Monthly Archives: May 2016

Momotaro’s Divine Sea Warriors licensed by…Funimation?!

Originally posted on THE SKARO HUNTING SOCIETY:
This is the first Japanese feature length cartoon ever made, a WWII propaganda film written and directed by Misuyo Seo that has to be seen to be believed. Apart from Momotaro himself, the Japanese navy is almost exclusively staffed by cutesy cartoon animals, and the allies are hilarious,…

Bullshit kills

Originally posted on Russia Without BS:
The Boxer Rebellion of 1900 was one of the most important events in modern Chinese history. The rebellion pitted a secret organization known as the Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists against Western and Japanese colonists who had been gradually forcing more and more concessions out of the ruling Manchu…

Not a very good week

Not doin’ particularly well, my friends, though I’m not doing that bad either. The reason I’m not doing so well is that I haven’t gotten much work done on Dragonar…barely any. No motivation. Why? Because, well, it seemed to me the method of timing I described last week wasn’t very efficient. Google Translate isn’t as […]

Realism & Racism: The Confederate Emancipation Debate

Originally posted on Padre Steve's World: Official Home of the Anti-Chaps:
Union U.S.C.T. Troops march into Richmond? Friends of Padre Steve’s World, As I have been doing the past few days I am posting another heavily revised section of my Civil War and Gettysburg text. This one deals with the less than successful efforts…

When Manospheres Merge: Bizarre Politicking and Petty Court Drama

Originally posted on Dr Elzabi 'Bob' Rimington:
I have a secret hobby. It’s not the kind that you can confess openly in public without getting a lot of odd looks, a cleared throat, and a swift change in conversation topic, but I’m going to come clean about it here. I like to watch drama happening…

Fansubbing Behind-The-Scenes: The Timer’s Saga

Not much reading, playing, or writing done this week, my friends–because as I told you last, I’ve got a new translator for Dragonar and I’ve been spending most of my time timing for it! A bit of explanation, in case you don’t know. When fansubbing–that is to say, creating fan-made subtitles for anime not officially […]

Living the Good Life, Episode 6: May 13, 2016

Busy week, friends. Didn’t get much done on the reading, playing, and watching fronts, for reasons I’ll explain soon! Without further adieu… WATCHAN: Jojo episode 6, and Macross Delta episode 6. Jojo: Pretty fun, but—and I suppose this is in accordance with the manga—it kind of has more of a slice of life feel now. […]