Entertaining but not Original – Eragon Movie

For over a month I was drooling over the various trailers and sneak peeks of Eragon – a brand new movie featuring all the things that people like me go gah-gah about, elves, dragons, magic, mythical quests etc. Well last weekend in opened and a...

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Naruto Fillers Ending Spring 2007

Naruto faithfuls like myself have endured many many many months of so called “filler” episodes of the popular anime over the past months. These episodes are unrelated to the overall story of the series and is intended to keep fans content until the manga is...

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I have failed….confirmation pending…

I knew I would deep down I knew it. I probably didn’t want to say it but I knew it. I deserve it though because this term has been a combination of being very busy and neglect of studying. I barely looked over anything all...

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Heroes – first 10 episodes recap

It’s been over two months or 10 episodes since I first got entangled in the sci-fi goodness of what is the biggest new prime time show of the season; NBC’s Heroes which airs every Monday night. Just on episode is left for the mid season...

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Over one year of studying Japanese

This term marked many milestones in my short study of the Japanese language, and now since studying over a year, I take great pleasure in small things such a taking up a magazine written entirely in Japanese or viewing a website in Japanese and understanding...

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Robot serves as temp worker in Japan

It can greet people, show DVDs and hand out balloons. “Ubiko,” a robot-on-wheels with a catlike face, is joining the crew of temporary workers supplied by a Japanese job-referral company to stores, events and even weddings. Next month, the 44-inch tall robot will be selling...

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Wii Launch Frenzy

The third and final “next-gen” console has now been released unto the masses in North America. The Nintendo Wii, complete with it’s much hyped revolutionary use of motion sensing controllers or wiimotes is now available in abundance unlike it’s counterparts which were in short supply...

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PS3 Launch Frenzy

It happened a few days ago in Japan and now it’s North America’s turn. At midnight the PS3 went on sale, and with limited numbers due to manufacturing trouble many die hard gaming fans hungry for some sweet next-gen goodness from Sony have been lining...

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