2018 in Anime – What’s A Geek! Highlights!

Who said geeks had a hard time geeking out in 2018? If anything's, we had difficulty with all the things we can do in 2018. Part of this will be 2018 in anime, as What's A Geek! staffers Chad and Emile give us a quick preview on some of their highlights for the year. What exactly can we consider…

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My Hero Academia: Heroics Despite All Odds

Geeks particularly fond of anime will likely see pictures, clips, and memes of two (2) interesting figures. One of them will most likely be a green-haired boy, and another will be a muscular blond man. Anyone familiar with anime will likely associate it with the shonen genre, courtesy of colorful visuals and costumes, and even over-the-top scenes.…

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What’s A Geek! Presents 2017 In Anime

If there's anything the year 2017 proves for otaku, it's that anime just keeps getting better and better. Animation quality and storytelling are becoming all the more surprising for fans, all thanks to innovation in the field. However, there can't be a year without anime to share with veterans and newcomers alike. Here's the What's A Geek! team…

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The Myth of Convention Cannibalism

The convention circuit has seen a great upheaval over the past couple of years. Bigger conventions like AsiaPop Comicon, ToyCon PopLife Fan X, and Cosplay Mania have become the annual convention triumvirate that pop-culture fans are waiting for; drawing some attention away from the smaller conventions that have been happening since the early 2000s. However,…

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Fandom is Srs Bznz Yo: #yoiconph2017 Retrospective

Fandom isn't something people typically associate with the phrase "serious business". But should we really be surprised? Especially given the amount of personal, emotional, and – let's be frank – financial investment that often go into fan hobbies. Fan gatherings are a great example of fans taking all of those things and building spaces for…

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Kuzu No Honkai – Dark Dimensions of Desire

In general, romance is a genre of hopefulness. In certain ways, it’s full of very idealized stories where readers and viewers place their hopes and dreams on the shoulders of characters and their happiness. There are struggles and there is conflict, but fans are generally assured of their “happy endings.” Romance isn’t everyone’s cup of…

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