Overseas branches of American fast food staples have been amusing me for years with their specials. The Japanese arm of Burger King in particular has been great source of entertainment, bringing us the black-bunned, squid ink burger; the grilled apple burger; and then there's that guy who ordered a ... More >>
A special presentation Tuesday evening of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos folds into periodic gatherings by devotees of anime, manga and Asian music leading up to a June convention at the Anaheim Convention Center. The film, which opened last July in Japan, makes its local premiere ... More >>
Racism isn't always obvious. From time to time, a number of blatantly racist video games are released, and everyone goes apeshit. There are rare situations, however, when the racism isn't as obvious. These are the situations in which thoughtless stereotypes are used, or when games touch upon infl ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAh, four glorious days in celebration of all things anime, film and more. Here's our first batch of images from the 2010 Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center by Christopher Victorio, showcasing everyone from Gloomy Bear and that creepy nurse thing from Sil ... More >>
True love knows no bounds (or sense of shame). While we've all seen public proposals at sporting events, this adventurous young romantic popped the question to his lady love while both were cosplaying as Pokémon characters at Anime Weekend Atlanta earlier this fall. Is it sort of inappropriate that ... More >>
The OC Register's contest to determine the new host of their online feature "The Juice" has been narrowed down to ten contestants, and they're asking for your vote.
Most of the potential hosts look fairly generic, but one of them, as it turns out, has quite the colorful reputation, and we wonder if ... More >>
One (or two, depending on how you look at it) of the highlights of the past Newport Beach Film Festival was the Death Note movies, the latest in a powerhouse franchise from Japan that began with comics, then spawned an anime series and many toys, and finally these live-action adaptations. Death Note ... More >>
Saturday night is costume contest time at Comic-Con.Let's try live-blogging this mofo while vaguely inebriated.
Logging in a bit belatedly. Line for free nachoes was huge -- they went instantly.
Most costumes so far are cute li'l kids as Huntress, Rayden/Scorpion from Mortal Kombat, other similar ... More >>
Don't miss out on Satoshi Kon's newest anime masterpiece, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Lido Theater, a full month before anyone else in the country gets to see it.
More info here, but it looks like tickets are only available at the box office, not online.
And no, Satoshi didn't pay us to plug his flic ... More >>