Impressions: ACen 2017 Musical Guest Imeruat

One of my favorite things about attending Anime Central each year is the number and quality of guests that they bring, particularly their musical performers. Attending the concerts is always one of the highlights of ACen for me. This year I was able to attend three of the four concerts – musical guests Imeruat, Gacharic…


Best Tracks in Persona 4: Dancing All Night

Having just obtained my platinum trophy in Persona 4: Dancing All Night, I can tell you one of my favorite things about this game was some of the amazing tracks in it. I’ll share here my 3 favorite tracks from the game, in case you haven’t yet decided whether to play. But in general, I…

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Recommended: The iDOLM@STER Shiny Festa Games

The only three games from the iDOLM@STER Franchise to see a US, English-language release are the three The iDOLM@STER: Shiny Festa games on iOS. Rather than the idol raising games of the mainline iM@S series, Shiny Festa is simply a rhythm game – in a side story set at a Music Festival on Vacation Island.…


Impressions: 響け! ユーフォニアム (Sound! Euphonium)

In my opinion, 響け! ユーフォニアム (Sound! Euphonium) was a triumph. This was a wonderful coming of age story with many beautiful themes that intersected around this band’s journey from a disorganized, low-achieving band in the beginning of the series, to a well-organized, high-achieving, motivated group in the final episode. While the series illustrated the behavior…

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Post-Colossalcon Update to Come

Had a great time at Colossalcon. A more substantial write up will follow soon, but for now, just know these two things: The Shonen Knife concert was awesome. And after the show, even though they were probably exhausted, Naoko, Emi, and Atsuko stuck around to do some signing: I rescued these cute Petit Idols from…

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