Chihaya "Chi-chan" Ayase

Chihaya Ayase

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Chihayafuru 2: Waga Miyo ni Furu Nagame Shima ni
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Top 20 Best Anime of 2013

Top 20 Best Anime of 2013

The world of anime in 2013 was a whirlwind of quality. Some of the most popular shows in recent history came out this season, giving anime a massive popularity boost overseas. We've collected the top 20 anime of 2013, based on their MAL scores. Are your favorites on the list?
10 Coming-of-Age Anime That Will Warm Your Shriveled Black Heart

10 Coming-of-Age Anime That Will Warm Your Shriveled Black Heart

Growing up is often rife with events that end up shaping who you become. Sure, most people's formative years aren't as exciting as how they're portrayed in these Coming-of-Age anime, but check these ones out and you might (momentarily) forget about how much you missed out on! Hooray for anime!
Top 15 Best Love Triangle Anime: The Bittersweet Taste of Love

Top 15 Best Love Triangle Anime: The Bittersweet Taste of Love

The more the merrier! The power of love between two people is already something not to be trifled with, but what happens when there are more than two lovers involved? Let's take a look at 15 of the best love triangle anime and what makes them so interesting and enticing!

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Top 20 Fast Anime Characters: You Can't Even See Them!

Top 20 Fast Anime Characters: You Can't Even See Them!

There's something appealing about characters with lightning speed, and you can be pretty sure that most shounen action anime will feature at least a few guys who can zip around effortlessly. But this list of 20 fast anime characters will show you that there's more to speed than meets the eye!
Top 15 Anime Ponytail Characters: Tie It Up!

Top 15 Anime Ponytail Characters: Tie It Up!

Anime hairstyles have evolved throughout the years – from the simplest styles to the downright crazy ones. But admit it, we still love characters who wear those damn cute ponytails! Here are 15 of the cutest anime ponytail hairstyles that we love!
Top 15 Anime Teacher Characters: Arigatou Sensei!

Top 15 Anime Teacher Characters: Arigatou Sensei!

Although these fictional teachers only exist in the world of anime, we could never deny the fact that we learned just as much from them as did their beloved students. So to pay tribute, let us honor 15 of the most iconic anime teacher characters ever. Class is in session!
5 of the Most Frustrating Anime Endings In The Last Decade

5 of the Most Frustrating Anime Endings In The Last Decade

We've all seen it happen - a brilliant anime that sucks you in emotionally and then ends on a terrible open note or tragic cliffhanger that never gets resolved. Here are five examples of endings that drove us absolutely batty. There are spoilers ahead for several anime, so please be forewarned.

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Japanese School Life: Bukatsu

Japanese School Life: Bukatsu

In anime, Japanese students spend a lot of their time at school, including after classes end. Bukatsu, or afterschool club activities, are a huge part of growing up in Japan, providing tons of life experience and unforgettable memories! Let's learn more about them!
Chihayafuru: Chasing the Dream

Chihayafuru: Chasing the Dream

Chihayafuru is an anime series that features the sport of competitive karuta and the lives of the players as they chase after their own dreams. Together, let's take a peek at the history and background of this anime series.
Traditional Japanese Games in Anime

Traditional Japanese Games in Anime

Some of the most common cultural references in anime pertain to traditional Japanese games. The competitive scenes of Go and other games is a great setting for rivalries and passions to play out in. Let's talk about four of the most popular Japanese games and the shows that they inspired!