A HUGE roundup of genre happenings in Hispanoamerica
Tanya reviews us – Amazing Stories – from blog to magazine to future plans.
London Comic Con – cohabiting costumes and cosplay (lots of pichurs!)
A plethora of awesome photos from MCM Comic Con, London.
It is a pity that many things get lost in translation and not necessarily because the translator is bad, but because cultural differences do not allow us to understand what happens.
Where’s Waldo? A pictorial coverage of the MCM London Comic Con
Steve looks at a Japanese anime film by master storyteller and animator Hayao Miyazaki.
Use these suggestions to have a “horrible” holiday
Steve begins an exploration of superhero comics at the very beginning!
Tanya reveals all…
Tomei, Volume I is a collection of the first six Tomie stories by Junji Ito. Ito is a master of the horror manga genre, author of three aclaimed series, Uzumake, Gyu, and Tomie, which spawned a series of movies, running nine strong
Tanya rounds up the past months’ offerings in translation.
Morgana explores the wide-ranging consequences of watching anime. Cue the Vapors.
A look at Hunter x Hunter by Yoshihiro Togashi in comparison with his other major manga-turned-anime, Yu Yu Hakusho
It has long been a fascination that the shonen manga industry has allowed male characters who are not typically masculine to be interesting, complex, and relatable characters, as well as allowing women to take on the roles of young men.
As we grow older, we are forced to accept the fact that those people who helped to form our childhood are also getting older. We are made to understand that being influential does not make one immortal, at least not in a literal sense. And so, thousands of people the world over are slowly coming to terms with the fact that Hayao Miyazaki is truly, truly retiring this time.
Media apologists everywhere would have you believe that Hollywood only runs the way that it does because of this concept called “marketability.” We could never have Asian-American headliners in an Akira movie because we don’t have enough big-name Asian-American actors. We can’t keep the integrity of the original story because it’s not culturally significant to an American audience. God forbid a movie challenge an audience’s perspective on another culture or give them an insight into how other parts of the world react to certain situations
A review of the art book: 1,100 Ideas By 100 Manga Artists
Morgana Santilli reflects on a year of posts and blogging. Happy Blogiversary!
An examination of the world of anime in its current state and with its current offerings.
Religious figures and anime make for a provocative mix.
A look at Space Dandy, a new anime series.
Morgana Santilli discusses etiquette of how to say you aren’t interested in anime, and the prejudice you show in saying you don’t like anime.
Is anime a way for some of us to retain our childhood fancies? Or do we recognize ourselves in the characters we’ve chosen to admire? Morgana Santilli discusses her reasons for her favorite characters when she was younger and how her preference have changed with growing up.
Morgana Santilli talks about what makes RWBY a great animated series, and webseries.
Libros Hubo muchas reseñas de libros el mes pasado. Gary Dalkin reseña la colección de 10 historias Feast and Famine: Book Review – Feast and Famine by Adrian Tchaikovsky. Steve Fahnestalk nos recomienda el libro The Heavens Rise de Christopher Rice (el hijo de Anne Rice, para más detalles) en Book Review — A Spooky […]
With the Sailor Moon relaunch just a few months away, I seem to be seeing an onslaught of magical girls in the media.
Battle Fever J was a forerunner of the Power Rangers: four guys and a girl in superhero suits, saving the world from “the mysterious deity Satan Egos.”
It is extremely difficult, as a creator of any sort, to escape your culture.
London Expo October, 2013