Tag: anime

  • FLCL Retrospective: The Hero’s (Horny) Journey

    FLCL, oh gimme that foo-ri coo-ri. The early 2000’s found me sneaking into my mom’s tv room to catch Adult Swim’s broadcast of a bizarre six-episode… what I would call event, about yet another boy caught up in mecha-madness. Now, before I managed to write this off as some offbrand random wannabe EVA, I found […]

  • 10 Videogame Characters Inspired By Japanese Folklore

    10 Videogame Characters Inspired By Japanese Folklore

    Chinese and Korean traders introduced Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism, and the ever present Confucianism while Japan provided various regional myths, legends, and lore. These ingredients were brewed into various and effervescent cultures all across Japan. Each village responding accordingly by pasting outside influences upon their daily lives. These elements were transformed Japan’s landscape and ecosystem and bore entirely new generations of Deities and beliefs.

  • On Japanese Cinema – A 10-Part Patreon Exclusive Examining the 100+ Year History of 日本映画 “Nihon Eiga”

    On Japanese Cinema – A 10-Part Patreon Exclusive Examining the 100+ Year History of 日本映画 “Nihon Eiga”

    “Japanese Cinema: A 10-Part Choose Your Own Adventure in Subtitles!” Addressing such age-old questions as: What is reality? Did George Lucas rip-off Japanese Cinema in the production of Star Wars? And more on point: What is Bunka Eiga etc. I promise you this will be worth your time! 10 weeks, 10 films delivered to your mailbox.

  • The Curry of Life

    The Curry of Life

    Ingredients for the Curry of Life 2 tbsp cooking oil  1/2 lb of beef stew meat Salt 1 yellow onion, sliced  2 tsp cayenne pepper  8 oz Crushed tomatoes 2 Carrots, peeled and chopped 1 Russet potato, peeled and cubed  2 1/4 cups beef stock  Hot Curry Roux, 1 pack of S&B Curry  Hot sauce […]