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Isekai anime (Mushoku Tensei, How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2)

Isekai? More like

Sharon Ma, News Editor February 8, 2024

Isekai, meaning “other world”, is an absurdly popular subgenre of fantasy in Japanese fiction. At its core, this genre revolves around characters being transported to a different world - usually from...

MatPat crying after delivering the news of his retirement from GameTheory.

ByeBye MatPat

Ethan Chun, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2024

Back in the 2010s, YouTube, a streaming service that requires no introduction, was heavily dominated by Lets-Players like Markiplier, Pewdiepie, or Jacksepticeye. These YouTubers focused on recording their...

An Ad for the new Percy Jackson series on Disney+.

Percy Jackson: The Series vs Movies

Sophia Gonzales, Sports Editor February 7, 2024

On December 19, 2023,  Disney+ released the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, first airing two episodes on the release date, then releasing an additional episode every Tuesday. There are a total...

Lyrics Tell More Than Beats

Mae Sergeant, Opinions Editor February 6, 2023

Music has a different effect on everyone who listens to it, but every song is made the same way. The writer feels something and finds some way to put it into words, the music behind it and the tone all...

The Visually Stunning Production: Avatar 2

The Visually Stunning Production: Avatar 2

Ethan Chun, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2023

On December 18, 2009, James Cameron released the top-grossing film in Box Office history, Avatar. The overwhelming success of Avatar allowed a sequel to be in production, with director Cameron stating,...

Just New Year’s, No Resolution

Just New Year’s, No Resolution

Gwen Gollihar, A&E Editor February 2, 2023

3…2…1…Happy New Year! Everyone starts the new year with some sort of resolution, something they want to stick to this year and change in their lives. It goes well for the first couple of months,...

Wednesday

Wednesday

Tiffany Tran, Opinion Editor February 2, 2023

Netflix has recently released the TV series, Wednesday. It’s a coming-of-age show directed by Tim Burton that follows the iconic daughter from the classic Addams Family franchise. The story starts...

Movie poster via Brainer Dispatch

Bullet Train: Pure Fun and Comedic

Christopher Sanchez February 2, 2023

Bullet Train is directed by David Leitch and Brad Pitt, written by Zak Olkewizc, and co-written by Kôtarô Isaka, the author of the Japanese novel Maria Beetle which Bullet Train is primarily based on....

Image via citimuzik.com

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish; Dreamwork’s Surprising Masterpiece

Christopher Sanchez February 2, 2023

The long-awaited sequel, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, directed by Joel Crawford and Januel Mercardo, and written by Tommy Swerdlow and Tom Wheeler is finally here! The film has recently exploded in popularity...

When I’m Alone -girlpuppy: Review

When I’m Alone -girlpuppy: Review

Lucy Barney February 2, 2023

“When I’m alone” has an effortless and monotone sound that is filled with undisguised sentimentality and witty self-effacement. This indie album, written by the artist “girlpuppy” is about deep...

SZA Saves Our Ship

Nathaniel Suarez, Staff Reporter February 2, 2023

After five long-awaited years, SZA, real name Solána Imani Rowe, released a new album. Her 2017 album, "Ctrl” was a global success, with 2,145,000 albums sold. After releasing 16 singles over the span...

The Next & Final Halloween Movie

The Next & Final Halloween Movie

Kayla Madrid October 13, 2022

   With Halloween being right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to watch some horror movies with friends and family. And what better movie to watch than the upcoming movie Halloween Ends, the...

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