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 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 Faces Knight’s & Magic

Posted on Sep 28 2017
The Wandering Witch Faces Knight’s & Magic
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 is not only a prodigy, but also the reincarnated soul of Tsubasa Kurata, a Japanese computer programmer and otaku who at least partially remembers his former life. Wait, you say, this all sounds so familiar!

iStalk – 1103

Posted on Jul 16 2013
iStalk – 1103
Today, your child can be a mecha pilot, My Little Pony manga to be drawn by Legend of Zelda manga creator, and even more Skullgirls news.

Cloudphobia Review

Posted on Apr 14 2013
Cloudphobia Review
Bullet hell shooters have constantly taught us that no matter how good you are at a game, no matter how many hours you put in, no matter your achievement score or trophy count, there will always be a genre of game that will beat you into the ground and make you beg for mercy.

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.

Bargain Gaming – Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier

Posted on Jul 07 2011
Bargain Gaming – Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier
I love RPGs. If every other genre of game disappeared over night but there were still RPGs, then I would be mostly content, as I can and have wasted weeks of my life playing some of the lengthier RPGs to completion. This is also one of my greatest frustrations as a game reviewer, as the amount of time necessary to complete and properly review a RPG of any length makes it difficult to review a lot of the ...

Cuddle Up With Makoto Shinkai and The Owl In The Rafters

Posted on Feb 16 2011
Cuddle Up With Makoto Shinkai and The Owl In The Rafters
Welcome to a very special Valentine's Day edition of The Owl in the Rafters! This week I'm going over the career of an anime director and one-man animation team who took the industry by surprise nearly a decade ago now. This man is none other than Makoto Shinkai, the anime prodigy lauded with the title "The New Miyzaki" by several reviewers. This name may not ring too many bells with Western Audiences, but his debut short film, ...

Tempest’s Downpour – The Americanization of Anime

Posted on Feb 06 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – The Americanization of Anime
Anime has changed considerably over the past few decades. But is this a trend more towards Americanization, or just the natural flow of the living, breathing entertainment industry?

iStalk – 347

Posted on Jun 18 2010
iStalk – 347
Today, Gundam takes to the skies, AX cuts another feature, and when did manga become a politically funded product?