The Knight in the Area-“Panic at the Training Camp?!” Episode 9 Recap

by on May 29, 2012
  While Kakeru and the team begin to adjust at a soccer training camp, Nana subs in for a player who belongs to Nadeshiko Japan Coach Iwaki gathers the SC and FC team members and sends them all to a soccer training camp in order to strengthen their skills. While this occurs, Nana decides to […]

The Legendary Clarence ‘Ducky’ Nash

by slaion May 28, 2012
Clarence ‘Ducky’ Nash is probably one of the most recognizable voice talents there is. Although he only voiced one character for over 50 years, his rendition of Donald Duck is legendary. Below are 3 videos which show some of his rare on-screen appearances. This first clip is from What’s My Line? where the celebrity panel, […]

MLP: Friendship is Magic “A Canterlot Wedding Part 2” Recap (incomplete)

by on May 28, 2012
Warning: Extreme spoilers of part 1 ahead; read at your own risk. Twilight and the real Princess Mi Amore Cadenza race to escape the crystal Caverns beneath Canterlot before Shining Armor marries the impostor. Part 1 was great in its own right but had me concerned about part 2. The remaining burden of whether or […]

Interviews with the seiyuu of Street Fighter IV

by slaion May 28, 2012
Below are 3 videos featuring short interviews the seiyuu of Street Fighter IV video game with English subtitles. Featured are Hiroki Takahashi (Ryu), Yuuji Kishi (Ken), Tomiko Orikasa (Chun-Li), Hiroki Yasumoto (Guile), Zenichi Nagano (E. Honda), Kenta Miyake (Zangief), Daisuke Egawa (Dhalsim), Yuji Ueda (Blanka), and Misato Fukuen (Sakura) for the first video. The second […]

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Victimized by Political Correctness

by slaion May 28, 2012
Image courtesy Hasbro/The Hub Network (via Hasbro/The Hub TV Channel has given in to pressure from alleged backlash over a “politically incorrect” character on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (whom fans have dubbed “Derpy Hooves”) by editing the character’s appearance and voice to make her less offensive in previous episodes of the show. […]

Transformers Prime – “Toxicity” Episode 41 Recap

by on May 28, 2012
Bulkhead searches for the next Relic while battling Insecticons. Last episode ended with a pivotal scene where Bulkhead’s fate was left ambiguous; the general presumption would be that “Toxicity” would provide the answer. It fittingly utilizes a standard, but considerable “How did he get there” scenario. Bulkhead locates the next Relic, but discovers it to […]

Dan Vs. “The Telemarketer” Recap

by on May 25, 2012
Dan declares revenge after being harassed day and night by a telemarketer. This episode starts with Dan complaining to his best friend, Chris, about a telemarketer calling him constantly since 9 AM. Chris immediately “solves” the problem by putting Dan on the super do-not-call list. Dan’s satisfied until later that night when the telemarketer calls […]

MLP: Friendship is Magic “A Canterlot Wedding Part 1” Recap

by on May 25, 2012
Twilight’s brother is getting married so she and her best friends get to help with the wedding preparations. Twilight has a big brother! His name is Shining Armor, he’s captain of the royal guard, and he’s marrying princess Mi Amore Cadenza. Although surprised I’m glad to know she has a brother and also happy that […]


The Legend of Korra – “The Aftermath” Episode 7 Recap

by Ed Liuon May 23, 2012
The Pro-Bending Arena is being shut down in the wake of the attack on the Pro-Bending finals, pushing Mako and Bolin out of their home. Korra arrives to tell them that they can move to Air Temple Island, but the brothers have already been invited to stay at the palatial Sato estate by Asami. Chief […]

Transformers Prime – “Triage” Episode 40 Recap

by on May 21, 2012
  Ratchet is forced to team up with Wheeljack as they race against Soundwave for the next Relic. I’ve sung my praises on Soundwave before; if there is one character Transformers Prime consistently nails, it’s him. Subtlety has never been Prime’s strong suit, but he’s always portrayed as inconspicuous and graceful. This even shows in […]