I remember a time when my friends didn’t get anime. As many times as I’ve tried to sell them on Akira, Wings of Honneamise or Ghost in the Shell, nothing seemed to click. 426 more words
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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
As UK-based anime fans, we pay close attention to the comings and goings of Netflix’s otaku offerings. While there are plenty of quality shows, we’ve taken out the hard work and put together the top seven, so all you have to do is sit back, Netflix and chill. 690 more words
Portions of this text were originally written on typewriter and converted to electronic text, while other parts were originally electronic and then re-typed. There’s original typed and electronic sections as well. 1,328 more words
For a couple of years now some friends of mine have started a tradition. Every Christmas they pick an action star and binge on their movies. 1,876 more words
Weta Workshop, the New Zealand-based effects studio behind the live-action Ghost in the Shell film’s, here is some props, weapons, vehicles, and costumes.
The Weta Workshop crew generated more than 2,000 designs for the film. 12 more words