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.

Nerd’s Weebviews – We Are X Review

Posted on Mar 29 2017
Nerd’s Weebviews – We Are X Review
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 band's mastermind, Yoshiki discussing the trials and tribulations that befall the drummer/pianist/composer and his thirty year career.

iStalk 3/17/16 – X Japan, Durarara!!x2, Digimon Adventure Tri

Posted on Mar 17 2016
iStalk 3/17/16 – X Japan, Durarara!!x2, Digimon Adventure Tri
Today, X Japan film's additional screenings, Durarara!!x2 dub to stream on Crunchyroll, and second Digimion Adventure Tri film earns 46 million yen in first weekend.

The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese

Posted on Jul 20 2015
The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese
What the heck is American J-Rock? Better question: Do you know what J-Rock, or J-Pop for that matter, really means? While you probably think you have an answer, pinning down a definition can get a little messy. However, it’s key to understanding the popularity of J-Rock and J-Pop outside of Japan, and the growing movement in the West for a home-brewed version of this music.

iStalk 8/5/14 – Yoshiki Twitter Q&A, Captain Harlock CG Film, and Robotech Academy Kickstarter Canceled

Posted on Aug 05 2014
iStalk 8/5/14 – Yoshiki Twitter Q&A, Captain Harlock CG Film, and Robotech Academy Kickstarter Canceled
Today, Yoshiki to hold Twitter Q&A, Netflix gets anime, and Robotech Academy Kickstarter canceled.

iStalk 7/31/14 – Live-Action Attack on Titan, Death Note Artist, and X Japan

Posted on Jul 31 2014
iStalk 7/31/14 – Live-Action Attack on Titan, Death Note Artist, and X Japan
Today, live-action Attack on Titan cast announced, Death Note artist comes to New York Comic Con, and X Japan details Madison Garden concert.

iStalk 7/21/14 – DBZ: Battle of the Gods, Yoshiki Returns, and Sailor Moon for Sale

Posted on Jul 21 2014
iStalk 7/21/14 – DBZ: Battle of the Gods, Yoshiki Returns, and Sailor Moon for Sale
Today, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods adds more theaters, Yoshiki to return to Otakon, and Sailor Moon is available for digital download.

Yoshiki Classical World Tour

Posted on May 16 2014
Yoshiki Classical World Tour
The Yoshiki Classical World Tour concert at the San Francisco Symphony brought one of Japan’s premier musicians, Yoshiki Hayashi, to the Bay Area. With SFS and guest support, he brought the Davies Symphony Hall to life with classical adaptations of X-Japan hits and original compositions.

iStalk – 902

Posted on Sep 17 2012
iStalk – 902
Today, first two Madoka Magica movies are set for a theatrical release in the US, Rose of Versailles toilet paper, and auction to eat with Yoshiki.

iStalk – 900

Posted on Sep 13 2012
iStalk – 900
Today, Sentai Filmworks licenses quite a few series, Aniplex reveals Bakemonogatari Blu-Ray information, and Yoshiki attends 2012 Points of Light Tribute Awards.

Press Release — Yoshiki Attends 2012 Points Of Light Tribute Awards, Offering A Private Dinner For The Cause

Posted on Sep 11 2012
Press Release — Yoshiki Attends 2012 Points Of Light Tribute Awards, Offering A Private Dinner For The Cause
Washington, D.C. -- September 7, 2012 -- Yoshiki, international musician/producer, and leader of X Japan, attended The 2012 Points of Light Tribute Awards "Changing Lives Through Service", held at the Residence of the Ambassador of Japan on Friday, September 7, 2012. Points of Light is a charity nonprofit inspired by former President George H.W. Bush, and is the world's leading volunteer service organization.