Author: gendomike

Michael lives in the Los Angeles area, and has been into anime since he saw Neon Genesis Evangelion in 1999. Some of his favorite shows include Full Metal Alchemist, Honey and Clover, and Welcome to the NHK!. Since 2003 he has gone to at least one anime convention every year. A public radio junkie, which naturally led to podcasting, he now holds a seminary degree and is looking to become Dr. Rev. Otaku Bible Man any day now. Michael can be reached at mike.huang@animediet.net. You can also find his Twitter account at @gendomike.
Posted in Anime Reviews Diary of an Anime Lived Editorials

The Anno Age: Moving On From Hideaki Anno (Part 2)

The second part of Gendomike’s meditation on the effect HIdeaki Anno’s anime had on his life: from Kare Kano until today’s Evangelion remake films.

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The Anno Age: Hideaki Anno and My Early Fandom (Part 1)

I: Insufficient Depression The problem with Hideaki Anno these days is that he seems too happy. At least that’s the impression one gets from reading…

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Barakamon: The Artist In Recovery

A personal reflection by gendomike on how artists–or people, in general–recover, through the lens of Barakamon.

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AWA 2014: Tohru Furuya and Yuko Minaguchi Fan Panel Digest

Tohru Furuya (the original Tuxedo Mask and Gundam’s Amuro Ray) and Yuko Minaguchi (the original Sailor Saturn), appeared together for a Q&A session at Anime Weekend Atlanta. A tweet digest.

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AWA 2014: Junichi Suwabe Fan Panel Digest

Junichi Suwabe was at Anime Weekend Atlanta. FInd out what the voice behind Dandy, Archer, and many other roles had to say at his fan panel!

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O Captain! My Captain! Wherefore Art Thou, Captain Earth?

The failure of Captain Earth may be a sign that the day of the ambitious, mystical mecha series is ending. Gendomike ruminates on the type of show that got him into anime in the first place.

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