Anime UK News Review of 2016 – Part 2

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The second half of the Anime UK News review of the year looks at manga, light novels, and things to look forward to in 2017. Series covered include RG Veda, Love Stage!!, Toppu G and Legend of the Galactic Heroes.

Anime UK News Review of 2016 – Part 1

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This is the first of a two-part feature looking at the personal highlights of anime and manga from all Anime UK News writers. This first part looks at anime, both streamed and released on DVD and Blu-Ray in the UK. personal choices mentioned include Yuri!!! On Ice (pictured), ERASED, Assassination Classroom and Death Note.

Anime UK News feature – Geeks, Otaku & Weeaboos: The language and range of fandom

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I’ve written a feature for Anime UK News, looking at fandom and the way the language of fandom is used. It covers the changing meanings of the words “geek”, “otaku” and “weeaboo”, and I also try to come up with a way of defining fandom, a scale illustrated above. As well as referencing anime including One Piece, Naruto, Sword Art Online and Otaku no Video, there are some other things referenced in this column too, namely Dave Gorman: Modern Life is Goodish and John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme.