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Western Jive in Cowboy Bebop 17 “Mushroom Samba” or, We Remember Love, Let Us Count The Ways

[Cowboy Bebop 16 “Black Dog Serenade”] What’s interesting about “Mushroom Samba” is the dissonance of the elements mashed up. You have your inner-city  Blaxploitation drug narrative set in a Cowboy Western milieu. This comes to a head in how one … Continue reading

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We Remember Love Editorial Folio Vol. 6: Best of the Year “Recency Bias” Edition

This is a preposterous title, but I am ok with it. Just don’t make too much of it, as it merely means the posts I am most happy with that I haven’t featured yet in the folio, which kind of … Continue reading

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Anime and Manga Related Moments 2009: Those Who WON’T Make the List

I consumed more media this year than in any other year of my life, and most of the media is related to my anime and manga hobby. Given how the anime and manga I do consume are recommendations from friends … Continue reading

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The Evolution Of The Mecha Character Aesthetic (Prototype Characters And The Tropes They Started)

Earlier this week ghostlightning wrote up a post about how Gundam Wing had been mislabelled the start of the Bishounen aesthetic in male mecha anime characters, but really it was more of a reason to gush about Five Star Stories.  … Continue reading

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Honeymoon in Neo Venezia: Part 2

Read Part 1 The Martian Run We’ve been to Hong Kong a few times, and let me tell you – even Douglas Adams/Dirk Gently will appreciate the Hong Kong International Airport. Inthernet in Venice the Origination, makes an interesting observation … Continue reading

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