The Wandering Witch — Gets Left for Last

The Wandering Witch — Gets Le

Welcome, all, again. We've begun a viewing season chock-full of magical girls and witches, and so--especially with October bringing Halloween--I just had to pick one such series for review. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Fal-Con

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Today Kana talks with the people behind Fal-Con, an anime convention taking place October in Alabama.
91.8 The Fan Is Moving To Discord

91.8 The Fan Is Moving To Discord

We here at 91.8 The Fan would like to announce that we will be converting over to the Discord chat program beginning October 8th. We have come to this ...
The Wandering Witch – Joins the Family

The Wandering Witch – Joins t

Welcome, all, again. I've decided to make good on my threat, so I'll be reviewing 91 Days, one of those often-referenced-but-seldom-seen "instant classics." That's right, they really do ...
Siege Spots – Angel Express Review (PC)

Siege Spots – Angel Express R

I really didn't want to like this game.
The Wandering Witch – Gets Scientific?

The Wandering Witch – Gets Sc

Welcome, all, again. We will in this column discuss one of those series acknowledged here last time for their beautiful artwork and strong stories--Alderamin on the Sky. Admittedly, ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Aaron Roberts

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Get your ghoul mask ready because the powerful and mysterious Uta from Tokyo Ghoul has joined us today for a interview. Tune in as Aaron Roberts shares with us how ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in More Zenkaikon

Kayarath’s Adventures in More Zen

As I looked upon the Lancaster Convention Center, a big grin appeared on my face. To put it simply, I needed this! It's been too long since I ...
The Wandering Witch – Visits an Empty Restaurant

The Wandering Witch – Visits

Welcome, all, again. I am incredibly excited about this season's offerings(!), a number of which seem to strongly emphasize artistry in both story-telling and visuals. But I am ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Adam Bobrow

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Adam Bobrow is a voice actor, comedian, and an enthusiast of table tennis and this king of ping pong joined in for a interview today. Adam Bobrow began his journey ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Very Good Days

Kayarath’s Adventures in Very Goo

Some people may say that Draft King is on the decline. That Draft King's days are numbered. Well I strongly disagree! This all girl J-Rock band has ...
The Wandering Witch – Cheers on the Bike Club!

The Wandering Witch – Cheers

Welcome, all, again. Even as this rather hit-or-miss viewing season winds down, I manage to remain impressed with the quality of certain programs. And one program that deserves ...
Tempest’s Downpour: Anime Fan Fest 2016 Review

Tempest’s Downpour: Anime Fan

You can’t judge a convention by its size. I had the audacity to believe, even for just a moment, that I was superior to small conventions just because I had more ...
Siege Spots – World of Warcraft by Daniel Lisi

Siege Spots – World of Warcra

World of Warcraft is the second book I've read in the Boss Fight Books line, and it's a product of their third successful Kickstarter. Yeah, three of them. Like many ...

The Ghibli Quest Continues with The Owl in the Rafters

Posted on Mar 08 2012
The Ghibli Quest Continues with The Owl in the Rafters
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.