Sep 222014
This Week in Anime: Talk Show Idol

The end of an anime season is always a strange experience. So often, it ends up being hard to say goodbye to shows that you almost didn’t even watch, while early favorites can’t be over soon enough. Of course, maybe that’s just my natural tendency to love any series that exceeds my expectations. Enough ramblings, though, because it’s time for [Read more...]

Sep 192014
The Five Most Influential Shows in TV History

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another edition of Channel Chaser! For today’s topic, I’m going to take you through a very short list of what I believe to be the most important shows in the history of television. I should preface this by saying that when I define a show as “important,” I don’t necessarily mean that I like [Read more...]

Sep 162014
This Week in Anime: Game Over, Man

Hello again, Internet. Fall draws ever closer, bringing colder weather with it. Most folks would complain, but we all know that those gray skies just mean more excuses to stay inside and watch more anime. There’s nothing quite like sitting down with a hot cup of caffeine and melting away into a world of two-dimensional goodness. Start making that hot [Read more...]

Sep 122014
A Space Odyssey: The Giant Stargate Series Review, Part 2

Welcome back to Channel Chaser, and the second part of my review of the long-running sci-fi franchise Stargate. Two weeks ago, we addressed the show that started it all, Stargate SG-1. Today, we’ll be moving on to the later spin-offs inspired by the success of SG-1, brining new cast members in the Stargate family and sometimes even crossing over between [Read more...]

Sep 082014
This Week in Anime: Bet on the Underdog

Nothing like a long weekend to provide a convenient excuse for taking a week off from a regular column. In any case, This Week in Anime is back for more news and reviews, so sit back and enjoy. We’ve got plenty to catch up on, and a delightful little underdog of a show to review. Onward to anime!   Simulcast [Read more...]

Sep 052014
Shows to Watch For: Fall 2014 Edition

Welcome back once again to Channel Chaser! I’ve been looking over the lineup of new shows for this fall, and man, is there some exciting stuff coming up. Everything from cop dramas to comic book adaptations, fantasy adventures and sitcoms is getting a makeover this year, and with some pretty great actors as well. So this week, I thought I’d [Read more...]

Sep 042014
Is the US Finally Ready for Light Novels?

Last week, Yen Press announced a slate of new licenses for their Yen On line of light novels. The new titles included the source material for a number of popular anime series, including No Game No Life and Log Horizon. The announcement was a welcome bit of good news, and many fans are justifiably excited about the prospect of light [Read more...]

Sep 022014
Will the Horror Ever End for Let’s Players?

By now you may have seen the latest horror-game-of-the-week that made its way around the Let’s Play community, Five Nights at Freddy’s. The premise is simple enough: you are a new security guard working overnight at a Chuck E. Cheese-like pizza restaurant, but at this pizza joint the animatronic characters become sentient after closing. They move slowly toward your office, [Read more...]

Aug 292014

Check off another item on the World Domination To-Do List, because we’ve just had our first interview. Our gaming editor Steven and editor in chief Paul recently spoke with Steven Vitte of the Gaming Journalist Gazette about how the site came to be and how we go about covering video games. You can read the full interview transcript on the [Read more...]

Aug 292014
A Space Odyssey: The Giant Stargate Series Review, Part 1

Hello again everyone, and welcome to another edition of Channel Chaser! For today’s review, I decided to focus on one of my favorite franchises of all time: the sci-fi spectacular known as Stargate. Spanning seventeen seasons of TV between three different spin-offs from 1997 until 2011, Stargate has become one of the longest-running science fiction shows of all time. I [Read more...]