Cosplay: The Series

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 8:00 | Author : Janet
Category : Learn about Cosplay

COSPLAY: The Series is a live action/drama web series that follows the daily lives of several high school cosplayers in Bandung, Indonesia.  The theme of the show–“nation’s pride”–is evoked in the first episode and, thereafter, the producers explore how cosplay might align with Indonesia cultural pride and expression. The story begins with an urgent crisis […]

Anime Synopsis: Kamisama Dolls

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

Kyouhei moved out of his village to the city to escape an old family rivalry centering around massive wooden beings called kakashi.  These kakashi are considered as gods and can be controlled only by talented individuals known as seki.  Kyouhei believes that he’s successfully put that old life behind him and is enjoying his college […]

Anime Synopsi: Usagi Drop

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

When it comes to awkward family reunions, 30-year-old single Daikichi has everybody beat.  A memorial service for his deceased grandfather is complicated by the old man’s embarrassing surprise legacy – a six year old daughter nobody expected.  With a dead father, missing mother and hostile relatives, little Rin’s prospects are looking bad.  Disturbed by the […]

Anime Synopsis: No. 6

Thursday, 15 September 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

In a near-futuristic society surrounding an unsettling building called the Moon Drop, the genius Shion celebrates his twelfth birthday with his friend Safu in the midst of a typhoon.  When Shion opens his door late that night to hear the wind-driven howls of the Moon Drop, he gets an unexpected visitor – the injured fugitive […]

Re-examining the Definition of “Cosplay”

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

I have a close circle of friends that keep up-to-date on the latest geek events – so I wasn’t surprised to see my husband idly scrolling through the Penny Arcade Expo photo galleries.  I don’t normally care about gamer conventions except, of course, to quickly assess the evolution of their costuming scene.  My husband noticed […]