5 Reasons Why Gundam is Serious Business

In the past, I’ve been very vocal about my appreciation of the Gundam franchise. I was even invited to run a panel for our anime club back in 2009, inspiring a conversion into a three-part blog series on the how and why of Gundam; with recommendations of which Gundam TV anime to divulge into first, in a sea of multiple universes.

In an attempt to rekindle the passion of blogging again, I have remastered all the parts of the Gundam Crash Course series, originally targeted for the 40th anniversary of the franchise. However, for those who are short on time to read all three parts, I present an interesting topic of “5 Reasons Gundam is Serious Business”.


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Episode Previews in Anime: Encouragement or Distraction?

In my attempts of binge watching anime series of new and old, I’ve learned a better way to get through a show without procrastinating on whether I should watch just one more episode to make it my fifth episode of the day. That is: omitting episode previews of the next episode.


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“Have You Ever?” Gaming Edition

If you’re familiar with the game of “Never Have I Ever”, you have an idea of how it goes–especially when spun into something creative in the name of blogging! Now get ready for the “Have You Ever: Gaming Edition”, created by Michelle over at A Geek Girl’s Guide, where a participating blogger fills in the prompts with something they have done that is related to gaming. And being in the middle of all things Otaku related, Centaku Media is the right place for it! It is also a chance to break the ice, giving the new readers more about yours truly, Sanjo-chan!


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Self-Studying the Korean Language Using a Journal System

Prior to my trip to South Korea, I brushed up on the Korean language in preparation to survive roughly a week in order to get around. It may not be necessary, but it doesn’t hurt to learn some survival phrases, or at least get an idea of how the language is structured for future reference.


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Conventions and Events Postponed or Canceled Due to COVID-19 Outbreak (Updated)

Update 4/5/2020: Due to the current impact of the outbreak, I have not been able to keep up with the events that have been delayed. But it is safe to say that many events scheduled between April and June have been called off. However, I will check in to relay news of conventions and events happening beyond June based on the level of the virus activity. Stay safe, everyone!

List updated on 2020/03/16 @ 7:45 PM US Eastern Daylight Time

All of you are aware of the current turn of events surrounding the outbreak of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, that has amassed over 120,000 cases of infections throughout the world. As a result of the virus’s lethal effects based on varying conditions of the patient, many large public gatherings are being postponed or canceled for 2020 in an effort to contain the virus.


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