Wondercon; for everyone who is a fan of everything. If you enjoy anime, the only thing you really get to experience while at the con is watching anime. The theater rooms are non-stop (during con hours), showcasing the first episode of some great series. That’s wonderful! Except I’m able to watch anime on my own, [...]
On May 1, 2011 Tomo Neko Maid Cafe held an event in which proceeds went to the Yoshiki Foundation. Luckily for me I got to experience the event first-hand. Lucky for you, though you may have missed this event, the Cafe is always planning something. What you missed: Maid Rachael met me at the door [...]
Maid cafe popularity in my area (Southern California) has risen exponentially in the past decade, with the rise in popularity of butler cafes following suit. These trends tend to boom with every release of a maid/butler themed anime. I felt it was time to take a better look at maid cafes and see what the [...]
A mad scientist who really seems absolutely bonkers, Rintarō Okabe talks to seemingly nobody on his cell phone, accuses doctors at seminars of plagiarism to later be told the seminar never happened, claims everyone who gives him even a slight cross-eye glance must be an “agent,” his texts somehow end up sent to the past, [...]
Since 1928, the Oxford English Dictionary has been the go-to source for all confused about word spellings and meanings. Each year, a new set of words are “accepted” by oxford and added to their future additions of dictionary releases. Often, pop-culture references found important to a generation are added to the line-up. Words such as [...]
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. ~ Lucretius Mankind has held it’s beliefs about winged anthropomorphic individuals since prior the common era. The beauty and transcendent nature of these creatures has caused human’s imaginations to soar and has provided a great deal [...]
It’s that time of year, and silly games abound. You reach into the hat and draw a name sealing your fate as someone’s Secret Santa. What… this person!!!! NOT THIS PERSON!!! Yes, this person. Often, they are wearing kitty ears. They like to meow and purr. Sometimes you wonder if they don’t secretly drink milk [...]
You draw a name from the hat, choosing your secret santa for the season. Who IS this person you chose? You know nothing about them except that you don’t see them much. You think they have a job, working somewhere, doing something. You believe they exist, as occasionally you see a message posted under one [...]
You’re passed the hat full of all your anime club’s member’s names and you take a folded piece of paper out…
… darn it! You picked the pedobear of your crew. What in the world are you going to get them?
Here’s a guide to help you out…
A lot of people seem to think I’m easy for shop for, and it’s true; you can give me a ball of tin foil and I’ll be entertained for hours. Think of all you can do with tin foil! You could make a hat… or a gravy boat… or even turn it into a super [...]
Hello Kitty, Keropi, My Melody, and an assortment of Sanrio’s finest graced Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hanger during a 2 week stop in mid-November to kick off a pop-up tour around the country. Food, games, a ferris wheel, art show, photo ops, and of course the shopping experience made for fans of Hello Kitty Hell [...]
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