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 Riff 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.
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 ...

Tempest’s Con Survival Guide – Food to Pack

Posted on Mar 18 2012
Tempest’s Con Survival Guide – Food to Pack
10 years of anime con-going experience has taught me a lot: how to survive on little sleep with noisy roommates, how to get from one panel on the bottom floor to the next on the fourth floor in under a minute, how important packing your own food is, etc.

Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Chris Bevins

Posted on Mar 04 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Chris Bevins
Tempy had the chance to sit down with Chris Bevins, who is most known for his work directing at Funimation.

Tempest’s Downpour — Review of Katsucon’s FUNimation Preview

Posted on Feb 21 2012
Tempest’s Downpour — Review of Katsucon’s FUNimation Preview
FUNimation is the company that changed the face of anime in a positive direction. It was the first company that I noticed to bring out consistently good dubs with excellent scripts and directors who really knew what they were doing. Special care was put into its shows as it progressed from Dragonball Z to Fruits Basket to Fullmetal Alchemist.

Tempest’s Downpour – Clover Review

Posted on Feb 05 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Clover Review
Clover is the tale of a psychic girl and a former black ops soldier who embark on a journey together through a Steampunk setting. They both carry heavy burdens of love and loss that bisect in an unexpected way as they outrun armed forces that want them stopped by any means necessary.

Tempest’s Downpour – Spice & Wolf Review

Posted on Jan 15 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Spice & Wolf Review
Spice & Wolf is the story of an unlikely duo, a merchant and a goddess, who travel across a European-esque land on a personal journey. They fight for survival, and mostly to turn a profit.

Tempests’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 12: Christmas and New Year’s

Posted on Jan 01 2012
Tempests’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 12: Christmas and New Year’s
What better way to start the new year than with another edition of Anime In-Jokes? As we struggle to take in that extra hour of sleep and some of us fight hangovers, we think back to the holidays that left us feeling like zombies: Christmas and New Year’s.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Adventures in Voice Acting by Tony Oliver

Posted on Dec 18 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Adventures in Voice Acting by Tony Oliver
Finishing off Anime USA con coverage is the Adventures in Voice Acting panel I attended Saturday. Tony Oliver hosted the panel and gave us some tips offered at the full-day workshops held at Bang Zoom! Entertainment.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Interview with J. Michael Tatum

Posted on Dec 04 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Interview with J. Michael Tatum
At Anime USA this year, I had the pleasure of interviewing J. Michael Tatum in person. The last three questions were offered by fans.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA and the Best Birthday Present

Posted on Nov 27 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA and the Best Birthday Present
Anime USA fell on the weekend of my birthday and so my goal was to treat myself to the best birthday gift ever: courage. Nah, that’s corny – I really just wanted to have lunch with J. Michael Tatum and wear a cosplay I was pretty proud of. It went on to be so much more.

Tempest’s Downpour – Auditioning for a Role in Voice-Acting Panel by MECHA Software, LLC

Posted on Nov 27 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Auditioning for a Role in Voice-Acting Panel by MECHA Software, LLC
At Anime USA the con was barely an hour old and suddenly fans were thrust into auditions for roles in MECHA Software, a company that specializes in video games based on popular anime. Auditioning at conventions is a new trend started by MECHA Software, LLC., and the representatives did not leave hopefuls without a paddle.