Time Capsule- Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Hello, fellow otaku! Welcome to the Time-Capsule, where we travel back and remember and discover old series and films that we missed, but TOTALLY should have checked out back in the day. For the first feature, I'm gonna dive into something that's been on my [...]

An Otaku Music Primer

Hey Guys- Geof here, and I've got something different for The Otaku Den today. I'm a big fan of music, and it's no secret my love for otaku culture, so I thought I'd mix the two. Today's post is all about the artists I think [...]

Let’s talk about ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Hey otaku! Geof here, back with something I think we all need to discuss. There's been a lot of hype surround the upcoming Ghost in the Shell film. Starring Scarlett Johanson as Major Motoko Kusanagi, it's probably one of the most anticipated live-action anime films out [...]

First Listen: BabyMetal “Metal Resistance”

Hey Guys! Geof here, your fearless leader and resident otaku, with something new and a little different for Nrdly. When we decided to create "The Otaku Den", we wanted it to be a celebration of all things Japanese culture, not just anime and manga. I [...]

Final Fantasy XV gets an ANIME SERIES?!

For anyone living under a rock, the JRPG world has been rocked with the announcement of the September 30 release date for the long awaited Final Fantasy XV. Having started the game many (MANY) moons ago, Square-Enix has decided to grace us with not just a [...]

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Gets a New Teaser

Around Nrdly HQ, I'm known for two things: being the office joke for standing by the PS Vita, and my love for anime. You can say what you like, but I've loved every Gundam series that's ever been released (except for the horrible live-action attempt, G-Savior). [...]

Review: DragonBall Z: Resurrection F

Any self-respecting anime fan knows about a little series called DragonBall Z. Released in the 90’s, and popularized here in America in the early 2000’s by Toonami, DragonBall Z has become a geek culture icon. The series (henceforth referred to as DBZ) has garnered critical [...]

Episode 13 – Such Anime. Many Fan-Service.

The one where the boys discuss the current state of anime, and pine for the good ole days.  

Anime retrograde: Neon Genesis Evangelion

Probably my favorite anime series of all time, and potentially one of the best pieces of visual art to date, Neon Genesis Evangelion has had a long and storied existence since it’s release in 1995. Created by famed writer/director Hideki Anno, Evangelion is a deconstruction [...]

Guide to Gundam

I don't think it's any secret around here that I'm a HUGE anime guy. One of my favorite series is Gundam: ANY form of Gundam. I started, like many Americans, on New Mobile Report Gundam Wing on Toonami. After that, the floodgates were open, and I scoured [...]

Studio Ghibli blu-ray box set hitting your living room soon

As the resident anime geek here at Nrdly, it should come as no surprise that I'm a HUGE fan of Hayao Miyazaki and his work with Studio Ghibli. One of the first anime feature films I saw was Princess Mononoke, and I've not looked back [...]

Attack on Titan gets a….mini-series?!

Around Nrdly HQ, I'm know as the resident "anime guy". I've been watching it for close to 20 years now, and one of my recent favorites has been Attack on Titan. The story of giant Titans eating humans has been taking the world by storm [...]

ICYMI: New EXTENDED Attack on Titan trailer

Over the weekend, we had a plethora of Attack on Titan goodness. First there was the premiere of part 1 film last week in LA. Then the epic trailer was released. NOW there's an EXTENDED trailer! MORE TITANS!! You can find out more about the film [...]

Geof’s Top 5: Favorite Anime

If you know me at all, you'll know I'm the BIG anime nerd here at Nrdly HQ. I've been watching and following the industry for close to 20 years, and it's been a wild ride. These last 5 years or so I've slacked off a [...]