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ANIME: Is It Good?

Through the cracks in the boards I can see the forest outside the decrepit shack I call home. Apart from the trees blowing softly in the wind, the night is still. 4,921 more words


Ghost in the Shell is Nippleless

Saw Ghost in the Shell on the pre-opening night, and it wasn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be. If that isn’t a glowing endorsement to make you want to see it, I will tell you that I did end up watching it twice. 2,388 more words


Ghost in the Shell - New Anime Announced

Well, that certainly didn’t take long, did it?

After the debacle of an “adaptation” that was the Scarlett Johansson vehicle, Ghost in the Shell, the controversy-plagued live-action adaptation of the classic anime, it has been announced there will be a new Anime in the works soon, to be co-directed by the visionaries behind the… 119 more words

Manga Monday- Appleseed

Appleseed  is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow. The series follows the adventures of ESWAT members Deunan Knute and Briareos Hecatonchires in Olympus. 277 more words

Mobile Public Library



A seed is a question
that knows its own
ready to be told;
is a parchment
that’s written its own
history—all there—
ready to unfold; 30 more words


The Road to War

As a result of Great Britain winning the Seven Year’s War (also known as the French and Indian War in America), France ceded its territory east of the Mississippi river to Great Britain. 770 more words

Shooting Sports

Shell Bound : Masamune Shirow - "Black Magic"

A fully-decked warrior points out to his comrades in arms, who are about to be deployed from a military helicopter: “We’re soldiers, not philosophers.” That’s from Masamune Shirow’s  1983 debut,”Black Magic.” It’s the standard intro to any number of action scenes  in movies, novels, and graphic novels: assorted mercenaries bantering and bonding over the noise of the chopper’s rotors. 195 more words

Fantasy/ Sci-Fi