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.

Siege Spots – Valkyria Revolution

Posted on Jun 27 2017
Siege Spots – Valkyria Revolution
Valkyria Revolution, with its new action-based battle system, is definitely a bold new direction for the Valkyria series. But does this new battle system work in this spin-off's favor, or does this revolution fall flat?

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.