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Sarada continually strived to become stronger with the hopes that she’d one day become Hokage, developing a repertoire of deadly ninjutsu.

Light committed several egregious atrocities that proved the only name that truly belonged in the Death Note was his.

Together with the other members of Team 7, Mitsuki developed an advanced arsenal of jutsu to use against the fiercest of foes.

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Joseph Messink (J.M. Menkiss) is an author and freelance writer based in the Chicago area. He works as an Anime Lists Writer at CBR, a content contributor to Tales, and a CEC at TJX Retailers. An English/Writing graduate from Carroll University, Joseph is currently pursuing a Masters of Education at DePaul University.


  • Deirdre Keenan Award for Excellence In Writing: 1st prize
  • Milwaukee Award for Best of Undergraduate Writers: 1 of 3
  • Features Editor/Writer for Portage Literary Magazine: 2019 Issue
  • Launched Global Student Society: Aberystwyth University, Wales

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