Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Kitty Mecha and A Cake-Loving Biker Bunny Go Wild – Ichigoman & Funny Kuromi-chan, Part 1

Sanrio published a new manga of its reboot of Hello Kitty called “Ichigoman,” or “Strawberry Man,” so I want to review some of that along with their new webcomic, “Funny Kuromi-chan.”  Here is the link: They actually have more … Continue reading

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The 2017 Silk Screen Asian Film Festival Is Set To Launch!

I have some of the upcoming Silk Screen schedule as the September film festival approaches. Tickets for the launch party at Wigle Whiskey Barrellhouse can be purchased here: The event is scheduled for August 31st at 5PM and includes … Continue reading

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Pure Yields to Foul and Foul to Pure as Fate’s Wheel Turns – Journey to the West, Part 3

In this post I will cover volume 3 of Wu Cheng’en’s Journey to the West in my edition, which includes chapters 34 through 50.  The story arc where we left off in volume 2 with Monkey stuck under a mountain … Continue reading

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Angry Teachers and Bawling Students – The Dim Sum Anthology, Part 2

This time I will finish my look at The Dim Sum Anthology, by Nong A (阿濃的“點心集 ”).  We’ll cover the last half of the book, which encompasses essays on educational writings, lifestyle writings, nature writings, and art & literary writings. … Continue reading

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2017 July-August Schedule

I have been notified that the following week on July 15th at Anime Mini I will be presenting two panels “The Tale of Genji New Reader Introduction” and “Godzilla, Kaiju Eiga and the Amazing Toho Studios.”  Exact speaking times are … Continue reading

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