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Archive for 2012/01


Still more time to get your Staff Contest entry in

The Staff Contest is still ongoing, but there’s only nine days left to get your entry in, so for those of you who are thinking about being a part of our exciting young (sort of) team, now is the right time to get your application in order. We have two new anime reviews today: Squid […]

Seventy-Six Trombones

Take off the words “seventy” and “trombones” from the title and you get the ratings for our two newest reviews today! (Free cookies for everyone who gets the reference.) First up we have Sorrow-kun’s Tamayura: Hitotose review, which notes that, despite the director of the series being the one who did ARIA the Animation, it […]

Write For The NHRV: Staff Contest 2012

This year’s NHRV Staff Contest has now officially started. We’re looking for two new staff members to help us with writing anime and live action reviews and/or contributing to the Behind The Nihon Review blog. Applications will be open until Monday, 6 February, so if you’ve ever contemplated joining the NHRV staff, submit yours today! […]

More information about the upcoming Staff Contest 2012

We’re finally ready to release more details about the NHRV Staff Contest 2012, which begins later this month. The question set for this year has finalized, and is available here. The contest will open from 16th January, and we’ll begin accepting applications from that date. The final deadline with be Monday, 6th February. We currently […]

Idols and schoolboys

More reviews of Fall 2011 series are trickling in! Today sees Sorrow-kun pleasantly surprised by The Idolm@ster. It’s a bit light-hearted at the beginning, but the series becomes suitably dramatic by the end. AC, on the other hand, was not that keen on Kimi to Boku. The series has pleasing aesthetic elements, but he finds […]

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