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Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 261

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 261

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Journey to the North 3

Journey to the North 3

After two wintertime trips to Sapporo for the snow festival, we were ready for a change of scenery and temperature on our third adventure to Hokkaidō in 2017 July. While it would be much warmer weather compared with our previous visits, it would still be cooler than the Shanghai summer steam bath we would be...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 260

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 260

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 259

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 259

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 258

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 258

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 257

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 257

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 256

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 256

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 255

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 255

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 254

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 254

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 253

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 253

Welcome to this week’s review of notable instances of public transit use and urban design, as well as discussion of place identity and culture, through anime currently broadcast or screening in Japan and simulcast internationally via the web. This review also documents seichijunrei (聖地巡礼 holy land pilgrimage) and butaitanbou (舞台探訪 scene hunting), which are pop...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 253: Just Because!

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 253: Just Because!

Just Because! Fan Pilgrimage Update @touyoko_com made pilgrimages to Fujisawa and Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture for Episode 4, Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7, Episode 8, Episode 9, Episode 10, Episode 11. @ssslocation made pilgrimages (gallery index) to Fujisawa and Kamakura for Episode 3 through Episode 10. @anime_pq made a pilgrimage to Fujisawa and Kamakura for...
Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 253: March comes in like a lion

Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime 253: March comes in like a lion

March comes in like a lion (3月のライオン Sangatsu no Raion) Fan Pilgrimage Update @Roan_Inish made pilgrimages to Kasumigaokamachi, Shinjuku Ward for Episode 28; Sendagaya, Shibuya Ward for Episode 30; Osaka and Kyoto for Episode 31; Kyoto for Episode 32. @Surwill made a pilgrimage to Chūō Ward and Sendagaya locations (all Tokyo Metropolis) for multiple Season...