Simulblast! Week 012 of Summer 2014

Simulblast! Week 012 of Summer 2014

This is it! The finale of Simulblast! Who will win? Who will lose? Which contestant lost 265 points in one week? Find out!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Todd Haberkorn

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We recently got a chance to catch up with Todd Haberkorn! Is he singing high-notes in Ever After High or being dastardly in the new dub of Sailor Moon? ...
Kayarath’s Adventures In Sailor Moon

Kayarath’s Adventures In Sail

One of the biggest premieres of Otakon was the rebirth of Sailor Moon. The magical girl show that captured the hearts of a generation, Sailor Moon is revered but ...
Simulblast! Week 011 of Summer 2014

Simulblast! Week 011 of Summer 2014

Canada! It's where Avril Lavigne is from! And she did songs for a One Piece movie! And that's how we can justify this week's very Canadian Simulblast challenge!
The Wandering Witch – Welcoming the Invaders?

The Wandering Witch – Welcomi

Welcome, all, again. This summer has provided many fun and interesting anime series, while also hitting me with some bitter disappointments. Not to ...
The Uzi Import Report: Hamatora

The Uzi Import Report: Hamatora

It's that time again for another addition to the Uzi Import Report! Always had an interests in mutants? Does Spiderman pique your interest, or does X-Men fit more of your ...
Name Not Final – September 13th (Smashing Apples)

Name Not Final – September 13

Are the trio at another convention? No? Maybe? Where in the world are the guy's from Name Not Final?!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Erik Kimerer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked with up and coming voice actor Erik Kimerer! Erik has been nailing big roles in hot new shows like Accel World, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and the ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Ralph Lister

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We sat down for a nice cup of tea and a chat with Ralph Lister, the voice of Walter in Hellsing and Hellsing Ultimate! Listen in to hear all about ...
Siege Spots – Dragon Con (Or “How I Learned To Love Cons Again”)

Siege Spots – Dragon Con (Or

"Are you here for ComicCon?" the hotel clerk asked. I answered yes for the sake of smalltalk, but Dragon Con is so much more than that. Dragon Con is a ...
Why The Chicago Con Circuit is Amazing: Anime Central 2014

Why The Chicago Con Circuit is Amaz

In this special series of articles, I aim to highlight some of the best that Chicago has to offer to fans of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. As a native ...
The Current Reviews the Suguri Collection!

The Current Reviews the Suguri Coll

The Current is back after its brief hiatus to bring you some high flying, anime girl fighting, bullet hell action! Just recently released back in July, the Suguri Collection consists ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Kira Buckland

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked with the amazing Kira Buckland again! Since we last talked to Kira, she's been busy working on cool shows like Accel World and Magi: the Labyrinth of Magic! ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with The Megas

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

From the year 200X and live via Kinect, we talked to The Megas about their latest release, History Repeating: Red! Listen to hear all about the writing process for the ...

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.