Upcoming Anime This Month (March 2016)

1) DIGIMON ADVENTURE TRI 2: KETSUI

In the small town of Odaiba, Alphamon appeared after a long time has passed.

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©Toei Animation

Air date: March 12, 2016
Genre: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Rating: PG-13

Watch the official teaser here:

(Source: http://digimon-adventure.net/story/index_en_02.html)

2) KAZE AND MATASABURO 

Due to her fathers job, a little girl must move to a school in the countryside away from the city. She’s ignored by her fellow classmates and afraid to get close to a boy she likes because she’s worried he will treat her unfairly. Eventually becoming fed up of the countryside, she moves back to the city where she winds up meeting a real god of the wind.

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©Buemon

Air date: March 19, 2016
Genre: Fantasy/Supernatural
Rating: None

(Source: http://myanimelist.net/anime/30922/Kaze_no_Matasaburou_Movie)

3) UTOPA

Due to the nuclear and biological weapons, nature and the ecosystem has been destroyed hundreds of years after the 20th century. The Earth’s living beings and plants are almost extinct because of all the contamination and starts heading towards the ‘Big Six’, the sixth mass extinction event. Humanity starts migrating animals and plants to cities built in the sky, where over a number of years these animals start to evolve. With artificial genetic crossbreeding, they create a whole new life and civilisation for themselves and no one thinks the world below exists anymore. However, some of the children become curious and wonder below not knowing there is no return.

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© Studio 4°C

Air date: March 19, 2016
Genre: Sci-Fi
Rating: None

4) COLOURFUL NINJA IROMAKI 

Himeno, third grader, moves to the country in a huge mansion, which she soon discovers is a ninja house. Himeno is mistaken for a princess by these ninjas and they start solving all her problems with their skills and talent.

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© Signal, MD

 

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My Top 5 Japanese Based Blogs

And the top 5 Japanese blogs are… In no particular order…

1) Tofugu 

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Tofugu is ideal for anything really. They offer travel guides, reviews, and a bunch of videos and interviews related to Japan and its culture.

www.tofugu.com

2) Off The Block Site

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This blog is generally reviews on anything from films to video games. I found these anime reviews very interesting as I discovered new film I had never heard of before. They blogger also posts some of their own short stories which are definitely worth a read.

www.offtheblocksite.wordpress.com

3) Daiyamanga

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Daiyamanga is perfect if you’re intrigued to know that little bit more about Japanese manga. Offering reviews on manga series and not just individual manga, AND reviews on anime. Fabulous blog!

www.daiyamanga.wordpress.com/

4) Funny Anime Pics

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The title is pretty self explanatory. If you’re in the mood for some homemade hilarious gifs/memes check out this blog. The author even writes adult fantasy novels which you can view on his author website (www.cassidycornblatt.wordpress.com)

www.funnyanimepics.wordpress.com/

5) Tokyo Fox

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This blog is written by an English teacher in Tokyo and freelance journalist. It’s an extremely insightful blog. He posts about his travels, food & drink, action and adventure, reviews all around Japan, and so much more!

www.tokyofox.wordpress.com