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The Trap of Comparing Vinland Saga With Berserk

Is obvious but I fall for it anyway. I’ll live. I’ve this thing for historical fiction (e.g. The Masters of Rome; series of novels by Colleen McCullough) , or fiction that presents itself as some kind of historical record (e.g. … Continue reading

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End of Year Special: the Legacy Edition (all the old stuff I made new this year)

This year has been a unique one for me when it comes to the world of anime.  Usually there would be no need for me to have a legacy edition of a end-of-year blog post.  Hell, I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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Moments of 2010 in Anime & Manga: The Stuff From Another Time (Other Years)

It’s that time of the year again, and throughout the month I’ll publish specific moments from anime and manga from this year’s offerings. In this post however, I put together an unordered list of moments from the shows and comics … Continue reading

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The Loveable Manga that Has Something for Everyone: Berserk

[SPOILERS. Also, some images in this post are NSFW] I don’t feel qualified to validate the quality of Berserk, nor feel it particularly necessary for me to do so. I am also not interested to prove one way or the … Continue reading

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Legendary Feats of Swordsmanship: Berserk & Vagabond; Guts & Miyamoto Musashi

While the sword duel is easily what transfixes our imaginations when it comes to combat, there is something to be said about sheer statistics. Guts of Berserk massacred 100 mercenaries under the command of Lord Adon in a dark forest. … Continue reading

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