The Wandering Witch Examines the Monster Girl Doctor

The Wandering Witch Examines the Mo

Welcome, all, again. This last was a slow viewing season for me, with my favorite genre (slice-of-life) severely underrepresented. Only three new shows managed to catch my interest, ...
The Wandering Witch and The Misfit of Demon King Academy

The Wandering Witch and The Misfit

Welcome, all, again. Since last my last column appeared here, Corona-chan swung by briefly (I tested negative, thanks!); my profession has been even further vilified; and Memphis regressed from ...
The Wandering Witch Devours Princess Connect! Re: Dive

The Wandering Witch Devours Princes

Welcome, all, again. Today let's talk about Princess Connect! Re: Dive, a show that can be kind of hard to pin down: it's comedy; it's adventure; it's bodaciously harem! ...
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.

iStalk 10/2/14 – Viz Media, Takeshi Obata, and Princess Kaguya

Posted on Oct 02 2014
iStalk 10/2/14 – Viz Media, Takeshi Obata, and Princess Kaguya
Today, Viz Media at New York Comic Con, Takeshi Obata in America, and IFC to screen Princess Kaguya.

iStalk 9/25/14 – Persona Q, Pokemon BW, and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Posted on Sep 25 2014
iStalk 9/25/14 – Persona Q, Pokemon BW, and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Today, Persona Q videos, Pokemon BW anime, and English dub for The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

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 7/17/14 – Princess Kaguya Dub, Sailor Moon Dub, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu tops Oricon

Posted on Jul 17 2014
iStalk 7/17/14 – Princess Kaguya Dub, Sailor Moon Dub, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu tops Oricon
Today, English dub of Princess Kaguya streamed, Viz streams new Sailor Moon dub, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu tops Oricon.

iStalk – 995

Posted on Feb 07 2013
iStalk – 995
Today, Final Fantasy celebrates it's 25th anniversary with 50% off all games on PSN, Nickelodeon to air Digimon: Fusion, and Studio Ghibli postpones it's new title.

iStalk – 802

Posted on Apr 17 2012
iStalk – 802
Today, Disney announces Blu-ray information for Arrietty as well as some more Ghibli classics, Kamen Rider Stronger Actor passes away, and AM2 announces partnership with Ani.me.

Celebrating Lupin III’s 40th with The Owl in the Rafters

Posted on Apr 04 2012
Celebrating Lupin III’s 40th with The Owl in the Rafters
So, last time we took a little crash course in Yoshihiko Umakoshi's roles as animation director and character designer in order to prep for the recent Saint Seiya Omega. This week I've got another hot reboot to cover and another talented animator to touch on: Lupin III - Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna

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.

iStalk – 757

Posted on Feb 14 2012
iStalk – 757
Today, An anime adaption of "La Storia Della Arcana Famigilia" will appear this summer, Studio Ghibli outlines newer projects, and Kuwata Keisuke will be singing the ending theme of "Chibi Maruko-chan".

iStalk – 646

Posted on Sep 05 2011
iStalk – 646
Today, New Pokémon Centers open up, BoA reflects on her career, Isao Takahata is working on a new project