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Umineko Reading List: The Shadow of the Wind

The Shadow of the Wind is many things. Through its twists and turns, it tells a story both mysterious and romantic, chilling and comedic. If you loved Umineko, and seek more stories in the same vein, The Shadow of the … Continue reading

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Review: Fragments, Umineko Doujinshi

If there’s one thing I love most about Japanese media, it’s doujin culture. Anime, manga, and visual novels aren’t just products to be consumed. Thanks to doujin culture, each work becomes a conversation between creator and fans, endlessly remixed by … Continue reading

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Review: Tragedy Looper

Have you ever wanted to recreate the high-stakes “witch’s games” from Umineko and Higurashi? Well, now you can, thanks to the unique Japanese board game Tragedy Looper. Originally released by the doujin circle BakaFire in 2011, it was published last … Continue reading

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Umineko Reading List: The Tokyo Zodiac Murders

The Tokyo Zodiac Murders by Soji Shimada is one of the best-selling mystery novels in Japan. Upon reading, it’s clear why. The story begins with the death of a reclusive artist, and the discovery of rambling note written in his … Continue reading

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