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Best (Worst) of 2016: Anime

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This year I’m chronicling my terrible anime consumption/addiction a little differently from last year. I’m specifically listing “original” or non-sequel shows in one list, and am leaving a separate place for continuations (ie., season 2s or franchises). It’s worth noting that I’m not treating an …

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Best (Worst) of 2016: Anime

In All, Anime by KeskelLeave a Comment

This year I’m chronicling my terrible anime consumption/addiction a little differently from last year. I’m specifically listing “original” or non-sequel shows in one list, and am leaving a separate place for continuations (ie., season 2s or franchises). It’s worth noting that I’m not treating an …

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Nothing But Trash: Supers Lovers, Episode 3

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Name of Anime: Super Lovers Studio: Studio Deen Streaming Site Used: Crunchyroll Episodes Previously Seen: First two. I have read all of the currently published manga. In some of my previous posts (link), I have complained about the frequency of adaptations in modern anime. It’s only fitting then that …

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The Anticipated: The BFG

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Another year has passed, and once again there is still catch up to be done with The Anticipated, so let’s get to it with the first of my YA two-for-ones (which I really need to stop doing, but probably won’t), Steven Spielberg’s The BFG. I haven’t really …

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Notes from the Kraken: January

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Welcome again to We Have Always Live the Kraken, a pop culture blog transmitted directly to you from the belly of the beast. Here in the Notes we’ll show you this month’s posting schedule, but first here are some thoughts. Hope you all had a Happy New Year! …

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Notes from the Kraken: December 25th 2016

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Welcome again to We Have Always Live the Kraken, a pop culture blog transmitted directly to you from the belly of the beast. Here in the Notes we’ll show you this week’s posting schedule, but first here are some thoughts. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! Around …

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Notes from the Kraken: December 12th 2016

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Welcome again to We Have Always Live the Kraken, a pop culture blog transmitted directly to you from the belly of the beast. Here in the Notes we’ll show you this week’s posting schedule, but first here are some thoughts. Movie music has long been underappreciated, especially considering …

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Notes from the Kraken: December 5th 2016

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Welcome again to We Have Always Live the Kraken, a pop culture blog transmitted directly to you from the belly of the beast. Here in the Notes we’ll show you this week’s posting schedule, but first here are some thoughts. Last week it finally happened: Final Fantasy XV officially …

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Opening Titles: Westworld (2016)

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In this irregular feature, Kyu analyzes and elucidates the meaning of title sequences both new and classic. Welcome to the introduction. This is normally where I would discuss HBO’s new show, Westworld, a sci-fi/Western blend based on the 1973 film by Michael Crichton, introducing its themes, …

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TV Roulette: Lethal Weapon

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It’s been a while. The roulette wheel is still under some level of repair, but it was getting a little annoyed about the lack of attention and demanded tribute, so with that, the second edition of TV Roulette is now going to begin. The new …

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Extra Life 2016

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Every year, I participate in Extra Life to raise money for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. This year is no different. This is just a post to highlight where you can follow along if you wish to now that we are live. If you wish to …

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Hidden Levels: Among the Sleep

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In this recurring feature, guest blogger Matt Morris takes us through the lost, the forgotten, and the overlooked video games of yore. Consider him your guide through all the best and most secret Hidden Levels. Game: Among the Sleep (2014) Genre: Horror, Adventure Platform: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One …

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Hidden Levels: Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

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In this recurring feature, guest blogger Matt Morris takes us through the lost, the forgotten, and the overlooked video games of yore. Consider him your guide through all the best and most secret Hidden Levels. Game: Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (2010) Genre: Adventure Platform: Nintendo DS, iOS Developer: …

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