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Anime Review: Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha (2014)

May 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

In an era occupied by highly-intense action and bizarre plotlines comes the delightful Inari, KonKon Koi Iroha. An anime series that is crafted like an oil painting with vibrant illustrations and beautiful storytelling … we cannot help but gush over every episode that Inari, KonKon Koi Iroha [...]

Geek It! Anime Spotlight: Cosplayer REIKA

March 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cosplay is no easy hobby — you need to perfect everything about your character from the poses to the facial expressions to the detail in costumes. Most people cosplay for fun, and to share their passion for Japanese pop-culture with like-minded fans. But then there are other cosplayers who [...]

Film Review: The Wind Rises (2013)

February 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

“All I wanted to do was to make something beautiful” – Horikoshi THE WIND RISES marks Hayao Miyazaki’s final film of his career — a fitting masterpiece that is undeniably worth seeing to remind ourselves why Miyazaki is hailed as a legendary animation director by fellow [...]

Anime Review: Coppelion (2013)

February 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bottom Line: For an anime series, Coppelion is confident with its trio of daring female protagonists, and its approach to storytelling about a human-caused disaster. But unfortunately, its lack of substance and sluggish storytelling will trigger impatience amongst its viewers. Produced by Studio [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

GeekFoodPorn: Sushi Bentos!

March 11, 2013 // 3 Comments

Hands up if you love sushi!! Being massive Otakus, we can’t help but fawn over these awesome-looking sushi bentos. From Pokemon to pandas to our beloved anime characters, Japan sure knows how to make their food look kawaii, [...]

Flashback: Meeting Shin-ichiro Miki

January 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Shin-ichiro Miki is a Japanese voice actor (seiyuu) with over 230 voice credits to his name. Miki is best known for voicing cool, handsome characters and villains. Some of his roles include James (Kojirou) in Pokémon, Kisuke Urahara in Bleach, Genzo Wakabayashi in Captain Tsubasa J, Takumi [...]