So people who follow my Twitter may recall I’ve been working on some moe anthropomorphisms of R1 anime distribution companies. Yesterday, crazy things happened, things that should only stay in the doujinshi that is the collective otaku consciousness, and @Funimation, @aniplexUSA, @Crunchyroll and @VizMedia started talking to each other on Twitter like moe anthropomorphisms. It’s . . . → Read More: R1! Anime Distributors Moe Anthropomorphism
MIT Anime maintains a list of appearances and references of MIT in anime, and apparently a lot of mangaka and anime writers, like any other Asian parents, really want to send their kids to MIT.
It might be because I don’t really pay as much attention to schools that aren’t my alma mater, but it . . . → Read More: Anime Alumni – Anime references to American colleges that (mostly) aren’t MIT
Subjective Best Things: Part 2 Late in publishing this, so I’ll skip the intro and just get back to ranting about things I like~
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A friend of mine once observed that when we’re asked to identify their favorite anime, a lot of us have this slight pause– we’ll open our mouth to answer, think for a moment, and then answer with something that’s a little classier than the first series that popped into our minds. My go-to answers for . . . → Read More: 2012 Anime Year in Review: Part 2 – “Subjective Best”
So 2012. A lot of stuff happened in it for me and, well, kind of for anime, I guess. I’m of the opinion that we had one of the strongest seasons in a long time this year. Online streaming continued to grow stronger. Shonen Jump Alpha finally brought manga’s business model into . . . → Read More: 2012 Anime Year in Review: Part 1
During my undergrad years, as part of MIT Anime’s quest to provide a more social environment, the exec board agreed that it would be A Good Thing to focus on making showing intermissions more interactive– with social games. One of my friends and I are kind of huge nerds for Dominion, Donald X. Vaccarino’s famous . . . → Read More: Anime Dominion
Detective Conan is probably my favorite manga of all time; certainly many series are objectively better, and there are tons of times that I’ve been more excited about a newer series for a short burst of time, but Conan’s the only series that has held my interest continuously for a decade.
Unfortunately for me, . . . → Read More: Detective Conan Reading Guide: Chapters 1-200