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...

The Hard Truths of O...

Dean Talks Anime: The Hard Truths of Otakudom (As presented by Gainax) An Opinion by Christopher Kinsey Otaku.  Oh we like to dress up that word so much.  Our literal translation for the word is “Obsessed Fanboy”.  We paint it different colors, we analyze Japanese culture, and we point out...

The Works of Yoshiak...

Dean Talks Anime: The Works of Yoshiaki Kawajiri A review/Opinion by Christopher Kinsey It’s that time of year again.  The threat of a new school year has come to term, heat gives way to chilly rain, candy aisles lamely hold back encroaching Christmas displays, and we place pumpkin spices in...

Wagnaria!! (Season One) Jul31

Wagnaria!! (Season O...

Wagnaria!! Season One By Christopher Kinsey There has been an absolute slew of cooking related anime of late, and I figured it would be nice to get into the swing of things by watching them and remembering my days slaving over a hot stove. This series began life as a standard humorous...

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Jul16

Kabaneri of the Iron...

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress A Review by Christopher Kinsey Before we begin the review proper, let me address the elephant in the room.  This anime does indeed echo the themes of the very popular anime and manga series Attack on Titan.  Both have mysterious world ending events involving...