Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Best Character in Shinsekai Yori

Last time I discussed the characters in Shinsekai Yori, I half-jokingly noted that Squealer, “the little rat dude,” had been my favorite character in the series so far. That claim was then intended to be a blow against the series … Continue reading

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Food Guilt: An Analysis of Food and Eating in the Works of Ryuji Masuda

The first and most exciting thing I learned from the special features on my Mr. Stain on Junk Alley DVDs is that “Popee the Performer is the famous pop-culture hit that took Japan by storm in January of 2000.” The … Continue reading

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