A while ago I found this little gem at the Discotek Media booth at one of the many conventions I travel to. This was Dai-Guard: Terrestrial Defense Corp., a mecha series which I had heard of, but never watched. It looked entertaining, so I decided to pick it up.
I finally got around to watching this a few weeks ago, and I really swept through this series. Now to the fun details.
Dai-Guard is a sci-fi mecha series created by XEBEC and directed by Seiji Mizushima, who directed both Gundam 00 and the original Full Metal Alchemist anime series. This is a quaint story about a security company in the year 2030 and their giant robot…also paperwork.
Dai-guard is robot that was created by the 21st Century Defense Security after an attack by a large monster known as a Heterodyne. Unfortunately, they disappeared after the first attack, and it became nothing more than a attraction for years to come. Continue reading Review: Dai-Guard→
As you may know, those of us here at Doomtastic are BIG fans of The Addams Family. Maybe not quite as obsessed as Graham is with Gundam, but close. We love the Addams Family, all the way back to Charles Addams’ original cartoons in the New Yorker. While there are many things to both admire and disdain about The Addams Family, including its unabashed campiness, it is hard to deny that The Addams Family was ahead of its time in many ways. Given both the upcoming festive season and the Fact that Netflix is set to release a new animated The Addams Family movie it seems only just to celebrate some of the features that made The Addams Family so iconic. And it goes beyond the fact that they are “Mysterious and Spooky… altogether ooky.” Continue reading 5 ways the The Addams Family was ahead of its time.→
As you may know I (Yosei) am a liiiiiitle bit of a fan of Rumiko Takahashi’s work. And by a little, I mean fairly considerable. I would not go so far as to say I am her biggest fan, but I am enough that I buy all the manga in English. I love to talk about her work, as it is so delightfully varied, but the more I have been talking about her work, the more I have realized that the people I am speaking with are unaware that she has a series currently in publication–Rin-ne or Kyōkai noRinne.
We are actually here to talk about two different series that are on fairly new up on Netflix, A Series of Unfortunate Events and Voltron: Legendary Defender.Unfortunate Events (on Friday the 13th) came out one week ago today and Voltron, of course, was released today. Chances are that if you are reading this, you are probably aware of at least one of these shows if not both. I hope you are, especially with the fantastical trailers and splash pages that have been released for both series. And if you are not, you will be converts after this article. Continue reading Two New Series, Both Awesome!→