You cannot talk about anime and its impact without mentioning Gundam. One of the most well known and beloved franchises in anime history, the problem for many fans of the show is that they came on board a little late. Whether seeing it at a friends or hearing a buzz about it, all nerds got […]
From Gamergate to the toxicity of our game heroes, Topless Robot has some interesting thoughts on why nerd culture may need to step back and take a good, long look at itself if it intends to evolve as a movement. The last half year has not been the brightest hour for nerds and nerd culture. […]
Batmanga was the Japanese version of Batman who was created in the 1960’s by manga artist Jiro Kuwata. Obviously, for international reasons, the comics seemed destined to never reach this shore. UNTIL NOW that is! Check out Batmanga and prepare to have your mind blown. Though there are some slight differences in art style and storytelling, […]
If Star Wars was given a Macross treatment, this is about how it would look. This fan-made short has me wanting a whole series now! [SuperMulciber]
When you go to Adult Swim’s website, this little graphic pops up for a few seconds. Could it really be? I wouldn’t expect Cartoon Network to make any formal announcements. I suspect their viral strategy is to keep us waiting, and wanting, until next Saturday. What series would you like to see aired on Toonami?
> We all love looking at great photos of cosplayers, but what we see is just the end result of a long and rigorous process. Resident cosplayer Meredith / Ana Aesthetic takes us behind the scenes of a typical day in front of the camera, and offers up some tips to those looking to delve […]
When the synthesizer came onto the music scene it made a lasting impact. Will synthetic singers and performers have the same effect? The world’s only currently touring synthetic performer, CV01 Hatsune Miku, is brought to life by a software called Vocaloid, which was designed primarily by Hideki Kenmochi. She had a sold out concert in […]
I know as much about anime as I do quantum physics. But one thing I do know is that all those cosplayers at cons spend a lot of time, effort, and money to get their costumes just right. Unfortunately, all that hard work is usually captured by low-resolution digital cameras, poor lighting, and boring, static […]