Video: Japan’s Biggest Gaming Obsession Explained | Pachinko

After binge-watching the entire second season of Kaiji in the past two days, my mind has understandably been drawn to pachinko, the popular Japanese game and subject of Kaiji‘s season two 2nd arc. In a stroke of luck, this video popped up on my YouTube feed. While not necessarily anime related, it gives a nice look into how pachinko became so popular in Japan, and what draws the Japanese audience to it so much.

Check it out after the break!

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Video: Aggretsuko – A Cartoon For Children Ages 20+

Mother’s Basement has released another fine video about one of my personal favorites of this season, Aggressive Retsuko! He covers the in-depth characters and how as a children’s show, it covers a lot of complex issues that adults frequently have. If you haven’t seen the show yet, go check it out! Then come back here and watch this great overview of the series.

Check it out below!

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Video: How Danmachi: Memoria Freese Is Censored In English Countries

The Danmachi: Memoria Freese mobile game recently received a localized English release! Unfortunately, not all content made it through to English players.

Censored Gaming has created a video to provide more insight on the situation.

Check it out after the break!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Uma Musume: Pretty Derby

Horsegirls should be reason enough to watch an anime like this, but in case that doesn’t do it for ya, I’ve listed a few more reasons that might convince you why you should be watching Uma Musume: Pretty Derby!

Take a look below the break!

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Music: Savior of Song – Arpeggio of Blue Steel (Cover by Sapphire ft. Bryson Baugus and Y. Chang)

Sapphire is back with an English cover of the Arpeggio of Blue Steel opening theme “Savior of Song”.

Listen to it after the break!

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