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Magazine: Otaku USA is a bi-monthly magazine for lovers of anime and manga. It features reviews and information on new manga, anime, and related video games. The magazine also publishes stories about cosplay and other aspects of Japanese culture such as music. One of my favorite parts of Otaku USA is the short excerpts from two different manga in order to give readers a taste of them. The magazine even has a contest in each issue where readers can win free anime DVDs. Because of my bad luck, I haven't won anything yet.
Manga: Heart No Kuni No Alice, or Alice in the Country of Hearts, is a manga series based of of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The twist in this version is that the animals are actually humans with animals ears and/or tails, and supporting characters are faceless. The worst part is that Wonderland is full of violence and wars; characters carry around weapons and are not afraid to kill anyone. This is in part due to the fact that they all have fixable clocks instead of hearts. Fixing the clock causes characters to be reborn as a new person. Alice has to teach Wonderland that killing is bad, but she still has to stay alive despite fights between Heart Castle's Queen of Hearts, Mad Hatter's Mafia, and everyone else. This manga is full of action, mystery, romance, comedy, and even some psychology - which is why I enjoy it!
Music: "The Odyssey" by Symphony X is one of my favorite songs. Its genre is progressive metal or neoclassical metal, which means it mixes heavy mental and classical music. This song is the entire epic of Homer's The Odyssey. It has great lyrics and awesome instrumental parts. Also, the vocalist for this band has one of the most amazing voices I have ever heard in my life. It's around twenty-four minutes long, but it's always worth listening to it in its entirety, because its sounds change. I can never just skip over the song if it pops up on my iPod.
Website: Iwaku Roleplay is a site where I roleplay daily. Roleplaying is when you create a story with other people through writing. I create characters and roleplays, then roleplay as the character in the third person to collaborate with others. The site has plenty of other features as well, such as helpful tips on writing and places to showcase your works of art or writing. I have an account with Iwaku Roleplay, and I usually go on every night. It's fun and a great way to work on my writing and creativity.
Book: The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare
YouTube Channel: TheBestAMVsOfAllTime
Anime: Fairy Tail
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