How Open Mike Eagle Survived His Demons Through Anime

Life changes hit the rapper hard — and shows like ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ helped him process it all

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Seeing characters having to deal with and push through extreme loss — when I’m writing out my feelings about what I’m going through, I’m touching on some of these themes because those are the ways in which I was helping myself to push forward.

African from Texas• Staff Writer at LEVEL • Black politics, Celebrity interviews, TV & Film Criticism • Previously: MTV News, San Francisco Chronicle

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