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Rising Sun: Neko-de Gomen is Animalistic Fun

Rising Sun: Neko-de Gomen is Animalistic Fun

Noah Meyer, Blogger

December 26, 2015

Hey there! It's time for another Rising Sun, and this time I'm going to do a series that wasn't officially released in America, but can be entertaining regardless. The work in question is Neko-de Gomen (Sorry, but I'm a Cat), a manga released in 1989 that spans four or five volumes. It's about a ...

Rising Sun: Toki-Meca Combines Sparkles and Humor

Rising Sun: Toki-Meca Combines Sparkles and Humor

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 20, 2015

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: Rurouni Kenshin – Dub vs. Dub

Rising Sun: Rurouni Kenshin – Dub vs. Dub

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 12, 2015

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

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 ...

Rising Sun: InuYasha Slashes into Hearts (16)

Rising Sun: InuYasha Slashes into Hearts (16)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

October 1, 2015

Welcome back to Rising Sun. Today's post is about a fan-favorite series that aired on Cartoon Network. Many anime fans fondly remember Ranma 1/2 as one of the shows that showed America that anime has charm and heart. So when Cartoon Network picked up the rights to series creator Rumiko Takahashi's next ser...

Rising Sun: Fruits Basket Twists Old Legends (14)

Rising Sun: Fruits Basket Twists Old Legends (14)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

September 25, 2015

Another day, another Rising Sun. And this is one you probably shouldn't hug. Quite a few anime fans are fond of the show Fruits Basket. The series is an adaptation of the first half of a manga by Natsuki Takaya. The show follows a young girl named Tohru Honda, who is invited to stay at the home of ...

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