New Visuals For The Upcoming KanColle Movie!

Spotted by a good friend of ours who stalks the pages of Anime News Network, the first few images have been thrown out into the wild and what is even better is that the advance ticket sales feature some exclusive artwork! I would literally pay an arm and a leg for one of these, just…

Celebrating One Year of OGZ!

Well, aside from the gloomy Wednesday I have been having, I would like to announce to the world that it is the official one year anniversary of Otaku Gamer Zone! We started this website one year ago today (not quite at this time of day however) and it has been such an interesting experience. We…

Our Ode to Omakase

Reported first on Anime News Network and then followed up by official confirmation via their official Viewster blog, Omakase is coming to an abrupt end. This was announced to the world official by Viewster today and I have to say, I am taking this a bit hard. No, Omakase wasn’t my waifu (Or maybe it…

Kiznaiver: The Anime We Are Excited For!

So, hype train anyone? For those of you who may be in the dark depths of anime knowledge, please allow me to enlighten you all on, Kiznaiver. This upcoming anime is being created by the godly studio that is Trigger. These folks have been behind some pretty awesome anime, I.E. Little Witch Academia & Kill…

Naka-Kon 2016 Lessons Learned and Regrets

We all have those regrets; from the last bite of pizza, down to the money spent on a broken item. We also learn a lesson or two from these regrets. These lessons often leave us wondering what we could have done differently. Maybe not eating an extra slice of pizza is one of them… We…

Anime Review: Kantai Collection (KanColle)

For those of you that follow our Twitter, you should know that this year’s Naka-Kon haul had quite a bit of KanColle items associated with it. Well, that is because I am in love with the series. This small 12 episode anime has sent waves of love to all the fans who have watched the…

Naka-Kon 2016: The Convention That Gets Better and Better!

A convention can be a lot of things. It can be a shopping adventure, a first convention, a covered event or a lasting experience. I came into the world of anime blogging because of this convention and I learned to look and love anime in a whole new way. I wanted to share how I…

OGZ Hiatus & Thank You!

Hello everyone! First off I do need to apologize for the hiatus in posts and content. Due to us having to request the time off for our upcoming convention trip, I had to pick up a few shifts prior to my time off. It is something that is just a sad trade off and it…

Dimension W: The Manga vs. The Anime

As I was checking out some manga deals on Amazon the other day, I made the fantastic discovery of Dimension W, the manga. If you guys have checked out what anime I’m watching this winter, you’ll know that Dimension W is one of two favorites that I’m following pretty faithfully. Slightly scared but also very…

Let’s Talk Gaming: Visual Novels

With recent spikes in popularity State side and with a bigger fan base, Visual Novels are becoming something that is almost common place to see on Steam. You wouldn’t think about it but now some of these titles are headlining the front page of this massive digital gaming platform. Titles like Hatoful Boyfriend show us the…

Our Tentative Naka-Kon 2016 Schedule!

Alright so I have been pretty busy since our last article and I have been even more busy now that the official Naka-Kon 2016 schedule has been posted! While the spread of panels this year is surprisingly sparse, they will still add for a ton of fun! Sad part is that Crunchyroll is nowhere to…

Let’s Talk Gaming: -Star Wars-

2015 was a good year for Star Wars. With the release of The Force Awakens as well as a third installment in the Star Wars Battlefront series of games, the hype for a galaxy far far away has never been stronger. And with this hype I’ve decided to revisit a few of my favorite Star…