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K-Pop Music Videos by Major Artists Removed from Youtube by Trolls

Some of the biggest groups in K-Pop had various music videos taken down from YouTube over copyright claims on January 15. Like Ooh Ahh, Likey and YES or YES are currently removed due to copyright claim by Aiplex Software Private Limited (an India based company) 😮 please fix this @JYPETWICE pic.twitter.com/IZszO1FRaw — SK (@SubjectKpop) January 15, 2019 This Twitter post by @SubjectKpop shows that ...[Read More]

Crunchyroll Announces 2019 Anime Awards Nominees

Recently, Crunchyroll announced the nominees for the third annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards, which celebrates the best in Japanese animation from the last year. The nominees were selected by a panel of judges, and Crunchyroll fans are voting for their favorites in each category this week! Voting will close on Friday, 1/18. Last year, over 2.1 million votes came in across various categories!   ...[Read More]

Final Fantasy 14 Gets a New Job: Blue Mage!

Final Fantasy 14 is near and dear to our hearts, and yes, it is because of the Pompadours. Although, I suppose the game has fantastic combat, art, immersive storytelling, too. Adding to the awesome that is Final Fantasy 14 comes a new job called Blue Mage. This new job released recently with patch 4.5. Blue Mage has the unique ability to learn moves from monsters much like various other games in t...[Read More]

Indie Game Creator of DARQ Rejected 12 Offers from Publishers to Make the Game How He Wanted

As artists we tend to dream of the day where we create something so worth while that it will be sought after by huge companies. Many of us believe that this is the victory and end goal but in reality, working with companies can cause the original vision of the project to become diluted. This is the same concern that DARQ Creator had and he went to Imgur to tell his tale. Before we get into his jou...[Read More]

#Jenkai Reveal Has K-Pop Fans Responding in Praise!

Recently, some photos surfaced of EXO‘s Kai and BLACKPINK’s Jennie. A Korean media site, Dispatch, released information that these two talented K-Pop stars have been dating for months. When first approached about this, Jennie’s agency, YG Entertainment, did not comment on the rumors, however SM Entertainment later confirmed their relationship, playfully named JenKai. Later, YG ba...[Read More]

In New Short Story, Soldier 76 revealed to be a Member of LGBTQ+ Community

A new Overwatch story by the name of  “Bastet,”(Check out the PDF version!) released recently by Blizzard Entertainment that features more of the backstory of one of their most iconic character: Soldier: 76. Solider 76 is known for being a hardcore, grizzled veteran, who does whatever it takes to ensure victory. What makes this particular short story fantastic is the fact that they reveal that thi...[Read More]

2019 Winter Slate Announced by Crunchyroll!

EXTRA, EXTRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Crunchyroll , praise be to them, unveiled their Winter 2019 line up! Series are expected to release this month! Boogiepop and Others Synopsis: Takeda Keiji was waiting for his girlfriend and junior in school, Miyashita Touka. But she doesn’t show up at the time they agreed on and he can’t get a hold of her. The sun starts to set and Takeda decides to gi...[Read More]

Nerd News with Bytes N’ Brews: Punisher, Carmen Sandiego, Stranger Things

This week is another unintentionally themed week. Our topics all revolve around Netflix. We’ve got what’s assumed to be the beginning of the end for Jon Bernthal’s Punisher, an elusive blast from the past, and something to look forward to this 4th of July. Punisher Season 2 YES! The most successful Marvel Netflix series (save for Daredevil, which is already cancelled) just dropped his season 2 tea...[Read More]

Professional Overwatch Player ‘Ellie’ Steps down After Allegations of Fraud

The pro gamer known as ‘Ellie’, came onto the professional Overwatch team called Second Wind not even two months ago. However, there was an abnormal amount of information missing from this new member of their team which caused suspicions from their peers. For every other member, there is a wealth of information on them and their background and have tangible history with videos and more. So for the...[Read More]

The Rising of the Shield Hero – English Cast Now Revealed!

Recently, Crunchyroll  released the news of their English cast of “The Rising of the Shield Hero,” which is Crunchyroll’s first simultaneously launched dub title. The subtitled and dubbed episodes will go live on Crunchyroll on January 9, with new episodes airing every Wednesday. The Rising of the Shield Hero is based on the light novel of the same name. It is a Crunchyroll co-production with Kado...[Read More]

Viz Media Offering Free Chapters of SHONEN JUMP Along with Digital Vault Membership Details!

Big news for Manga fans! Viz Media recently announced that their imprint, SHONEN JUMP, and popular digital manga magazine, WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP, had a big update as of December 17th! The current WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP magazine lineup of 13 series will be available to readers for free! This includes major series such as BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS, MY HERO ACADEMIA, ONE PIECE, and more. Additional se...[Read More]

In the First 24 Hours BTS Jimin’s New Song ‘Promise’ Destroys Soundcloud’s Record of the Most Streams Ever

Massively popular Kpop group BTS‘ member Jimin made a new record on SoundCloud with “Promise”. For 48 hours, “Promise” held the #1 spot on both SoundCloud’s Top 50 and New & Hot charts!  At this time, it has more than 15 million plays. The top 5 countries listening to “Promise” were South Korea, the United States, Vietnam, Indonesia and Japan. Th...[Read More]

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