Ni no Kuni is a series of popular RPGs by Level 5 that have spanned five (soon to be six) games. The series has been highly praised for its complex stories, wonderful characters and Ghibli- style animations. Two of the games’ animated sequences were actually done by Studio Ghibli and the other games continued the style.… Continue reading Ni no Kuni Film Review – Lost Between Worlds
Over the last few weeks I’ve slowly been easing myself in the blogging game, and it’s been a lot harder than I thought it would be. When I was on my hiatus, I always imagined just opening WordPress and the latest blog post would magically flow from my fingers. But it’s been the exact opposite,… Continue reading How I Write Reviews – Sorting My Thoughts & Airing My Feelings
In December last year Aniplex launched their own visual novel brand ANIPLEX.EXE. The new brand came with two visual novels as its helm – ATRI: My Dear Moments and Adabana Odd Tales. Yesterday, a demo for both of these games was released on Steam*. Both games feature Japanese voice acting and English, Japanese, Traditional and Simplified… Continue reading Adabana Odd Tales Demo Review
Last week I wrote about manga that didn’t leave much of an impression on me. Essentially, series that left me with the feeling of ‘meh’. This week, I wanted to share some manga series I’m currently obsessed with. Ones that I can’t wait to see what happens next, and anxiously await each new chapter. In… Continue reading 5 Manga I’m Currently Obsessed With
Since the latest Hatsune Miku game was released in Japan mid February this year I have been anxiously awaiting news of a western release. Today, Sega announced that the game will be available on the Nintendo eShop from 15 May 2020. It appears that currently there are no plans for a physical release of the… Continue reading Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix Demo Review & Release Date!
It’s always a fantastic feeling when you come across a truly ‘great’ manga. One that captures your imagination and you can’t stop thinking about it. On the flip side, even an awful manga has a redeeming quality in how bad it is – it’s something you can laugh at, vent about or just shake your… Continue reading 3 Manga That Made Me Go ‘Meh!’
I have always loved the idea of farm simulation games. Raising crops and animals from the comfort of your own home – just enjoying the good life, without the actual work. It’s the height of relaxation. But, after trying so many different games, I become so relaxed I get bored! The simple satisfaction of growing… Continue reading Rune Factory 4: Special Review: How Many Hours Have I Played This!?
In my last trip to Japan, at the top of my shopping list was to buy some craft kits. I ended up being overwhelmed by the incredible variety there were in massive stores like Loft and Tokyu Hands. But amongst all the choices, I fell in love with a series called PAPER THEATRE by Ensky.… Continue reading Reviewing Ensky PAPER THEATRE – Craft Time!
Over the last few months I’ve developed a really keen interest in figure collecting. As I have been looking at forums and blogs, I’ve noticed a phrase pop up. That is, ‘holy grail’ figure. Now a lot of people have different checklists for what makes a figure a ‘holy grail’, but at its very essence… Continue reading My Top 5 ‘Holy Grail’ Figures
Wow, it’s been seven long months since I’ve been on this blog. Needless to say my hiatus extended far longer than I ever anticipated. I almost don’t know what to say. As I guess in my hiatus post, I’ve been absolutely wiped out from full time work. I get home, my brain is numb and… Continue reading How Time Flies…