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Learn Simple Japanese Words Using Anime

Can you learn beginner level Japanese from watching anime? Here are some tips and strategies to learn commonly spoken Japanese words and phrases.

There seems to be this public consensus that you cannot learn Japanese using anime. 

That is simply not true. 

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Strength in Small Victories – Ousama Ranking Ep 7 Review 

While Bojji masters a new strength in the underworld, Daida completely loses control of his body. This is a review and discussion for Ousama Ranking Episode 7.

Check out our previous episode review here

Hmm.  

Another great episode has passed where I have more questions than answers. 

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Medieval Smoothies With Daida – Ousama Ranking Ep 5 & 6 Review

While Bojji trains in the underworld, Daida decides to venture beneath the castle and make a smoothie… This is a review for Ousama Ranking Episode 5 & 6.

Check out our previous episode review here.

Wow, life sure is coming at Domas fast, huh? 

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Journey to Experience Death – Ousama Ranking Ep 3 & 4 Review 

As Prince Bojji journeys to find himself, King Daida seems to lose his sanity back at home. This is a review and discussion for Ousama Ranking Episode 3 & 4.

Check out our previous episode review here

Wow, another banger of an episode! 

I have so many questions, and few answers but let’s discuss all of this anyway. 

So first off – was King Bosse actually a demon? 

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Precious Prince in a Treacherous World – Ousama Ranking Ep 1 & 2 Review

In a treacherous kingdom straight out of an enchanted fairytale, can Prince Bojji find his way to the throne? This is a review for Ousama Ranking Episode 1 & 2.

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Self Expression Through Art – Blue Period Ep 7 Review 

Yatora has a heart to heart with his delinquent friends, and Yuka forfeits the first TUA art exam. This is a review for Blue Period Episode 7 on Netflix.

Check out our previous episode review here

Wow, so I was prepared to go into a lengthy in-depth discussion surrounding Yatora’s reaction to Oba-sensei’s advice – but Yuka stole the show for me! 

Did she forfeit the first art exam assignment for TUA? 

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Adaptability in Still Life -Blue Period Ep 5 & 6 Review

As tensions come to a head between rivals Yatora and Takahashi, the art students crack under the pressure of midterms. This is a review and discussion for Blue Period Episode 5 and 6 on Netflix.

Check out our previous episode review here

Wow, this episode was like a rollercoaster of emotion. 

But, also very realistic at the same time. 

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A Feast of Art – Blue Period Ep 3 & 4 Review

Yatora learns the ins and outs of Art School, and gains a new rival in Takahashi. This is a review and discussion for Blue Period Episode 3 and 4 on Netflix.

Check out our previous episode review here

Wow, this episode was a hoot!  

(And not in a bad way.) 

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Autumn in Kyushu – Sakuraco November Box Review 

Today we’re looking at Sakuraco’s Japanese snack subscription box! Does it miss the mark? Or offer an unparalleled glimpse into seasonal fall treats from Japan?

Note: I received this box in exchange for an honest review. 

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Save Me is a Journey into the Human Psyche – Kdrama Review

When Sang Mi’s parents join a religious cult, it begins a game of cat and mouse between the young woman and a manipulative con man who wishes to steal her virtue.

It’s been a while since I’ve felt this way.  

That feeling where you are legitimately terrified for someone you are watching onscreen.  

A feeling that is often left out of modern cinema and tv shows – who favor spoon-feeding their audience while simultaneously dumbing down their IQs. 

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Hopping Off Social Media (for now)

With countless and increasingly frequent algorithm updates, I have decided to take a short break from growing my social media accounts.

Hey Everyone, 

So, the weirdest thing happened. 

Remember a while ago when I made this post? I basically mentioned that I wanted to shift my content, but was hesitant to do so. 

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