In a study that has been getting a lot of attention recently, American and Japanese college students were required to judge the facial expressions of digitally altered photos. The American… Read more »
Steven den Beste and Ubu Roi have been conducting a spirited debate on their blogs about Shakugan no Shana. (Ubu’s posts are here and here; Steven doesn’t have permalinks for… Read more »
Once upon a time there was a poor college student, a decent young man, but awkward and unlucky. One evening a beautiful goddess appeared before him and offered to grant… Read more »
A while ago I praised the quality of the subtitle translation on the Shakugan no Shana DVDs. Given that this seems to be a particularly difficult story to translate they… Read more »
I have spent the last few days trying to figure out the ending of Kanon, which may be a waste of time, but the damned show got stuck in my… Read more »
…so maybe I need to think about it some more.
Cartoon Brew digs up an old article on the censorship regime that prevailed in the 1930s. (via. Wired). Most of it seems ridiculous now, but some of the material would… Read more »
After seeing a total of three episodes, I can’t get past the obvious problem that everyone else comments on: that the supposed high school students look ten years old (at… Read more »