“Robotics; Notes Ep.1” A Sci-fi Series That Starts Quietly, With a Probable Engaging Plot Ahead


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Title: Robotics; Notes

Alternative Title: ロボティクス・ノーツ (Japanese)

Type: TV series

Genres: Adventure Comedy Sci-fi Mecha School Life

Running Time: 24 minutes per episode

Current Episode: 1

Total Number of Episodes: 11

Opening Theme: “Junjō Spectra” by Zwei

Ending Theme: “Umikaze no Brave” by fumika

Official Website: ROBOTICS;NOTES Official Website (Japanese) / TV ANIMATION Robotics;Notes【TVアニメーション「ロボティックスノーツ」】 (Japanese)

Original Creator: 5pb, Nitroplus

Animation Production: Production I.G

Age Rating: 15+

Rating: 7.2 / 10

“It’s fun! (the Robotics Club) We build stuff and try our best together! We head towards the sunset!”

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“Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Ep.1” Astounding Antagonist That Will Send Shiver to Your Bone


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Title: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Alternative title: JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken /ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 (Japanese)

Type: TV Series

Genres: Action Adventure Seinen Horror Mystery Supernatural Tragedy

Running time: 25 minutes per episode

Current Episode: 1

Total Number of episodes: 12

Opening Theme: “JoJo ~Sono Chi no Sadame~” by Hiroaki “Tommy” Tominaga

Ending Theme: “Roundabout” by Yes

Official website: Warner Bros Japan Website (Japanese)

Original CreatorHirohiko Araki

Animation ProductionDavid Production

Age Rating: 18+

Rating: 7.0 / 10

“I’m going to be trouble in your life, so let’s clear one thing”

“I adore being the best, being number 1!”

“And I won’t let anyone take that from me!”

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“Shin Sekai Yori Ep.1” Secretive, Mysteriously Charming and Powerful


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Title: Shin Sekai Yori (Japanese)

Alternative Title: 新世界より (Japanese)

Type: TV series

Genres: Adventure Drama Mystery Sci-fi Supernatural

Running Time: 24 minutes per episode

Current Episode: 2

Total Number of Episodes: 25

Opening Theme: “Wareta Ringo” by Risa Taneda

Official Website: TV Asahi | Shin Sekai Yori (Japanese)

Original Creator: Yusuke Kishi (Novel)

Animation Production: A-1 Pictures

Age Rating: 15+

Rating: 8.4 / 10

“Have you ever seen one? (Trickster Cat)”

“Of course not. It would’ve eaten me if I had.”

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“Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic Ep.1” An Adoption of One Thousand and One Nights Story With Compelling Concept


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Title: Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic

Alternative title: Magi / マギ (Japanese)

Type: TV Series

Genres: Adventure Fantasy

Running time: 25 minutes per episode

Current Episode: 1

Total Number of episodes: 12

Opening Theme: “V.I.P” by SID

Ending Theme: “Yubi Bōenkyō” by Nogizaka46

Official website: Project Magi Official Website (Japanese)

Original CreatorShinobu Ohtaka

Animation ProductionA-1 Picture

Age Rating: 17+

Rating: 8,2/ 10

“I’m going to clear Amon and all the other dungeons in the world faster than anyone else.”

“And then I will become the richest man in the world!”

 

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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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