Power Rangers – A 20 year catch-up

It was 20 years ago today that the Power Rangers first front-flipped one-by-one over a camera before posing for children everywhere with a television (or at least those with fancy satellite TV services). The heavily adapted Japanese import’s legacy is undoubtedly huge – just about everyone in their 20s knows the original six rangers, and has their favourites.

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Ayacon 2013 – A Post-Apocalyptic Report

It feels crazy to me that its been a week since Ayacon 2013 ended. As my first big summer anime convention, I’d been really building it up in the weeks prior to the event – thinking about staying in a sizeable chunk of a University campus with anime, manga, Japanese culture, games, friends and weeaboos as far as the eye could see.

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Brothers: A Tale of Unexpected Feelings (Spoilers)

Massive Spoilers for Brothers (sort of) below. You have been warned.

So finally, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is out. Hearing pretty much universal praise on Twitter is pretty heartwarming, and frankly validating of my own opinions towards it. There’s something very important in the way its story is told, and I’ve been wanting to talk about it for a while now.

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