alt for agreeing to come on this dirty … Continue reading

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MoY Podcast 2 BEYOND THE TIME: Episode 18– The Matt Alt Interview Part I

Download [Audio clip: view full post to listen] At long last, my interview with Matt Alt! At least the first part. A variety of interesting topics are covered, such as Matt’s early encounters in Japan, translation philosophies and why old … Continue reading

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Don’t get mad at your Japanese cartoon because it’s made in Japan, man

Ok, guys, listen. There’s these people out there, ok? These people operate under an assumption that Bakemonogatari–OTAKU HIPSTER show of the year–is difficult to understand. Further more, these people. You know, these people? They think the people who like this … Continue reading

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the other thing to do when i go back to japan

also i just need to find these guys and be their friend I’ve been visiting that site since high school.

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