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Super Mario Apocrypha

Nintendo kind of seems to be steering away from Mario-related media as of late, as least in North America. I’ve heard that Archie Comics wanted to do a Mario title, but couldn’t get permission. In my younger days, however, there … Continue reading

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Hate the Sin, Love the Cinar

It took me a while, but I finally finished watching the entire series of the 1986 Oz no Mahōtsukai, which was dubbed into English by Canadian studio Cinar (now Cookie Jar) under the title The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It’s … Continue reading

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Magic Castles in the Air

Castle in the Sky – Another Studio Ghibli film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, this one is based on the idea of the lost civilization possessing extraordinary technology. In this case, the society is the flying island of Laputa, … Continue reading

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Mononoke-osis

On Sunday night, I stayed up late watching Princess Mononoke. Since Beth didn’t like Spirited Away, which I thought was quite good, I decided it would make sense to see this one alone. The fact that I had trouble staying … Continue reading

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