Hammer Session!: A Teacher With The Art of Manipulation

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Title: Hammer Session!

Author: Koganemaru Yamato, Yatsu Hiroyuki

Artist: Tanahashi Namoshiro

Year Published: 2006

Serialized in: Weekly Shonen Magazine

Licensed in English: No

Genre: Comedy Action Romance School Life Shounen Slice of Life

Scanlation Latest Release: Chapter 23

Status in Country of Origin: 11 volumes (Complete)

Age Rating: 15+

Rating: 9,0  / 10

“Is he a criminal who killed many civilians?”

“Or a terrorist who injured many people?”


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Akame ga Kill!: A Darkly Thrilling Rebellion Against Mainstream Shounen Fantasy Manga

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¦Empire General Esdese as the cover for the fourth volume.¦

Title: Akame ga Kill!

Author: Takahiro

Artist: Tashiro Tetsuya

Category: Manga

Year Published: 2010.

Serialized in: Gangan Joker (Square Enix)

Licensed in English: No

Genre: Action Adventure Drama Fantasy Romance Shounen

Scanlation Latest Release: Chapter 28.

Status in Country of Origin: 5 volumes (on-going).

Age Rating: 17+.

Rating: 9.1 / 10.

“Have you no mercy?!”

“Mercy…? No idea what that means.”

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Discover Yakuza in Japanese Pop Culture

I bet you guys all have already known about the yakuza. Yes, it is! Yakuza is the term to call the members of organized crime syndicates in Japan. Just like the other big crime syndicates in this world like Triad, Italian mafioso, and the Russian mafia, yakuza is one of the biggest and most popular crime syndicate in the world. Thanks to the anime, manga, and the Japanese video games that often insert yakuza in their stories, the yakuza name became well known in this world. Because of that, in this article we’re going to cover about the existance of yakuza in the Japanese Pop Culture. Let’s take a look…

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Discover Indonesia in Japanese Pop Culture (Part 2: One Piece)

On this post, we’ll try to present some of the Indonesian related things in both of the One Piece manga and anime version.  Similar with the last post, which is the Indonesian related things in Dragon Ball anime, there are some of the Indonesian related things which maybe most of us didn’t realize about that when we were reading the manga or watching the anime. However, I guess it’s normal if we didn’t realize that when we read it or watched in the first time, since we can’t know what in Oda-sensei’s (the author of One Piece) mind when he was making, whether he really took the Indonesian things to put it in his manga and anime or simply just a coincidence. In spite of that, we are going to relate the things that are found in One Piece to the “Indonesian things” by providing proofs of it. Here we go..!

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Sword Art Online: A Sensational Full-course of Compelling Adventure, Solid Plot, and Heart-rending Drama

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-Kirito and Asuna posing for the novel’s first cover-

Title: Sword Art Online.

Author: Kawahara Reki.

Category: Light Novel.

Year Published: 2009.

Serialized in: Dengeki Bunko Magazine.

Licensed in English: No.

Genre: Action  Adventure  Fantasy  Mature  Romance Sci-fi  Shounen.

Scanlation Latest Release: Volume 9.

Status in Country of Origin: 10 volumes (on-going).

Demography: Male / Female.

Age Rating: 17+.

Rating: 9.3 / 10.

“….The differences between the real world and the virtual world… what are


“Just the quantity of information.”

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Discover Indonesia in Japanese Pop Culture (part 1)

Hello there! This is my very first post in this Japanesense ​ blog and starting from this post I’m going to cover about the Indonesian related things that we can find in the Japanese Pop Culture. What I mean by Japanese Pop Culture are the things like manga, anime, game, etc. Maybe most of us don’t realize that there are a lot of things that related to Indonesia that are used in the Japanese Pop Culture. However, if we look more into it, we can find a lot of those Indonesian related things. In this post, we are covering the Indonesian related things in a japanese manga, Dragon Ball. We will also cover the Indonesian related things in One Piece, Harlem Beat, The Strongest Disciple Kenichi and some of the Japanese games in the later posts. So, let’s check it out!!!

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