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Not Lost in Translation

Not Lost in Translation

Everyone has as at least one particular “hobby” that can be a bit peculiar/different. For me, a random thing I really like to do is find the English versions of anime openings and endings, whether they are professional or fandub caliber. I find it interesting to see if someone can translate a Japanese-based song into an English equivalent. Sometimes, getting a good translation is quite challenging/impossible based on a given song’s syllables and rhythm, but some people pull it off…

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Make an Entrance

Make an Entrance

If there is one thing I have learned from watching Japanese anime, TV shows or movies, it is that the Japanese culture really LOVES roll calls and transformation sequences (actually, I think Asian cultures in general love roll calls). There is something about taking turns and calling out your name while doing some kind of sequence plus pose that makes my inner five-year-old go nuts. Of course, it is apparently disrespectful to disturb a roll call sequence in progress, but…

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