KIN-CON, happening on 25 May, is a celebration of nerd, geek and otaku culture in South Africa. It’s the inaugural event of a con which we hope to see growing quickly. Click for the summary and the details.
Comic Con South Africa announced. Is it worth getting excited about? Well, crowd response is rather tepid at best, and there’s a lot of criticism. We take a look, but be warned – wall of text.
So, following on a previous post, the Japan Day cultural event hosted by the Japanese Consulate here in Cape Town came and went, and now, of course, comes the time for me to report on happenings. Sadly, due to personal reasons, I could not stay around until the end of the event, and had to […]
If you’ve ever been interested in finding out a little bit about other cultures, and if Japan has ever popped up on your radar, and if you happen to be hanging around Cape Town this coming Saturday and wondering what to do with yourself, allow me to gently prod you in the direction of something […]
It’s a little bit belated, but あけましておめでとう everyone!! Since I was on a bit of a break, things have been rather quiet over here, but I’m back now. 2012 was a busy year, and 2013 looks like it’s going to be even busier, with a pretty nice crop of anime to kick the year off […]
Some time ago, Culture Japan’s Danny Choo released a cutesy app for the Apple iPhone, MiraiClock3. Nothing fancy – it’s a clock app that gives you the time, the date, and the day. And then there’s Mirai staring at you from the screen and giving you many *HNNNNNGGG!!* moments. I haven’t had an opportunity to […]
Are you one of those unlucky guys who constantly becomes friend-zoned? Well then, this AMV is for you ;) At the very least you should be able to sympathise. Featuring footage from all three Full Metal Panic! series. Editor: MysteriousRyder Anime: Full Metal Panic!, Full Metal Panic! – Second Raid, Full Metal Panic! FUMOFFU Music: […]
This is an old post – if you want to check out the latest calendars, you might want to visit THIS POST :) … or rather, to be more specific, the time to place your pre-orders for your 2013 Anime Calendars has arrived. Japan, as a nation, is a great believer in the phrase “a […]