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Silver Spoon Is An Amazing Slice-of-Life Tale That Transcends Its Genre

I generally hate slice-of-life stories. I find them meandering and pointless. But Silver Spoon stands at the pinnacle of the genre and weaves a tale so full of life lessons, deep characters and thematic exploration that even I can’t help but love it.


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Check Out The 20 New Songs In Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd

The newest music game filled with the songs of Hatsune Miku and her Vocaloid pals hit shelves in Japan a few weeks back. And as you would expect, Project Diva F 2nd comes with a load of songs — 20 of which are new to the games. So let’s give them a listen.


Nagi No Asukara Is Emotionally Heart-Wrenching And Thematically Deep

When I heard there was another anime by the creator of Anohana called Nagi no Asukara in the works, I braced for another round of emotional masochism. But while still a story of loss and love, I was treated to a world under the sea that was as beautiful as it was thematically deep.


The Q1 2014 Anime Season In Gaming Gifs

Anime and games go hand in hand. So now that the Q1 anime season has come to an end, let’s take a look back at some of its gaming moments in glorious GIF format.


Fans Take Steins;Gate Audio Drama And Turn It Into A Movie

I love the time travel adventure Steins;Gate in all its forms and am always left wanting more. Luckily for me, there are plenty of spin-off games, manga and light novels out there. There are also several audio dramas — one of which has been turned into an hour-long movie by fans.


Your Complete Q2 2014 Anime Guide

April marks the start of a new anime season. But with 60 new anime in the pipeline, how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief blurbs about each to see which of them catches your interest.


Steins;Gate: The Kotaku Review

I love time travel stories. They are my favourite type of science fiction. But even in a world with Back to the Future and Star Trek IV, I’d still say the most interesting, complex and utterly captivating time travel narrative I have ever encountered is the visual novel Steins;Gate.


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J-Stars Victory VS Gets Real Old Real Fast

Goku and Naruto. Luffy and Ichigo. Jojo and Kenshiro. It’s hard not to be excited about a game where all your favourite Shonen Jump heroes battle it out. Unfortunately, while it does deliver on the fanservice, the novelty wears off painfully fast.


The Avengers (And Other Marvel Heroes) In Their Official Anime Forms

Earlier this week, the new anime Marvel Disk Wars: Avengers started airing in Japan. And while it is the first Avengers anime series, it is not the first time that many of these iconic Marvel superheroes have appeared in an anime.


Kill La Kill Is A Rare Breed Of Anime

Kill la Kill is a rare breed of anime. It perfectly mixes comedy and action while revelling in taking everything to the extreme. And the fact that it has now ended leaves each week looking a little less bright.