Just Nerds Episode 05 – You Gotta Marvel It Up

The gang is finally back after a bit of a hiatus due to real life being a thing (as well as some issues w/ our FTP server).

On this jam packed episode of Just Nerds, the guys recount their tales from NYCC 2014: the lines they’ve survived, the panels they witnessed, and all of the awesome things that occurred. Also, the guys discuss DC’s movie line up and the possible storyline for Captain America 3. Finally, they talk about the current line up of fall shows, including Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, The Flash, Arrow, Avatar: The Legend of Korra, as well as recommendations from the fall season of anime.

Summer Anime 2014 — Tokyo Ghoul Episode 7-12

I’m back from the dead a couple weeks after the finale to bring you a look at the last six episodes of Tokyo Ghoul. The reviews are still written for each individual episode, but I thought about them with a little bit of consideration for completed season as a whole.

  • Episode 7: “Captivity”

The real reason to feel sorry is when one is hung up on revenge and can’t live their own life.

Contrary to all the other depictions of ghouls we’ve seen so far, the extraordinary kagune and the ability to stay alive despite heavy injuries, this episode gives a sense not only for ghouls’ helplessness when faced with Doves, but also the tragedy and unfairness of non-predatory ghouls being killed. Continue reading Summer Anime 2014 — Tokyo Ghoul Episode 7-12

Manga Review — Emma

Emma vol. 10 coverTitle: Emma
Author: Mori Kaoru
Artist: Mori Kaoru
Genre: Drama, Historical, Romance, Seinen
Japanese publisher: Enterbrain
English publisher: CMX manga
Status: Completed
Volumes: 10
Summary: With the backdrop of Victorian London, we follow the story of Emma, a proper British maid who falls in love with William, the eldest son of the wealthy “House of Jones.” While their feelings are mutual, the strict societal rules of late 19th century England and the disapproval of William’s family, which is trying to rise to the gentry, prevent their relationship from moving forward. Through trials and tribulations of the class distinction manner, we follow their blossoming romance from their very first meeting and experience both their love and their hardships as they face society and their own feelings. Continue reading Manga Review — Emma

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