Inverseman

The Inverseman is an evil overlord from an alternate dimension representing humanity's anti-existence who masquerades as an aspiring high school teacher.

Almost! Appealing to the “Anime Demographic” (Now with K-pop!)

I keep forgetting, is that redhead Katarina or Scarlet Johansson’s Black Widow? So I’m playing Overwatch, and I’m staring at the character select screen figuring out which one to learn first. One character comes to mind, D.Va, the Korean pro-gamer/idol-personality turned Eva pilot. After some quality time with the character, …

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RPGs, Nintendo, and Censorship – A Complicated Relationship

tokyo mirage sessions cover

You tried so hard… and failed.. Ahhh life. – Azama, Hoshido Monk   Ah the RPG, a monolith of video games and games in general. No game genre will weave its mechanics into every nook and cranny of other video game genres today. And yet while Nintendo consoles of yore …

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Light Novels and Heavy Sales

Haruhi novel cover

It’s reading rainbow, but for weebs! We’ve known it forever, since the days of Haruhi back in 2006, that light novels are money. Popular light novels get adapted into anime and manga, and sometimes spawn huge franchises, and here in the west, successful light novels have thrown their hats in …

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Review: Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor

Suffering in Russia A review copy was provided by FUNimation Entertainment 2007’s Darker than Black presented a gritty sci-fi hit  with a satisfying open-ended ending, definitely earning a spot in FUNimation’s Anime Classics collection. Not long after, a second season was announced and released in 2009. With many burning questions hot …

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