Initial Thoughts: Prince of Stride: Alternative

By Mikey Dunn

New year, new sports anime.

But Prince of Stride: Alternative is different than most sports anime because its sport — called “stride” — is entirely fictional. It’s like high-tech parkour, which is why this new show is unofficially known as the “running anime.”

I’m now three episodes in, and I’m already thinking that could possibly be the next Free!, Haikyuu!!, or Kuroko no Basuke.

Here are my initial thoughts, and why I’m hooked. (spoiler free)

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How to Find Internship Opportunities

 

College is ticking away, and you need to find an internship – fast. As you probably know, having internship experience nowadays is vital. It gives you real-world experience, teaches you how to professionally present yourself, and can lead to a full-time offer after graduation. Luckily, that’s what happened to me!

But finding internships to apply for can be difficult. Where do you even begin? Take out a notebook or open a new Word document and try out these:

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Why You Should Watch Food Wars

By Mikey Dunn

I was in the manga section in the back corner of my mall’s bookstore, sifting through what they had, and one manga that caught my eye was Food Wars! (Shokugeki no Soma). I later found out the ongoing manga was insanely popular in Japan, and that an anime adaption was in the works. I added it to MyAnimeList.

The first season just ended this Friday, and it is one of the funniest, strangest, yet most entertaining shows I have recently watched.

Here’s why I think you should watch it! (Spoiler free)

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Why the Sushi Burrito Meets the Hype

 

New York City can be known for its trendy food crazes. Macarons and cronuts—in my opinion—are way over-hyped. Now a new contender has entered the New York foodscape: the Sushi Burrito, a creation by Uma Temakeria.

No matter how out-there a new and buzz-worthy food concept may be, I usually try it at least once. Emma, Jenn, and I headed over to Penn Plates (an Urbanspace market) to try it out.

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Meeting Sebastian Masuda, Creator of Kawaii

Side note—Chris is my college roommate and close friend. He introduced me to almost all of the Japanese things I talk about.

Sometime at the end of 2013, Chris made me watch PONPONPON. It changed my life forever. Well, it did introduce me to quirky j-pop sensation Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and the kawaii style of video’s Art Director, Sebastian Masuda.

On March 25, 2015 Chris and I had the fantastic opportunity to meet Masuda in person.

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