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Author: Kyle Norris

Cosplayer Highlight: Tyler Mansfield

This servicemember utilizes fitness and cosplay to build community and self-expression. Where are you from? Mansfield: I'm originally from the Bronx, New York. How did you get into cosplaying? /How long have you been cosplaying now? Mansfield: In 2014, right after I graduated high school What was your first convention like? Mansfield: After high school, […]

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Unlocking the Door to the Board: Mangaka

Kyle finished off his board game series with the game Mangaka; in this game players compete by drawing comics in the allotted time.

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Unlocking the Door to the Board: Starlight Stage

Glitz, glamour, and popularity galore! At some point or another, everyone has thought about that special moment of making it big! To become that famous actor or YouTube celebrity. However, for many, reality has other plans. Luckily, I have an exciting installment for you today for the fourth installment of Unlocking the door to the […]

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Unlocking the Door to the Board: Kingdom Hearts Talisman

Welcome to part three of this initial 5-part run of anime-themed board games! This week is exciting, as it brings together two very unlikely game franchises together. In one corner, we have the Talisman board games franchise, a high fantasy medieval world, and in the other corner is a fantasy/action RPG famous for a highly […]

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Unlocking the Door to the Board: Love Formula

Is that Love in the air? Oh, wait…no, it's another board game. What a lovely surprise nonetheless! Welcome to the second part of this initial 5-part run of anime-themed board games! This week is a rather special one, as we get into reasonably deep anime game territory, with dating simulator games in board game form. […]

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Unlocking the Door to the Board: Tokyo Ghoul Bloody Masquerade

Most people are probably aware of anime and board games in their own individual mediums, such as Dragon Ball and Demon Slayer, or DnD (Dungeons and Dragons) and Warhammer 40,000. Both mediums are prevalent, garnering millions of fans all over the world. However, because of the popularity of both mediums, it probably comes as no […]

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Beaver Hats, Londoners, and Midnight Tours, oh my!

London After Midnight (also marketed as The Hypnotist) is a silent mystery film produced by Tod Browning and Irving Talberg back in 1927. It was one of the most successful collaborative films at the time, at least financially, garnering just over $1 million (adjusted for inflation), which is considerable given its original production budget of […]

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From Nearly Forgotten to New Age Icon

The 2014 horror film The Babadook made quite the impression as a psychological horror film. What was the inspiration behind the film?

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Autism Representation In Anime

Kyle discusses autism representation in anime; while none of the characters are explicitly on the spectrum, he makes a case for 4 characters.

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Finding Community In Anime & Manga

It comes as no new news that the world of anime and manga has become increasingly mainstream over the past two decades. Some shows have even garnered movies that break box-office records (Demon-Slayer: Mugen Train earned nearly $450 million, topping Spirited Away). We also see highly expressive characters, blood gushing from their nose, and very […]

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