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This Week in VRV—Week of 1/21

Hi there, everyone! We’ve got another exciting week of new things for you to watch here at VRV, headed by a brand new science-based show! MinuteEarth explains the mysteries of our world in digestible, snappy chunks, and we’re proud to welcome it to the VRV Select family. Let’s get into what’s coming to VRV!

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What Is Pop Team Epic?!

If you’re interested in anime, then chances are one of your friends has shared the image above on social media. These two characters are from a series called Pop Team Epic. But who exactly are these extremely cute, extremely vulgar girls? Why does one of them have a really long neck? What the heck is Pop Team Epic?! We’re here to help you figure it out.

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Behind the Scenes of Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls

Almost 12 years after the violent conclusion to the original Basilisk, we’ve just finished the premiere of a brand new season of the series. Although the title and world are the same, just about everything else about the production is different. A new author, new studio, new staff and cast are all onboard to make this anime happen, with one notable exception which will be a welcome surprise for returning fans. Let’s take a look at the people behind Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls and just where this new story is coming from!

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If You Liked Recovery of an MMO Junkie, You’ll Love This

With Recovery of an MMO Junkie having recently come to an end, you may be asking yourself “where do I go from here?” We’ve put together a list of our top recommendations for the MMO Junkie fan looking for new material to consume! Whether you’re looking for stories that focus on gaming, Japanese work culture, or subversive gender themes, there should be something for everyone here. In no particular order, here are our Top 10 picks for fans of MMO Junkie!

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This Week in VRV – Week of 1/8/2018

Hello everyone! Welcome to This Week in VRV, a way for us to highlight some of the new content we’re most excited about coming up soon! We wanted to switch up the VRV Weekend Forecast to include the entire week of new releases, and with a new format comes a new name. So let’s get to it! Welcome to 2018, and get ready to enjoy another week of excellent new stuff coming to VRV!

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If You Like Game Grumps, You’ll Love This!

Game Grumps is objectively wonderful—I’ve wiled away plenty of hours watching their comedic let’s plays! Looking for more of that magic? We’re here to help! If you’re a fan of Dan, Arin, the rest of the Gumps, and their escapades, here are four titles you’ll love.

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12 Robots We Want to Be Friends With

It’s 2018 and it’s time to leave your flesh and blood friends behind for the cold embrace of robot companions! Whether it’s the Wallow’s adorable, gauntlet-bound Pixel, the moodily cool and detached Casshern, or the REALLY GOOD BOY that is Canti, here are 12 robots we really want to befriend!

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Source Material — Lastman

Source Material is a new feature where we go through our favorite shows and movies on VRV and explore the original works that they’re based on! You’ve seen the action-packed series, so now let’s dive into the inspiration behind Mondo’s Lastman!

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The Weekend VRV Forecast—12/27

2017 is winding to its close and it’s certainly been a wild ride! From all of us here at VRV, thank you so much for helping make this such a great year! Here’s a list of new stuff coming to VRV to help you ring in the new year right.

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Santa’s Favorite Things on VRV

HO HO HO. Hello there! I’m Santa Claus, the unknowable specter of yuletide generosity, and I’m finishing up preparations for my annual gift-giving journey! I stole VRV blog writer Cayla Coats’s account to post this! The holidays can be a particularly stressful time of year (especially when you run a workshop that supplies literally the entire world’s toys every year), but I find that there’s one thing that will always help calm me down—holiday specials!

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The New Genre of Tabletop Gaming Shows

You’ve probably heard of tabletop gaming, but what about tabletop gaming shows? Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Warhammer and many more have provided countless hours of imaginative, engaging group storytelling between friends throughout the years. Recently, a new type of show has cropped up that seeks to bring that magic outside of the game room to a wider audience—the new genre of tabletop gaming shows!