Posts tagged: Wolf Children

Animecast: Kickstart Your Anime

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While news is sparse, that doesn’t keep the hosts of the Animecast from sparking some fun and interesting discussion. The return of anime creator legends and anime releases, potential big changes in the anime creation sphere, and some fun community questions are focus of this discussional podcast episode. Read more »

Animecast: You Normies and Your Children!

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The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are back for yet another fun filled discussional podcast. Answering the hard hitting questions like how a neko-mimi wears earphones and what sandwich to buy when your waifu are drowning. Read more »

Animecast: Goods and Bads of Adaptations

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Nearly all series or movies are second form of an original source. Manga, Light Novels, Visual Novels, and other mediums of stories are given a new life regularly by an animated or live action form. In this Animecast, we dive into the goods and bads of adaptations and confront the unwarranted criticism behind it. Read more »

Animecast: The Boy and the Beast

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Mamoru Hosoda’s newest film The Boy and the Beast has finally released in North America on home video. Being the unfortunates who could not reach it in theaters, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to finally give their take on the newest title. Read more »

Top 5 Mothers in Anime – 2016 Edition

It’s a long running joke in anime that parents don’t seem to exist.  So it’s important that when we see great parents, we acknowledge them.  To celebrate Mother’s Day, here are the top 5 best mothers.  Be it by blood, by sweat, by love, or by sacrifice.  One cannot overcome the strength of a mom. Read more »

Wolf Children Ame & Yuki Artbook Feature

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When Wolf Children hit the US in 2013, it was love at first sight.  A touching tale of a mother who fights with everything she has to raise, love, and protect her two very unique children.  With its great story also came a beautiful and unique artstyle that sold the character’s emotion and beauty to me.  So when I learned of the existence of the Ookami Kodomo Ame & Yuki Artbook, I had to have it. Read more »

Wolf Children Ame & Yuki Novel Feature

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Wolf Children made quite an impression when it was released not too long ago. A spectacular movie with great characters, and more importantly, great soul. So it was only natural that when I seen the hardbound novel compilation of the manga Wolf Children Ame & Yuki on the shelf of a store, I snatched it up quicker than the naked eye could see. Read more »

Top 5 Mothers in Anime

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In celebration of Mother’s Day, we take time to reflect on our most precious relative that not only brought us into the world, but also defined who we are in some cases. In anime, it’s no different. While some mothers never make a showing, others are essential to the outcome of the show itself. To pay tribute to the best, we take at look at 5 mothers who define the role of self-sacrifice and true love. Read more »

Animecast: Fall 2013 Review Part 1

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Our first podcast under the new Otaku Spirit name and what a start!  In this Animecast episode we deliver reviews for several titles that were in the Fall 2013 anime season.  If you have any thoughts on any of these titles, be sure to drop us a comment and let us know!

Anime reviewed in this episode:Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Little Busters! Refrain, Galilei Donna, I Couldn’t Become a Hero, Outbreak Company, Tokyo Ravens, Samurai Flamenco, and Golden Time.

Our intro this episode was Savior of Song (feat. My First Story) by nano.  You can download that song on iTunes.  The outro was Sweet & Sweet CHERRY by Yui Horie.

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Wolf Children Review

wolfchildrenhdrYou can claim a show is great, even amazing.  How often can you claim a show is perfect?  A show that upon completing, you sit there and say, “I wouldn’t change a thing?”  It’s rare, too rare these days.  If you’re reading this, then you can probably guess what is to transpire in this review, but stick with it.  I want you to know why. Read more »