Author: moritheil

One might be forgiven for thinking that Moritheil is a postmodern literary critic who started reviewing video games in 2001, and spent the early 2000s learning at the right hand of con staff and fansubbers. However, those rumors are spurious: Moritheil is actually a distant relative of Genghis Khan who stands poised to conquer the world via the Internet. Follow along at
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Madoka’s Magical Realism

If anything in the universe lends itself to broad, shamanic principles, it is surely entropy. Broken glass, spilled milk, and toppled stacks of books are…

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Sendai Magnitude 8.9

Northern Japan was hit with an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale. Amid the general panic, fires broke out, glass shattered, and the Fukushima…

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Anarchy: a five minute history of punk rock

The tenth episode of Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt presents the main characters as a rock band playing a TeddyLoid song. The music video makes…

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Panty and Stocking: Broken Heroes

It should be a series filled with horrible angst. Panty and Stocking – named for the artifacts they bear – are outcast angels, unable to…

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Stephanie Sheh on the anime industry

Stephanie Sheh is a voice actress whose works include the English versions of Lucky Star, Gundam Unicorn, Naruto, Bleach, Gurren Lagann, and Eureka Seven. She…

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USA commissions manga

It is, if anything, the reverse of “Cool Japan.” Rather than spread Japanese culture and influence to the world, a new manga titled Our Alliance…

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