Saki: Interhigh Finals Predictions

From the very start, the finals for the 71st Inter High School Mahjong Team Championship has meant a lot to many characters. As such, everyone has been anticipating the results for a long time. Just look at how long Saki has been serialized. It was back in February 2006. That’s twelve years! And it’s been nine years since Saki received its first anime adaptation.

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Things Certain Viewers Will Say to Discredit Yuri Romance

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Social Projecting and Self-Stereotyping in Japanese Media – OWLS April Blog Tour | Colors

Hello! I’ll be talking about social projecting and self-stereotyping in Japanese media (anime in particular) in this post.
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Wednesday’s What About: Weak But Skilled Characters

In some series, there are characters who are naturally talented. Perhaps they are blessed with luck or they are just very skilled in many areas. These characters usually seem multi-talented and essentially outclass many of their allies or peers.

But this post isn’t about these kinds of characters.

(Spoilers about Tokyo Ghoul:reWorld Trigger, and Saki in this post)

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Matsumi Kuro and the Difficulties of Waiting as Seen in “Saki Achiga-hen”

So I wanted to talk about Matsumi Kuro (from Saki Achiga-hen), about how she’s the heart of Team Achiga, and about how her playstyle provides some insight into the difficulty of waiting for someone’s unlikely return.

THIS POST IS LONG 

(Spoilers in this post!)

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