Hello Heroes and Travelers, here we are at the end of another week here on Nice Job Breaking It, Hero! I cant for the life of me remember everything that happened this week, which I guess is a good thing… Oh, yeah, I was put onto a new project at work so I’m still getting used to that, but other than that its been pretty chill.
Huh, this is so weird, I’m seriously drawing a blank… this week just kind of breezed by… Ah, well, onward and upward!! 😛
- OWLS Blog Tour: How the Moral Ambiguity of the Bounty Hunter Disrupts the Hero Narrative of Mainstream Anime– Here’s my January OWLS Blog Tour submission, an overview of disruptors in the critically acclaimed anime classic, Cowboy Bebop!
- The Guy I Like is a Sexy Pop Star: Scandal in the Spotlight-Kyohei Rikudoh– Since Voltage is holding a special promotion in Scandal in the Spotlight, I decided to go back and review the main story for Revance’s front man, Kyohei Rikudoh!
- Sinister Specs: My Top Six Sadistic Megane– A list of my all time favorite sadistic megane hotties! There’s nothing hotter than a man with glasses! LOL
- A Foretold Affair-Demo Review– A demo review for GB Patch’s upcoming steampunk fantasy visual novel, A Foretold Affair. The game is set to be released on Jan. 30th!!
- Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #4– This is the post where I spotlight three visual novels for gamers on a budget. Every game featured is priced $10 or less, so definitely check out this week’s thrifty picks!!
- Fangirl Moment: Koroko Control– So, for this week’s Fangirl Friday post, I spotlighted a short KageHina DJ, Kokoro Control!
New This Week:
- The renewed version of Hunex Co.’s Sherlock Holmes inspired mobile otome game London Detective Story is back in the App Store after being deleted.
- Download link for the game, HERE!
- GB Patch’s upcoming fantasy romance visual novel, A Foretold Affair will be released on January 30th!!
- If you are still on the fence about the game, feel free to check out the demo which can be downloaded, HERE!
- The Kickstarter Campaign for Aeon Dream Studio’s upcoming dark fantasy visual novel, Mystic Destinies: Echoes, the sequel to their 2016 debut title, Mystic Destinies: Serendipity of Aeons is over 75% funded with 7 days left!!
- Check out the campaign, HERE.
- January marks the start of the third Dating Sim Community Game- Along! Remember it ends the 31st of January so don’t forget. Check out the official post over at Chic-Pixel.com for details. .. HERE!
- Idea Factory made a special announcement this week via their Facebook page… A limited time only Hakuouki themed Festival and Cafe!
- To find out more about the event and to RSVP check out their FB page, HERE!
- RoseVeRte‘s newest title, CAFE 0 ~The Sleeping Beast~ is now available for purchase through the Google Play store, HERE!
- The game costs $17.99!
- The Kickstarter Campaign for Spirit Kinder Games’s upcoming supernatural romance visual novel, Wicked Love, launched this week!!
- Check out the campaign, HERE.
- The Kickstarter Campaign for Studio Theophilus’s upcoming fantasy fusion romance visual novel, Zodiac•Axis, launched this week!!
- Check out the campaign, HERE.
- Team Penguin, a Korean based indie game developer is currently running a survey to gauge interest in their planned visual novel, Tale of Puppet in the West!
- Check out the survey and their official announcement, HERE!
- Note: English is not the first language for this so developer, but the survey and their official Twitter account are in English!
- Michaela Laws, creator of the supernatural romance series Seduce Me just announced a new Valentines Day themed game, Valentine Panic via her Twitter account!
- For the official announcement post click, HERE!!
- In order to bring us the best game possible, Dicesuki Games decided to delay the release of their upcoming fantasy visual novel, Cinderella Phenomenon until February.
- The demo is available for download, HERE!
- The English localization of Otomate’s Period: Cube ~ Shackles of Amadeus ~ finally has an official release date of April 25th, 2017!
- Amazon is officially accepting pre-orders, HERE!
- D3Publisher’s Hyakka Hyakurou: Sengoku Ninpoujou is getting an English release on steam under the name Nightshade!
- The game will be fully voiced and will $34.99!
- However, upon it’s release Nightshade will be available for 20% off the retail price!!
- For more information about the game, check out the Official Site!
- Pre-orders for Hakuouki: Kyoto Winds (Hakuouki: Shinkai – Kaze no Shou) are now available, HERE!!
