Posts From Hokan Lo

Fanime 2015 photo gallery

Northern California’s own Fanime convention took place in San Jose just a week ago. My stay this time was a little shorter but it didn’t change all the amazing cosplays we

Capcom Pro Tour opts out of using Ultra Street Fighter IV PS4 until it’s fixed

With a combined prize pool of $250,000 dollars, this year’s Capcom Pro Tour has more hungry competitors than ever before. According to Shoryuken, players and fans have been disappointed and

New official look at Goku for Dragon Ball Super

A new Dragon Ball series is coming and it’s not a remake like Dragon Ball Z Kai was. The new series, titled Dragon Ball Super, is set to air this July.

SpaceX Travel ads are a beautiful thing

I’m pretty sure we as humans will eventually get around to colonizing and living on other planets. That hasn’t stopped SpaceX from releasing these beautiful art deco style travel posters

May 9 is now Goku Day

May 9th is now an official day for Dragonball Z’s goofy hero, Goku! The studio Toei applied to the Japanese Anniversary Association to recognize the day as “Goku Day” which is a

Square Enix shows off a brand new tech demo for DirectX 12

Back in 2012, Square Enix showed off Agni’s Philosophy, a brand new tech demo that highlighted the capabilities of their latest in-house game engine, Luminious Studio. The demo wowed gamers

Garden of Sinners -recalled out summer- Limited Edition Blu-ray review

The final movie in the Garden of Sinners trilogy (Kara no Kyōkai), recalled out summer, gets a limited edition Blu-ray treatment from the fine folks at Aniplex USA, and boy have

Hanamonogatari Blu-ray review

When the Monogatari series first started, I would have never thought SHAFT would set out to adapt nearly every single book. Now we’ve finally come full circle with Suruga Kanbaru’s

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie -Rebellion- Limited Edition Blu-ray review

When the Puella Magi Madoka Magica TV series came out 3 years ago, no one could have imagined its popularity and impact on the anime world. It redefined the magical girl

Bandai Namco announces sequel for Project X Zone

If you asked me three years ago if we would ever get Project x Zone in the States, I’d have called you crazy. Bandai Namco’s making me eat my words

Guilty Gear’s Daisuke Ishiwatari is your first Anime Expo Guest of Honor

Guilty Gear fans, rejoice! Anime Expo has announced that their first guest of honor is none other than game creator Daisuke Ishiwatari of Arc System Works. Ishiwatari first came to

BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend’s new opening scene

With only a couple of weeks away from the Japanese release of BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend, Arc System Works teased players by dropping a brand new animated opening sequence to the

Fan creates the most excellent Star Wars animated short film

Did you know Star Wars influenced a huge array of sci-fi animes in the ’80s? Did you also know Star Wars itself had its influence in Japanese culture? Coming full

Man at Arms: Reforged goes defensive with a recreation of Link’s shield

The Hylian Shield is one of the most iconic aspect of Link’s character and has been a staple of the Zelda franchise. The distinctive blue hue, the crest of Hyrule, and

Nintendo makes the jump to smartphones while teasing new system

It hasn’t been that long since the arrival of the Wii U, but Nintendo already has their sights set on a new console. Head honcho Iwata Satoru himself confirmed the

Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea coming to the States in June

Way way back in 2013, we heard that NIS America had licensed PA Works’ Nagi no Asakura for North America. Time went by and I had already forgotten about it. Now I

Nendoroid Darth Vader and Stormtroopers are ready to conquer the Galaxy

The Dark Lord and his band of Stormtroopers are coming to the world of Nendoroids. Good Smile Company just released these promotional images of Darth Vader and Stormtrooper displaying the

Epic Game’s cinematic short shows off what Unreal 4 can do

Just a few days ago, Epic Games announced that its latest flagship game engine, Unreal 4, would be free for everyone. That sent a wave of excitement throughout the creative community.

Koimonogatari Blu-ray review

The last arc in the original TV broadcast, Koimonogatari takes a different approach this time around. Crab girl Hitagi Senjougahara returns as the cover girl, yet surprisingly, it could not be more

Let Goku and Frieza dazzle you with some new moves

There’s a new Dragon Ball Z movie coming out in Japan, and what better way than to spice it up with a dance number. A pair of commercials went up yesterday