- Did you go to Bronycon last weekend? I thought it was interesting that one congoer was doing an informal survey on the percentage of black bronies. I bet he’d have totally different results at Otakon.
- The Ideal Channel is my favorite channel on YouTube because of the way it smartly and succinctly tackle big questions in geekdom This time it’s, “Does Neon Genesis Evangelion demonstrate the death of the author?“
- I’ve been enjoying the gorgeous watercolors and bombastic rewritten personalities in Gundam: The Origin, a manga retelling of Mobile Suit Gundam. Reverse Thieves did a fascinating interview with its translator, Melissa Tanaka.
- Anime Diet has been doing some insightful recaps of Watamote, capturing the tragedy behind the absurdity of Tomoko’s life. Here’s its recap on the raunchiest episode yet.
- My friend and fellow journalist Jose San Mateo wrote about attending the first annual GaymerX convention.
- WTF Yaoi Anatomy? This Tumblr may be safe for work, but you will never be able to erase this contorted art style from your eyes.
Photo by me at Otakon 2012’s brony cosplay meetup.