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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (2020) Ep. 1: Let’s pick up the pace a little

Ah, it’s that infamous cleaver again. Hell, for anime fans, the weapon’s almost iconic, isn’t it? Continue reading

Something’s rotten in the villages of Japan

Watching the two nobodies get slaughtered at the start of the latest episode of Kamisama Dolls got me thinking. The West has a certain conception of Japan, a conception that often obfuscate a very latent fear in anime: a fear of Japanese villages and the horrors they contain.

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