“Let’s face it, manga has always been lame! . . . But it’s okay that it’s lame.” — Inio Asano, “A Tour Through Inio Asano’s Workplace” In one way at least millennials are lucky: we were the first generation in the West for whom imported Japanese culture was completely unremarkable. Though it comes from a …
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12 Books to Read Before you Visit the Baltics
The Baltic states refer to the countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, all of which were once part of the Soviet Union. This is pretty monumental in understanding Baltic literature
Mental Health: 7 Books that May Help
Mental health is very much a catch-all term in the same way that physical health is. Just as physical health issues range from cramps to cancer, mental health issues range
Ten Cute Cafes in South Korea: From Seoul to Busan
Korea's cafe culture is something to be reckoned with and it's only when you head elsewhere you realise quite how impressive it is. From themed cafes to hipster joints, to