We talked to our good buddy KaiserNeko about the current status of TeamFourStar, all their new projects and just anime in general. Tune in for an awesome time!
Musikal Makinations' endless search for music to review continues!
Welcome to the first installment of The Alpha Gamer, hosted by 91.8 The Fan's gaming enthusiast, Power Surge! Every month, I will be swimming through the uncharted waters of Steam ...
We talked to our British buddy, MasakoX! Masako is hard at work as always on DBZ Abridged, but he's also revived his anime review series AniFile! Tune in to hear ...
How do you understand an anime episode if you don't know what is being said? Let's find out!
Welcome to another week with the Import Report. This week we'll be looking into a video game that is the amalgamation of the biggest heroes in anime lore. J-Stars Victory ...
We talked to Barbara Goodson all about what it's like to go from being the voice of Rita Repulsa to younger roles like Laharl in Disgaea and Naota in FLCL! ...
Look! Up in the sky! It's LittleKuriboh here to ruin all of our fandoms! Listen in to hear out yearly tradition of talking with Martin and seeing what he's up ...
We talked to Heather Walker, wife of Funimation director Tyler Walker, for loads of good times! Tune in to hear all about her role in Maken-ki and much more!
Did you ever have something that was both right up your alley yet complete foreign to you? That's what I got when I had the opportunity to interview the ...
Get your transformation sequences ready because we talked to Susan Roman! Susan is one of the few Sailor Scouts to keep her role as Sailor Jupiter throughout the whole series! ...
A newer face on the VO scene, Caitlynn French joined us! Listen in to hear all about her roles in Maria Holic, AKB0048 and Bodacious Space Pirates!
Got a leaky pipe? Call a plumber. Your electricity giving you trouble? Time to pay the electrician. But what if you need to fling rocks around hidden dungeons, go fishing, ...
In an effort to help make you more literate, Christmas is back with another book review! Tis time we'll take a look at an audiobook read by one of the ...
Posted on Aug 15 2012
Time for a little convention after action report, from The Owl in the Rafters!
Posted on Aug 01 2012
Welcome back to the Owl in the Rafters' Crash Course in Giant Robots: Round 2. Last time, I tried to go over as briefly as possible, the major stepping stones in the development of the Giant Robot genre of anime from its conception in the 1950s
Posted on Jul 04 2012
They say a good magician never does the same trick twice, so it's a good thing I'm no magician or this would somehow be in even worse taste than it already is.
Posted on Jun 14 2012
This month on The Owl in the Rafters, I'd like to start a two(maybe 3?) part review on a subject I've been keeping on the back burner for quite some time now. Let me start by saying that I am not an old man, I do not consider myself old, nor do I consider myself by any means "old school,"
Posted on May 23 2012
Welcome to a special update of The Owl in the Rafters – Anime In-Jokes, where I steal fellow content provider Tempest Wind's schtick for the week!
Posted on May 16 2012
Ok, so I lied when I said I wasn't going to update again until the 4th Wednesday of the month. I have a mini update to plug in before my next big article.
Posted on May 09 2012
After a bit of an impromptu break, The Owl in the Rafters is back with a convention related update! Anime Central, one of the largest anime conventions in the U.S.'s midwest region was this past end of April weekend so I'd like to go over some brief highlights and address my usual concerns with the state of the convention scene and, to some extent, anime fandom in general.
Posted on Apr 04 2012
So, last time we took a little crash course in Yoshihiko Umakoshi's roles as animation director and character designer in order to prep for the recent Saint Seiya Omega. This week I've got another hot reboot to cover and another talented animator to touch on: Lupin III - Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna
Posted on Mar 21 2012
Welcome back to the Owl in the Rafters, where I, Tyto, your host, not only can't think of a title for the week, but also desperately need to find a better way to open this article than saying "Welcome back" every week.
Posted on Mar 08 2012
Welcome back to the Owl in the Rafters! Today I'd like to talk about a lesser known side of one of the biggest names in anime: Studio Ghibli. American fans are probably already aware, but the US theater release of The Secret World of Arrietty was this past February 17th, and despite lagging behind the original Japanese release by two years (and the UK release by about seven months) the wait proved well worth it.