Seiyuu > (Automatically) Voice Actors… why?

So of all the Japan­ese vs. Eng­lish dubbed argu­ments… the seiyuu vs. Eng­lish VAs aru­ments must involve the most hard­core “weaboos” show­ing their igno­ran­cy among them. As I’ve seen, some auto­mat­i­cal­ly label a seiyuu BETTER than their Eng­lish coun­ter­part… some even label them bet­ter with­out hear­ing the Eng­lish voice first hand, and not even know­ing […]

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Word on the street is… Genshiken Second Season?

Accord­ing to the offi­cial web­site, there’s a sec­ond sea­son of Gen­shiken that will air on Fall 2007. Chi­ka Ogiue will be join­ing the club too (you know, that yaoi girl?). You know what this means? More “adven­tures” with a bunch of love­able otaku. I love it.

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Anime Review — ハヤテのごとく Hayate no Gotoku! / Hayate The Combat Butler! 02

Episode 02 ~ “A New Start with Nagi Sanzen­in’s Man­sion” 三千院ナギの屋敷と、新たなる旅立ち Stu­pid, Un-Com­pre­hen­­sive Sum­ma­ry: “Remem­ber… you punched me in the last episode!” Hay­ate is found sleep­ing in the clouds as he sees San­ta Claus. San­ta asks if he’s done with with life. Hay­ate says San­ta say­ing thatas if he is dead… San­ta says he is […]

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Anime Review — らき☆すた/Lucky ☆ Star — 01 — 02

OP: “Mot­teke! Sailor Fuku” by Aya Hira­no, Emiri Katou, Kaori Fukuhara & Aya EndoEnd­ing lol “Why aren’t you in any sports teams, Kona-chan? You’re so ath­let­ic!””…I’ll miss my prime time ani­me.” Eh, I’ve seen some pret­ty harsh reviews on Lucky ☆ Star on some oth­er ani­me blogs. But to tell you the truth, I don’t […]

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Final Fantasy XII — What Love Story?

Raise your hand if you liked the love sto­ry in Final Fan­ta­sy X. Don’t be shy, I won’t make fun of you. Now, if you did­n’t like it, then you’ll be excit­ed to know that this next install­ment in the series (not count­ing the online game, FF XI) has a much dark­er, polit­i­cal sto­ry. In […]

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New Staff

I have just been appoint­ed a posi­tion on the blog, so the next time you see a post that has noth­ing to do with any­thing Japan­ese, then you can expect it to have been made by me. The cur­rent blog own­er appar­ent­ly can’t keep up with the scourge of all things Amer­i­can, so that’s why […]

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New shoutbox

OMFG I MADE A NEW SHOUTBOX. Feel free to give a shout on my shout­box, and maybe even chat with some oth­er peo­ple. 😉Locat­ed at the bot­tom of the side­bar, of course.

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Mikoto’s “Don’ts” on AMVs

1. Music that has noth­ing to do with the AMV at handThis should not even be explained. No one wants to watch an AMV that’s, for exam­ple, about Flonne from Dis­gaea yet has “Rewrite” as the song from Full­met­al Alchemist. 2. Dis­tract­ing Sub­ti­tles — Pira­cy Aler­tUs­ing scenes from fan­subs for your AMVs shows unpro­fes­sion­al­ism and […]

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