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Shokugeki no Soma (Food Wars)

Shokugeki no Soma (aka Food Wars) caught my eye when I was flipping through the Viz Media spinner at Barnes and Noble a couple of weeks back. Now if you’re a friend of mine you know that I have an unhealthy obsession with food based anime and manga. Yakitate! Japan, Ben-To… So when I found …

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Her Eternal Moonlight

I first saw Sailor Moon on YTV when I was 14 years old. This discovery led to my fascination with manga and anime (which lead to opening up my own shop), and eventually I realized just how much this series about transforming junior high school girls shaped how I interacted with the world around me. Her Eternal …

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LEGO Dimensions Year 2 Level Packs

With Christmas right around the corner, some of you are probably trying to decide whether or not the LEGO Dimensions Year 2 offerings are worth putting under the tree. I’ll break it down for you, as I cover the new Level Packs for Sonic the Hedgehog, Adventure Time, and Mission: Impossible that were released in Waves 6 & …

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World of Final Fantasy Review

Full disclaimer: After being incredibly disappointed in Final Fantasy XIII I was turned off from the franchise as a whole. I still love and will always love IX which is my all-time favorite, followed by XIII. I thought I might never find myself exploring a new game in the series, and then they showed me a world …

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Sweet Dreams: Japanese Horror Novels

I’m writing this piece as I watch FX’s The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.Fet is tossing Strigoi into the spinning blades of a digging machine and those squirmy white worms are flying all over the place. And beside me is a list of books I need to pick up in October, one of which …

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The Tomorrow Children Review

The Tomorrow Children has been on my radar since its 2014 announcement. As a huge fan of Q-Games’ PixelJunk series, there was never any doubt that I’d be supporting this title. I was also lucky enough to participate in both the Alpha (barely) and the Beta (a lot). The Tomorrow Children: Founder’s Pack dropped on September 6th and was purchased …

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Fallout 4 Nuka World DLC

Fallout 4’s swan song Nuka-World dropped on the evening of August 29th here in North America. I would have dived on in but when I offered to play it for a while on the Loot Crate stream there was an anxious wait. I won’t lie, it was hard. Like, really hard. Me + Bethesda RPGs = <3 You don’t immediately …

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Fallout 4 Vault-Tec Workshop DLC

With the Vault-Tec Workshop’s recent release, we’re nearing the end of Fallout 4’s adventure. I knew it wouldn’t last forever, that eventually I would complete absolutely everything there was for me to experience in the Commonwealth. But it’s not time to say goodbye just yet, especially not when I have all sorts of new things I …

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Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Review

When I found out that there was a remake for Odin Sphere coming out, I was overjoyed. I missed out on the original when it came out in 2007. So when Atlus announced Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, I ran out and plopped down enough to secure myself the Storybook edition. And I am so very glad that I …

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