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How To Travel to and Attend Conventions Alone (2023 Edition)

So you’ve finally decided that you want to travel to and attend conventions alone. While you’ve loved attending them with friends and family, you know deep down that…

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How To Throw a Room Party At Anime Conventions (2023 Edition)

Gotta love room parties at anime cons! Where else can you walk in on a degenerate white girl dressed up as Princess Zelda snorting cocaine off her key,…

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A Low-Brow Fire Emblem “Retrospective”: Chapter 2 (YOUTUBE VIDEO)

Join Yuki The Snowman and TV Guru of the The Swarthy Nerd on Yuki’s personal profound and profane retrospective on Intelligent Systems classic tactical RPG series: Fire Emblem!In Chapter 2, Yuki…

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A Low-Brow Fire Emblem “Retrospective”: Chapter 1 (YOUTUBE VIDEO)

Join Yuki The Snowman and TV Guru of the The Swarthy Nerd on Yuki’s personal profound and profane retrospective on Intelligent Systems classic tactical RPG series: Fire Emblem!In…

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Reality Over Fiction: Why Real Life Empowerment is Better Than This Nerd Crap

“This Tupac museum is way better than going up to that little anime convention down the street!” I told a mother and daughter who asked me if I…

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Welcome to the Self-Reflection: An Welcome to the NHK Anime Retrospect Part 2: Hitomi

If N.H.K. came out today, anti-vaxxers would make Hitomi their Waifu Queen and wish that she was real so she would talk to them on how COVID-19 is…

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Welcome to the Self-Reflection: An Welcome to the NHK Anime RetrospectPart 1: Introduction

I should have watched N.H.K when I was a teenager. If I did, my life would be so much better today…

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The Passion of the Weirdos: My Dress-Up Darling First Impressions

If you want your anime and manga to be popular and earn your studio lots of cash just make the female lead a perverted cosplayer who loves playing…

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Our Experience With 90s/2000s Internet (Swarthy Nerd Podcast)

Yuki and TV Guru remembrance over Wild, Wild West days of the internet as they talk classic websites such as Rotten.com, Angelfire, and Geocities.  They also talk about early…

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The Need For A Renaissance Black Nerd

Black nerds, especially my fellow Black nerds who can trace their lineage to American slavery, you greatly disappoint me. How is it that we live in a time…

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Beloved One: Why I Love Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War (Part 1)

Travant, Arvis, and Manfroy are the true heroes of Fire Emblem 4 and if you say otherwise you support systematic oppression.

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Fresh Eyes: Experiencing New Media For the First Time

“For example, when I was watching The Breakfast Club, I made a rather wild prediction that Claire/The Princess was going discover Alison/The Basket Case hanging herself from a…

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Why You Should Watch Ikebukuro West Gate Park

We have been blessed with many great anime series this Fall 2020 season.  With new thrillers such as Talentless Nana, fresh Shounen series like Studio Mappa’s beautifully animated…

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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light Switch Port: My Raw Random Thoughts

Editor’s Note:   This is a collection of notes I’ve written down in my notebook about my thoughts of the Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of…

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Uzaki-Chan and Fake Otaku Outrage [VIDEO]

Fake Otaku Outrage: Artificial, baseless  outrage generated by those of the anime community to stir up and create conflict, “controversy”, and complaints over and from petty superficial…

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Why You Must and How To Prep For The 2021 Anime Con Season [VIDEO]

The 2020 anime con season is dead. COVID has killed it.  So, let’s get prep for the 2021 season instead. In this video, we will go over why…

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How Being Gameless Can Cost You With Rent-A-Girlfriend [VIDEO]

Join me as I break down how being gameless and having a lack of self-awareness can cost you big in this world by using the hit romcom Summer…

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How to Bring Content to the Fire Emblem Fan Creation Community Table

If you’re involved with the Fire Emblem fan community in any fashion, then you may be aware of the recent controversy that has plagued the community for a…

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Fandom: The Ultimate Security Blanket

Note: The following is a text version from episode 65 of my friend and I podcast,The Swarthy Nerd.  It has been edited for this blog.  You can listen…

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A Low-Brow Ode to Fire Emblem Part One: Melee, An Holy War, And My Racism Towards Folks With Blue Hair

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Fire Emblem series (with the release of the first game of the series, “Fire Emblem: Dark Dragon and Sword of…

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We All Need A Sayaka Kanamori

Everyone needs a Sayaka Kanamori.  Everyone.  From couples to best friends. From bosses to employees. To businesses both massive and tiny. We all need a Sayaka Kanamori.  Sayaka’s…

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What Will The 2020s Bring The Otaku Community?

You know, it’s amazing to watch the growth of otaku culture and anime as a medium. I remember nearly twenty-plus years ago when anime  was treated as, as…

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Ending The 25 Days of Blogging

Hello dear readers, If you’ve been following me for these 25 days of blogging goal, then you may be upset that I’m ending it today.  As much as…

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25 Days Of Blogging Day 15: Get The Game Of Life: Why You Must NOT Be Gameless in This World (And How to Get It)

Do you have game?  Are you a student of the game?  Perhaps a master of it. You might be  asking “what is game”.  Or, you do “know” what…

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25 Days of Blogging Day 14: Discipline: And Why I Should Had Been Focused in My 20s

Hello dear readers and friends, I’m glad to announce that I’m half-way through  my “25 Days of Blogging”  goal . Constantly writing article after article for the past…

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25 Days Of Blogging Day 13: Ending Superficial Fanboy Elitist Bitterness

I’m not one to fanboy.  Okay, let me take that back. I can be bit of a fanboy, but I don’t see myself being a fanatic for anything…

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25 Days Of Blogging Day 12: Cosplay: A Quick Rundown

WHAT IS COSPLAY? Cosplay, using the combination of the words “costume” and “play”, is the performance art in which people (or cosplayers) wear costumes and fashion items modeled…

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25 Days Of Blogging Day 11: Don’t Be Sorry

“Do you know what the most convenient phrase in the world is? It’s “I’m sorry.” -Shadow Maya, Persona 2: Innocent Sin A baby-boomer father and his millennial aged…

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25 Days of Blogging Day 10: Branching Out

25 Days of Blogging.  It’s like the 25 Days of Christmas, but without the creepy uncle tramazing you during the family’s holiday party.  Day 9 As per yesterday’s…

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