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4 Times Pedal Stage Influenced Cosplayers

Because cosplaying is such a popular hobby among anime and manga fans, it’s not unheard of that a stage play would inspire fans to change up their cosplay game a bit. Stage plays always end up putting an interesting twist on character costumes, all while keeping them accurate to the series. The Yowamushi Pedal stage plays…

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How Stage Plays Can Help Inspire Your Cosplay

If a person is a huge fan of an anime or manga series, then it’s not uncommon for that person to want to cosplay and dress up as their favorite characters. Cosplaying becoming more popular and more mainstream each and every year, and more people are starting to take up this fun hobby for the…

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Swimming on Stage: A Free Fancast

By Melanie There’s no denying that sports anime have made fabulous stage productions. Adaptations have already been made of The Prince of Tennis and Yowamushi Pedal (and now Ace of Diamond), and sports-based plays have been huge hits! Now with Haikyuu!! joining the ranks of sports musicals, it makes a fan wonder what other series…

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How Super Sentai Turns Into Power Rangers

Every fan of Power Rangers owes thanks to Japan for the show Super Sentai. This is something that won’t surprise even casual fans. After all, what other country would inspire a show about giant robots? The country gives Power Ranges more that inspiration, though. Many shots of the American show come directly from its Japanese…

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Why Murata Mitsu Is Quickly Becoming a Stage Play Favorite

If you ask a fan of anime stage plays, chances are they have a favorite actor. For one reason or another, fans will usually latch on to at least one actor who they’re biased towards, following their work closely and visiting Japanese online shops to buy posters, bromides, dvd’s and other merchandise their bias is…

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Surprise!! Musical Hetalia!

In a surprise announcement, it was released today, July 31, that Axis Powers Hetalia, the mega-famous comic and anime about anthropomorphosized world countries, will be getting the musical treatment as Musical Hetalia. Here are the fast facts that you need to know:

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What’s News in Japanese Stage Plays: July 29 Edition

The theater is intrinsically ephemeral, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep up to date. Let’s check in on what’s new as far as our favorite Japanese stage plays are concerned! Haikyuu: Please welcome the cast of Aoba Josai! While these guys seem to be primarily composed of unknown actors, we’re sure they won’t stay…