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    During the 1990s, a time of relatively few shojo manga series (or manga series in general, really) being translated to English, one of the cornerstones that everyone at least knew of was Fushigi Yuugi, an anime based on the manga by Yuu Watase. For lots of girls of that age, the protagonist, high school girl

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  • Journey Across the Seven Seas: New Year, New Releases

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    How did Seven Seas begin the year? With fresh releases, fresh series, and lots of cute to go around! In this go around, we have middle school crushes cute, chibi art style cute, 4koma comedy cute, cross-species kid friendships cute, prettyboys’ backstory angst cute… What do you mean, that last one’s not cute? It totally

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  • Manga on Stage: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Bunkamura Theatre Cocoon’s Pluto

    Manga on Stage: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Bunkamura Theatre Cocoon’s Pluto0

    We sit on a single row of seats, backs against a wall, hands on a railing before a drop. Beneath us is the main audience, and ahead of that is a curtained stage littered along the front with scrap metal. At first glance that’s all it appears to be, but there are a few distinguishable

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