The eleventh volume of Spice and Wolf includes a set of two short stories and a novella. Like in volume seven, the two short stories remind me of something an author might write for his eyes only in order to get to know the characters better. I have decided to put off reading the novella… Read More Examining Light Novels: Latin in the Middle Ages
Casey Anthony fever, anyone? This terrible story came to a climax last week, with Anthony’s acquittal on murder charges. Across the country and through the many forums available on the Internet, many let their displeasure known. Many cried at the lack of justice – some in an angry voice, even calling out death threats. One… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Casey Anthony and Death Note
A question nagging my heart lately is one that every fan faces at one time or another with serious contemplation, a passing thought, or somewhere in between. I’m talking about the question of whether or not it’s right to watch fansubs. Arguments are strong on both sides, and to tell the truth, I haven’t sat… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: What Price Fandom?
Anime News Network to Begin Simulcasting News: Anime News Network, which offers a streaming video service, will be streaming episodes of select series, like Oreimo and togainu no chi ~Bloody Curs~, which are currently airing in Japan.Views: It’s nice to see a trusted source entering the simulcast business. This offers yet another outlet to those… Read More Week in Review (Oct 2 – 8)
More Genshiken Manga on the Way News: The popular manga about otaku, Genshiken, will be continued as Genshiken II in Japan in Kondasha’s Monthly Afternoon magazine. The sequel manga will feature Ogiue, now the Genshiken president, as the main character of the college club. New characters will join in, including a cross-dressing boy named Hato.… Read More Week in Review (Sep 18 – 24)