Posts Tagged ‘rant’


Physical Media > Digital Media

Physical Media > Digital Media While I am in no way opposed to digital media, whether for manga, anime, books, novels, or video games, physical media will always trump digital media. Digital media only exist as long as the platform providing it allows it. Amazon already has a notorious history of removing digital purchases from

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My Senpai is Annoying 01

Piracy Wars: Toei Goes After Popular YouTube Anime Reviewer

Piracy Wars: Toei Goes After Popular YouTube Anime Reviewer! Crappy copyright claims is a subject that has hit me on more than one occasion. Back in 2013, TV Tokyo hit me with a bogus copyright complaint that was later corrected. Again in 2013, Viz hit me with a copyright complaint, only this time, they were

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Fate/Grand Order

Why I Rage-Quit Fate/Grand Order

Why I Rage-Quit Fate/Grand Order Hey everybody! I’d been wanting to make this video for quite some time, since it has been over a year since I rage-quit Fate/Grand Order. It really kinda sucked to quit, not only because I used the money from the True Tenchi Muyo! novels to whale out on the game

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Hayate the Combat Butler

“Karaage” is NOT “KFC”

“Karaage” is NOT “KFC” As long time readers of my blog will know, I’ve LONG been an advocate of “accurate but readable” subtitles in anime, and adaptations in manga. I don’t like “localization” because adaptations made with this mindset make rewrites that change the tone or are just plain wrong. That said, I was made

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Amazon Canceling More Manga and Light Novels

Amazon Canceling More Manga and Light Novels Last summer, Amazon decided to cancel a number of light novels and manga titles from their store, both physical copies and digital copies. Some of the titles were ecchi in nature, to varying degrees. On a personal level, I was never going to read Oreimo or Eromanga Sensei,

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Sister Princess

Sister Princess and Translating “Brother”

Sister Princess and Translating “Brother” Sometimes, I come across things that immediately provoke a response in me. Such was the case with the recent Harmony Gold news. That said, a Japanese anime fan on Twitter made this tweet, which Twitter user @chusetto made me aware of via @Johnny_suputama. 因みにシスプリ北米版は言語の限界に挑戦していることで知られている — HAL@古き悪しき時代大好き侍 (@HAL9152) July 4,

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Harmony Gold Sez, “Up Your Butt, Weebs! No Macross For You!”

Harmony Gold Sez, “Up Your Butt, Weebs! No Macross For You!” Ugh. So for those who don’t know, the word has come down that Harmony Gold has apparently renewed their licenses for SDF Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA. This means they can continue with their hideous Robotech franchise, at least

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Fate/Apocrypha 18

The Idiotic “Waifu” Controversy Returns

The Idiotic “Waifu” Controversy Returns I really have come to loathe the outrage culture that is in place today in America. Elements of people addicted to outrage have always been there. When I was a teenager, there was no social media to help fuel outrage. However, there were a few outrage groups (usually professing themselves

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