Archive for the ‘Pop Culture’ Category

Grim_Noir Presents “ORESKABAND 101 – An Otaku Primer”

November 29th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Recent Album: CARRY ON (EP) Group: Oreskaband Members: Ikasu, a.k.a. iCas (Vocals & Guitar); Tomi (Bass & Vocals); Tae-san (Drums); Hayami, a.k.a. Leader (Trombone); Saki (Trumpet); Morico (Tenor Saxophone & Keyboards) Producer: Oreskaband Executive ...

Grim_Noir Likes Shiki A (Salem’s) Lot

October 29th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Shiki (anime series) Series Composition: Kenji Sugihara Director: Tetsuro Amino Script: Asami Ishikawa, Jun’ichi Shintaku, Kenji Sugihara, Noboru Takagi, Sawako Hirabayashi Chief Animation Director: Shinji Ochi Art Director: Ichirou Tatsuta Based On The Novel By: ...

Grim_Noir: Straight Outta U.N.C.L.E.

August 16th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Creator (original television series): Sam Rolfe Screenplay: Guy Ritchie & Lionel Wigram (from a story by Jeff Kleeman & David C. Wilson and Guy Ritchie & Lionel ...

Grim_Noir Stumbles Onto An International Incident Called Master Keaton

July 10th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Master Keaton (volumes 1-3; more to follow) Story and Art: Naoki Urasawa Story: Hokusei Katsushika (a.k.a. Hajime Kimura); Takashi Nagasaki Editor: Amy Yu Lettering: Steve Dutro Translation & English Adaptation: John Werry Publisher: SHOGAKUKAN Licensed by: ...

Grim_Noir Gets Reprogrammed By Mr. Robot

June 20th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 3 Comments
Title: Mr. Robot Writer: Sam Esmail Director: Niels Arden Oplev Starring: Raimi Malek, Christian Slater, Martin Wallstrom, Carly Chaikin, Gloria Reuben and Portia Doubleday Creator: Sam Esmail Airing on: USA Network Reviewed by Grim_Noir The people who ...

Grim_Noir Checks The FALLOUT From A New Lois Lane

May 29th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
Title: Lois Lane: FALLOUT Writer: Gwenda Bond Jacket and book design: Bob Lentz Published by Capstone/Switch Press Reviewed by Grim_Noir Lois Lane may be the most malleable character in all of superhero lore and that ...

Grim_Noir Gets Caught up in Scandal (& Their Latest Album)

March 1st, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 2 Comments
Album: HELLO WORLD Group: Scandal Members: Haruna Ono(Vocals & Guitar); Mami Sasazaki(Guitar & Vocals); Tomomi Ogawa(Bass & Vocals); Rina Suzuki(Drums & Vocals) Produced and Published by Sony Music Japan Reviewed by Grim_Noir There comes a ...