Anime Alcove List Tuesday 01.22.2019: 5 Instrumental Anime Opening & Ending Themes

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Artist: Kajiki    Source: http://safebooru.org/index.php?page=post&s=view&id=912137

The talent to sing is nothing short of a gift from the divine spirits above, but for those that can master the arcane secrets of musical instruments are nothing short of exceptional. Too much praise in that one sentence? Well, as someone that has learned and use to play 3 different types of instruments over the years, there is something admirable about those that can easily pickup man-made devices and make them produce sound that no mere words can accurately describe. Having only performed once in a orchestral arrangement during my high school years, it really did color my experience and appreciation of what music is and can be. For that reason, this 3rd edition of Anime Alcove List Tuesday will be something of an “ode to joy” to the best anime openings and endings (mainly openings) that really put instrumental skills on display. Yes, feel free to praise me for that clever reference….or don’t.

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Anime Alcove List Tuesday 01.08.2019: Top 5 Anticipated Anime Of Winter 2019

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A new season of anime is fast approaching. Hardly giving me any time recovery from last season, I am very much looking forward to what titles are on the lineup for Winter 2019. What titles have caught my eye this time? Allow me to share that unsolicited information in the 2nd edition of Anime Alcove List Tuesday.

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[Manga Review] Alicia’s Diet Quest Vol. 1

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Volume 1 synopsis

Use Slime as an exercise ball! A treasure chest as a stair-stepper! Low-calorie herbs as snacks! Powerful weapons, phenomenal magic, and fierce monsters! The beautiful priestess Alicia will try anything and everything in her struggle to lose weight! Cuz before she can defeat the Demon King, she’s gotta defeat this accursed blubber!

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Anime Alcove List Tuesday 01.01.2019: The Best Anime Of 2018

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Art by: Maya g Source: https://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?mode=medium&illust_id=67028837

Whether you like it or not, the dawn of another year is upon us. It’s a time of renewal and looking forward to new events and challenges. However, for those like myself that can never let go of the past, there is plenty to reminiscent and ruminate over from 2018. With the Winter 2019 season of anime right around the corner, now would be a perfect time to take a look back at all the seasonal best from 2018. Welcome to the first edition of Anime Alcove List Tuesday.

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