Ani-Gamers Podcast #115 – Pokémon Drink Water

The Pokémon hits just keep coming as Evan and David discuss game news, including the new Death Stranding trailers and the FOUR new Pokémon announcements (a new Detective Pikachu, Pokémon Home, Pokémon Sleep, and Pokémon Masters). Then Evan recaps FanimeCon 2019 and the state of panels at the San Jose, CA convention, and talks about the Old Boy manga. Topics include: The Paprika Child, the President of Jack Shit, and deep-fried Playstation discs. Runtime:  53 minutes Direct Download RSS ...
Tags: Hollywood, Video Games, David, Nintendo, Pokemon, Atlantic City, Anime, Manga, San Jose CA, Hideo Kojima, Evan, Evan Minto, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Oldboy, Death Stranding, Evan Evan

Is Goldie Vance Done?

Goldie Vance was an entertaining Nancy-Drew-type series featuring an energetic young woman of color in a retro beach hotel setting. It launched in May 2016 as a miniseries by Hope Larson and Brittney Williams; shortly became an ongoing series; and had movie interest announced at the end of 2017. It’s had four stories collected so far: Volume 1, October 2016; Volume 2, May 2017; Volume 3, November 2017; and Volume 4, by another creative team, and the first after it [...]
Tags: Comics, Nancy Drew, Comic News, Goldie Vance, Hope Larson, Brittney Williams

Hanging with the Inn Crowd: Okko’s Inn

I remember seeing a trailer for Okko’s Inn when we went to see Modest Heroes. While I had not heard of it before that point the trailer made it seemed like a fun family-friendly anime film. It definitely feels like one of those titles trying to inherit the spirit of Hayao Miyazaki films that have … Continue reading Hanging with the Inn Crowd: Okko’s Inn
Tags: Anime, Hayao Miyazaki, Okko, Okko's Inn, The Young Innkeeper is a Gradeschooler

The Avant-Guards

The Avant-Guards was my answer to a friend asking the question of whether there was any American comic that could be described as sports yuri (which is manga about girl-girl attraction). It’s written by Carly Usdin (Heavy Vinyl), illustrated by Noah Hayes (Wet Hot American Summer), and this collection reprints the first four-issue storyline. (There are 12 issues planned in total.) The dynamic go-getter Olivia is determined to create a basketball team at her all-female drama school “The Georgia O...
Tags: Comics, Georgia, Keeffe, Boom! Studios / Archaia, Carly Usdin, Noah Hayes