SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show

Australia has one niche geeky convention that refuses to be like the others... And we love it! Welcome to SMASH!…

September 3, 2017

We Are Entertained: ‘The Circle’

Take a journey this week with us to the campus of The Circle. The boys have really been looking forward…

May 5, 2017

3 Super Sellers at Seattle’s Sakura-Con 2017

Here are just a few booths from Sakura-Con 2017, and their amazing wares waiting for your order even if you…

April 18, 2017

Have Concerns About a Live-Action ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’? So Do We

Have questions and concerns about a live-action adaptation of 'Fullmetal Alchemist'? So do we. Let's explore them.

December 2, 2016

‘Kuromukuro’ – A Mecha Anime With a Little Bit of Everything

I recently discovered the anime series 'Kuromukuro' on Netflix. I was pleasantly surprised that it entertained the whole family... well,…

September 25, 2016

Stack Overflow: Yo-kai (Books) Are Everywhere

In addition to the video game franchise, the anime, and Hasbro's growing selection of 'Yo-kai Watch' toys, publisher Scholastic has…

August 1, 2016

CutSew Patternmaking: Easy to Understand Sewing Patterns

Traditional sewing patterns sound like Shakespeare to you? CutSew patterns sound more like Taylor Swift.

June 24, 2016

‘RWBY Volume 2’ and Chibi Too!

If you are a fan of Rooster Teeth Studios' animated adventure 'RWBY,' you'll find there is more than one way…

June 22, 2016

Watch ‘Robotech’ for Free on Crackle

Starting May 15th, you can experience the outer space action of all four Robotech Wars—not to mention all the romance,…

May 13, 2016

Anime Fan Fest Comes to New Jersey This May [Ticket Giveaway]

Are you into anime and in the New Jersey area? Then have we got an event for you! Check it…

April 8, 2016

Yo-kai (Toys) Are Everywhere!

When I first began talking about the arrival of Japanese super-property 'Yo-kai Watch' here in the New World, I truly…

February 10, 2016

6 Animated Shows You’ll Actually Like Watching With Kids

These 6 animated shows are perfect to watch and enjoy with your kids. Get some family time with stories and…

February 2, 2016

Why Does Manga Mean So Much to My Kid?

My teenage daughter, a seasoned voice actor, and hundreds of Manga nuts show me why this genre is so incredibly…

January 29, 2016

A Totoro Shirt, My Students, and the Magic of Hayao Miyazaki

So, I guess, what I really want to do is thank you, Mr. Miyazaki. Your movies remind us to dream…

January 5, 2016

Ugly Holiday Sweaters, Refurbed Kindles, Green Toys, Anime, and Harmony Remotes – DEALS DEALS DEALS!

The holiday shopping season must be close to peaking, because Amazon is throwing everything but the kitchen sink (and they…

December 7, 2015

RWBY Season Three From Rooster Teeth Returns October 24th

Season Three of RWBY is set to return October 24th.

October 14, 2015

Otakon Begins and the Otaku Converge on Baltimore

Otakon is this weekend in Baltimore. It's a convention for fans of Asian popular culture. It originally began as an…

July 23, 2015

Experience 'Spirited Away,' 'The Cat Returns' on Blu-ray Combo Pack

A pair of new home media releases from Japan's renowned Studio Ghibli are available on Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, and neither…

July 1, 2015

Ghost In The Shell: The Whitewashed Complex?

This week the news broke that Scarlett Johansson has been cast to play Major Motoko Kusanagi in the yet-to-be-greenlit live…

January 9, 2015

Hey, Sailor Moon Fans! An Interview With Charlene Ingram of Viz

GeekMom Mel interviews Sailor Moon enthusiast Charlene Ingram, Senior Manager of Animation Marketing at VIZ Media.

December 6, 2014

Geekdad Passport: Ross Village Bakery

Some people think that the Ross Village Bakery in Ross, Tasmania, is the real-life inspiration for the fictional Gütiokipänja Bakery…

October 24, 2014

The Manga Guide to Calculus and Statistics

Dakster explores the world of learning calculus and statistics with manga!

June 11, 2014

The Summer of Sailor Moon Starts Today

Not only is the new Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal coming this July, all 200 episodes of the original series…

May 19, 2014

Win Transformers: Energon — The Complete Series

Following up May's release of Transformers: Armada, the team at Shout Factory has just made available the second chapter in…

May 7, 2014

Small Cons vs Big Cons

Big cons have the big names, but small cons have perks too. I've had good and bad experiences at both.…

March 12, 2014

Pokémon on Netflix Today

Saturday morning cartoons got you down? You're in luck, friend! As of today you can (at long last) watch the…

March 1, 2014

On Knitting Your Nerdery, Over at Nerds of Color

Knitter LaShawn Wanak talks about seeing herself in geek culture in a great post over at The Nerds of Color.

January 27, 2014

The Simpsons Pay Tribute to Miyazaki

How many references can you spot in this clip from Sunday's episode?

January 11, 2014

From Up On Poppy Hill—A Gentle Golden Haze of Nostalgia

From Up On Poppy Hill---What does it feel like to be a part of someone else's memories? Studio Ghibli's golden,…

November 5, 2013

Shanghai’s Air Quality Girl

One of Shanghai's efforts to build pollution awareness includes pictures of a cute little anime girl. When you go to…

August 1, 2013

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