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Fragglepuss Anime Review 250: My Neighbors the Yamadas / Tonari no Yamada-kun

My Neighbors the Yamadas / Tonari no Yamada-kun Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Comic Strip, Watercolor, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 1999, 104-minute film Summary: Meet the Yamada family: Takashi, the loving father with a … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 249: Whisper of the Heart / Mimi wo Sumaseba

Whisper of the Heart / Mimi wo Sumaseba Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Drama, Romance, Studio Ghibli, Country Roads First Released: July 1995, 111-minute film Summary: Shizuku is a 14-year-old on summer vacation who spends most … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 248: Ponyo (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) / Gake no Ue no Ponyo

Ponyo (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) / Gake no Ue no Ponyo Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 2008, 101-minute film Summary: Sousuke lives with his mother, Risa, on a … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 247: My Sweet Tyrant / Akkun to Kanojo

My Sweet Tyrant / Akkun to Kanojo Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Comedy, Romance, School, Slice of Life, Short-Form First Aired: Spring 2018, 25 short-form episodes Summary: Nontan is head-over-heels for Akkun. The two high school students are technically … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 246: Ojisan and Marshmallow

Ojisan and Marshmallow Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Romance, Marshmallows First Aired: Winter 2016, 13 short-form episodes Summary: Hige is a middle-age office worker with an unhealthy obsession for marshmallows. He tries to hide his … Continue reading

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Anime Banzai 2018

Anime Banzai 2018 Layton, Utah October 19-21, 2018 Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans The 14th annual Anime Banzai took place this weekend at the Davis Conference Center. 2018 guests included: Natalie Hoover, Ben Dunn, David Vincent, Cole Feuchter, Kiba Walker, … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 245: Love is like a Cocktail / Osake wa Fuufu ni Natte kara

Love is like a Cocktail / Osake wa Fuufu ni Natte kara Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life, Drinks First Aired: Fall 2017, 13 short-form episodes Summary: Chisato Mizusawa is an office manager that maintains … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 244: High Score Girl

High Score Girl Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Comedy, Romance, School, Video Games First Aired: Summer 2018, 12 episodes Summary: The year is 1991. Yaguchi Haruo is a seemingly average 6th grader. He doesn’t have many friends, he’s not … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 243: Cells at Work / Hataraku Saibou

Cells at Work / Hataraku Saibou Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Comedy, Educational, Body First Aired: Summer 2018, 13 episodes Summary: This story takes place inside the human body with the trillions of anthropomorphic cells that work tirelessly to … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 242: Mind Game

Mind Game Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Dementia, Psychological, Romance, Trippy First Released: August 2004, 104-minute film Summary: Nishi has loved Myon since they were young. As an adult, he dreams of becoming a manga artist and … Continue reading

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