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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 [...]
Last weekend was MIT’s Campus Preview Weekend, where high school seniors who have gotten accepted to the Institute travel up here to get a sneak peek of what MIT’s really like. Naturally, the school tries to make a good impression to convince admitted pre-freshmen that they really want to go here, so they give [...]
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.
Since miteiru! started up more than halfway through the semester, we haven’t had an opportunity to blog about our (awesome!) events. Thankfully, we’ve been taking lots of pictures throughout the semester, so now we can belatedly share our escapades with all the world.
We run about 1-2 events per month during the school year; some (like [...]
The term “miteiru みている” is the Japanese subjective verb for “looking,” as a directed and concentrated gaze. It is through this gaze that we make sense of the world around us, and thus understand this animated form. -miteiru! Vol 1 Issue 1
That explains what the term means, but what on earth is “miteiru!”?
Welcome to the [...]
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 [...]