Category Archives: Culture

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

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

Steven Universe: The Good, the Bad and the Gay

Steven Universe is a fantastic show that I’ve already written a very positive article about. However, as I was writing it I realised that I had so much more to say about one of my favourite features of this brilliant little cartoon. I’m gonna discuss

A Platform to Talk About Platformers

When you can’t think of a good title, just make a bad pun. Puns are something I love almost as much as platformers, it’s one of my favourite game genres and one of the oldest. Back in 1985, Nintendo brought the video game industry back

Classic Film Kid: The Matrix

Happy New Year, everyone! This is the Classic Film Kid again, and with the Christmas decorations rightfully being taken down and the tree being boxed up again, it’s time to get back with some serious reviewing, and we will kick off 2017 with a review

Gotham: It’s Batman, But Not

  The story of Batman is nothing new. Whether you prefer the Adam West era movies, are an avid reader of the comics or, like me and very few others, have become an unexpected fan of Batfleck (Ben Affleck), we all know the history and

Magic: The Gathering – The Returning

My first memories of Magic: The Gathering – the most seminal, burgeoning and ubiquitous of Trading Card games – are of walking into my local computer gaming store as an 11-year-old and wondering what all the fuss was at the back. It so happened, it was 1994,

History Of Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh! The almost legendary card game that seems to churn out new cards almost infinitely. For many, the Card Game adventures of Yugi Mutou and his friends are enough to send most anime and manga fans into a wave of nostalgia, as the series is