Monthly Archives: December 2015

Weekly news recap 12-29-2015

Did everyone make it through the Luxion Disaster okay? Good, then it’s time for the weekly news recap. Let’s start with trailers. An ad is out for Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger. The last few Super Sentai installments have been underwhelming, but as always … Continue reading

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News recap for Dec 19

Again, not a lot to discuss this week. Maybe it’s just the year wrapping up? Trailers: Noitanima’s spring show Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress looks a lot like Attack on Titan (it is the same director and all, but still…) A … Continue reading

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News recap for 12/12 (it’s mostly trailers)

Lots of trailers this week. Other stuff…. not so much. People are bemoaning the existence of Sadako vs. Kayako, but I’m pretty stoked, since crossovers can be some of the best entries in a monster franchise (Frankenstein meets the Wolf … Continue reading

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Maser Patrol’s recommended Christmas viewing

A big part of the Christmas tradition is getting into the spirit of the season by putting on classic Christmas movies, like Gremlins, Die Hard, and Batman Returns. Japanese media is no stranger to yuletide festivities, though they practice the holiday … Continue reading

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Mandatory news break: Shin Godzilla edition

Interrupting the regularly scheduled absence of blog posts due to major character reveal happened earlier today, and no, it’s not Jyuuoger. Sorry Jyuuoger. No, we’re posting a news special edition because we’ve got a first look (outside of the footprint … Continue reading

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Guest Column: Shigeru Mizuki and Kaiju

by Justin Mullis, in collaboration with Maser Patrol This week the world of Japanese pop-culture lost one of its most influential and powerful voices; Shigeru Mizuki (1922-2015). While Mizuki may still not be a household name for many American fans of … Continue reading

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News recap for Dec 6

The news recap will be pretty quick this week. First of all, RIP to the yokai manga master Shigeru Mizuki; may his graveyard be a delightfully haunted one. We have an article in the pipe to talk a little about his … Continue reading

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