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Princesses Galore

If there’s one thing that every culture in civilization has shared, it’s probably a concept of royalty. Japan’s long line of emperors, princesses, and nobles dates back dozens of centuries. Contemporary times have not forsaken these female figures emblematic of bygone days, and today’s two reviews reflect differences between modern and ancient Japan.

First we have Shinmaru‘s scathing review of Sister Princess, which should probably be avoided unless viewed for laughs. Second is Kaikyaku‘s thoughts on Genji Monogatari, which is based off what has been called the first novel in history.

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