The Wandering Witch Visits a Laid-Back Camp

The Wandering Witch Visits a Laid-B

Welcome, all, again. A new viewing season has begun, one that looks to be rather strong in its offerings! Personally, I am especially pleased with the number and ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Level 99 Games

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Time to get your game on with Brad Talton, founder of Level 99 Games!
The Wandering Witch Watches an Eastern Western — Garo: Vanishing Line

The Wandering Witch Watches an East

Welcome, all, again, and a blessed Yule season! As we close both the year and viewing season, I'd like to look at what I interpret to be a Japanese ...
The Wandering Witch Explores Anime — Gataris

The Wandering Witch Explores Anime

Welcome, all, again. I hope you enjoyed Halloween (Samhain, for me) as much as I did! Meanwhile, our subject of discussion today, Anime-Gataris, has already proven a great ...
Siege Spots – Battle Chef Brigade Review

Siege Spots – Battle Chef Bri

Rev up those fryers! Sharpen your daggers! Battle Chef Brigade is here! With a combination of side-scrolling action, match-three puzzles, and Iron Chef cooking, Battle Chef Brigade is a new ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Asymmetric Publications

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Howdy folks. We got Zack Johnson and Kevin Simmons of Asymmetric Publications to come visit our homestead. You might better know these partners as Jick and Hotstuff from ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Ian James Corlett

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got Ian James Corlett, a.k.a. Chef Remy Bones of Vampirina. Aren't you amazed we got such a big star?
The Wandering Witch Pays Court to the Ancient Magus’ Bride

The Wandering Witch Pays Court to t

Welcome, all, again. Today's discussion will focus upon The Ancient Magus' Bride, one of those rare offerings which immediately scream "instant classic!"
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Fal-Con

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Katy Johnson is here to represent Fal-Con, the most affordable convention in all of Alabama. Get the lowdown on what's happening at Fal-Con. You'll also learn about the ...
The Wandering Witch Faces Knight’s & Magic

The Wandering Witch Faces Knight

Welcome, all, again. This month's subject anime is Knight's [sic] & Magic, a fast-and-loose genre-hopping fantasy that pits a young prodigy against his world. Because Ernesti "Ernie" Echevalier ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Indigo Ignited

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

What happens when two gaijins recruit some Japanese animators and make some moving pictures? You get a new show called Indigo Ignited.
Siege Spots – A Robot Named Fight

Siege Spots – A Robot Named F

A Robot Named Fight is a game that seeks to capture the Metroid formula, bringing it into the world of Rogue-lites. It certainly delivers on its promise, providing exactly what ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Matt Bitner

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

A Robot Named Fight is a rougelike metroidvania coming out to PC and Mac on September 7. We're here with its creator, Matt Bitner, to talk about it. ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Card Games 8 –  Friendship Is Magic!

Kayarath’s Adventures in Card

It has been said you shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth. Or a gift pony in this case.

Tempest’s Downpour – Persona 3 & 4 Spinoffs

Posted on Sep 02 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Persona 3 & 4 Spinoffs
Atlus’ hugely popular Persona games have erupted in related spinoffs: sequels, remakes, an anime and now a fighting game. Let’s take a look at the series that has changed the world of RPGs forever.

Tempest’s Downpour – Doctor Who and Anime

Posted on Aug 19 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Doctor Who and Anime
Within fandoms, there’s typically a sense of overlap. Just as Kana loves Korean music and Zero idolizes Batman, Ceru and I are guilty of enjoying quality British television. The eponymous British series is, of course, the longest running show: Doctor Who.

Tempest’s Downpour – Preemptive Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Review

Posted on Aug 05 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Preemptive Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Review
There’s been a lot of hype over the new Silent Hill film. That’s all for good reason: it’s been almost ten years since Silent Hill 3 graced our Playstation 2 systems and now it’s getting a movie adaptation.

Tempest’s Downpour – Culture Differences Affect Anime Enjoyment

Posted on Jul 01 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Culture Differences Affect Anime Enjoyment
Black Butler and Maria Watches Over Us are two series that have been vehemently recommended to me. They’re everything I should enjoy in programming: the first is about a butler who is secretly a demon, while the second is about schoolgirl lesbians. I mean, what more could I possibly ask for?

Tempest’s Downpour – AnimeNEXT 2012 Review

Posted on Jun 16 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – AnimeNEXT 2012 Review
This year's was the most exciting AnimeNEXT experience I've ever had. The panels had quite a variety and were very good, but it was the unexpected that really helped to make this con.

Tempest’s Con Survival Guide – Hygiene

Posted on Jun 03 2012
Tempest’s Con Survival Guide – Hygiene
Ten years of anime con-going experience has taught me that very few people are prepared for the hygienic challenges of a convention. From running out of soap to forgetting your towel, it seems there are more problems than solutions to keeping clean at a con.

Tempest’s Downpour – Sky Girls Review

Posted on May 20 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Sky Girls Review
In my quest to view what Japan has to offer, I have unwittingly stumbled upon a few monstrosities. One goes by the name Sky Girls.

Tempest’s Downpour – Bejitarizumu

Posted on May 06 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Bejitarizumu
‘Bejitarizumu,’ a play on the words vegetarian (be-ji-te-ri-an-iz-u-mu) and rhythm (ri-zu-mu), has quickly become one of Japan’s most recent viral videos. This strangely addictive and undeniably cute video features four children in a supermarket, dancing around in leotards and tutus with vegetables on their heads.

Tempest’s Downpour – Homestuck

Posted on Apr 15 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Homestuck
Once again, I’m celebrating April as Stuff That Isn’t Anime Month. The topic of interest is Homestuck. What is Homestuck? Let me tell you about Homestuck.

Tempest’s Downpour – Kingdom Hearts: A Better Princess Than Alice

Posted on Apr 01 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Kingdom Hearts: A Better Princess Than Alice
In celebration of Kingdom Hearts’ recent 10-year anniversary (Oh god no, I’m not that old!), I’d like to dissect the decision that left most people scratching their heads: making Alice a Disney Princess.