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Kamisama Dolls Ep. 6: Karakami Village

The start of the episode instantly reminded me of “Twin Peaks.” I only wish I could say the same about the rest of the episode. Continue reading

Kamisama Dolls Ep. 5: We’re going home

“Kamisama Dolls” returns this week with a slightly more focused episode; the wheels of the plot are picking up speed. The anime, of course, isn’t without its quirks. All in all, the series’ progression is a bit of a disappointment. 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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