9Oct

Anime Review: Is it Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

By Christopher Kinsey / October 9, 2015 / A3K Crew, Articles, Christopher Kinsey, Reviews / 2 Comments

Monster slaying, treasure hunting, and a suspicious lack of pick-up lines in our review of Is it Wrong to Try to Pick up Girls in a Dungeon? Anime Review: Is it Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? A review by Christopher Kinsey   I think before I begin this review I need to […]

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25Aug

Rokka – Braves of the Six Flowers Episodes 1-5: Petering Out

By Carl Tan / August 25, 2015 / A3K Crew, Articles, Columns, Features, Protto / 2 Comments

Protto gives summer ’15 anime Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers a look-see.   Rokka – Braves of the Six Flowers Episodes 1-5: Petering Out Eh? Ehhh?! …Whoa, tough crowd. This show is hemorrhaging interest in it fast. Or my interest in it, anyway. It just doesn’t have enough going on for me to...

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30Jul

Remember Satoru Iwata

Remember Satoru Iwata By Jack Dalton Allistar View image | gettyimages.com On July 11th, 2015, the gaming industry lost a figurehead as unique as the company he led. Satoru Iwata, global President of Nintendo from the Gamecube era to Wii U, died from complications of a bile duct growth. Iwata’s l...

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12Mar

Your First Anime Sucked

By Christopher Kinsey / March 12, 2015 / A3K Crew, Articles, Christopher Kinsey, Columns, Features / 2 Comments

Dean Talks Anime: Your First Anime Sucked, Don’t Worry, Everyone’s Did A Review/Opinion by Christopher Kinsey   We tend to really dress up what broke us into a fandom. Somewhere in our lives we decided the great enjoyment we get out of a hobby was from something with prestige or acclaim. Or if we...

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18Feb

Nekopara: Cat Paradise Lost

By Andrew Erickson / February 18, 2015 / Articles, Columns / 54 Comments

Nekopara: Cat Paradise Lost By: Andrew Erickson Nekopara is the worst thing I’ve read since my last insurance bill. It’s so singularly bad that I’m convinced it’s a labor of hate directed at literacy itself, because it couldn’t possibly have been intended to entertai...

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10Feb

Opposite Ends of Cyberpunk and Anime

By Christopher Kinsey / February 10, 2015 / Articles, Columns / No Comments

Dean Talks Anime Opposite Ends of Cyberpunk and Anime (AKA: You Snooze, You Lose) A review/opinion by Christopher Kinsey   Blade Runner. Those two words strung together will invoke a sense of nostalgic interest in many things. Neon, flying cars, gritty rain, ethics, the purpose of self, Tann...

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How Japanese Anime is superior to Western TV

By MaxVader / January 27, 2015 / Articles, Columns / 18 Comments

The Weeaboos Were Right: How Japanese Anime is Superior to Western TV by Max Vader   No, this title is not disingenuous clickbait meant to get as many views as possible – this is A3K, not Kotaku. I can understand how one would get that impression, though. After all, we on The Other Side have...

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23Jan

Please Stop Making School Anime

By Andrew Erickson / January 23, 2015 / Articles, Columns / No Comments

Please Stop Making School Anime by Andrew Erickson Anime producers have a tried-and-true method of coming up with crowd-pleasing shows. Every few years, executives from every big-name studio meet up, put all their old ideas on a bingo board, and play a round. Every square that gets covered on the...

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21Jan

The Best Anime Magazine You Never Read

By Christopher Kinsey / January 21, 2015 / Articles, Columns / No Comments

Dean Talks Anime The Best Anime Magazine You Never Read: PULP A review/opinion by Christopher Kinsey   I’m going to say I miss magazines. Unlike comic books, magazines now of days are a piece of media that can be completely obliterated by the internet. Any information you would get from a sp...

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15Jan

Protagonists to Villains

By Jack / January 15, 2015 / Articles, Columns / No Comments

Protagonists to Villains: Anime Heroes That Would Rock as Villains by Jack Dalton Allistar Ahh, the heroes of anime. They’re always so…good. But what about the “heroes” off the beaten path? The world of anime would be a very dull place without them. They’re ruthless, unpredictable, and leap...

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