New digimon series coming in spring 2015

New Digimon Series Coming in Spring 2015

Celebration of Digimon’s 15th anniversary Franchise owners of Bandai Namco celebrated Digimon’s 15th anniversary in Odaiba, last August. Voice actresses, Chika Sakamoto (Agumon) and Mayumi Yamaguchi (Gabumon) made an appearance at the event, as well as several announcements that were made. Gearnuke explains: “Several announcements were made at the event, including the reveal of a…

Nostalgia goggles: the top 10 most recognizable goggles in fandom

Nostalgia Goggles: The Top 10 Most Recognizable Goggles In Fandom

What is it about goggles that makes them so aesthetically pleasing?  They’re everywhere from cartoons to video games, to live-action movies.  They’re a staple of the Steampunk movement.  So, what’s the draw?  Is it that they cover up the forehead?  Is it that you can pull them down when things get serious?  Goggles today are…

Digimon vs. Pokemon:  a retrospective in monster marketing

Digimon vs. Pokemon:  A Retrospective in Monster Marketing

There are some franchises that never truly dissipate. Some grow in scope or simply maintain their status quo even as the target audience grows old enough to understand how much marketing and propaganda was squeezed into their tiny heads to sell TMNT lampshades and Power Rangers dental floss. Two such franchises have battled for almost…