Posts tagged "Spring 2010"
Final Fantasy Fashion X-2: IN or AUF?

Final Fantasy Fashion X-2: IN or AUF?

Fashion in video games often falls into three categories: Bad Ass, Slutty, or Crazy. There is no in-between. But can they be practical too? Here, I quiz Ceir, our resident and self-dubbed “Fashion Fag,” about one of the more notorious videogames with a plethora of costumes, Final Fantasy X-2. This conversation took place in IM...
5 Gay Anime This Season:  Saraiya Goyou

5 Gay Anime This Season: Saraiya Goyou

The final show to get the spotlight in this series is Saraiya Goyou.  The House of Five Leaves kidnaps heirs to corrupt houses in exchange for ransom as a sort of noble cause.  Or so the wilting samurai Masa is led to believe so by the charismatic Ichi. In truth, the robbers are just a...
5 Gay Anime This Season:  Uraboku

5 Gay Anime This Season: Uraboku

Uraboku is the fourth anime on my list of gay anime this season.  It is also the only BL/yaoi show on the list.  Orphaned Yuki can hear the thoughts and feel the emotions of the people he touches.  This power has always been too much for him to handle, causing great trouble in many of...
5 Gay Anime This Season:  Angel Beats

5 Gay Anime This Season: Angel Beats

Next up in this series is Angel Beats; a show in which characters fight, post-mortem–in a high school, slice of life setting–the injustice of their death, rebelling against God, led by an obstinate girl with a traumatic past.  That’s what is said anyways. Our blank slate of a filter character is Otonashi.  He has no...
5 Gay Anime This Season:  Ookiku Furikabutte:  ~Natsu no Taikai~

5 Gay Anime This Season: Ookiku Furikabutte: ~Natsu no Taikai~

This second installment of “Five Gay Anime this Season” is about another second–the second season of Ookiku Furikabutte.  Big Windup! (I didn’t want to mix Japanese and English) follows the boys of Nishiura’s baseball club as they proceed through the High School Invitational Tournament.  With the team winning games to the surprise of their competitors,...
5 Gay Anime This Season:  Rainbow

5 Gay Anime This Season: Rainbow

Every Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, Japan releases a slate full of new shows.  With the current industry in a phase of do-nothing lameness heralded by K-On (look it up if you dare), creativity and quality have been hard to come by for the past year.  What that has trickled down to is the utter...