Otaku, No Video
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On Otaku, No Video, Brent reviews anime and manga; posts primers about influential anime franchises, studios, and creators; and digs deeper into the themes and metaphors underlying anime.
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Brent reviews the most impressive Amerimanga he's ever read: the shoujo romance about otaku, Dramacon.
Brent reviews the hard science fiction drama Infinite Ryvius, in which hundreds of teenagers are cut off from society and must live together.
Brent's read the first volume of Chigusa Kawai's quasi-shounen-ai manga "Alice the 101st," in which a young man is mysteriously accepted into a prestigious music academy, and must deal with the trouble that ensues.
A review of the first five episodes of the zombie survival horror anime series "Highschool of the Dead," which Brent probably will watch no more of.
A look at the films and TV series of anime director Satoshi Kon.
A look at the Amerimanga of Ghostbusters.
A look at the 50-minute anime movie Black Rock Shooter, in which the story of several middle school girls intertwines with the story of vocaloid idols bashing each other with giant weapons.Welcome to Japan, and welcome to Otaku, No Video.
This manga couldn't be any geekier: the story of an obsessed tabletop RPG GM and a slacker who just might be the Ultimate Player. Dice and collectible cards abound.
The long-awaited review of the entire 13-episode action/romance anime series Angel Beats!