Category Archives: Japanese Culture

Review: Clannad

Widely known in the west by its anime adaptation, Clannad is also one of the most popular VNs among the enthusiast circles of the genre.
Clannad is a tear-jerker. The game is a Drama Visual Novel, which means that the game will put the player on an emotional roller coaster of emotions. Continue reading

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Japan Expo 2014: Second Impact

Japan Expo USA 2014 was held this weekend on August 22-24 at the San Mateo Event Center. This was the 2nd time this expo has been held in the USA. Japan Expo is a festival for all things Japanese. From…

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A Conversation with NIS America’s Souhei Niikawa and Yoshinori Terasawa

A Conversation with NIS America’s President Souhei Niikawa and Producer Yoshinori Terasawa. NIS America is a video game developing and publishing company, a subsidiary of the Nippon Ichi Software Japanese. Continue reading

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Pokemon X and Y Review

We all knew it was coming, we just didn’t know when. Now, two and a half years after the release of the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo have finally released their killer app – Pokemon X and Y Continue reading

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Neon Alley Review

I recently started using the Neon Alley app for the Playstation 3. Neon Alley has been around for a few months now since October 2012, and I wish I started using it sooner. It was really easy to access, just a quick login and it takes you right to whatever happens to be playing at the moment. Neon Alley is WAY different from what you would expect – it’s an actual channel with a regular schedule. It’s a fantastic way to discover new anime. Continue reading

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