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War and Japanese Animation: Hotaru no Haka

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War and Japanese Animation: Hotaru no Haka Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Grave of the Fireflies is a very moving animation film which focuses on the innocence of children and the brutality of war.  It is a film which blends into reality and it is easy to forget that it is an animation film […]

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Anime in Japan: The delightful and fascinating Kokoro Connect

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Anime in Japan: The delightful and fascinating Kokoro Connect Kanako Itamae and Walter Sebastian Modern Tokyo Times   Kokoro Connect is a very gentle anime series which focuses on five main characters. The one binding feature of these individuals is that they are all members of the Cultural Research Club. Therefore, the interconnections and new forces […]

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Tokyo and anime Bill 156: After more than 1 year and no real impact

Tokyo and anime Bill 156: After more than 1 year and no real impact James Jono and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times   The Governor of Tokyo, Shintaro Ishihara, was adamant that Bill 156 would stem the tide of extreme sexual depictions of children in Japanese anime and manga. Other individuals countered that Bill 156 […]

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Victoria Centeno models in stunning Hatsune Miku cosplay

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Victoria Centeno models in stunning Hatsune Miku cosplay Michel Le Bon and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Victoria Centeno (http://www.victoriacosplay.com/) is a stunning cosplayer from the United States and in these images she shows the grace of herself and connects easily with the fans of Hatsune Miku. In the world of reality and unreality, […]

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Japanese anime: We Still Do Not Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day

Japanese anime: We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day Michel Lebon and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Animation in Japan is admired throughout the world and Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai (We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Flower We Saw […]

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