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One Piece manga creator’s joke about World War II soldier prompts official apology from publisher

Anime/manga legend Eiichro Oda’s joke about fried chicken touches a raw historical nerve. When you create the best-selling manga franchise of all time, with close to double the sales of your closest rival, you’d think you’ve pretty much earned the clout to say whatever you want. Nevertheless, a message from One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda …

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Juuni Taisen Zodiac War Episode 12 (Final) Review: The One Wish That Must Be Granted, and the Ninety-nine That Can Be Done Without

Themes & Trivia Warrior of the Dog Tagline: ‘To kill like chewing and putting in mouth’ kande fukumeru youni korosu 噛んで含めるように殺す At first, the literal explanation is that you chew something and then put it in someone’s mouth. But his tagline refers also to a Japanese idiom. The word kande is the te-form of the …

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French artists transform World War II blockhouse into Dragon Ball’s wish-granting dragon【Video】

Shenron is summoned on the Normandy beach. “Street artist” is a pretty loosely defined term, and as such doesn’t necessarily dictate that one only create art in an urban setting. For example, French street artists Blesea and Baby K’s latest creation isn’t found on any sort of paved road, but on the sands of France’s …

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Juuni Taisen Zodiac War Episode 11 Review: To Treat a Man to Beef From His Own Cow

Themes & Trivia Schrödinger’s cat: It’s a thought experiment, sometimes described as a paradox, devised by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935. It illustrates what he saw as the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics applied to everyday objects. The scenario presents a cat that may be simultaneously both alive and dead, a …

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Juuni Taisen Zodiac War Episode 10 Review: A Tiger May Die, But It Leaves Its Skin

Necromancy: It is a supposed practice of magic involving communication with the deceased – either by summoning their spirit as an apparition or raising them bodily – for the purpose of divination, imparting the means to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge, to bring someone back from the dead, or to use the deceased as …

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