Nov 242014
 
Game Review: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

I came to an interesting realization after spending some time this weekend playing Pokémon Omega Ruby, the sixth-gen remake of Pokémon Ruby for the Game Boy Advance: during the early 2000s, Nintendo was really obsessed with nautical exploration. You could surf the massive seas of the Hoenn region in Ruby and Sapphire on your Game Boy, then for more seafaring [Read more...]

Nov 242014
 
This Week in Anime: Remember the Titans?

The holidays are coming. Across the Internet, anime and manga retailers are starting to roll out the big discounts. In a related phenomenon, anime and manga fans are starting to inflict horrible agony upon their wallets. Holiday gifts be damned, we’ve got box sets to buy! While you sit and wait for your favorite series to go on sale, let’s [Read more...]

Nov 212014
 
What May Be Next For the CW’s DC Universe

Welcome back to Channel Chaser! If you’ll recall a while back, a wrote an article detailing my wish list for the CW Network’s newly-founded DC comics universe, as established by the TV shows Arrow and The Flash. While not all of my hopes and dreams have been confirmed as of yet, a closer look at both of these shows, as [Read more...]

Nov 182014
 
Re-Discovering Community at Bakuretsu Con

Starting anew sure is hard. I think you can understand where I’m coming from, since you know I had to take a long hiatus from writing The Minus World for the past couple of months as I started working full-time. In the beginning I put in long and stressful hours, and I often doubted whether I was even capable of [Read more...]

Nov 172014
 
This Week in Anime: Just Keep Swimming

Hey, it’s a week! Anime happened! That can only mean one thing: it’s time for This Week in Anime.   Free to a Good Home Funimation recently announced the English dub cast for Free! Eternal Summer. As one might expect from a series with a very vocal fanbase, they’ve played it fairly safe and brought in plenty of well-known veterans [Read more...]

Nov 112014
 
This Week in Anime: No More Naruto for You

This Week in Anime is back! (Pay no attention to last week. It never happened.) This week, I’ll be discussing one of the biggest elephants in the room when it comes to anime and manga. Actually, it’s probably more accurate to say that this particular elephant is on its way out of the room. I’m talking, of course, about the [Read more...]

Nov 072014
 
Some Thoughts on the Doctor Who Controversy

Welcome back to another edition of Channel Chaser! This week, I’ve decided that it is long overdue that I throw my hat into the ring on the current debate surrounding one of my favorite TV shows, the British sci-fi series Doctor Who. With the show’s eighth season coming to a close, fans are more polarized than ever before over a [Read more...]

Oct 312014
 
Bones: Uncovering a Quality Cop Show

Welcome to another edition of Channel Chaser! I know that I have noticed–and I’ll bet you probably have, too–that most of the shows I review and talk about in this column are usually fantasy or sci-fi related. I apologize for this obvious bias, but these are just the kind of shows that I happen to like and watch the most. [Read more...]

Oct 272014
 
This Week in Anime: Censors and Space Bugs

It’s still technically Monday as I write this, which means it’s about damn time for This Week in Anime. Hope you’re still awake by the time this article makes it to the website, dear reader(s). You could also just read it tomorrow, but where’s the fun in that? Let’s get to it.   Visual Censorship in Terraformars For this installment, [Read more...]