Posts Tagged ‘First Look’

Nukenai Seiken-chan

A First Look at “Nukenai Seiken-chan”

A First Look at “Nukenai Seiken-chan” Since I’m behind due to work, I thought I’d do a piece on a manga title that is…well, so full of double entendre, sexual innuendo, and clearly a parody of hentai situations, all while in reality, being nothing sexual…at least for the main character. And that title is Nukenai

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Gacha Girl Corps

A Look at “Spin Gacha, Recruit New Comrades, and Build The Strongest Army of Beautiful Girls!!” Manga

A Look at “Spin Gacha, Recruit New Comrades, and Build The Strongest Army of Beautiful Girls!!” Manga Various Title Names ガチャを回して仲間を増やす 最強の美少女軍団を作り上げろ Gacha o Mawashite Nakama o Fuyasu Saikyou no Bishoujo Gundan o Tsukuriagero (romaji) Spin Gacha, Recruit New Comrades, and Build the Strongest Army of Beautiful Girls!! (literal translation) You Increase Families and Make

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Nicola's Leisurely Demon World Travelogue

A First Look at “Nicola’s Leisurely Demon World Travelogue” (Update: Licensed by Seven Seas as “Nicola Traveling Around the Demon’s World”)

A First Look at “Nicola’s Leisurely Demon World Travelogue” Nicola Traveling Around the Demon’s World Nikora no Oyururi Makai Kikou ニコラのおゆるり魔界紀行 Sometimes, one stumbles into a rare gem of a manga title. Such is the case with Nicola’s Leisurely Demon World Travelogue, or Nicola Traveling Around the Demon’s World as it will be known by Seven Seas.

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A First Look At “Don’t Mess with Me Nagatoro”

A First Look At “Don’t Mess with Me Nagatoro” Please Don’t Bully Me, Nagatoro-san Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san イジらないで、長瀞さん From time to time, I’ll see something that will catch my eye and cause me to explore more. Though I don’t remember the exact circumstances, such was the case with Don’t Mess with Me Nagatoro, which is Vertical’s

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Tales from Earthsea

First Look! “Tales from Earthsea” DVD Review

First Look! “Tales from Earthsea” DVD Review ゲド戦記 Gedo Senki Ged’s Military History (literal transaltion) –> PURCHASE FROM RAKUTEN.COM (formerly BUY.COM) –> PURCHASE FROM BARNES & NOBLE –> PURCHASE FROM RIGHTSTUF! *MILD SPOILERS!* The story of Tales from Earthsea, in brief, takes place at a time when the land of Earthsea is beset by many

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First Look! "Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind" Blu-ray/DVD Combo Review

風の谷のナウシカ Kaze no Tani no Naushika Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind –> Purchase from RAKUTEN (formerly BUY.COM) –> Purchase from BARNES & NOBLE –> Purchase from RIGHTSTUF! *Mild Spoilers!* The story of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, in brief, takes place on a post-apocalyptic world some one thousand years after the

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Fuzz & Fur: Japan's Costumed Characters

First Look! “Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Costumed Characters” Book Review

First Look! “Fuzz & Fur: Japan’s Costumed Characters” Book Review –> Not available for purchase from RAKUTEN.COM (formerly BUY.COM) –> PURCHASE FROM BARNES & NOBLE –> Not available for purchase from RIGHTSTUF! Mascot character costumes are nothing new to American society. Indeed, all of our major theme parks have them. (Mickey Mouse anyone?)  Many large colleges

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First Look: Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE DVD Vol. 1

Thanks to the folks at FUNimation for sending me an advanced copy of Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle, Vol. 1!. ^_^ Content wise, the first DVD contains episodes 1-5 of the series. So this gets us to the first world of the Hanshin Republic. The subtitles do contain the Japanese honorifics as expected. Those wondering if “hime”

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