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5:30 PM on 10.14.2013

Super Sonico anime staff listed

Apparently today is Super Sonico's birthday. I was unaware of this fact. If any of you knew this, I have a deep concern for your well-being, so please see me after class. At any rate, there is also a Super Sonico anime on the...

Ben Huber

Import Review: Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryoiki no Deja Vu photo
Import Review: Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryoiki no Deja Vu
by Elliot Gay

I doubt anybody ever expected 5pb.'s science adventure game, Steins;Gate, to ever reach the level of popularity that it did. While the original game has yet to see an official English release, in Japan it's playable on pretty much every gaming platform available. Hell, I'd argue that the iOS version is the best way to experience Steins;Gate.

The anime adaptation produced by White Fox is where most English speaking fans got their first taste of the franchise. While not exactly bursting at the seams with production values, the anime series did a good job of taking what was special about Steins;Gate and bringing it to life within the limited TV anime structure. 

With the original game having blown up into a multimedia franchise, it's not shocking that it ended up getting a sequel film.

This begs the question: was a sequel even necessary in the first place? Perhaps not.

I'm damn glad we got one though.

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12:00 PM on 03.29.2013

Hataraku Maou-sama! is looking quite delicious

Starting next month is WHITE FOX's newest series, Hataraku Maou-sama! With all of the various mash ups going on in anime, I didn't think there'd be much room for originality. A demon lord working in a fast food joint surely ...

Hiroko Yamamura

12:00 PM on 02.02.2013

We finally have a Steins;Date

We all know the future was coming, we just didn't know when it could strike! Fear not, Future Gadget Laboratory members, we have honed in on the exact time the upcoming movie, Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryoiki no Deja vu wil...

Hiroko Yamamura

2:00 PM on 11.12.2012

Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu trailer hypes me up

Although the new trailer for, Steins;Gate Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu doesn't contain any exciting new footage, I can't help but be excited! Steins:Gate was one of those series that I initially dismissed a...

Hiroko Yamamura

5:00 PM on 03.22.2012

Jormungand looks more than a little bit like Black Lagoon

That's definitely not a bad thing if you're looking for more Black Lagoon-ish stuff. The lady looks like a young Balalaika, but I've yet to see this show's version of Rock and Revy. The kid with the assault rifle's still a bi...

Josh Tolentino