Category Archives: Culture

Classic Film Kid: 2001: Space Odyssey

SPOILERS AHEAD Hi guys, it’s the Classic Film Kid here, and with the 5th entry in my reviewing blog, we are taking a step into the mind of Stanley Kubrick. Even though he is a very stripped-back guy (surprising, I know), I am absolutely positive

Pick of the Podcasts #2

Welcome to back to instalment two of our new series, Pick of the Podcasts, where we explore different podcasts grouped around a central theme. For each series, I’ll provide a brief synopsis of the podcast and I’ll also give my pick of one favourite episode,

Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is now in the wild and the company enters a new generation. As an early adopter, I wish to share my thoughts on the device itself but, given that most of the value of a gaming platform is based upon its software

Farewell to the Wii-U

There is always something magical about a new Nintendo system, possibly more so than Sony or Xbox. You look at it with enthusiasm and go ‘ok! Yeah! What do we have this time?’ and then you open it, set it up and let Nintendo show

Pick of the Podcasts #01

Welcome to this new series where we explore different podcasts grouped around a central theme. For each series, I’ll provide a brief synopsis of the podcast and I’ll also give my pick of one favourite episode, which may help ease you in if you’re a

Style Over Sight – Why is it a problem?

We know that technology has a habit of shrinking in size as the years pass and developments are made. Computers used to warrant an entire room as opposed to one’s pocket. I was one of the last generations to know the televisions of old before

An Evening with Bandai Namco Entertainment

Namco Bandai Entertainment held an event for five of their games that will be released in the coming year: Ace Combat 7, Tekken 7, Get Even, Project Cars 2 and Little Nightmares. These games are all very different from one another and the company was

Anime DVD/Blu-Ray Upcoming releases

It feels like the amount of Anime is limitless, but you can own some of your favourites on DVD and Blu-Ray. Compiled is a list of upcoming series that you’ll soon be able to add to your collections. Please Note: These are not the final

Beginners Guide to Japanese Fashion: Lolita Edition

Hello, and welcome back to my Japanese Fashion article series. This time we branch away from the slightly rebellious Gyaru to the more conservative Lolita fashion. Lolita fashion first came to popularity in the 1980s in Japan, beginning as something known as “doll fashion”. The fashion

Why are another world anime so popular?

Hack//Sign, Sword Art Online, Re: Zero: Life in Another World, Overlord, Log Horizon, Death March of Rhapsody, Konosuba: God’s Blessing On This Wonderful World, No Game No Life, Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Accel World, Btooom! Fate: Grand Order, The Devil Is A