Monthly Archive: October 2007

Mobile Suit Gundam 00 – First Impressions

So far I have watched the first 4 of 25 episodes expected in the first season of the latest Gundam Series. I have been excited about this new Gundam series for months and I wrote about it in June. Gundam Exia and it’s pilot has...

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Magnetic Floating Display

Want a cool but useful item for your desk or an excellent gift idea for the upcoming holiday season? The modern, aesthetic and futuristic looking magnetic floating display from Edmund Scientific uses patent pending magnetic technology to allow objects to float in a magnetic field....

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Japan to fingerprint and photograph all foreigners

Japan is to fingerprint and photograph foreigners entering the country from next month in an anti-terrorism policy that is stirring anger among foreign residents and human rights activists. “This will greatly contribute to preventing international terrorist activities on our soil,” Immigration Bureau official Naoto Nikai...

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Cool Gundam Animation Video

I just finished watching the 3rd episode of the new Gundam series Gundam 00. I’m high on Gundam right now and found a page a bookmarked many weeks ago from Anime Sugoi. I’ll be writing up a Gundam 00 first impressions post in the next...

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It’s a good time to be a Gamer

Video games have come a far way over the years. While reminiscing I don’t need to go back too far to be amazed by the tremendous growth and transformation the gaming industry has gone through in the last 10-15 years. Information overload Currently we have...

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What did English borrow from Japanese?

The English Language has many loan words from many languages, but we don’t care about those other languages except Japanese right? We all (I hope) know about the cool words like “ninja”, “anime”, “karate” and “samurai” just to name a few. But what about the...

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In Japan, even Manhole covers are Extraordinary

You must be one special person or set of people to collect manhole covers or pictures of them. But when these manhole covers are from Japan you should expect them to be a little different from the ordinary, and trust me they are: More picture...

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zOMG! I haven’t blogged for 3 days!

Three days ain’t that bad… or is it? I spent the weekend idling, watching anime, dreaming and plotting the demise of all the stupid people in the world. I’ve been dreaming about Christmas and all the “toys” that come along with the season, unfortunately for...

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Guardian of the Sacred Spirit Review

Guardian of the Sacred Spirit (Seirei no Moribito) is finally reached it’s end and I thoroughly enjoyed the 26 episode long series that started back in the Spring of this year. Guardian of the Sacred Spirit is a beautifully animated anime in the fantasy, adventure...

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FAnime Friday, check it out!

Nanashi-inc.net is a really cool blog by 23 year old American Joana Rodriguez who is a big time anime fan. She has a nice little weekly feature on her blog called FAnime Friday in which every Friday she blogs about something anime and manga related...

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