Hellsing: An Anime Review

 Vampires. There is a very real fascination with them. The idea of being immortal, powerful and supernatural is something that can be very appealing to many people.  Hellsing is an anime that premiered in 2001. Created first by Kohta Hirano as a manga it was then developed as an anime. In Britain there is aContinue reading “Hellsing: An Anime Review”

Kiki’s Delivery Service: An Anime Review

 Moving out on your own can be daunting. It can also be exciting to plan but what to do when the reality doesn’t live up to the reality? These are some of the themes that are tackled in Kiki’s Delivery Service. This is a beautiful anime that comes from the studio of Hayo Miyazaki. InContinue reading “Kiki’s Delivery Service: An Anime Review”

Maid-Sama!: An Anime Review

Everyone has different versions of themselves that they present to the world. Who we are at work or school verses who we are when in the comfort of our own homes. Sometimes these worlds collide before we are ready. In Maid Sama! that is exactly what happens. Misaki Ayuzawa is a girl on a mission.Continue reading “Maid-Sama!: An Anime Review”

Top Ten Ways to Engage with your Nerdy Child

Understanding your kids can be tough. Particularly if they have very different interests then you do. Fandoms can seem weird and perhaps even a bit scary to a person who is unfamiliar. They are also a lot of fun! For some of us these nerdy years will be the foundation of who we will become.Continue reading “Top Ten Ways to Engage with your Nerdy Child”

Review: Black Butler

  A legacy can be a difficult thing to live with. The knowledge that you have something so important tied to your name that you must protect. What lengths would you go to? Would you make a deal with a demon if you had to? Black Butler premiered in Japan on May 2 2008. TheContinue reading “Review: Black Butler”

Zenkaikon 2019: The Experience

Those of you who know me know that I’m fairly new to the convention scene. My first convention was just two years ago. It was TooManyGames 2017, a small gaming convention in Oaks, PA. After that, I went big at PAX East 2018 and completely overwhelmed myself. Zenkaikon 2018 was my 3rd convention and itContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2019: The Experience”

Rurouni Kenshin: An Anime Review

All anime gives the viewer different reasons to watch. Rurouni Kenshin is no different. It is an anime that shows that everyone can make a fresh start, no matter what they are battling. Rurouni Kenshin started off in Shonen Jump magazines in 1994. The stories were created by and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki. These storiesContinue reading “Rurouni Kenshin: An Anime Review”

Review: Escaflowne

Escaflowne is one of the most gorgeous animes I have had the pleasure of watching. The series also has an interesting story and cast of characters. This is probably why fans enjoy Escaflowne so immensely. The Vision of Escaflowne, it’s original title, first aired in both Japan and America in 1996. The series has had Mandy different directors forContinue reading “Review: Escaflowne”

Cowboy Bebop: An Anime Review

From 1998 to 1999 Cowboy Bebop aired in Japan. Cowboy Bebop is a beautiful and funny anime with a great soundtrack. It would debut in America in 2001 and would become one of the most popular animes to come from the Bandai Visual Company.  3…2…1 let’s go. In the future Earth has basically become uninhabitable.Continue reading “Cowboy Bebop: An Anime Review”