Monthly Archives: April 2015

Weekly News Recap for April 25

Not a lot to report this week: As usual, the latest Nyarlko-san OVA has got a lot of visual nods to Kamen Rider: The new Lupin III anime will be airing on RTI in Italy next month, but not in … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap for April 19th

What’s new in the world of kaiju, henshin heroes, and super robots this week, you ask? It’s time to find out with our regularly scheduled news recap! First order of business: RIP comic artist Herb Trimpe, most relevant to this site for … Continue reading

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Maser Patrol podcast episode 20: Hideaki Anno

In this episode, Kevin, Andy, and Josh talk about the major prior works of Hideaki Anno, the director of the upcoming Toho Godzilla flick. He’s an eccentric weirdo, for sure, but he has also created some of the best animation of all … Continue reading

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News recap for April 11: Bokura wa Baby Ducks

Right off the bat this week, I highly recommend that any fan of giant robot anime check out the recent Regular Show episode “Brilliant Century Duck Crisis Special”: in true Regular Show fashion, a story that starts off being a mundane … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap for lucky 4/4

The number 4 is a homophone for “death” in Japanese,  so it’s considered an unlucky number. April 4th is super unlucky, so watch out, I guess? Anyway, let’s talk about the (non-April Foolish) kaiju/mecha/henshin hero stories that broke this week: … Continue reading

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Special Edition: Habemus Directorem!

Hideaki Anno is one of the most interesting personalities in the Japanese entertainment industry. The dude even had two concurrent, unrelated TV shows running about his life; how often does that happen? It’s easy to see why: he went from … Continue reading

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