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.

iStalk – 681

Posted on Oct 24 2011
iStalk – 681
Today, Kodansha is launching a short Great Teacher Onizuka story, Lost Heroes allow you to have super deformed Gundam, Kamen Rider, or Ultraman, and Mashiroiro Symphony is coming to Crunchyroll this fall.

13 Days of Halloween with The Owl in the Rafters: Day 5

Posted on Oct 23 2011
13 Days of Halloween with The Owl in the Rafters: Day 5
Today we're going over a shorter film, a 25 minute piece released in 2005 by CoMixWave inc., the small studio that was relatively unknown before they picked up young underdog director, Makoto Shinkai, whom I have covered once already, and recently a second time for the English premiere of his latest film at Otakon 2011.

13 Days of Halloween with The Owl in the Rafters: Day 4

Posted on Oct 22 2011
13 Days of Halloween with The Owl in the Rafters: Day 4
At last, we really get into the swing of things with this Halloween theme! Number four in this line up is a modern cult favorite around anime fans on the internet, Franken Fran.

13 Days of Halloween with the Owl in the Rafters: Day 3

Posted on Oct 21 2011
13 Days of Halloween with the Owl in the Rafters: Day 3
Welcome to Day 3! Today's title? Jigoku Shoujo (Lit. "Hell Girl") I'll admit right off the bat that I feel like I'm taking a step backwards here in some ways. When it comes right down to it, going from the Vampire Hunter D movies to the Hell Girl anime is a definite drop in quality on most mechanical levels.

iStalk – 680

Posted on Oct 21 2011
iStalk – 680
Today, Crystal Kay to voice the Japanese dub of Happy Feet 2, CyberConnect 2's CEO says Games must avoid anime's mistakes, and Ishihara seems to have won over the Anime Industry.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Michael Lindsay

Posted on Oct 20 2011
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Michael Lindsay
Fans of anime new and old will love our awesome interview with Michael Lindsay! Michael is the voice of Joe from Digimon and Urarhara from Bleach, as well as loads of other cool stuff, so listen in!

Bargain Gaming – Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure

Posted on Oct 20 2011
Bargain Gaming – Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure
All right, before we get into this review I feel that it’s necessary for a bit of a disclaimer. This goes out to those of you fellow gamers who, like me, are fans of the original Spyro games. This game, despite prominently featuring Spyro in the name, advertising, and cut scenes, is not, I repeat NOT, a Spyro game.

13 Days of Halloween with The Owl in the Rafters: Day 2

Posted on Oct 20 2011
13 Days of Halloween with The Owl in the Rafters: Day 2
Bismarck Kamen is back for more Halloween reviews! I'll be skipping the introductions from here on out on the assumption that you know where you are, who I am, and what you're reading. If for some reason you can't answer one or all of these questions, let me direct you to yesterday's article and we can be on our way. Today I'm going to tackle two films of a classic anime horror title, Vampire Hunter D.

iStalk – 679

Posted on Oct 20 2011
iStalk – 679
Today, a comedian accidentally tweets his phone number, PlayStation Vita coming in February, and Persona will be getting its own monthly magazine.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Mike McFarland

Posted on Oct 19 2011
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Mike McFarland
Mike McFarland is one of the initial members of the Funimation dream team, and as such, he's had the chance to produce and direct tons of great stuff. These include, but are not limited to DBZ, Fullmetal Alchemist and Summer Wars! Make sure to tune in!