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Dubbed vs subbed: which is better?

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Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 18, 2020

The South Korean comedy and thriller “Parasite” is getting great success and took home four awards at the 2020 Oscars in addition to other award recognition. The success of this non-English spoken film has sparked the debate of viewers’ preferences on their international film- and TV-watching experienc...

Animation is not just for kids

Not just the usual suspects: There's more out there than just

Sophie Fowler, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

News sites across the nation flooded with the breaking news on Sept. 4, 2019, that Google LLC and its subsidiary, YouTube, faced a staggering fine of $170 million. The Federal Trade Commission’s regulators charged the companies with consciously collecting children's data on the site to be used for gai...

‘Weathering with You’ is the perfect anime pick for you

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Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

In the summer of 2019, "Weathering with You," the latest Japanese anime film by director Makoto Shinkai, legged its way to a gross of $126.3 million dollars in its home country alone. The film is just now being distributed in domestic markets by independent film distributor GKIDS many months later, with...

REVIEW: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

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Jonathan Montague, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

For decades anime has been an integral piece of American pop culture, from Studio Ghibli to Saturday morning cartoons. The influence it has had is deep and far-reaching. Almost every anime fan dreams of seeing their favorite in live-action and most attempts to do so has resulted in some of truly terrible...

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