A while back David had informed me that a live action version of one of our mutual all-time-favorite anime series, Rurouni Kenshin had been released. We watched it with understandable reservations. Thankfully, so thankfully, our reservations were unnecessary. For the first time a live action version of an anime/manga had been made that kept true to not only the appearance of the characters, but as well the story that made us love the series.
*Read his review of part one here: Chanbara Fu: Rurouni Kenshin
Granted, much like a long novel being made into a film, much of the story was Continue reading
Finally getting the cosplay photos up. Sorry it took so long, but there was a lot going on in our lives over the past few weeks. Better late then never. I hope you enjoy.
Rurouni Kenshin is my favorite anime of all time so warning – this may be a slightly biased movie review. Having said that, I am also a purist and can dole out serious criticism. For instance:
Rurouni Kenshin is a good movie with some great qualities. It respects the manga and anime by staying faithful to the main story, good acting, awesome action, and most of all, brilliant casting… but I’ll get back to that in a minute.
The basic story centers on Kenshin, a ronin repenting from his years as a master killer at the end of the Tokugawa era, about ten years Continue reading
For the past several years Anime Boston has been my favorite Anime convention. With AB 2013 over, I can easily say that the trend continues. Anime Boston is an annual fan run convention held at the Hynes Convention center in Boston. It’s the 5th largest Anime convention in North America, and the second largest on the east coast behind Otakon. I used to love going to Otakon back in the day, but Otakon became too corporate and took the fun out of everything. By keeping things fan run, it has allowed AB to continue featuring more adult based content, and events that Otakon tossed aside years ago.
UPDATED!! NOW WITH MORE PICS! Both the easiest and most difficult post-con piece is the Cosplay gallery. Easy because I don’t have to write a lot, difficult because By Golly! did we take a lot of pics.
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Other than that….Enjoy!