Latest Articles for Author: Adrienne Athanas

‘the fault in our stars’: did the movie do the book justice?

‘The Fault In Our Stars’: Did the Movie Do the Book Justice?

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars. But in ourselves, that we are underlings.” The Book Let me start off by saying, this entire review is spoiler free. You’re welcome. If you have any inclination towards YouTube, the YA fiction scene, or have a teenage to college age daughter, you’ve most likely heard the name…

“sailor moon crystal” trailer release

“Sailor Moon Crystal” Trailer Release

After months and months of no official art or trailer for the new “Sailor Moon Crystal” series an official trailer finally dropped on June 5th. This followed the release of new character designs for the main inner senshi featuring a questionable new art style that’s also reflected in the trailer. “Sailor Moon Crystal” is set…

“harvest moon” at e3

“Harvest Moon” at E3

E3 is in full swing and life simulation gamers will happy to know that two new “Harvest Moon” titles have already been announced by Natsume and XSEED. Sort of. A Farm by Any Other Name Natsume announced that “Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley”  for the 3DS will be the first title in the “Harvest Moon”…

“tenchi muyo” and the 90’s revival

“Tenchi Muyo” and the 90’s Revival

Fundraising for a new “Tenchi Muyo” (or as I like to call it “the little harem anime that really tried but ultimately should have stopped after one season”) mini series has begun in Takahashi, Japan to promote tourism in the area. The series is suppose to have 50 five minute episodes airing in Japan starting…

Comic review – loki: agent of asgard

Comic Review – Loki: Agent of Asgard

They say the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist and Loki appears to have taken that sentiment to heart in “Loki: Agent of Asgard”. “Agent of Asgard” is currently has four issues out but this review will tackle specifics of the first two issues so consider this  a…

The future of captain america

The Future Of Captain America

Anyone who went to see “Captain America: The Winter Solider” will tell you that leading man Chris Evans is a force to be reckoned with and wears the stars and stripes effortlessly. Sebastian Stan, Bucky Barnes and The Winter Solider, holds a solid number two spot in both “Captain America” movies and has become a…

Vis media takes on sailor moon and sailor moon crystal

VIS Media takes on Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal

VIS Media hosted a panel at Anime Central this month where they announced they have gained the licensing for both the original “Sailor Moon” series and yet to be released “Sailor Moon Crystal” series. The original series includes 200 episodes, 3 feature length films, and multitude of shorts and specials not previously aired stateside. Sailor…

‘game of thrones’ s4: slowest season to date?

‘Game of Thrones’ S4: Slowest Season to Date?

Disclaimer: This article will contain spoilers for Game of Thrones seasons 1 through 4. Also the author of this article would like to disclaim she has not read the “A Song of Of Ice and Fire” novels and can’t speak to how they would contest her analysis and criticisms. Winter is Coming, Sometime Soon? I’m…

5 ya series you aren’t reading but should be

5 YA Series You Aren’t Reading but Should Be

Avid readers know that the Young Adult genre can be the literary equivalent of finding a needle in a haystack. Fortunately, in recent years more than ever, the genre is going through what some are calling a golden age or renaissance. With so many options, for better or worse, sometimes it’s easy to walk or…

Summer arrives with “free! ” season two teaser

Summer Arrives With “Free!” Season Two Teaser

“See you next summer!” was the message fans of “Free! Iwatobi Swim Club” were left with at the conclusion of the anime’s first season. At the beginning of the month a second season was confirmed along with a minute long teaser. The show had fair bit of criticism thrown at it for a “fanservice” based art…

“cardcaptor sakura” returns on dvd and blueray

“Cardcaptor Sakura” Returns on DVD and Blueray

Older fans of magical girls and CLAMP better get ready for a tidal wave of nostalgia. NIS America announced that “Cardcaptor Sakura” is being released in both a Blu-ray Premium edition and DVD standard editions. All editions will include a bonus English-dubbed track and those who are willing to pay a little extra for the Premium edition will…

Marvel announces “agent carter” series

Marvel Announces “Agent Carter” Series

Looks like Marvel fans will have more than “Captain America: The Winter Solider“ to tide them over until  “Avengers 2: Age of Ultron” hits theaters next year. Agent Carter Series Announced Marvel recently announced that special agent Peggy Carter, played by Hayley Atwell, will be leading her own television series on ABC. The series will appropriately be…