When I read the official description of the new anime Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers, I couldn't help but laugh. After all, it was quite obvious that it is a series that blatantly mixes two things that are popular among Japanese kids: The Avengers and Pokémon.
Earlier this week, the new anime Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers started airing in Japan. And while it is the first Avengers anime series, it is not the first time that many of these iconic Marvel superheroes have appeared in an anime.
Over the weekend, the Avengers assembled in Taiwan! Well... sort of. This past weekend in Taipei, thousands of superhero fans and running enthusiasts hit the ground running in a 5k marathon.
Usually when an anime hits its halfway point, I like to give a point-by-point review of its first half. However, in the case of Samurai Flamenco, this has proven impossible for me. Because depending on how the series so far is interpreted, it's either brilliant or terrible—and I can't seem to decide which.
A new space flight suit being developed at MIT to help reduce bone mass loss on long stays in space got a helping hand from Ultima game creator and space aficionado Richard Garriott.
Batman notwithstanding, most super-heroes are too powerful to fit well in standard video games, so say some veteran gaming reporters, following a discussion hatched at nearby urinals.