During the final hour of "Crisis on Earth-X" Reverse Flash/Eobard Thawne (Tom Cavanagh) tells Barry "I wonder what face I'll be wearing next time we meet, Flash." What if that face is one of the Mystery Girl? It's a curious theory and one that, while incredibly different from previous ones, is somewhat plausible. However, it's equally as possible that while the Mystery Girl isn't Reverse Flash herself she may well still be a Thawne. In comics, Barry and Iris have twins, Dawn and Don Allen. While Dawn goes on to marry Jeven Ognats and give birth to Jenni, who later becomes the Legionnaire XS, Don marries Meloni Thawne. They have a son, Bart Allen. It's not completely crazy to think that the Mystery Girl could be a take on Bart Allen, bringing Reverse Flash back into the equation in the process. … [Read more...] about ‘The Flash’: 7 Mystery Girl Theories
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Like Cifaldi, video game historian Carly A. Kocurek believes that "ephemera like magazines, flyers, promotional merchandise are profoundly important... A lot of my work is going through tens of thousands of pages of magazines. It's extremely glamorous, I assure you." Kocurek is an associate professor of digital humanities and media studies at Illinois Tech, and author of the book Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade. A key argument of the book is that the gendering of video games as a masculine pursuit was never inevitable, but was shaped by young boys' greater access to public gaming in arcades, the association of video games with competitive male-dominated sports, and the idea that technological skill was a male attribute. I wondered if the hype surrounding the auction of the Nintendo PlayStation, itself a public game for the prize of influencing video game history, reflected the techno-masculine competitiveness discussed in Kocurek's book. "On the one … [Read more...] about Who gets to write video game history?
God of War for the PlayStation 4, though done much different than previous games in the series, was a smashing success with Director Cory Barlog at the helm. From its setting within a new mythology and the introduction of Kratos' son, Atreus, there was so much to be enthralled by from the latest game. … [Read more...] about Kratos from ‘God of War’ Crashes Jeopardy
— 諸星きらり (@Kirari_star) April 12, 2019 Officially premiering in Japan on April 5, and now streaming on FunimationNOW and Crunchyroll, Fruits Basket features an all-new staff, Japanese voice cast, and visuals. Yoshihide Ibata is directing the series reboot for TMS Entertainment, Taku Kishimoto as series writer, and Masaru Shindo as character designer. Takaya will be supervising the series, and one of its big goals is to adapt the manga rather than deviate into its own original story like the original anime series from 18 years ago. … [Read more...] about ‘Fruits Basket’ Reboot Reveals Opening Theme
Loot Crates have been a prize package for fans that have gained steam in popularity over time. It goes without saying that Fruits Basket, one of the most popular anime/manga series around, would get a themed crate of its own. A partnership between Funimation and Japan Crate was just announced that will see this new loot crate delivered to fans this June. … [Read more...] about Fruits Basket Loot Crate Coming From Funimation and Japan Crate