The Dark Side of Stan Culture: Perfect Blue

There are some films that work best as shock-thrillers. Others accurately depict a slice of life. Still, others offer such lush visuals that viewers can forget they are watching an animated film. Very rarely does a film come around that combines these aspects. Perfect Blue is all these and more.  Perfect Blue is a movie … Read more

Bishounen in Focus: Mikagami Tokiya (Flame of Recca)

Profile  Age: 17 Gender: Male Eyes: Blue Hair: Black Blood Type: A Birthday: November 13 Zodiac Sign: Scorpio Weapon: Ensui Seiyuu: Midorikawa Hikaru Relatives: 1 Sister (Mifuyu Mikagami, deceased), no mention of parents nor other relatives Mentor In Ensui: Meguri Kyoza History And Present  When Tokiya was a child, he was with his sister when … Read more

Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door [Recommendation]

I must say, this movie is definitely not for kids. I’m not referring to the violence and the sexual innuendo that gave the film an “R” rating. What made Cowboy Bebop a film for adults is its mood and plot.  SOME LINKS IN THIS POST ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I MAY EARN A SMALL COMMISSION IF … Read more

18 years of Anime Nebraskon

AND MEDICAL CENTER. AT LEAST 6000 ANIME FANS WERE EXPECTED AT THE MID-AMERICA CENTER THIS WEEKEND IN NEBRASKA AND IS IN ITS 18 YEAR DRAWS. PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY. NOW VISITORS ARE MET WITH MORE THAN 100 VENDOR TABLES ANIMATION, STREAMING AND VOICE ACTORS AND ARTISTS. THE CONVENTION ALSO FEATURES A CHARITY AUCTION. ALL … Read more