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CtrlGeekGirl Interview with artist Chaco Kato

CtrlGeekGirl Interview with artist Chaco Kato

July 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Following our little excursion at the Sydney Tanabata children’s art workshop, we got the chance to sit down with well-renowned artist Chaco Kato where we talked about art and the Tanabata Festival. There was something surreal about the Chaco-inspired setting and as we sat underneath the [...]

Out&About: Sydney Tanabata Festival Children’s Workshop

July 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Japan Foundation, Sydney recently celebrated the Japanese Tanabata Festival by hosting a children’s art workshop at Sydney’s Object Gallery. And luckily for us at CtrlGeekGirl, we were able to tag along and join in the fun!   For those who don’t know what Tanabata is, Tanabata [...]

Ctrl+GeekGirl Interview with I-Like-Shinies

June 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Ctrl+GeekGirl is always on the lookout for quirky talents and you’d be crazy to miss out on Alison Fegan‘s deliciously-looking artworks! Amongst Sydneysiders, Fegan is a well-known polymer clay artist and the founder/owner of ‘I-Like-Shinies’. We’re not talking about [...]

Geek It! Randomness Part 1 (literally)

May 16, 2013 // 3 Comments

In this segment of Geek It! Randomness, we uncover the cool, the awesome, the weird…basically, pure randomness. Time to scroll down! …. Kage Bunshin no Justu!  Who doesn’t love DBZ? We’re totally lovin’ it~ This acapella performance of the Pokemon Theme song shows [...]

Geek It! DVD Review: Hey Arnold (S1)

May 8, 2013 // 1 Comment

Thanks to the success of its rerun on TeenNick’s The ’90s Are All That segment, Hey Arnold is currently being re-released on DVD not only in the US, but Australia as well! Let us geeks rejoice! With such exciting news, Ctrl+GeekGirl takes a look at Nickelodeon’s Hey Arnold Season [...]

Anime Review: Uta no Prince-Sama (1000% LOVE)

May 2, 2013 // 4 Comments

A reverse-harem of handsome teenage boys who can sing, dance, flick their hair and dazzle us with their smiles? Now who would want to miss a fun anime like that? Based on the popular Japanese visual novel series and otome game, Uta no Prince-sama 1000% LOVE (2011) is a vibrant coming-of-age [...]

Anime Review: Sankarea

April 22, 2013 // 3 Comments

Mechas..tick! Youkais…tick! Vampires…tick! Card demons…tick! Zombies….? Jumping on Hollywood’s “Zombie hype” bandwagon, Sankarea (2012) is one of Japan’s contemporary anime that has welcomed zombies with fresh blood and open arms. Literally. Produced by [...]

GeekFoodPorn: Cupcakes!

April 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

After the initiation of our GeekFoodPorn section featuring sushi bentos, here’s the second edition of GeekFoodPorn presenting…..cupcakes! Who would not want to dive into a platter of Mario, Pacman, Harry Potter and anime cupcakes?   [...]

Geek It! Upcoming Animated Films of 2013 (& Beyond)

April 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Over the years, we have seen many animations that involve plotlines about aliens, failed superheros, inventors, dragons and princesses. But they all have a few things in common — Who else but animated films could serve a lighthearted dish of colour, inspiration, heart, humour, education and a [...]