Anime

Tekkoshocon comes back to Pittsburgh, packed with events

Tekkoshocon comes back to Pittsburgh, packed with events

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 4/25/19 The 17th annual Tekkoshocon came to Pittsburgh just before Easter break — and it was amazing. It was a sea of people in costumes. The quality ranged from creations that involved moving parts that had months of work, to outfits like what I wore, which was some things I […]

Choo Jackson’s Anime 2 can’t win rap fans in the streaming age

Choo Jackson’s <em>Anime 2</em> can’t win rap fans in the streaming age

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer 04/04/19 The new album Anime 2, by Choo Jackson, formerly of Mac Miller’s Most Dope Family, fails to adapt to the times. Anime 2 hit number 158 on the iTunes charts in its first week but has not made the charts on any other music site. While this does not […]

Netflix adaptation of ‘Death Note’ better off dead

Netflix adaptation of ‘Death Note’ better off dead

By Liyang Wan | Staff Writer The new movie adaptation of the hit manga series Death Note has certainly made a name for itself. Specifically, this movie has courted controversy since its announcement, and some reactions have been particularly critical. Fans of the original series have been critical of the casting for this adaptation, claiming […]

‘Ghost in the Shell’ more shell than not

‘Ghost in the Shell’ more shell than not

By Liyang Wan | Staff Writer What is human nature? What is the most important thing for us? The desire for power, money, lust and other needs are always attached to the flesh, to our body. When your body is gone, what is left among things that belong to you? What would you care about? […]

Believe it: ‘Boruto’ solid start to new chapter

Believe it: ‘Boruto’ solid start to new chapter

By Craig Taylor | Staff Writers The first look at the next generation of Naruto has finally come stateside. “Boruto: Naruto the Movie” extends the story of the wildly successful “Naruto” manga to prepare fans for next leg of the characters’ journey. “Boruto” still falls into the same storytelling traps as other features in the […]