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Anime Person of the Year 2011?

Anime Person of the Year 2011?

It’s the time of year when people like to reflect on the events and people who shaped the last last twelve months and that’s not different among anime fans, particularly bloggers. So while the 12 Days of Christmas are underway again this year in various locations, and in various incarnations, most of which are particularly […]

The Silver Lining of Noitamina’s Uninspiring Season

The Silver Lining of Noitamina's Uninspiring Season

When the Noitamina time-slot started back in 2005, its intention was to be a place where unconventional, “unusual” anime could air. Starting with Honey and Clover (these days considered a masterpiece by a not-insignificant number of fans), Noitamina’s ambition to showcase anime that reached beyond the typical demographics targeted by most anime has been a […]

Three Way Action – Episode 2

Three Way Action - Episode 2

Here’s Episode 2 of your favorite degenerates ranting and raving about everything under the sun. Well, not really— you see, Sorrow-Kun isn’t here. He’s… gone to a better (?) place. Instead, we have rookie podcaster eternal with us this time. We discuss serious stuff like why Mayo Chiki! should be a model for romantic comedies (in a way), why the […]

The Nihon Revue, Episode Four

The Nihon Revue, Episode Four

おまたせ!Here’s the fourth episode of our seasonal podcast, The Nihon Revue, featuring original cast members Sorrow-kun and Akira. In this episode we take pretension to new heights in our analysis of Wandering Son, talk about Yamakan‘s hubris, and review a Subaru advertisement. Major spoilers for Wandering Son, minor spoilers for all other series discussed. My roommates […]

SCOTIF: Fandom v. Winter ’10-’11 Season

SCOTIF:  Fandom v. Winter '10-'11 Season

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez! All persons having business before the Honorable, the Supreme Court of the Typical Idiot Fans, are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the Court is now sitting.  God save Anime and this Honorable Court!