The wife of Grant George, Jessica has been at work in the industry since before some of you knew what anime even was! These days you can hear her as ...
Merry Melodies is making a comeback in a big way! It's time for a Top 50!
What would you do if you were transported to feudal Japan to save it? Grab a sword, master you special powers and go fight baddies, right?
It's time for our international audience to win big and attend London Anime Con for free!
A familiar face in the Korner, Grant George returns. Grant's been busy with much more than just Dissidia: Final Fantasy since we last talked, landing big roles in both Nura: ...
I prefer to call this article "a retrospect" instead of a review. Maybe I should call it "thoughts" instead. Maybe "analysis." Wait, no. Retrothoughtasis. Perfect.
The rain sure is heavy today, mostly because we're talking to Judi Beecher! Judi is the voice of Madison Paige in Heavy Rain, and she's been working on some neat ...
Who's that over there? It's Marianne Miller! In addition to being the super cool wife of LittleKuriboh, Marianne has also been hard at work on things she can't tell us ...
For all the newbie convention goers who aren't sure about going to a convention, or want to go to a convention but are worried about what to expect, fear not! ...
Grab your pet jellyfish and check out out awesome interview with Lara Woodhull! Lara is the voice of Clara from Princess Jellyfish, as well as Chimney in the latest arc ...
Bullet hell shooters have constantly taught us that no matter how good you are at a game, no matter how many hours you put in, no matter your achievement score ...
Video games can do so many great things when it comes to creating an experience. The amazing thing about video games that most other mediums don't have is the sheer ...
Cosplayers set new goals after each convention, sometimes seven times in a year. The greatest challenge: actually getting the costume to a convention in one piece.
I think it’s safe to say that Indie games are a hit or miss bunch. Love them or hate them, there is just as good of a chance that ...
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.