asuka--langley--soryu

    @comicfan-4ever

    Robot Ghosts and Wired Dreams! It’s a collection of essays on various SF anime. Recommend vv highly.

    Also re books on SF anime/Lain I also rec taking a look at Tokyo Cyberpunk by Steven T Brown (tho it’s a little harder to get a hold of I think?)

    comicfan-4ever

    Thank you so much! I'll check them both out. My literary toe dipping had been through tokusatsu vis Godzilla On My Mind, Master of Monsters and Ishiro Honda biography. I'm excited to broaden the horizon

    The suffering and carnage in Berserk has never felt like it was there to make a spectacle of something. It was always to put in juxtaposition what precious moments of hope presented itself in situations of insurmountable grief. The heart of Berserk was choosing to go on.

    I can never thank Kentaro Miura enough for his work. May his memory be a blessing.

    ineversurrender

    Kent State University

    anarchistcuddles

    “The Kent State shootings (also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre)[3][4][5] were the shootings on May 4, 1970 of unarmed college students by members of the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio during a mass protest against the bombing of Cambodia by United States military forces. Twenty-eight guardsmen fired approximately 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis.[6][7]”

    “There was a significant national response to the shootings: hundreds of universities, colleges, and high schools closed throughout the United States due to a student strike of 4 million students,[10] and the event further affected public opinion, at an already socially contentious time, over the role of the United States in the Vietnam War.[11]”

    Student strike of 4 million students! Let’s do that again lol

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_State_shootings

    solarpunkcast

    Don’t forget that basically half the country thought the students deserved it…

    captain-rez

    Another picture from Kent State.

    But it was not just Kent State, eleven days later Mississippi Police fired 150 rounds into a dormitory at Jackson State College, killing 2 and wounding 15 black protesters.

    saurons-optometrist

    Btw half of the students killed at Kent State weren’t even protesting, they were just there

    bando--grand-scamyon

    What in the absolute fuck

    wuh2k

    When the Irish guy has known about this since he was like 8, but it’s suspiciously hard for Americans to learn about…

    tyrantisterror

    I’d genuinely be interested in helping someone assemble a virtual G-Fest this year, since it seems increasingly likely that 1. the plague won’t be over by July and 2. the actual convention won’t cancel till the last minute if that, and if it’s not shut down it’ll be full of people who think this whole thing is just a big hoax.

    I like being able to meet my fellow Godzilla weirdos in person once a year, and it’d be nice if we could at least simulate that with, like, zoom chats or whatever.

    comicfan-4ever

    I've never been, always wanted to go. Money is a huge problem, so thus is a good alternative.

    NEW FAN COMIC ARRIVING DECEMBER 23, 2019:

    GODZILLA: KAIJU EMPIRE

    The million-year Kaiju Wars have resumed, and Godzilla has awakened after over 60 years. Troubled former US Army Soldier Ken Murata is enlisted by the top-secret Project G, and through his mysterious connection to Godzilla discovers an impeding monster uprising, and a conspiracy to destroy the Earth’s empire of kaiju and all life on earth.

    For those of you, who dont know, Kaiju Empire was a fan comic I started back in 2013 as a wee high schooler, and abandoned after a while. I decided recently to start from scratch, and craft a new story in an ambitious comic format. Still working out an upload schedule and other stuff, so more stuff to come soon!

    Diabetes isn’t a joke…

    It’s the lessons I’ve learned from incredibly painful moments. Injections. Blood tests. Bruises. Carb counts. A frustrating relationship with food. Fear. Tears. Jealousy. The constant nature of a disease I have to manage everyday of my life. High blood sugars that make me feel like I am dying. Mood swings. Sweats. Chills. Blurry vision. Juice Boxes. Hours on hold with medical companies. Insulin. All the money my mom spends just to keep her daughter alive. The guilt I sometimes feel about her having to pay because her child is sick but also wanting to stay under 26 for the rest of my life. The alarms that wake me up in the middle of the night and when they don’t the people who come into my room and tell me to get up and check my blood. The time I ate sugar packets to keep myself alive. The time I was home alone lying on the floor wondering if I was going to pass out. The time my brother had to pick me up from a bike ride because I was too disoriented to make it home. The time I stole a granola bar because I had no money and no sugar. The tears in my parents eyes as they watched me give my first injections. The time my dad stood over my bed and watched me sleep because I had eaten a lot of pasta and he was afraid I was going to die.

    rustybottlecap

    HANG ON A SECOND

    Anguirus’ cameo in King of the Monsters… as a skeleton in the middle of an underground city of the hollow earth… wich gets all blown up in an atomic explosion…

    Was it…

    WAS IT A REFERENCE TO THE SCRAPPED BRIDE OF GODZILLA SCRIPT??!!

    COULD IT BE THAT THAT STORY ACTUALLY HAPPENED HERE SOMEHOW??!!

    WHAT THE FUCK

    astoundingbeyondbelief

    Monarch’s “mechanized giant” is Robot Daughter CONFIRMED

    GUILLERMO DEL TORO RECEIVES STAR ON HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME 

    06/08/2019

    “As a Mexican, receiving this star is a gesture and no gesture right now can be banal or simple. This is very important this is happening right now because I can tell to all of you, all immigrants from every nation, that you should believe in the possibilities and not the obstacles. Do not believe the lies they tell about us. Believe in the stories you have inside and believe that we all can make a difference and we all have stories to tell and we all can contribute to the art and the craft and the world in any way we see fit.” - Guillermo del Toro