Tomodachi Game: A Refreshing Take on the Death Game Genre

[ad_top1 class=”mb40″] [sourceLink asin=”” asin_jp=”” cdj_product_id=”” text=”twitter” url=”https://twitter.com/DisneyPlusJP/status/1514861087484616707?s=20&t=6NaIYp5yqj9eW4OWGH4_Tg” ] Tomodachi Game is a new thriller anime for the Spring 2022 season. It is based on a manga with the same name, written by Mikoto Yamaguchi and drawn by Yuuki Satou. Prior to this anime adaptation, Tomodachi Game had actually received some live-action adaptations back in … Read more

Media Scrum in Smalltown America The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Editorial cartooning CSotD: Media Scrum in Smalltown America Steve Breen (Creators) sums up everything we know so far about Uvalde: Children were murdered, parents were devastated and we’re hearing a lot of same-old same-old from the top. As noted here the other dayPresident Biden did step up with a masterful, furious speech … Read more

6 Manga Like Shikimori-san’s Not Just a Cutie!

[ad_top1 class=”mb40″] [sourceLink asin=”” asin_jp=”” bookwalker_id=”” cdj_product_id=”NEOBK-2635742″ text=”” url=”” ] Sometimes you just need a super-concentrated dose of wholesome teenage romance to brighten your day and restore your faith in humanity. Then again, what’s life without a little drama to liven things up a bit? In the world of romance manga, there’s a delicate balance … Read more

Episode 34 – Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These – Collision

So after several episodes of LOGH‘s most white-knuckle ideological arguments over the course of a government inquiry, we have to pull back for the obviously much more mundane proceedings of two giant space stations shooting huge lasers at each other. The most skippable of filler, surely. For real though, as a follow-up to the inquiry … Read more

Episodes 6-7 – Heroines Run the Show: The Unpopular Girl and the Secret Task

In retrospect, it’s fortuitous that I didn’t have the time to review last week’s episode on its own, because “Producing Hiyori” works much better when paired with the conclusion provided by “My Childhood Friend.” The makeover arc seems to be an inevitability in any piece of media that stars an even slightly plain-looking girl, and … Read more

Episode 8 – Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

It’s taken a while, but with this episode we finally get a deeper exploration of the series’ villainess—and no, I don’t mean Angie. Ever since we entered the second arc of the story, Stephanie Fou Offrey has taken over the role of being the main antagonist to our heroes. While Leon has remained largely unphased … Read more

Shin Ultraman Stays at #1, 1st Fullmetal Alchemist Live-Action Sequel Opens at #9 – News

Studio Khara‘s new Shin Ultraman (New Ultraman) film remained at #1 for its second weekend. The film sold 312,000 tickets over the weekend, and earned 486,095,500 yen (about US$3.80 million) from Friday to Sunday. The film has sold a total of 1.34 million tickets and has earned a total of 2,034,681,150 yen (about US$15.94 million). … Read more

Episode 33 – Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3

Main’s incremental, and often incidental efforts at revolutionizing this world have encompassed plenty of aspects both sociological and technological so far. But as of this episode, we’re visiting on the possibility of more direct, personal changes affected, something Main herself has even deeper ties to. As we might have guessed, the sickness afflicting baby Dirk … Read more

Cotton Fantasy – Game Review

The Cotton series is nothing if not a survivor. first appearing in 1991, Cotton introduced the horizontal shooter genre to a cute little witch with a cuter, littler fairy sidekick, and it never wavered from that. The 1990s brought sequels and ports, followed by almost two decades of dormancy after the ill-received Rainbow Cotton. Yet … Read more