Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance Fun in NYC

by Eileen Cruzon July 31, 2012
Square-Enix held the Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance launch event at the Nintendo store in New York City on Saturday to celebrate the release of  the game to the Nintendo 3DS on July 31, 2012. Approximately 2,000 fans showed up for a chance to purchase the game, receive special gifts only available at the event (t-shirts, […]

Otakon 2012 Friday Night: The Meltdown Continues

by Weathermanon July 28, 2012
Well, not so much a meltdown since everything’s pretty much melted already, so the experience outside has been more like swimming through what’s left. By 10 PM the air had the relative quality of lead, and it wasn’t helped much by the smoke from the Orioles’ fireworks show hanging in the air. Otakon Friday generally […]


2nd Impressions of Otakon 2012

by Weathermanon July 27, 2012
It’s still hot. In fact, it’s hotter. Sweltering in fact. Yeah yeah, Otakon used to always be like this, but it’s been a little rare the last few runs, so a return run isn’t exactly wanted. Neither is rain, but so far it’s been dry in that regard. I feel quite sorry for all the […]

First Impressions of Otakon 2012

by Weathermanon July 27, 2012
It’s hot. Holy cow it is HOT! Even by our summer standards, it’s hot out and in here. Add in the overflow level crowds already and, well, it’s Otakon. I suppose expecting something else would be naive and heaven knows I haven’t been naive in 15 years, but still, this weather was supposed to have […]

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New Card Art for Pokémon TCG: Black & White – Dragons Exalted

by Eileen Cruzon July 19, 2012
#content img, #content p img {border:0;}   Brand new card art has been released for the Pokemon Trading Card Game: Black & White – Dragons Exhalted expansion pack and it’s right here for you viewing pleasure! The expansion pack is coming to stores on August 15, 2012. New Card Art:   The following cards were recently […]
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SDCC2012: Marvel Television Presents Panel Report

by Eileen Cruzon July 15, 2012
The Marvel Television Presents panel began with the introduction of Jeph Loeb. The enthusiastic audience applauded Marvel’s Head of Animation and he quickly went into his presentation of their upcoming shows. Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. will be coming in 2013. The team will be made up of Hulk, She-Hulk, Red Hulk, Skaar and new character, […]


SDCC2012: Updates from the FUNimation Panel

by Eileen Cruzon July 15, 2012
FUNimation kept it light and fun at their San Diego Comic-Con panel while reviewing some of their current and upcoming releases. Here’s an update on the upcoming titles and ways you can see them. FUNimation Channel: Fractale Tales of Vesperia Treasure Hunter Goemon Tajomaru Simulcast: Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero DVD/Blu-ray: Fractale Limited Edition – […]
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SDCC2012: Nickelodeon: Butt Biting and Magical Mischief! Panel Report

by slaion July 14, 2012
The Nickelodeon: Butt Biting and Magical Mischief! panel featured Butch Hartman’s two shows on Nickelodeon, T.U.F.F. Puppy and The Fairly OddParents. The panel was moderated by Hartman and featured the voice cast for both shows, many of whom do voices for both. Hartman confirmed that both shows are currently still in production with new episodes […]


Transformers Animated – “Transform and Roll Out: Part 1” Episode 1 Recap

by Neo Yion July 13, 2012
Optimus Prime’s band of misfits are forced into a situation none of them are prepared for when they discover the elusive Allspark, the giver of life to all Cybertronians. Unfortunately, the Decepticons are not far behind with intent to snatch it for their own means. Transformers Animated is the Wind Waker of the Transformers franchise. No, […]

The Legend of Korra – Recapping Book 1

by Ed Liuon July 5, 2012
The main reason for my disappointment in The Legend of Korra‘s season 1 finale lies firmly in two events: the Mako/Korra romance and sudden Korra Airbending/Avatar State developments at the end. The mental gymnastics required to justify the latter especially made me feel like I was trying to win a Marvel No Prize, trying to […]