Anime, Manga

Anime Burnout?

Anime burnout. It's something that isn't discussed nearly as often as it probably should be in our little community, but it is certainly prevalent. What exactly is it and how can an otaku battle against it?You see, we are a unique breed - working adults with active lifestyles who just happen to be otakus. Something… Continue reading Anime Burnout?

Geek Culture, Opinion

Why Is Geek Culture So Toxic?

The geek culture community has always been an inviting place for me to come and discuss my thoughts on several of my favorite fandoms. You would think you'd be able to network with fellow lovers of your of your favorite franchises, and have a healthy discussion. Right? WRONG. Geek culture is full of some of… Continue reading Why Is Geek Culture So Toxic?

Comics, Manga

Manga: A Brief Breakdown

Manga is a popular pastime shared by people all over the world. But for folks new to the scene? It can be a little overwhelming figuring out the different genres. Well boys and girls, 101 Militia Gaming is here to help! Today I have comprised a basic list of just a few of the general… Continue reading Manga: A Brief Breakdown

Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: Noragami’s Yukine

Welcome back to this week's installment of The Bad Rap! For those of you new to the scene, The Bad Rap is a continuing saga featured once or twice a month that showcases a character from an anime or manga that is routinely hated on by the general viewer. I like to shed light on… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Noragami’s Yukine

Opinion

You’re An Adult Geek And That’s OKAY

We've all heard it before. People shocked that we play video games at our age for hours of a time. People comment that your recreational room is decorated with Funko figures and a poster of a Brotherhood of Steel recruitment propaganda. I'm here to tell you that all of that is OKAY. We're adults, what… Continue reading You’re An Adult Geek And That’s OKAY

Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: Naruto’s Sakura

Oh, Sakura. For years she has been the character many have loved to hate in the Naruto series. But why is that? Well, it is up to discussion in today's installment of The Bad Rap! Sakura Haruno in Naruto We first meet Sakura Haruno in the original Naruto series. Originally, she is seen as a… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Naruto’s Sakura

Anime, Manga, Opinion, Review

The Bad Rap: Excalibur

FOOL! Yeah, chances are if you're a fan of the anime Soul Eater, you read that short and simple insult in old Excalibur's voice. But what if you have never seen Soul Eater and have no idea who Excalibur is (other than a legendary sword featured in Sir Arthur's tales of heroics?) Well, it is… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Excalibur

Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: The Great Saiyaman

I have an affinity for anime characters that people enjoy hating on. What can I say, I guess I just love the unusual, and thankfully for me, anime is chock full of the unusual. Case in point, today's installment of The Bad Rap is a character arc my brother and I have a full blown… Continue reading The Bad Rap: The Great Saiyaman

Anime, Manga, Opinion

The Bad Rap: Yu Yu Hakusho’s Kuwabara

Today I decided to do something a little different! Have you ever watched an anime or read a manga with a character who just had a bad rap? Yeah, me too. Whether it be in the anime itself or even how the character is perceived by the audience, there are countless great characters out there… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Yu Yu Hakusho’s Kuwabara