The secret house of anime-Magical Girl Series

The magical girl genre is an extremely important and popular genre of Anime. Starting with the shows like Sally the Witch (1966) and Himitsu no Akko-chan (1962), the magical girl genre continues to this day to be one of the most influential and widely used genre’s. Involving young or teenage…

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April – National Garden Month

Spring is here! If you haven’t already started planning this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants is good for us: attitudes toward health and nutrition improve,…

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The secret house of anime-The Essential Directors and Creators March 2018 Part 2: The Series

Shinichirô Watanabe: Known for his eclectic and varied style Watanabe has had a huge influence in Japan and United States. His works include an emphasis on music and are directed around a musical theme. He also often has a flexible story style, and frequently uses American pop culture within his…

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The secret house of anime-The Essential Directors and Creators March 2018 Part 1: The Movies

Introduction Japanese animation which is known as anime is an amazing thing. No other form of animation contains such a diverse variety of genre and themes. With years of watching anime I have found that there is literally an anime movie or series that can appeal to anybody. Anime though…

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Nami’s Review Corner February 2018!

Manga: Those of you who found Valentine’s Day discouraging, like to call it singles awareness day, and/or want an empowering shojo story will find a lot to relate with in the series Skip Beat. Skip Beat is a manga (Japanese comic) series focuses on finding yourself, following your dreams, and…

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