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Rising Sun: The Slayers Slay Expectations

Rising Sun: The Slayers Slay Expectations

Noah Meyer, Blogger

December 24, 2015


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Hey there! It's time for another Rising Sun, and this time, we've got an bit of a obscure series as the topic today: The Slayers. The Slayers is a fantasy series based on a series of light novels that were published in Japan beginning in 1989. The series revolves around Lina Inverse, a teenage sorcere...

Rising Sun: Yuki Yuna Dazzles the Senses

Rising Sun: Yuki Yuna Dazzles the Senses

Noah Meyer, Editor

December 20, 2015


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Hey there, it's time for another Rising Sun. Today's topic show is one of the newest additions to Netflix's library: Yuki Yuna is a Hero. Yuki Yuna is a Hero is an original series that began airing in Japan sometime last year. Set in a alternate universe where humanity is protected by a god-tree cal...

Rising Sun: Character Awards

Rising Sun: Character Awards

Noah Meyer, Blogger

December 18, 2015


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Good morning! It's time for Rising Sun, and today it's time to celebrate the holidays with character awards! Out of all the works I've reviewed, I've felt that many of the characters are unique and cool in their own way, and so I want to honor the creativity of the writers in the anime industry by...

Rising Sun: My Neighbor Seki-kun Shatters the Funny Bone

Rising Sun: My Neighbor Seki-kun Shatters the Funny Bone

Noah Meyer, Blogger

December 11, 2015


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Hey there! It's time for another Rising Sun, and today's mini-review is for My Neighbor Seki-kun, a show that doesn't just tickle your funny bone, it completely shatters it. My Neighbor Seki-kun is a comedy series about a girl named Rumi Yokoi who just wants to pass her classes. That proves to be...

Rising Sun: Sailor Moon Crystal Carries on a Legacy

Rising Sun: Sailor Moon Crystal Carries on a Legacy

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 23, 2015


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Good morning, everyone. It's time for a new Rising Sun. This time, we're going to talk about a series that carries on a legacy but stands out on it's own: Sailor Moon Crystal. Sailor Moon Crystal is a reboot of Sailor Moon created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Naoko Takeuchi's manga. This tim...

Rising Sun: Dragon Ball Z Kai Redefines the Classic (21)

Rising Sun: Dragon Ball Z Kai Redefines the Classic (21)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 21, 2015


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Rising Sun time nationwide, baby! Sorry about that, but seriously, it's time for another Rising Sun. And the topic is Dragon Ball Z Kai for today. Dragon Ball Z Kai is the 20th anniversary revision of the animated classic Dragon Ball Z. Most fans know the storyline already from when DBZ aired on Car...

Rising Sun: Toki-Meca Combines Sparkles and Humor

Rising Sun: Toki-Meca Combines Sparkles and Humor

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 20, 2015


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Good morning, Rising Sun readers. Today's post is about Toki-Meca, a manga that unfortunately never saw official release in the United States. Toki-Meca is a mecha comedy by Naoko Takeuchi, the creator of Sailor Moon. It's also the first work she has completed since then, having lost the manuscript fo...

Rising Sun: On the Issue of Madoka Movie 4

Rising Sun: On the Issue of Madoka Movie 4

Noah Meyer, Contributing Editor

November 16, 2015


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Good morning. Today for Rising Sun, I'm not doing a review, but I want to talk about an issue that anime fans have expressed an interest in. When I started the blog, I said that Puella Magi Madoka Magica was a must-see, and that it's sequel The Rebellion Story was a natural and unexpected continuatio...

Rising Sun: Rurouni Kenshin – Dub vs. Dub

Rising Sun: Rurouni Kenshin – Dub vs. Dub

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 12, 2015


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Welcome back to Rising Sun! Starting now, every third post is going to be something special and unique, like a Dub vs. Dub, where I compare two translations of an anime show to see which one is better. We're going to start things off with Rurouni Kenshin (Samurai X). Rurouni Kenshin is a historical fiction series set 10 y...

Rising Sun: Dragon Ball Super Reunites Old Friends

Rising Sun: Dragon Ball Super Reunites Old Friends

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 8, 2015


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Another day, another Rising Sun. And today, we'll be talking about a show that has been heavily anticipated since April of last year, Dragon Ball Super. Dragon Ball Super, produced by famed studio Toei, is the official sequel to Dragon Ball Z/Kai. And by official, I mean heavily supported by series ...

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