Monthly Archives: February 2012

BLACK★ROCK SHOOTER The TV Show: Still Not Enough BLACK★ROCK SHOOTERs

Who in 2008 would have thought that in the far off year of 2012 the then indies group Supercell and pixiv celebrity Huke would be the driving force behind a Noitamina show? Well, I’m sure some record executives and TV … Continue reading

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Adventures in Purchasing Obscure Indies CDs: Omokage Lucky Hole’s Melo

About two years ago I wrote an article on the Japanese indies band Omokage Lucky Hole. It’s not a great article–it’s written alright, but the translations of the titles and my understanding of the songs’ contents are pretty poor. I … Continue reading

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The Joy of Laserdiscs

As we roll into 2012, it looks all but inevitable that video media in general will slowly and irrevocably shift into a fundamentally intangible commodity. The disks and cartridges imprinted with our favorite movies and TV shows, once a necessity, … Continue reading

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