The Afterlife is Ful...

Dean Talks Anime: The Afterlife is Full of Elves By Christopher Kinsey Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. An otaku (or NEET) has triumphantly finished his latest nerdy deed and has decided to celebrate by venturing outside for a favorite snack or two from the convenience store. As he...

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Mar15

Miss Kobayashi’s Dra...

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid By Christopher Kinsey Crunchyroll has become a force in American anime distribution over the last eleven years.  It began as a place to “share” anime in 2006 and tapdanced around the legality of streaming at the time.  Buying ad space to promote itself, in 2009 it...

RE: Zero Feb28

RE: Zero

RE: Zero A review by Christopher Kinsey I figured this series was ruined for me from the get go.  The hype in anime circles was mostly about how, at the end, the protagonist chose the wrong girl.  I’ve never been one for “waifu politics” as I’ve been calling it, but the sheer amount of...

The Way We Were

Dean Talks Anime: The Way We Were An opinion by Christopher Kinsey I was told tales of the time before me.  How those nerds of the 80s had to scrimp, save, and find their own reels of Japanese anime to be played on old AV equipment through the empty classrooms of college campuses.  How the...

Christmas Anime I Ha...

Dean Talks Anime: Christmas Anime I Have Known A review/opinion by Christopher Kinsey   I seem to be one of those few nerdy folks that actually love the holidays.  Even before I had a kid to delight with the greed and grandeur that is Christmas morning, I would have get-togethers with...