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The 30 Best Manga of All Time

  Manga has been a worldwide phenomenon for decades. In Japan, manga is considered an art form. The beautiful stories have inspired generations of young people. Thousands of manga exist, but only a handful stand out from the rest. These are the best of the best. They move readers, entertain fans, and keep you on … Read more

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The 10 Best Action Anime of All Time

  What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the phrase “action anime?” Personally, I think of exhilarating fight scenes and heart-wrenching moments. I also expect well-designed characters, epic music, and deep reflections on what’s important in life. In this article, we cover the top 10 action anime series of all time. If … Read more

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The 20 Best Anime of All Time

  Japanese anime has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon. It has been translated into most major languages and has captured the hearts of thousands, if not millions of fans around the world. Through its beautiful storytelling, exquisite artistry, and captivating plots, anime has rightfully earned its place as one of the most entertaining mediums in … Read more

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The Top 10 Harem Anime of All Time

  Girls, Girls and More Girls! The harem genre is one of the most developed and widely used themes in anime.  Having a legion of different women (or men in reverse-harem) attracted or even falling in love with the story’s main character has a “fantasy” appeal that anime fans dream about. Harem anime took off … Read more

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How to Use a High Tech Japanese Toilet

Your first contact with a high-tech Japanese toilet may be a shocking one, especially if you can’t read Japanese.  These electronic toilets, known locally as “washlets,” boast so many advanced features they’ve become an internationally-discussed cultural phenomenon.  Just looking at the control panel can be an overwhelming, dizzying experience.  What are all these strange buttons … Read more