OGZ Is Clear For Naka-Kon 2018!

After many stressing days I am happy to have some good news rolling on in! We are officially cleared for our annual press coverage of Naka-Kon! This is always a great time for Otaku Gamer Zone and myself. This is the convention that inspired me to start a blog and pursue a hobby turned job….

Getting Started With Podcasting! The Quick version!

So because the internet has been causing me all sorts of trouble on this fine night, I am going to change gears. Rather than get a podcast out tonight, I will give you all some quick tips and pointers on how to get started with your very own Podcast! It really is quite simple and…

OGZ’s Upcoming Week of Content!

So this upcoming week will be all about content! While this is nothing new, I do plan on meeting my first entire week of produced content. This is something I used to do when I first started the blog and have failed to keep up with since. Due to both a lacking in passion and…

How Does VRV Stack Up To The Rest?

After using the new service from Crunchyroll for about a solid half year, what do I have to say about the ambitious platform? Well… I absolutely love it. To start, VRV is a streaming platform made by Crunchyroll with partnerships in mind. For a cool 10USD you get access to a mighty roster of streaming…

Understanding Anime And Why It Matters To Someone You Know

We all have that one parent, that one friend or a combination of the two; multiplied. We hear the rebuttals, we suffer the labels and side-eyed glances. Why then does Anime matter to that person? Why does it fill their lives, their dreams or their hopes? It is such a human thing to scoff at…

OGZ Is Running a Funding Goal!

Okay, this is why I should have kept something like the Patreon I had at one point and time…. If you follow us on Twitter chances are you may have seen our tweets about a funding goal. Currently we are trying hard to push towards getting a massive investment for use at Otaku Gamer Zone…

Figure Photography and What You Need To Know!

Seeing as this is a topic that has become much more prevalent in my tenure I figured it apt to give perspective readers a helpful guide on Figure Photography. Some of this, if not most will be pulled from prior posts on cosplay photography. I will basically take what knowledge I have learned thus far…

Overlord is The SAO That I wanted!

Take a step back for one moment and imagine SAO, but better. One where only one potential player was trapped in a DMMORPG and was instead a (insert expletive of choice here) of a Lich who held control over a vast dominion of pawns. A person who does good disguised as evil, but still rules…

Blend S is a tour of fun and maids!

For those of you still in the dark on the hit anime Blend S, allow me to introduce you all to a world of maids who exhibit key personalities. This peculiar anime follows our lead heroine Maika and her daily struggle to conquer having a face that just naturally looks sadistic. After failing job application…

Creative Depression: Staring Down That Long Winding Road

You are going to face it at one point or another in your time as a creator. That poking, prodding evil that creeps round on all fours. It sniggers at your failure and pushes you down as you struggle to grasp a footing. Depression is a suffocating blanket that affects even the best of us;…

Overwatch: Does it Still Hold it’s Charm?

After having burnt out of Overwatch a few months before its one year anniversary, I’ve finally dived back in head first (due in part to my sisters pleading to have a decent team composition). While Overwatch has hardly changed aesthetically, discounting the themed events, it has changed fundamentally and technically. Heroes that I formerly played…

Need To Buy a Manga For a Picky Reader? Try One of These!

We all know at least one individual whose tastes can be hard to shop for. Manga is one of those brackets from which someone can be quite difficult to purchase for. It isn’t without good reason either, Manga is a vast sea of choices that will lead to some down right amazing adventures. While my…