Simulblast! Week 002 Of Spring 2014

Simulblast! Week 002 Of Spring 2014

Week two is upon us and as such the pressure is on with an even more difficult challenge and fallen comrades! Go forth and read about anime!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Amanda Winn-Lee, Jessica Calvello & Rachel Robinson

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Warning: Parental guidance highly suggested. This interview contains so much swearing and adult content that we're not even sure we should be listening to it. You have been warned.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Brian Beacock

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Heya! Howdy! Hello! We brought back Brian Beacock to talk about all his recent projects like the amazing Monokuma! Listen in to hear all the juicy details!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Jessica Calvello

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

It's time for some craziness and tons of lewd action with Jessica Calvello! Jessica is the voice of the super random Excel Excel from Excel Saga and she's in some ...
The Uzi Import Report: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

The Uzi Import Report: Jojo’s

In this week's Import Report, we'll be taking a look at a series that is literally a legend among the anime community. I'll give you a few hints. It has ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Michael Molinari

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked the mind behind a cool new Kickstarter game called Choice Chamber! Hear what Michael Molinari has to say about the project, then go help support their project while ...
Name Not Final – Episode 002 (March 29th & April 5th)

Name Not Final – Episode 002

A stunning "two parter" of Name Not Final! Can you handle all the Kroze? We can't...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Katie Griffin

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

It's time for another magical transformation with Katie Griffin! Katie is the voice of Sailor Mars, so make sure you don't skip over this one!
Kayarath’s Adventures In Horror!

Kayarath’s Adventures In Horr

Hey everyone, it's sakura season! Time to enjoy some Japanese themed events hosted by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia!
The Current Reviews Titanfall!

The Current Reviews Titanfall!

It’s rare for a player like me to experience the pure excitement and energy that comes from receiving an adrenaline rush during a heated battle, but that is exactly what ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Valkyrie Kiss

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

An awesome band appears on stage! Valkyrie Kiss is a hot new band with cool music that you should be listening to! Check out the interview to find out more!
The Alpha Gamer #2: Entering the Danger Zone with Starwhal: Just the Tip

The Alpha Gamer #2: Entering the Da

Remember that really awesome song from Weebl’s Stuff that proclaims that narwhals “have a kick-ass facial horn, they’re the Jedi of the sea,” and “they stop Cthulhu eating ye”? This ...
Siege Spots – JetGetters

Siege Spots – JetGetters

Imagine this: you're in the middle of a high-speed dogfight, your ally ahead of you taking on heavy fire. Thinking quickly, you leap from your own cockpit, sending out your ...
Musikal Makinations – miwa’s Faith Single Review

Musikal Makinations – miwa

Musikal Makinations' endless search for music to review continues!

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.