Lost Anime Franchise...

The Lost Anime Franchises: Dirty Pair By Christopher Kinsey It’s no secret I revel in older titles.  None of us can help it; the things we grew up with have a profound effect on our personal taste.  Not just that, we feed off this ironic/serious feed of nostalgia to such a point there is...

Castlevania Aug05

Castlevania

Anime Review: Castlevania A review by Christopher Kinsey “But Sir!” they cried “This is an American cartoon!” they hammered on the keyboards as they read the title.  Look if it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, is influenced by the fluid violent action of the ducks of old, then it’s so...

Monsters, Just Like ...

Dean Talks Anime: Monsters, Just Like Us! By Christopher Kinsey It’s no secret I’m a fan of Dungeons and Dragons.  I have spent, and still spend, a lot of creative thought processes about mythical beings, their societies, and how they function within different settings.  I’ve even...

Azumanga Daioh and t...

Dean Talks Anime: Azumanga Daioh and the “Death of Anime” By Christopher Kinsey   There was a period of time not too long ago where I had a falling out with anime.  Partly it was my own changing life but there was also very little being translated that interested me.  It was around the...

Fixing Fanservice

Dean Talks Anime: Fixing Fanservice By Christopher Kinsey   Fanservice.  We’ve come to expect it as a kind of standard in today’s anime.  Not a season goes by without one or two titles explicitly shouting “Yarr, here be boobies!” and then the market being flooded with highly detailed...