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Limarc Ambalina

Canadian-born Limarc is a freelance journalist specializing in video games and pop culture, as well as an aspiring novelist. He spends most of his time reviewing game titles, writing guides and, of course, exploring Japan. He currently works as an English teacher in Tokyo.

Articles

Culture

5 Manga that Deserve an Anime Adaptation

At the very least, there's no better time to start a new series.

By 6 min read

Culture

Top 5 Post Apocalyptic Anime to Watch While Social Distancing

Turn off the lights and get comfortable with one of these titles while you're stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

By 5 min read

Culture

Isekai Anime: 5 Must-See Fantasy Anime Set in a “Different World”

Looking for anime similar to Sword Art Online? Escape from reality with these titles.

By 7 min read

Culture

Top 5 High School Romance Anime Every Otaku Must See

Grab your loved one, or a comfy pillow, and cuddle up next to one of these high school romance anime for Valentine’s Day.

By 6 min read

Live

7 Geeky Gifts for the Otaku in Your Life

Get your geek on with these present picks!

By 5 min read

Culture

5 Spine-Chillingly Scary Japanese Anime Characters

Happy Halloween from some of our favorite horror genre protagonists.

By 5 min read

Culture

5 Must-Read Manga From the 90s You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

Essential 90s manga titles for a taste of dystopia, mystery, Sci-Fi, comedy and more.

By 5 min read

Culture

Tokyo Game Show 2019: 5 Upcoming Game Releases to Watch out For

Our pick of the best games showcased this year.

By 5 min read

Culture

Netflix Japan: 10 Series to Binge in 2019

Turn on the AC, buy some ice cream, and check out these recommended titles on Japanese Netflix.

By 10 min read

Culture

Tenki No Ko (Weathering with You): The Story, Themes, and Music Revealed So Far

Your Name director Makoto Shinkai's new film hits theaters next Friday. So what can we expect?

By 4 min read

Culture

Dragon Quest Walk: Square Enix Challenges Pokémon Go with New AR Mobile Game

Here's a sneak preview of the game everyone's talking about. Plus the answer to that all-important question: Will it need microtransactions to play?

By 4 min read

Culture

Detective Pikachu Review: Pokémon Fans in Japan Can See It First

A creative blend of CGI, live action and humor makes “Detective Pikachu” a must-see film says one anime fan.

By 7 min read