Samurai Mixtape
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Samurai Mixtape

By Pokere Paewai Welcome back to Media Bug, the post Golden Week edition. For now our long yasumi has ended, and we are all getting back into the swing of things, so why not check out some Japanese media if you have the time. In this edition I’ll be covering a pretty popular series — … Continue reading

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