Posts Tagged: japan

Sailor Moon Crystal Trailer: Dissecting our Otaku Youth.. and the Trailer

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Praise be to the moon god. IT’S FINALLY HERE! Today, fans of Sailor Moon got their first look at the new anime, “Sailor Moon Crystal,” the reboot of the entire franchise, which begins airing July 5th. Of course, when a cherished, nostalgic, and altogether life-changing anime gets redone, there’s gonna be a couple of squeaky… Read more »

MOVIEW REVIEW: 47 Ronin

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47 Ronin is a fantastical retelling of history, based on the legend of a group of samurai who avenged their master’s  honor. The movie combines the legend of the actual 47 Ronin, a little re-writing and a dash of Japanese mythology. Overall, I found that it was a fun ride and a very pretty movie… Read more »

Reasons To Watch ‘The Wolverine’

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Do I really need to give you reasons to why you should watch The Wolverine? First of all, it’s the Wolverine. Second of all, it’s Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine. I can’t imagine you’ll need more reasons than that! The Wolverine’s plot is set some time after the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, and Logan… Read more »

Ep. 139 Alteil Horizons

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Sean Molyneaux of Apocoplay joined us to talk about Alteil Horizons and their Kickstarter campaign to help launch this sequel to Japan’s popular online card game. We talked about the very vast world of the game — its different mythologies, characters and storylines. We discussed the artwork and what fans (and newbies!) can look forward to…. Read more »

Rune Boutique at Royal-T, Opening Night

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On December 9th, Rune Boutique made its opening night debut at Royal-T Café in Culver City, California. My friends at Bubble Punch asked me to work the event as a roaming photographer. It was hard work trying to get all the photos that they needed but I had a lot of fun. The Rune Boutique… Read more »

Anime Movie Review: Summer Wars

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It might officially be autumn but that won’t stop me from talking about one of my all-time favorite summer anime blockbusters: Summer Wars. It is a 2009 Japanese animated film directed by Mamoru Hosoda who is more well known for The Girl who Leapt Through Time in the anime community. It is animated by the top-notch… Read more »