Akibas Tripping

A scene in this week’s third episode of Akiba’s Trip occurs at the Schatzkiste maid café. Neat! I’ve eaten lunch there once.
In order to be most useful to readers, I need to preface my reflection on 2016’s anime by first explaining my own criteria
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So Close Yet So Far

Director Rupert Sanders’ live-action Ghost in the Shell movie clearly draws visual and narrative inspiration from both Mamoru Oshii & Kazuchika Kise’s Ghost
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GitS BTS from ET

The glimpses we’re getting of this work-in-progress film continue to suggest a lot of very faithful adaptation from Mamoru Oshii’s classic 1995 film.
This morning I acquired practically the last remaining items from the AnimeNation store collection (excluding the items remaining in Gene’s personal collection). These
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Comic Homages

I don’t usually buy comic books strictly for their cover art, but I made an exception for these two, for hopefully obvious reasons.
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