- Read the announcement, HERE!
The very first OWLS Blog Tour is underway, January’s topic focuses on Disruptors in Anime!
To disrupt” has a negative denotation, but rather than looking at the verb in a negative light, we are going to use the verb in a positive way. It’s like the word, “protest” which has positive and negative connotations depending on the perspective of the person.”
Disruptors: An individual or a group disturbing a system or social norms/conventions that they believe is destroying what is morally right.
Each OWLS member will be uploading their individual posts throughout the month of January! This week’s Blog Tour guides were Naja B. (Pokeninja90) from Nice Job Breaking It, Hero, who wrote about the disruptors in Cowboy Bebop, Pink-chan from Pinky’s Palace, who wrote about the disruptors in Psycho Pass, and Takuto, who wrote about disruptors in Kiznaiver! There are a handful Blog Tour Stops left for the month so be on the look out for announcements on the Official OWLS Twitter @OWLSbloggers, where I will keep you guys updated on each of the upcoming posts and other OWLS news!
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I have a little more free time this week than I did last week, so I’ll be using the extra time to catch up on more playthroughs! I’m working on two Voltage reviews that I hope to get out to you guys sometime next week. I’m also playing a game for a special review that I’ll talk more about when we get closer to the release date for that.
Thrifty Thursday will go up as scheduled with three brand new thrifty gaming picks for you all to try and for Fangirl Friday, I have absolutely no idea what I’m going to write for that! So if you guys have any ideas please let me know in the comment section.
**Week 4 of the OWLS Disruptors Blog Tour is underway, with a post from Lita Kino (Lita Kino Anime Corner) coming out on Jan. 30th.**
The next poll is… What kinds of posts should I write more of? The poll will be open until February 4th at 11:59 PM UTC! You can find it in the side bar (or if you are using a phone/tablet @ the bottom of the page). If you still can’t find it, click the link HERE! I look forward to your responses!
Here we are again at the end of another Recap Post, where I highlight four interesting posts from other bloggers that showed up on my Reader this past week…
SPORTS ANIME- HOW I GOT HOOKED!– This post comes from Anime Girls NYC from the Anime Girls NYC Blog! Sports anime have become my newest obsession, there’s just something about watching a group of athletic teens sweating it out on the court that just stirs my… ah…ummm… fighting spirit! So I’m always happy to find other sports anime fans out there, so we can fangirl or fanboy over our favorite shows! This is a fun post about one blogger’s descent into sports anime hell!!
Killing Me Softly – A Killing Stalking Analysis From a Yaoi Fans Point of View– This post comes from Mistress of Yaoi from Yaoi Playground! I have yet to partake in this particular manwha, but my Twitter feed has been full tweets about the series… So, I felt like I knew all there was to know about it, that is until I read this bloggers fantastic review of the series!! This is an in depth look at the nature of the main character’s relationship as it relates to real life abusive relationships and situations.
5 Hidden Gem Series– This post comes from Jill from Jills Writings on Anime! With so many new anime coming out each season, it’s hard to keep up with them all! But, there are always a few hidden gems that manage to slip through the cracks, and this blogger lists five fantastic series that definitely deserve some love!! There is something for everyone on this list and I highly recommend giving this post a read!!
Should We Accept Fanservice in Anime?– This post comes from Michael Blaylock from Pop Culture Uncovered! – I know fanservice isn’t exactly a new topic among anime fans, in fact I’ve featured a few posts about the topic in previous Blogger Spotlights. Well, in this post, Michael Blaylock weighs in on the topic of fanservice in anime and whether there’s a place for it in today’s anime.
So here we are at the end of this week’s post! Be sure to check out some of the bloggers from this week’s Weekly Blogger Spotlight, and drop them a line! Strike up a conversation or make a new friend! Don’t be shy get out there and mingle! 😉 Also, don’t worry if your post wasn’t featured in this week’s recap, keep writing and keep posting! I’ll keep my eye out!
See something in your Reader this week that you wanna share? Tell me what you think about my post? Anything you want to see more of? Less of? Have an idea for a post? Shoot me a line in the comments section or Message me on Twitter! Don’t be shy, I swear I don’t bite! I appreciate input and discussions from my readers so let your voice be heard…and finally, as always Thank You for reading!