Moe-Alt Dead? Preposterous!

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Inside this post contains the news that you’d like to hear, and all the dirt on Don Don Kun’s “RETROSPECTIVE” series of posts about the wonder WIXOSS series of anime.

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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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A SENSITIVE SUBJECT

It's time to get your bible and your shotgun, anime hobbyists are under attack.

It’s time to get your bible and your shotgun, anime hobbyists are under attack.

With the recent uproar among video game enthusiasts over the various “GamerGate” controversies and events, the just as varied social justice advocates have taken it upon themselves to trash the anime hobby simply because of the select few that use anime avatars on twitter.

I’m very curious about the cause of this hysteria; where even the mere hint, the gleam of an Azusa-chan avatar could send a grown person into a hateful tirade over a very small but vocal group of online nerds.

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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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PROVOCATIVE, YET MOE

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Anime Studies Online is a recently assembled website with a focus on the collaborative nature of academic journals – except with anime. A far more professional attempt at coverage of anime as the sum of its parts rather than a homogenous and general summary. Despite their provocative domain name, their intent is clear and concise.

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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!

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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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Hakaiju – Chapter 7 Completed!

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Yesterday, the completed translation of Chapter 7 was put up on Batoto and a few other sites I’m sure, and it feels great.

The pacing of the story is intense and lives up to the expectations of the suspense genre with ease. Especially with all the multiple-story tall genocidal monsters hunting you down like it’s going out of fashion.

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Hakaijuu – First Impressions and Translation Update!

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Hakaiju is interesting manga that I picked up yesterday focusing on a weird fusion of horror, suspense, mystery, and kaiju.

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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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