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Entertainment Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung

Memento: Remember to Forget

Memories – what to remember and what to forget? Director Christopher Nolan explores how our own memories can be manipulated and decieving in Memento, one of his early and most-acclaimed films.

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Entertainment Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung

Running, Crying, and Tearing Each Other Into Pieces – A Review of Devilman Crybaby

Finally, a Netflix Original that really stands out! Devilman Crybaby is an anime that is darkly brutal and honest, yet still manages to stay true to the spirit of its original 1970s manga.

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Creative Writing Mattie Balagat Poem

Second World

As a Filipino living in Okayama, Mattie entrusts her feelings in the words of her newest poem, and in the familiar taste, smell, and sound of home.

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Genki Hase

Anti-cheats Litigation: Game companies and Cheats in Games

Genki discusses the video game industry through a famous court case that involves cheating in games and its impact on the industry, as well as the gaming community.

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Attractions Japan Justine Villena Okayama Travel

The Journey Begins! Fresh Impressions of Japan and Okayama

Justine Villena, one of our writers in the Polyphony, recalls some of his first experiences and memories in Okayama and in Japan – a land that used to be “unknown territory” for him.