Tag Archives: Manga

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The Geek Show S03E03 – Altogether Now!

Originally broadcast in 2011. This week on the Geek Show we discussed multiples, whether that’s multi-player or big old ensembles. Being a little bit more specific, the experience of playing multi-player games online, Karaoke, the portmanteau film and actors who have the canny knack of performing

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The Geek Show S03E02 – I want Sharks with Lasers!

Originally broadcast in 2011. On this edition of the show we amass for our second meeting of the villain appreciation society, in which we discuss the different between evil geniuses and mad scientists. What makes a good evil genius/mad scientist in a game? The Enigma that is” The

Space Battleship Yamato (2010)

This most illustrious of anime intellectual properties has a legacy stretching back to 1974, through various series and OVA spells. The Space Battleship Yamato is as influential in Japan as Star Trek is throughout the world; its importance is stellar to Japanese audiences.  Now receiving

For Love’s Sake

As a director, Takashi Miike is impossible to define beyond his boundless productivity. Yakuza, musicals, superheroes, children friendly, gore, taboo baiting, samurai, horror, video game adaptations, these are well within Miike’s wheelhouse, there are few people in the world as outright eccentric. His latest to

S05E02 – Anime Attacks 2012

The all-star convention-running cast of this episode featured not only our own Phil: DJ LastKnight & Kitacon party-master, but our friends and fellow Geeks, Tucky of Sunnycon, and Phil of Amecon. We’re looking forward to both of these and if you’re in the area (or, like,

Full Metal Alchemist (Manga)

One of the problems with something being truly good is that every so often it becomes a victim of its own success, and in a sense that’s what happened with the fans of Full Metal Alchemist. Arakawa Hiromu’s tale of two brothers has become one

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Full Metal Alchemist (Manga)

[singlepic id=488 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=489 w=320 h=240 float=center] One of the problems with something being truly good is that every so often it becomes a victim of its own success, and in a sense that’s what happened with the fans of Full Metal

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AMV of the week – April 18th – 24th

Sorry for the missing weeks in what I hoped would be a weekly series focusing on AMVs. Unfortunately life has a tendency of getting in the way. The funny thing about AMV’s is that they almost always make anime their basis, and that may be

Chrno Crusade (Manga)

When people think of shounen anime and manga they will undoubtedly think of stories that follow the typical format of never giving up and believing in your friends. Along the way the main characters in these tales may gain various abilities that make them insanely

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Chrno Crusade (Manga)

[singlepic id=145 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=149 w=320 h=240 float=center] When people think of shounen anime and manga they will undoubtedly think of stories that follow the typical format of never giving up and believing in your friends. Along the way the main characters in