Kana’s Korner – Interview with Landon McDonald

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Do you like Dragon Ball Super, Hunter X Hunter, or One Punch Man? Then you don't want to miss this!
Alice & Zouroku (& the Wandering Witch)

Alice & Zouroku (& the Wand

Welcome, all, again. A new viewing season has begun and, to be honest, I'm not quite sold on it. Not yet, anyway. There are a number of ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Eliza Jane Schneider

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Today's guest is Eliza Jane Schneider! Hear many stories including how she put the South into Mafia 3, how she intertied a ton of roles from South Park, the ...
Siege Spots – Persona 5 Review (PS4)

Siege Spots – Persona 5 Revie

After 20 years of Persona, and 8 years after Persona 4, Persona 5 is finally here. This very Japanese RPG series has grown tremendously since its beginnings, and Persona 5 ...
Nerd’s Weebviews – We Are X Review

Nerd’s Weebviews – We A

X Japan, the biggest band you have never heard of, or at least that is the tagline from the documentary film, We Are X. The film follows the life of ...
The Wandering Witch Lives Vicariously!

The Wandering Witch Lives Vicarious

Welcome, all, again. Today we will discuss Seiren, a slice-of-life series which follows protagonist Shoichi Kamita and his interactions with three very different girls. Now, the purpose and ...
The Wandering Witch Ponders Lucky Number 13

The Wandering Witch Ponders Lucky N

Welcome, all, again. Please let me apologize for there being no January column--a death in the family compelled my travel overseas and otherwise consumed my attention. I am ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in J1-Con

Kayarath’s Adventures in J1-C

I made it my mission to cover every convention in my area. While I have a ways to go, I did mange to knock one more off the list. ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in More Indie Games

Kayarath’s Adventures in More

Too Many Games, too little time. Between the cosplay, the guests, the marketplace, and everything else, it's quite easy to miss the games of Too Many Games.
The Wandering Witch – Learns the Drop Rule

The Wandering Witch – Learns

Welcome, all, again. I'm very excited about this month's review(!), having chosen to finally discuss March Comes in Like a Lion. In truth, I've been saving this one, ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Street Festivals

Kayarath’s Adventures in Stre

Every April the sakuras fall and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia hosts the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival. I've been covering that for years but this year I'm ...
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.
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 – Persona 5 Review (PS4)

Posted on Apr 03 2017
Siege Spots – Persona 5 Review (PS4)
After 20 years of Persona, and 8 years after Persona 4, Persona 5 is finally here. This very Japanese RPG series has grown tremendously since its beginnings, and Persona 5 is definitely their biggest release yet. So... how is it?

Siege Spots – Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Review (PS4/Vita)

Posted on Jun 01 2016
Siege Spots – Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Review (PS4/Vita)
Originally released in 2007, Odin Sphere was largely praised by critics for its deep and complex gameplay. At the same time, however, reviewers and players alike noted that the game suffered from slowdown that could sometimes make the game unbearable. Now, two console generations later, we have a remake of Odin Sphere called Odin Sphere Leifthrasir.

Siege Spots – Valkyria Chronicles Remastered (PS4) Review

Posted on May 16 2016
Siege Spots – Valkyria Chronicles Remastered (PS4) Review
In 2008, Valkyria Chronicles launched on PS3 to critical acclaim. Critics agreed that it's strategy RPG gameplay was a unique treat not to be missed. Now, 8 years later, after recently relaunching on Steam, it's found its way to the PlayStation 4. It's also found its way into my hands for the first time, after years of being curious about it. So, how does it hold up?

Kana’s Korner – Interview with DrinkBox Studios

Posted on Feb 27 2016
Kana’s Korner – Interview with DrinkBox Studios
Graham Smith of DrinkBox Studios joined us today to talk with us about their newest game Severed. Severed is a touch based RPG where you must gain abilities or solve puzzles, while fighting your way through a nightmarish world.

iStalk 8/21/14 – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Youkai Watch, Tale of Princess Kaguya

Posted on Aug 21 2014
iStalk 8/21/14 – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Youkai Watch, Tale of Princess Kaguya
Today, David Productions becomes a subsidiary of Fuji TV, Level 5's Youkai Watch comes the West, and the first English trailer for The Tale of Princess Kaguya.

iStalk 8/4/14 – Cha-La Head Cha-La, Ace of Diamond, and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Posted on Aug 04 2014
iStalk 8/4/14 – Cha-La Head Cha-La, Ace of Diamond, and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth
Today, Flow covers Cha-La Head Cha-La, Ace of Diamond gets extension, and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth gets trailer.

iStalk – 988

Posted on Jan 29 2013
iStalk – 988
Today, Cryamore brings back classic Action-RPG nostalgia, Poppy Hill and other Ghibli films to screen in Massachusetts, and some gaming cliches never die.

Street Smarts — Popolocrois Review

Posted on Dec 17 2012
Street Smarts — Popolocrois Review
Popolocrois has existed for a while. The game hasn't generated a large fan base in North America, but it gathered enough attention in Japan for it to have a remake from the original Playstation onto the PSP.

iStalk – 943

Posted on Nov 13 2012
iStalk – 943
Today, Comiket received a threat letter, Final Fantasy XIV goes offline, and CBS reports that Hatsune Miku is the world's fakest pop star.

Press Release — First English Screens Of Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends Of The Titan

Posted on Oct 19 2012
Press Release — First English Screens Of Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends Of The Titan
We're excited to share the very first English screenshots (localization still in-progress) of the upcoming RPG Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan for Nintendo 3DS!