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Our Favorite Things: Battle Royale

Our Favorite Things: Battle Royale

My introduction to Japanese entertainment was during eighth grade, when I accidentally stumbled on the Inuyasha manga while looking at Teen Titans comics, and by the time I hit high school, I was practically a full-blown otaku.  During my sophomore year [...]

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Our Favorite (Problematic) Things

Our Favorite (Problematic) Things

There are a ton of things we love!  But some of them are pretty problematic... Modern Family Modern Family is perhaps one of the best comedies on TV right now. The show has consistently made a point out of presenting relevant social [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Pokemon

Our Favorite Things: Pokemon

I held my Gameboy Color tight that Christmas, flipping the switch to that yellow cartridge that led me into the world of Pokemon. Hours passed and I finally saved my game. PLAY TIME: 3:47. That couldn’t be three hours and [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Moms

Our Favorite Things: Moms

Kyoko Honda, Fruits Basket Not only are good mothers in anime scarce, but most of the good ones are usually dead by the time the story begins. Kyoko is not an exception in that case, but the difference is that, while she [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Storm

Our Favorite Things: Storm

Even for people removed from geek culture in general, Storm from X-Men is a pretty difficult character to be completely oblivious about. Aside from her iconic powers of weather manipulation, her steadfast presence in one of the most popular comic [...]

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