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Kenyth Mogan | Posted 12.13.2016 | Home
Kenyth Mogan

Growing up, I was one of those kids that Zelda was the cute little green elf that was the hero of the game. It wasn't until much later that I realized...


Kenyth Mogan | Posted 12.02.2016 | Home
Kenyth Mogan

There's something very special about VIZ Media, and the people who work for them. Not only have they catered to my addiction to all things Sailor Moon...

New York City Drag Superstar Erika Klash -- "Drag Celebrates The Common Ground & Propensity for Love & Acceptance That We All Have"

Michael Cook | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

There is absolutely nothing quite like Erika Klash. While her eye popping and outrageously creative looks were a given, her overt wisdom and whip smart observations on everything from Drag Race to her inspiration for her drag style.

Feast Your Eyes On This Exclusive 'RWBY' Volume 4 Sneak Peek

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.21.2016 | Entertainment

If you’ve never heard of Rooster Teeth’s award-winning anime series “RWBY” before, imagine the love child of Harry Potter and “Buffy the Vam...

The Walking Death of Pokémon GO

Steven Schkolne | Posted 09.15.2016 | Technology
Steven Schkolne

Pokémon GO, the hit mobile game that made international news this summer--is it dead? Pokémon GO made history when it was downloaded 10 million time...

How Cosplay Helped My Friend Come Out

Matthew Gates | Posted 08.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Gates

It was a sense of security. It was overwhelmingly joyful to find people like me. It made me appreciate the convention environment. Although I did not get the support that I needed, from most of my walks in life, I can always count on my crazy cosplaying friends to make life worthwhile.

BREAKING: PokemonGo's Pikachu Not Voted #1

Wishbone App | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Wishbone App

With the release of the highly anticipated PokemonGo mobile gaming app, in just a matter of hours it became all the rage with fans young and old. With...

Full Metal Alchemist - The Complete Series on Blu-ray

Kenyth Mogan | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Kenyth Mogan

Unlike other anime titles in the Shōnen (boys) genre "Full Metal Alchemist" caught my attention immediately. It had magic, mystery, and cute boys - w...

Death Note: The Omega Edition

Kenyth Mogan | Posted 06.03.2016 | Entertainment
Kenyth Mogan

When I first heard about Tsugumi Ohba's Death Note I wasn't necessarily interested. At that point in my life my taste in anime did not extend past tit...

Blanc et Noir: Takeshi Obata Illustrations

Kenyth Mogan | Posted 05.16.2016 | Home
Kenyth Mogan

I am not an anime connoisseur. Sailor Moon, Ah! My Goddess, Princess TuTu, up until recently these were the titles I clung too. However, thanks VIZ Me...

'Pokken Tournament' and Pokemon's $1.5 Billion Brand

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.19.2017 | Technology

By Andrew DePietro, GBR Staff Writer 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Nintendo's Pokemon franchise, and they're celebrating the occasion with the ...

The Pokémon Effect: How 20-Year Old Game Boy Cartridges Shaped a Generation

Rachel Stine | Posted 02.27.2017 | Arts
Rachel Stine

Without sounding overly sentimental, one of my goals is to hand down this beloved digital heirloom down to children of my own. I know they will forge new friendships and adventures with it.

5 Offbeat Valentine's Day Activities for Single People

Paola K Amaras | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Paola K Amaras

After much thought (at least 10 minutes or so), I came up with the following activities that you are welcome to emulate.


Spottoon | Posted 01.28.2017 | Entertainment

'We are the rescue rangers!' Yun with his crew faces a life-threatening journey as they are assigned to the mountain police rescue unit at Mount Bukhan for their mandatory military service. Relying only on their bravery, their lives are now in jeopardy. Would the group be able to beat the Mother Nature in the battle to survive?

Taiwan's Cartoon Salesmen

Lucas Spangher | Posted 12.28.2016 | Travel
Lucas Spangher

Next time you see a Gudetama cartoon, fight the urge to immediately give into his lazy and sleepy antics. Instead, stop and think. Is this what you want your image of beauty to become? Is that how you want your society trained?

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The key "takeaway" there is that Geek Culture is, indeed, booming. In fact, many Geek Culture obsessions have gone mainstream. And there are some very important reasons for this. Reasons that parents and the world-at-large may need to be more interested in and concerned about.

6 Enduring Legacies of 1986's Animated 'The Transformers: The Movie'

Inverse | Posted 10.27.2016 | Entertainment

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Kashann Kilson Still the reigning, undefeated, and undisputed movie champion of the Transformers f...

Silver Spoon: Anime, Farms and Meat

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 09.07.2016 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

The anime Silver Spoon has probably prompted many young urbanites reflect on their eating habits, as city dwellers are often completely removed from the sources of their food and what food production entails.

Inside The Kids' Movie That Takes On Post-Nuclear Disaster Japan

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

Acclaimed visual artist Takashi Murakami released his debut film, "Jellyfish Eyes," in American theaters last week. Set in a post-Fukushima Japan, the...

Street Art & Gender in Mongolia

Emily O'Dell | Posted 06.22.2016 | Arts
Emily O'Dell

Whenever I'm heading off to Mongolia for research, colleagues and friends react with a mix of bewilderment and concern -- as if I'm flying away to a faraway planet.

Tourists Cross a Cartoon Divide at Kyoto Manga Museum

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Travel sometimes provides me with an opportunity to explore a subject I might otherwise never think about -- exposing me to tiny nuggets that accumulate to create a bridge across a cultural divide. When I write, "you have to see it to understand" I mean both the movie and the museum.

Pharrell Williams' New Video Is A Psychedelic Anime-Video Game Hybrid

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment

Pharrell Williams took a very different approach for the "It Girl" video, which he premiered on "Today" on Tuesday morning. Instead of dancing wit...

Movie Review: Run for the Hills! Samuel L. Jackson Is Kite-Flying

Brandon Judell | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

For anyone compiling a list of Samuel L. Jackson's worst films, you're in for a treat. Kite will be hard to beat.

Anime In The Real World Does NOT Work

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy

Anime is known for over-the-top antics like melodramatic speeches, impossible physical feats and just general exaggerated, high-energy behavior. Basic...

Schoolgirls, Rebellion and Money in Japan: A Conversation With Sharon Kinsella

Justin Forest | Posted 10.25.2014 | Education
Justin Forest

It is a very difficult thing to attempt to measure how media does and does not influence society, groups in society.