Red Sonja
  The Appeal of Maid Cafes in the United States. You know, there’s something about the idea of Japanese Maid Cafés that’s exciting. Cute girls, dressed in what could only be considered Lolita maid outfits being… well, being nice to me.  And for a socially inept otaku like me, that […]

The Problem With Maid Cafes In The United States


Learn Japanese Quickly and Easily
Learn Japanese Quickly and Easily It’s not impossible to learn Japanese quickly. In the first place, excitement, being committed to a task, and even the slightest bit of focus can go far. Secondly, once you know the basics of Japanese, you might find it quite easy to learn. Japanese uses […]

Learn Japanese Quickly and Easily


Hikikomori: Is It A Social Issue Or A Mental Problem? In Japan, the hikikomori marvel is something that the nation’s administration probably sees with a blend of hate and stress. The demonstration of totally cutting oneself off from all social and human contact for a long period of time is […]

Hikikomori: Is It A Social Issue Or A Mental Problem?



Anime Papercraft: The Poor Otaku’s Figure Collection There’s something calming about putting together an anime papercraft figure – especially if you can find really good patterns of your favorite characters. Like this (character) figure shown above that is put together so well that while you won’t have any trouble telling […]

Anime Papercraft: The Poor Otaku’s Figure Collection


Cowboy Bebop
About eight or nine years ago I wrote a pretty unflattering article about a proposed live action Cowboy Bebop movie in general and about it’s proposed star, Keanu Reeves, in particular.  I wrote that I didn’t think that Keanu would make a good Spike Spiegel because he was unable to […]

Is A Cowboy Bebop Live Action TV Show A Good ...