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Many readers of the blog are probably familiar with doujinshi, the Japanese term commonly used to refer to fan comics of anime series, at least as the word is used in the United States among anime fans. In Japan, doujinshi can refer to all kinds of self-published works, from original [...]
Just got back from AnimeBoston, our big local annual anime convention! This was my third year at the con, and it was the same huge, energetic event as before, with a final attendance count of 17,236, up 2K from last year.
Mamoru Hosoda will be hosted by MIT for the screening of the New England premiere of his film Summer Wars (open to the public). The screening will be followed by a Q&A. There will be additional conversation and pizza reception events at Harvard and MIT respectively. Madhouse Producer Saito Yuichiro may be there as well. [...]
Happy New Year everyone! I had meant to write this sooner, but holiday festivities interfered. No more shall they stand in my way, however!
Anyway, I bring to your attention the show To Aru Kagaku no Railgun (“A Certain Scientific Railgun”).
This is the main character:
… and this is her railgun.
Essentially, the main character, Mikoto Misaka, has [...]
From the beginning of the first episode of Kimi in Todoke I was already dazzled by the beautiful opening theme both visually and aurally and was not let down by the show to follow. The Anime follows a girl named Sawako which means lively child, but at first glance she seems anything but. [...]
As a mechanical engineering student, I am occasionally tempted to use the machine shop facilities for purposes they were not intended for. Case in point:
This was actually made for a lab project in my Manufacturing class; we had to design and machine paperweights from 3″ diameter cylinders of aluminum, so I thought I’d go for [...]
Massatjuju Institute of Technology.
MIT has the privilege of being one of the most-featured institutions of higher learning in anime, ranking somewhere above Harvard and below Tokyo “Todai” U. We think this is pretty cool; it’s certainly a potential one-up in the culture of collegiate competition… if you’re a total nerd. (Whoever heard of [...]
Welcome to “Miteiru!” MIT’s new anime blog!
We are still under construction, so be sure to check for updates and see how our blog develops!
This blog differs from the club’s official website in many ways. A blog includes anime reviews, encourages your opinion on various Japan/otaku-related issues, raises questions, and lets the reader interact with other [...]