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Quick news recap

The last podcast sucked up a lot of time this week, so this weekend news recap is a little late. On the other hand, there’s not that much to report! Discotek license rescued the 2001 version of Cyborg 009. Despite … Continue reading

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RIP Haruo Nakajima (1929-2017)

Celebrity Icons reported the passing of Haruo Nakajima this morning. It’s not entirely unexpected; he was 88 and had been ill for some time, and lost his wife in January of this year. However, in our minds he will always … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap: Netflix whets our appetite

With a new batch of Voltron: Legendary Defender episodes hitting this weekend and a Death Note film in three weeks, it’s a good time for otaku to pay attention to Netflix. Evidently they concur, since a lot of new projects … Continue reading

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News recap for 7/30

It’s a relatively short-&-sweet news recap this week! Congratulations to Shin Godzilla for winning best presentation at the Seiun Awards! This is the first time anything Godzilla has won (though Gamera movies won back-to-back in 1996 and 1997). Another pleasant … Continue reading

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Two-week news recap, plus G-Fest and SDCC!

There was no news recap last weekend because of G-Fest, which means we’ve got a doozy for this week, especially with SDCC ongoing. First I want to give a quick recap of some of the G-Fest highlights: My two panels … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap: Planet of the Monsters trailer, City Shrouded in Patlabor, Gridman anime, and more!

It’ll be a major news recap this week, as a greater-than-average number of exciting Japanese-related genre fiction tidbits have materialized in the past seven days! Not to bury the lead, we now have a trailer for Godzilla: Planet of the … Continue reading

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Weekend news recap: Book recommendations, Blu-ray preorders, movie trailers, and more!

Back to the weekend for the news recap once again; there shouldn’t be another interruption like that until… Oh, gosh, G-Fest is in less than two weeks! Anyway, here’s a quick rundown of neat Japanese science fiction happenings from the … Continue reading

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