Nekopanchi

Another post taken from my comic blog  I was on a manga-related forum a while back, where there was this guy giving it the usual lip about how “western comics” were failing because they’re “all superheroes”, and how manga is “succeeding” because it “has variety”. He went on to astound us with the amazing news …

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King

Aha, I’ve discovered that, if you create a blog post then view it as code, all the links to images are “absolute”, meaning I can now mirror blog posts without having to upload the same images twice! Anyway, this was originally a post from my comics blog, but it’s about an antique Japanese comic, so …

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Updates and Electronic Dictionaries

A giant paper dictionary is all well and good, but it’s not very useful for reading Japanese comics at work. It weighs a ton and it gets painful to keep flipping through it, while also juggling the book you are trying to read and a notepad to write the stuff down in. So I decided …

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Masa-kun

Went to see this guy in Cambridge last night: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dhTzW98nDo  I have been told just posting the URL will make it a Youtube embed automatically. I’m not very confident Edit: What a surprise. It was a joint event organised by the Anglo-Japanese Society and the Anime Society (oh dear…). So obviously lots of tunes from …

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