Otome Novice - part 2: the Hajime of Something Beautiful

In part 1 of my series on playing Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi as a complete baby to otome games, we learned that there are many beautiful shinsengumen to choose from, each with their own charms. I decided to let my heart/brain lead me to start. The first run of a game is important. You can’t fast forward and… » 5/03/15 6:58pm Yesterday 6:58pm

Sunday Ani-TAY Café

I’ve been thinking lately after seeing My Love Story!!’s episode this week: Sunakawa is kind of awesome. I mean, it’s something that has been made clear over the past couple of episodes, but every time I think he’s already a bro he turns out to be more of a bro. That’s pretty good, am I right? I think he’s my favorite… » 5/03/15 11:45am Yesterday 11:45am

Log Horizon 2: The Ani-TAY Review

Having survived the numerous dangerous situations and established a governing force in the world of the once-MMO Elder Tale that he and the other adventurers have been trapped in, the only way for Shiroe to look is forward. Although there is relative peace in Akihibara, enemies from abroad threaten to break the… » 5/03/15 11:45am Yesterday 11:45am

Why Doesn't This Video Game Exist: 19th Century Industrial Society

The first thing you need to know about this game idea is that it’s not mine. It’s the invention of my girlfriend, who is an anthropologist and a historian. She has forgotten more about 19th century industry than most people will ever learn. So when I asked her if she had any ideas for a game she wanted to play, “19th… » 5/02/15 10:34am Saturday 10:34am

Watched With My Wife: Chaika - The Coffin Princess

Continuing our quest to find anime both my wife and I would enjoy together, we tried Chaika: The Coffin Princess. Chaika: The Coffin Princess follows the tale of a mysterious young girl, Chaika, on her quest to gather the remains of the deposed Taboo Emperor Gaz. She befriends a pair of saboteurs who help her on her… » 5/02/15 10:25am Saturday 10:25am