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‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ lacks originality, background

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ lacks originality, background

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

A world of fantasy and adventure is explored in the first film of Studio Ponoc, “Mary and the Witch’s Flower.”  The movie is a combination of Studio Ghibli, a Japanese animation film studio known for its anime feature films, and the world of Harry Potter. The animated film follows a young girl,...

Super hero series on success, failure

Super hero series on success, failure

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Wikimedia Commons With Marvel and DC movies coming out left and right these days, it’s easy to miss other great superhero franchises. One of these is the “My Hero Academia” anime, or “Boku no Hero Academia” in Japanese. The story follows a junior high boy named Izuku “Deku” Midoriya...

New anime ‘stunning but lacks development’

New anime ‘stunning but lacks development’

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

wikipedia commons “Devilman Crybaby” is a new Japanese anime series based on Go Nagai’s manga “Devilman” that is currently streaming on Netflix and receiving all kinds of hype. The story follows a sensitive high school student named Akira Fudo who is one day informed by his mysterious fr...

Comics come to life

Comics come to life

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 29, 2017

  Cambria Tobin’s red mini-dress flounced around her legs as she danced around the costumed children, parents and young adults. White lace hung just an inch lower than the red fabric, complemented by a white apron. Pins and buttons decorated the apron like an artist’s haphazard splatter paint. Pink stickers in th...

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