Book Breakdown – Galaxy: The Prettiest Star Rises Up All the Way

Galaxy: The Prettiest Star by Jadzia Axelrod and Jess Taylor is one of those graphic novels that stays with you a long time after you finish the last panel. It’s an emotional tale that resonates with anyone who’s ever felt uncomfortable in their own skin. It’s a gorgeous allegory for the transgender experience. It’s a … Read more

INTERVIEW: Bruce Horak, Chief Engineer Hemmer on STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS

Horak as Hemmer. Photo Cr: Marni Grossman/Paramount+ ©2022 ViacomCBS. All Rights Reserved. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds has arrived on Paramount+, and with the return of the USS Enterprise comes the arrival of a brand-new Chief Engineer: Hemmer the Aenar, played by Bruce Horak. The Beat got the opportunity to speak with Horak over Zoom … Read more

I Want to Hold Aono-kun So Badly I Could Die Live-Action Star Shori Sato

I Want to Hold Aono-kun So Badly I Could Die isn’t Shori Sato‘s first role in a live-action adaptation of a pop culture work. A member of the boy band Sexy Zone, Sato played Haruta in the film version of HaruChika in 2017. His role as the eponymous Aono-kun in the 2022 TV series adaptation … Read more

Binary Star Falling into Darkness Coming Fall 2022 to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam

New Trailer for Video Game Adaptation of Popular Manga Series featuring the Adventures of the Irredeemable has been released What You Need to Know: Spike Chunsoft, Inc. is pleased to announce that 3D Action RPG Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness for PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, and Steam® will release Fall 2022 in North … Read more

SPOILER REVIEW: Season 4 of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY sticks the landing

The fourth season finale of Star Trek: Discovery“Coming Home,” was released for streaming on Paramount+ on Thursday, March 17th, 2022. Over the course of the final few episodes of the season, the shape of the season’s narrative arc was made clear. With a climax centered on an extremely memorable first contact and the conclusion of … Read more

Doraemon: Nobita’s Little Star Wars 2021 Film Stays at #1 for 2nd Weekend – News

The Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime film stayed at #1 in its second weekend. The film sold 229,000 tickets for 281 million yen (about US$2.37 million) over the weekend. The film has sold a total of 660,000 tickets for a cumulative total of 800 million yen (about US$6.76 million). The film opened at … Read more

Doraemon: Nobita’s Little Star Wars 2021 Film Opens at #1 – News

The Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime film sold 350,000 tickets for 440 million yen (about US$3.81 million) in its first three days. It sold 322,000 tickets for 394 million yen (about US$3.41 million) on Saturday and Sunday to rank #1 in its opening weekend. The film will opened last Friday after a delay … Read more

Unjustly Ignored — Why Star Blazers 2199 is More Than Worth Your Time

I recently came upon Star Blazers 2199 having never seen a single episode of the fabled original 1974 Space Battleship Yamatoinfamously localized (and edited) in 1979 for US broadcast as Star Blazers. That I, and my ten-year-old son, enjoyed it so much is testament to the fact that it’s a fantastic modern remake, one that … Read more