Anime Beginners: The Best Anime For The Newly Inducted!

So you are sitting there, having finally convinced the family or a few friends to actually watch an anime with you. Question is… what one do you show them? You don’t want to freak them out or make them uncomfortable. You could show them Kill la Kill but then they’d think you a massive pervert….

As A Gamer: Does It Matter What System I Play On?

We always find ourselves on the receiving end of an seemingly, unanswerable question: What system do I play on? Really there is no simple answer to this predicament we find ourselves in and many of us generally have one or more systems. We flip flop between them all and yet under it, we always end…

Laid-Back Camp is Delightfully Nostalgic!

When I was a wee-bit younger and when I was still dwelling in the state of California, every summer my family would go camping. It was always for like a weeks time, but it felt like a month. Our time nestled in the woods and hills of central-coast California would be remembered by campfire nights…

To Binge Or To Simulcast?

We all run into this dilemma every now and then, and it rears its ugly head when we least expect it. The dilemma I speak of is to either Binge watch or Simulcast watch. Both are attractive and both offer schedule flexibility. For myself it has been the recent Studio TRIGGER and A1 Pictures, DARLING…

The Next Ota Kamiya Evolution!

Ota Kamiya for those who do not know is our lovable mascot that has been lovingly fleshed out my Milkgrrl. She is a bubbly and awesome young lady who has her mind and heart set on her friends and the stuff she loves. She’s been on a shirt and a dakimakura. So what is the…

OGZ Funding Update!: 3 Percent Funded!

So after a bit of a slog through last week due to power and weather, we finally have some up time. With that all being said I am happy to report my funding goal is at 3%! That is an amazingly huge step and I hope to near either the 5% or 10% funded goal…

DARLING in The FRANXX Surpasses ALL Expectations

*Spoilers for Episode 1 are Included!* When Studio TRIGGER and A-1 Pictures had announced a collaboration back during Anime Expo 2017 I was thrilled. I love both companies for equal reasons and it stands that they are two of the stronger studios in the business. The fruits of this labour would be teased through out…

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…