Kokoro
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Kokoro

By Pokere Paewai Welcome back to this month’s edition of Media Bug. So far this column has been focused on recent Japanese media, and that’s probably going to continue in the future, but this time I’d like to go back in time a bit and talk about a novel by one of Japan’s most famous … Continue reading

Bizarre is the Word
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Bizarre is the Word

By Pokere Paewai Happy New Year everybody! I hope you’re all surviving out there in the cold. For this month’s column things are going to get a little bizarre, because if you’re unfamiliar I’ll be introducing you to Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure.  This long running shonen manga, written by Hirohiko Araki, began its life way back … Continue reading

Shiina Ringo
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Shiina Ringo

by Michael Diana Well darlings, here it is. My Last Column Ever. It’s been a wild ride, hasn’t it… oh, all the bands and artists I’ve talked about that no one cared about. I do hope you’ll all continue to not care. It really made my life that much butter (sic). Continue reading