Star Wars Rebels: Photos of Artwork released.
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Star Wars Rebels: Photos of Artwork released.

Missing Star Wars: The Clone Wars?  Here is some new art that has been posted about the upcoming animated Star Wars show, Rebels, which will premiere in 2014. Do we have to wait that long?  Ugh. http://io9.com/check-out-the-first-art-from-the-new-star-wars-tv-serie-936043910 Related articles ‘Star Wars Rebels’: New TV series’ art unveiled (insidetv.ew.com) Star Wars: Rebels animated series (justpressplay13.wordpress.com) Take a first … Continue reading

Craftin’ and Cookin’ The Deep Fried Way, Part Four: Shut the Spaceship Door
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Craftin’ and Cookin’ The Deep Fried Way, Part Four: Shut the Spaceship Door

It is time once again for another installment in our ongoing series of how to cook and craft like a true Sci Fi Geek. This week I found this fun show on YouTube, called The Geek DIY Craft Show, hosted by the lovely Bonnie Burton who wrote the Star Wars Craft Book. Here is an … Continue reading

The Tokyo Game Show: An Overview
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The Tokyo Game Show: An Overview

This video game expo, sponsored by the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) and the Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. is held once a year over a 3 or 4-day period (This year it was held June 28th), and is currently the largest of its kind. The first two days are for businesses only and the last two are … Continue reading

The Fantastical Hayao Miyazaki, Head Guru at Studio Ghibli
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The Fantastical Hayao Miyazaki, Head Guru at Studio Ghibli

Labeled the “god of anime” and one of the world’s most influential Asians, this Oscar-nominated animator is best known for the popular films My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, and Spirited Away. With his refreshingly organic style, a departure from the mechanical, … Continue reading

Cowboy Bebop: Check it Out, if Like Me You Live Under a Rock And Missed It the First time.
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Cowboy Bebop: Check it Out, if Like Me You Live Under a Rock And Missed It the First time.

With a pastiche approach approximating the idiosyncratic style of Bebop music, this 1998-1999, anime TV series, directed by Shinichiro Watanabe and written by Keiko Nobumoto, is as much of a maverick as its space cowboy main character. The story focuses on the 2071 adventures of bounty hunter, Spike Spiegel and his struggling crew: Jet Black … Continue reading

Japanese Superflat Art Movement: Kawaii Meets Outer Space Oddball Awesome
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Japanese Superflat Art Movement: Kawaii Meets Outer Space Oddball Awesome

This mass-produced, Postmodern Art movement, founded by Takashi Murakami, is heavily influenced by both traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock printmaking and the underlying impulses of contemporary Japanese manga, anime, and street culture. Superflat arose around the turn of this century in response to the increasingly generic nature of the Post War Japanese consumerist culture. It seeks … Continue reading