School Live is a unique anime blending the blissful slice of life genre seen in shows like Azumanga Daioh and Lucky Star with the addition of an apocalypse. It is this crazy combination of genres that makes the anime frightfully enjoyable and a delightful treat. Things aren’t always as they seem, so click here to read more!
An animator I know named Kentrippo has recently released a late Christmas special on his ongoing series: Robert and Kyle. Please check this out and explore his channel for more of his awesome animation. This cartoon follows Robert and Kyle who are tasked with trying to…
Vocaloids have proven that they can over a variety of music styles and genres. Rock is no exception. So here is a list of head banging, energetic Vocaloid rock songs to start your day. And while you’re at it, check out the other music provided by the producers.
The lore of the Japanese idol is elusive. She is hailed as a talented goddess by many, but behind her eyes lies a struggling mortal. Idol groups are fun and happy and I do enjoy watching and listening to their songs. However, the exception is when it gets out of hand and we forget that these idols are human. Click here to read more.
I had the wonderful chance to interview the one and only David Kaye. For over 20 years, he has lent his voice for characters such as Megatron from the Transformers franchise, Clank from the Ratchet and Clank, and Sesshomaru from Inuyasha. He is also the…
Rokka no Yuusha is a very unique anime that combines a typical Tokien-esque adventure and a suspenseful mystery thriller. It was one of 2015’s more unique and memorable anime that plays with your expectations and keeps you guessing until the very last episode. Click here to get a rundown of the story and cast.
Being a plain nerdy girl is an image Tsukimi always was her identity – until she meets a handsome boy named Kuranosuke. There’s a catch though: he cross-dresses and enjoys it. How will he change Tsukimi and her friends and save her dorm from being torn apart? How will Tsukimi hide her feelings for Kuranosuke?
I give a quick review/recommendation of Princess Jellyfish and is an anime worth checking out. Click here to jump to it.
(Originally published on Anime Complexium: 12/15/2015)
This will be a relatively short post, as it is a list of great anime music mashups with popular American songs. They are mixed and created by many talented artists, so definitely take a listen while you’re doing work or surfing the net. Who knew the Pokemon theme song blended so well with rap? Click on this link to hear more.
Being an anime character isn’t easy. Some get beat up on a day-to-day basis don’t they? So I created a list of the most beaten down and injury prone anime characters to ever walk the earth. Most of them are dudes, but anime has its fair share of injury prone ladies as well. Click here and see for yourself.
(Originally published on GoBoiano: 7/31/2015)
Honourable mention: Toma Kamijo from A Certain Scientific Railgun
Priscilla Ahn’s single Fine on the Outside sets a deeply personal and lonely tone to Studio Ghibli’s animated film When Marnie Was There. My review of the song looks at some of the themes and lyrics and why Fine on the Outside makes a good companion to Ghibli’s farewell film. Click here to read more.
(Originally published on RazMatazMagazine: 3/20/2015)
Fine on the Outside is from the album Just Know That I Love You and should be available internationally on ITunes. Check out the song here.