The Wandering Witch Warns Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

The Wandering Witch Warns Keep Your

Welcome, all, again. We are transitioning from a particularly bountiful viewing season, and one of my favorites was yet another anime about anime, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! ...
The Wandering Witch as Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl

The Wandering Witch as Ground Contr

Welcome, all, again. I recently raided my backlog of series-to-be-watched and pulled out 2011's Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl--literally pulled it out of my DVD collection, where it's lingered ...
The Wandering Witch Reminisces with Gunslinger Girl

The Wandering Witch Reminisces with

Welcome, all, again. As regular readers will know, I tend to gravitate towards slice-of-life series. However, I might seem to some to be a bit generous with that ...
Siege Spots – Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! (PS4)

Siege Spots – Cook, Serve, De

Have you ever dreamed of running your own restaurant? Have you ever dreamed of being the only employee at your own restaurant, forced to juggle tasks and keep up with ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Dorothy Elias-Fahn

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Dorothy Elias-Fahn returns to the Korner to chew gum and kick butt; and she's all out of gum.
The Wandering Witch Falls Hard for Comic Girls!

The Wandering Witch Falls Hard for

Welcome, all, again. As this viewing season winds down, at least one favorite show of mine is really ramping up: slice-of-life offering Comic Girls, which follows the efforts of ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Kayli Mills

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

After what seems like forever, you can now listen to our interview with voice actress/singer/online personality Kayli Mills!
Siege Spots – Dragon’s Crown Pro

Siege Spots – Dragon’s

Did you ever play D&D and think that you'd rather stop talking and just run around and hit things? Dragon's Crown Pro is the game for you.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Ewen Cluney

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Today we have Ewen Cluney, who brought over the Maid RPG over to western shores.
The Wandering Witch Chases a Golden Kamuy

The Wandering Witch Chases a Golden

Welcome, all, again. This new viewing season seems to have gotten off to a slow start, but I waited, and good things arrived! One of the best so ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Cissy Jones

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got Cissy Jones here for you today. You may know her from such roles like Delilah from Firewatch or Sloane from Destiney 2.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Alejandro Saab

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Witness the ultimate fast food battle with Alejandro Saab!
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review

2018 has been a pretty rough year on my wallet so far with at least one game coming out almost every week since the start of the year that I’ve ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Kevin T. Collins

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got the man behind Berserk's Griffith; Kevin T. Collins! If that wasn't enough for you, he also narrates audio books, makes music, and directs! There's no limit ...

iStalk 4/9/15 – Touhou, Crunchyroll, Discotek

Posted on Apr 09 2015
iStalk 4/9/15 – Touhou, Crunchyroll, Discotek
Today, Touhou comes to the West, Crunchyroll acquires Rin-Ne, and Discotek Media licenses some series.

iStalk 2/9/15 – Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Hello-Kitty, Neon Alley

Posted on Feb 09 2015
iStalk 2/9/15 – Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Hello-Kitty, Neon Alley
Today, Viz and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Hello Kitty gets a new graphic novel, and Neon Alley streams some more anime.

iStalk 11/17/14 – Sentai Filmworks, Inuyasha, and Rollers of the Realm

Posted on Nov 17 2014
iStalk 11/17/14 – Sentai Filmworks, Inuyasha, and Rollers of the Realm
Today, Sentai Filmworks acquires anime, Inuyasha: The Final Chapter to premiere on Toonami, and see a preview of Rollers of the Realm.

iStalk – 1090

Posted on Jun 27 2013
iStalk – 1090
Today, Sentai Filmworks licenses Di Gi Charat, a first look at Genshiken: Second Generation, and Otakon to bring the Anime Mirai project overseas.

Press Release — Viz Media Begins 2013 With The All-New Weekly Shonen Jump Digital Manga Magazine

Posted on Jan 23 2013
Press Release — Viz Media Begins 2013 With The All-New Weekly Shonen Jump Digital Manga Magazine
San Francisco, CA (January 21, 2013) – Viz Media, LLC (Viz Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga, graphic novels and anime in North America, ushers in 2013 with the dawn of a whole new era of manga with today’s first issue of the new Weekly Shonen Jump digital manga magazine.

Press Release — Sentai Filmworks Licenses “Ninja Scroll”

Posted on Sep 12 2012
Press Release — Sentai Filmworks Licenses “Ninja Scroll”
Houston, September 10, 2012 — The wildest samurai adventure ever made is back, this time in glorious and gruesome high-def detail! Sentai Filmworks’ is pleased to announce their latest acquisition, the classic anime masterpiece: Ninja Scroll!.

A Brief Rant from The Owl in the Rafters

Posted on May 09 2012
A Brief Rant from The Owl in the Rafters
After a bit of an impromptu break, The Owl in the Rafters is back with a convention related update! Anime Central, one of the largest anime conventions in the U.S.'s midwest region was this past end of April weekend so I'd like to go over some brief highlights and address my usual concerns with the state of the convention scene and, to some extent, anime fandom in general.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Janyse Jaud

Posted on Mar 23 2012
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Janyse Jaud
Janyse Jaud came by and had a fun time with us! Aside from talking about InuYasha and various other series, she also had Christmas do an improv cartoon voice! Listen to all the antics!

Kicking Off 2012 With Rumiko Takahashi and The Owl in the Rafters

Posted on Jan 04 2012
Kicking Off 2012 With Rumiko Takahashi and The Owl in the Rafters
Happy New Year and welcome to the first Owl in the Rafters update of 2012! As I promised back in November, I am returning to my proper gimmick as of today! For those of you wandering in for the first time let me give a brief introduction:

Tempest’s Downpour – Similiar, Same and Clone

Posted on Jun 05 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Similiar, Same and Clone
After complaining so much about recycled plots, I think we should take a deeper look into this phenomenon. After all, anyone who has taken a high school English class should know that every type of story, and thereby every type of character, has already been used. The trick is in making it appeal to the audience.