A legend of the visual novel medium, Steins;Gate tells an ambitious and surprisingly plausible tale of time travel, parallel existences and the impact careless meddling can have in unexpected places. Also noteworthy for exploring popular online urban myths and conspiracy theories such as “John Titor” and what CERN are really up to in Switzerland.
Happy Birthday, Asami Imai-Today, March 16, is the birthday of Japanese voice actress Asami Imai, one of the most distinctive, recognisable voices in modern Japanese entertainment. Since her debut in 1999, she has racked up an impressive number of roles to her name across a variety of different media. Among enthusiasts of Japanese gaming, she’s probably best known … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Asami Imai→
Guidebook to Another Culture-Video games are a great means of immersing yourself in another culture. For years now, Western gamers have been enjoying titles like Yu Suzuki’s sadly unfinished Shenmue series and Atlus’ Persona titles not only for their enjoyable gameplay and overarching storylines, but for their ability to make you feel like you’re “living the Japanese life”. There’s … Continue reading Guidebook to Another Culture→
A humble, but mostly less than half-assed, blog of a pessimistic Otaku that was saved by Anime first, Manga then, just to be saved once again by Light Novels and Visual Novels; and thus wishes to share the beautiful world that is 2D. Yet, you will find mostly rants. Also available at 7thStyle.