Monthly Archives: July 2016

Briefer news recap

Hope everyone’s managed to avoid Shin Godzilla spoilers better than myself; I ran into a doozy or two within a few hours of the first screening. Reviews have been glowing, but from what’s known I imagine the film is going to … Continue reading

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2 week news recap (SDCC edition)

There was no recap last weekend, as most of the Maser Patrol crew was out at G-Fest. Thanks to everyone who attended the manga panel, and apologies to anyone who suffered through my horrific attempts at improvisation during the other … Continue reading

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Maser Patrol podcast 25: “All Manga Attack” at G-Fest XXIII

For those who missed the panel at G-Fest last weekend, here’s a handy recording! Actually, this may be an improvement for those who were in the back row at the con… Like we said previously, this is partially a repeat … Continue reading

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Scanlation: a sampling of crazy Godzilla manga

In anticipation of the “All Manga Attack” panel at this year’s G-Fest, Amanda sat down with our well-worn copy of The Godzilla Comic (an officially-licensed 1990 manga anthology), and translated a couple of the most bizarre stories. We’re presenting them … Continue reading

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Happy 50th to Ultraman! (also, weekly news recap)

July 10 is “Ultraman Day”, and 50 years ago today, Ultraman made his first appearance on Japanese television… though it was not the first episode of Ultraman, that hit a week later. No, the first appearance was a live stage … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap: Anime Expo edition

Actually, despite the title of this week’s news recap, not much of this is actually from Anime Expo. They were selling a Studio Frederator-designed Hatsune Miku robot toy at the Good Smile booth this year, though. Anyway, on to the … Continue reading

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