Superhero themed anime has been up the uptick recently. I wanted to take a minute to look at one of the better examples of this with a video essay on the fantastic lead character of My Hero Academia and his dark mirror.
I spend a lot of time trying to look at things from different angles. Today I wanted to share some thoughts on the recent hit anime Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid and how its a lot more than a bunch of cute anime girls. (Although there’s plenty of that too…)
So what can Moe anime teach us about love? Hit the button dear viewer, and find out!
To say I’m not a fan of what Michael Bay has done with the Transformers is… honestly the biggest understatement of the month. None of us at Nerd & Tie are really fans anyway, so here’s what I would recommend looking at instead!
And yeah, I know I didn’t mention anything Beast Wars/Machines. That’s for another video, I promise.
We all need some joy in our lives right now, and as you find yourself sitting through the week between Christmas and New Years, you might consider digging into some classic Holiday specials. Nick Izumi thinks so too, which is why he’s decided to give us five reasons to love one of his favorites.
And by that, I of course refer to the He-Man & She-Ra Christmas Special.
So sit back, make some cocoa, and listen to Nick explain why you should love this classic
toy commercial children’s special. Let the commercialism “holiday spirit” warm your hearts, people. Your cold, black cynical hearts.
Just like Skelator.
It’s the holiday season, and that means we’re all being inundated with Christmas carols and various yuletide specials. But sometimes, when you pay really close attention to them, there are things that just don’t quite feel right. They just sort of come off as wrong.
Most of us just keep rolling and try not to think about that stuff, but not our Nick Izumi. A few years ago he reacted to Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and he’s back at it again with another classic Carol/Special combination.
This time around? It’s Frosty the Snowman.
And Frosty has it coming.
So some people got a little miffed at the end of the first issue of Steve Rogers: Captain America… which I’m sure has been spoiled for you elsewhere. But we’re not going to spoil it for you unless you decide to go further.
Nick Izumi is our resident Captain America expert, and so rather than write something up about it, we decided it was best to just put the video response he posted to his YouTube channel. So if you’ve got eleven minutes and don’t mind spoilers, listen to Nick’s pretty reasoned response…
…and why everyone just needs to calm the frick down.
I don’t talk much about how I feel about Deadpool, but since his movie is opening this weekend, I thought I’d share my hopes and fears.
Much to my shock, Trae and Pher haven’t seen Ant-Man yet. So in place of a special episode of Nerd & Tie, here’s the video I made with N&T vet Rena Innocenti for all your in-depth Ant-Man review needs!
Oh hey, is it a Thursday? Yes. Have be been super inconsistent about keeping this feature going? Maybe. Do I really care right now? Not really.
So in this installment of Throwback Thursday, I’ve dug back through Nick Izumi’s Youtube archives and pulled out a random video from January of 2009. What is it? Well, it’s “Nick Izumi Takes on Gundam F91,” and since I know nothing about Gundam I have no idea what he’s going to say about it. Nick knows a lot about Gundam though, so you should let him talk at you for nine minutes about this particular installment in the franchise.
Because it’s Thursday, and you need it.