Awarding for Nippon 2017 – Celebrating Japanese Pop Culture!

Here at Fighting for Nippon, we love celebrating Japanese Pop Culture. While that usually comes in the form of anime or manga, we also listen to J-Pop, watch Japanese programs...

/ December 31, 2017

Things Fall Apart in UQ Holder! Episodes 10, 11 and 12

So this is it, the end of the UQ Holder! anime. It’s been a wild ride, and these last three episodes were the craziest part of that ride. Shall we...

/ December 29, 2017

Looking at Kizuna Ai Through The Lens of Postmodernism

Hai Domo Virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI Desu! This has become the introduction of the phenomenon known as Kizuna Ai, the virtual YouTuber. She’s a Vocaloid with her own YouTube channel....

/ December 16, 2017

Harem Hijinks in UQ Holder! Episode 9

This week UQ Holder! mostly took a break from its plot to give us some time with the characters. Once again this entailed skipping to content later in the manga,...

/ December 6, 2017

The Fate of Tota and UQ Holder! in Episode 8

UQ Holder! completes it’s adaptation of the Fate arc from the manga, as well as lay the seeds for the show’s future. How did it fare in this endeavour? Fairly...

/ November 30, 2017
Little Witch Academia

Sprinkle of Magic – Little Witch Academia Interview w/ Yoh Yoshinari, Naoko Tsutsumi, and Yosuke Futami

At MCM London in October 2017, we were given the chance to interview the minds behind Little Witch Academia and the new gameĀ Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time, Game Producer...

/ November 26, 2017

UQ Holder!’s Lack of Competency in Episode 7

Although Kirie calls Tota incompetent a lot in this episode, UQ Holder! has returned to being a mostly competent show. Let’s see how it works as an adaptation as the...

/ November 22, 2017