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.
Siege Spots – Yakuza Kiwami

Siege Spots – Yakuza Kiwami

As the game tells you early on, "Kiwami means EXTREME!" Does Yakuza Kiwami live up to its name?
The Wandering Witch Studies Classroom of the Elite

The Wandering Witch Studies Classro

Welcome, all, again. This viewing season just seems to keep getting better, with many shows that are becoming more and more interesting as things progress; Classroom of the Elite ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Nijicon 2

Kayarath’s Adventures in Niji

When we last left Nijicon, it grew from a hopeful dream to full blown reality. The East Coast finally had a yaoi con to call its own! Two ...
The Wandering Witch Visits Elegant Yokai Apartments

The Wandering Witch Visits Elegant

Welcome, all, again. I am very happy to report that we have entered into a new viewing season, one that seems to offer a wider variety and much greater ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Tom Bauer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We have Tom Bauer here folks. Hear him talk about voicing Hush Middy in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Feitan in Hunter x Hunter, and even Shu in Dragon ...
Siege Spots – Valkyria Revolution

Siege Spots – Valkyria Revolu

Valkyria Revolution, with its new action-based battle system, is definitely a bold new direction for the Valkyria series. But does this new battle system work in this spin-off's favor, or ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Mick Wingert

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Mick Wingert has so many legends of awesomeness to share!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Roy Samuelson

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Greetings listeners! Join us as Roy Samuelson takes us on a journey to understand what it means to be a voice actor. It is sure to be enlightening.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Robbie Daymond

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

If you have a Nintendo Switch or a vendetta against writing essays, then you have at least two things in common with Robbie Daymond. If you like Final Fantasy ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Landon McDonald

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Do you like Dragon Ball Super, Hunter X Hunter, or One Punch Man? Then you don't want to miss this!
Siege Spots – Persona 5 Review (PS4)

Siege Spots – Persona 5 Revie

After 20 years of Persona, and 8 years after Persona 4, Persona 5 is finally here. This very Japanese RPG series has grown tremendously since its beginnings, and Persona 5 ...

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.