Remember Heroman? I remember Heroman, that show was my jam! Stan Lee worked together with the amazing people over at Studio Bones to produce a rather interesting multimedia franchise. Heroman was both a manga and anime series that combined elements of Shonen action anime with American superhero comic books. The result was what I could … More How Stan Lee’s “The Reflection” Lost Me
Something I really dig are bobble-heads, I can’t get enough of these things! These figurines were really cool back in the day, but now no one really buys them anymore. I can’t even recall the last time I saw legitimate bobble-head in stores. You know what has replaced the bobble-head though? Something called “Pop! Figures”. … More The Problem With Pop Vinyl Figures
If there’s something I love, it’s side-quests. I stated in an earlier post that I really dig filler, pretty much any kind of filler. Most video-games have filler in the form of “Side-Quests”, little side activities that you can do on the side and have some fun with. When it comes to games with … More Which Elder Scrolls Has The Best Side-Quests?
Yep, I’m talking about Dragon Ball again! Believe it or not, I’ve found myself quite enjoying the newer incarnations of the franchise. Recent Dragon Ball games have been far better than they were in the past. On top of this, the Dragon Ball Super TV series has gotten good after the past months! Despite this, … More Dragon Ball: A Legacy of Wasted Characters
Who doesn’t love superheroes? After all, they are a big thing right now. Comic-book superheroes used to be such a niche market. Usually, only nerds would be into superheroes. However, we’ve reached a point in our society where superheroes are immensely popular. They may not exist, but people love partaking in stories involving these would-be … More Marvel’s Spider-Man: Hit or Miss?
In recent years, there’s been a rise of anime-to-film adaptations. A lot of these are done in Japan, however America has a bunch of these as well. Unfortunately, the ones made by America tend to not be very good. That’s the general consensus, as well as being an opinion that I share. It’s honestly difficult … More How To Properly Adapt Anime Into American Movies
A good anime is like a good sandwich, the bread is just important as the filler that’s inside it. Anime filler has pretty much become a tradition at this point, almost every anime has filler of some sort. What is filler, though? Unlike filler from Western TV shows, anime filler is different. Filler by nature … More Personal Thoughts: How To Do Anime Filler Right
I’m sometimes surprised by the kind of shows that stay relevant over the years. A good example of this is Samurai Jack, a show that was off the air for 13 years. When it did come back with a fifth season, it was applauded and received many accolades for its storytelling. Despite this, there was … More The Tick’s Great Super-Power: Relevancy
When it comes to 80s television, there wasn’t a whole lot of stand-out shows. The TV programs that did stand out in this era often found a niche audience, and some are often lauded as classics. I talked about particular 80s show, a cartoon called “Galaxy Rangers”. What made Galaxy Rangers unique for its time, … More Robotech: The Wasted Potential
So, a couple days ago it was announced that Samurai Jack would be getting a theatrical presentation. The series revolved around a nameless samurai who was thrown forwards in time to the future, where the demon Aku had seized control. For the longest time, we were told that the series would end with Samurai Jack … More Samurai Jack In Theaters?!