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Akitaka Tohyama, Yoshihito Yano – Muscle March OST [2009]

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A work of unparalleled genius, and very reminiscent of the Katamari Damacy soundtrack, the OST of Muscle March is filled with wonderful upbeat and kooky Japanese songs celebrating the glory of muscles. Truly, I have never been more inspired to commit more time to personal fitness before playing the actual game on the Wii, as well as steal back my Creatine powder jug from a jiggling cybernetic blue man.

Waifish Waifus – A Commentary

Today's waifu on the go: No longer restricted to a dusty shelf or placed near a monitor, this Houki "nendo" has been taken for a ride by it's owner.

Today’s waifu on the go: No longer restricted to a dusty shelf or placed near a monitor, this Houki “nendo” has been taken for a ride by its owner. Picture Source: Nitroxide, wild man and anime enthusiast.

This isn’t your sister’s figurine,

It’s a much beloved and treasured article for an anime fan. At least the ones that like Houki Shinonono from the anime Infinite Stratos.

In this particular editorial piece, I will discuss some of my thoughts on the concept of the waifu, and the meaning that it has for today’s hustle bustling “on the go” anime fan.

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Summer Season 2015 – It’s almost here folks!

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THAT’S RIGHT,

it’s time for some anime my good and loyal friends. A new season full of expectations, let-downs, and guilty pleasures.

Me? I’m going to watch a few myself after a short hiatus from East Asian Animation. In fact, I’ll spot-light 3 of my summer picks this season!

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The VHS Era – Riding Bean / 1989

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I like cars, and I like guns. I especially love short OVA’s filled with action and zany anime cliches.

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It’s Easier Than You’d Think.

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I love blogging, and I love certain things that happen to be Japanese; so it would make sense that I write here at the lovely 燃えAlternative right? In this article, I will talk about the pursuit of learning the foreign language that is Japanese from my own experiences a bit.

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Hakaiju Chapter 8 released!

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Another concerted effort by yours truly, resident writer Hss, Sage01, and Xlore.

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Copy Kitty – First Impressions

Do you hate your GPU? Do you like laser kitten girls? Then I've got a game for you!

Do you hate your GPU? Do you like laser kitten girls? Then I’ve got a game for you!

FOREWARD

Now this might come as a surprise to some of you, the readers, that Moe-Alt is doing a rather shameless plug of a video game; when the norm is to write about anime or other such topical industry and community interests.

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Happy Birthday DDK!

This image can easily be interpreted as Sailor Venus wishing Donny a happy birthday.

This image can easily be interpreted as Sailor Venus wishing Donny a happy birthday.

Today, my dear old friend and co-resident writer Donny (aka DDK and DPRK) has turned the wonderful of 43 this year. To all friends and readers who appreciate the hard work he does, feel free to contact him on his social media sites and give him your best wishes!

An Insight on Storytelling

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With any kind of media, the weight and subsequent value of a good storyline can make or break most concepts. Originality has some factor in this; however a well written rehashed concept is still better than an original concept/soon to be flop because the story can’t hold itself together. It’s a “the worst of the best is far better than the best of the worst” situation that all content creators and their producers deal with all the time. Objectively and alternatively, a bad story made with heart is still better than manufactured “good” story.

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Writing about Anime 102 – Learn the Subject Matter

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On this episode of Writers Guide by the Moe-Alt crew, I will be touching base on why it’s important to have an open mind, learn the source material, and make sure you know what you’re talking about before you get exposed like a fraud by some stranger on the internet.

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