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Ghost In The Shell 2017 | Movie Review

When I was first introduced to the Ghost in the Shell franchise a little more than ten years ago, I would have never believed the franchise would grow to have a live action adaptation. I was always enthralled by the complex philosophical questions the series brought to viewers, and I have always admired how the manga, films, and anime series all became their own “stand alone” forms for the franchise (yes, the double-entendre was done on purpose).

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ACen 2016 – An Outlook on Our Community’s Future

Deanne and I were riding in a shuttle bus to our hotel the first night of ACen 2016. We had gotten our badges, wandered around the vendor hall, and made plans to change outfits before heading back out for some panel sessions. We eagerly waited for our shuttle bus driver to pick us up.

Deanne and I were dressed fairly “normal” in comparison to many convention goers that day. Shortly after getting in the bus, we drove past many ACen attendees wearing various cosplays from their favorite anime and such. Almost immediately after seeing these cosplayers, the bus driver turns to us and says: “What scares me, is these kids will be running the country in 20 years.”

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