Watch Out for Kaiju No. 8! (An Exercise in Translation)

One good thing about watching manga go live ASAP is how you can examine the translation process up close. Disclaimer: There is no such thing as a "truly correct translation". There is only a "more correct translation" or a "less correct translation", taking into account things like puns, references and the like. Viz is sure... Continue Reading →

The Merits of Astra: Lost in Space’s Mystery

Astra is good, y'all. Y'know how I said I wasn't keeping track of where this season was going? I guess the only real way to drive it home was to watch the first and the final episodes back to back, a bit of suffering specifically conferred upon me by the anime club (because somehow, I... Continue Reading →

Getting into (Heart) Gear

Is this the Next Big Thing??? Maybe I just exaggerate my feelings when I'm in the middle of consuming a piece of media (anime/manga included, and especially when potential husbandos are involved), but Heart Gear - this new Manga Plus series I found - is really cool. Basically, Heart Gear stars Lu, the only human in... Continue Reading →

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