Rockmandash’s Top 5 Anime of Summer 2015

Everyone has their own preferences, tastes, etc. While the Anime Worth Watching articles do a great representation of shows that the people in AniTAY would recommend, It doesn’t exactly represent personal preferences, which I always like to keep in mind when some form of discussion happens, like writing. My solution?… »10/05/15 10:53amMonday 10:53am

What are Huawei Phones like? Nexus 6P & P8 Family Comparison

The Google Nexus line has always been prided on solid hardware with great software support, but one with the 6p, they Google teamed up with Huawei, a chinese brand that’s relatively unknown in the states. So now that Huawei’s the newest member of the nexus OEM family, the question is, is their hardware any good, and… »9/29/15 3:29pm9/29/15 3:29pm

Charlotte: The AniTAY Review

When I first heard about Charlotte, I didn’t know what to think. For Key’s 15th anniversary, They decided to pair up with PA Works, which sounds good on paper, especially because they both make great works that work well together, but the last time they did that, we got Angel Beats!, a show that had feelz, but was… »9/28/15 1:35pm9/28/15 1:35pm

Xiaomi Mi4c - Midrange Beast with Flagship Features

Now the third largest phone manufacturer in the world and the leading smartphone manufacturer in china, Xiaomi’s been bringing amazing specs for extremely low prices, and with the Mi4C, they’ve one upped themselves once again, bringing flagship features to budget/midrange prices. »9/24/15 8:03pm9/24/15 8:03pm

Chuwi Hi8 Review: An Affordable, High-Quality Tablet for $100

This time we have a rather unusual device to review. While we usually review devices with official support, we have a tablet from China called the Chuwi Hi8 running Windows 8 with Bing (Upgradable to Windows 10 & Dual Boots to android). Also, For those Star Wars fans, you’re not the only ones who thought about it,… »9/24/15 4:53am9/24/15 4:53am

RockmanDash's Top 10 Non-Ghibli Anime Films

When you think about Anime, rarely do you think about Anime films. Almost all of the popular Anime are TV series, and even when you start thinking about Anime Films, most people go straight to Ghibli, for a reason... they make excellent films, and there aren’t a lot of alternatives out there. That being said, these… »9/21/15 3:29pm9/21/15 3:29pm

Castle Town Dandelion: The AniTAY Review

The Sakurada family is a pretty ordinary family of eleven people living in a solitary house. Except for one tiny little fact: their father is the king, and each of the children has special powers. Also, to ensure their safety and to help citizens decide the next king, the town is observed by more than 200 security… »9/19/15 9:32pm9/19/15 9:32pm

Introducing KMTech - News & Reviews about Interesting & Affordable Technology

Technology. It’s a field aiming for the best, always making leaps and bounds to push the boundaries, but along the disruption on the high end, there’s a much less talked about aspect that’s just as disruptive... the race to the bottom, where engineering pushes better tech cheaper and cheaper. This is KMTech, my new… »9/17/15 1:13am9/17/15 1:13am

The Rationality & Philosophy behind Taykōbon's Redesign

Design affects how we perceive everything we see, and if you look around the AniTAY community, you can really see that ethos around. I’ve been redesigning all of the assets from AniTAY itself to my blog and now Taykōbon, but unlike my blog and AniTAY itself, I actually have a story and rationality/philosophy to tell… »9/04/15 12:56am9/04/15 12:56am

If You're Into Visual Novels, Play Steins;Gate

If you were on the Internet in 2000, you may remember John Titor, a message board poster who said he had traveled back through time from a post-apocalyptic 2036, ravaged by World War III and the collapse of federal government. Titor, as it turned out, wasn’t real. But he stuck in people’s heads, and he makes a central… »8/26/15 5:06pm8/26/15 5:06pm

RockmanDash Reviews: Grisaia no Kaijitsu [Visual Novel]

There’s always that one work in which many people claim it’s one of the best in the medium. In the VN community, Grisaia no Kaijitsu by Frontwing was such a work, seen as amazing and loved by many. Now that I’m reviewing it, it begs the question: Is Grisaia no Kaijitsu truly the fantastic game as many fans say it is?
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Rockmandash Reviews: Ame no Marginal [Visual Novel]

Have you ever felt that your pain would never go away, continuing with no end in sight? This is the focus of Ame no Marginal, a Short VN by Stage-Nana, the creator of the absolutely fantastic Narcissu. Transported into a strange and mysterious world, where there is nothing but rain and sorrow, we see a moving tale… »8/04/15 8:50pm8/04/15 8:50pm

Rockmandash's Top 5 Anime of Spring 2015

Every season comes and goes, and everyone has their own favorites. While the Anime Worth Watching articles do a great representation of shows that the people in AniTAY would recommend, I think it’s nice to be a bit more specific: Welcome to my Top 5 Anime of Spring 2015.
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Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is A Nearly Perfect Experience

Would you trust others with your life, if they could betray you and gain in the process? If you had the same choice as others in that situation, what would you do? Ally, or Betray? This is the prisoner’s dilemma, and the core of Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward - The sequel of 999 and the second game in the Zero… »7/08/15 3:25pm7/08/15 3:25pm

AniTAY Reviews: Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works

RockmanDash12: Welcome to the Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works AniTAY review, this time covering the whole show instead of just the first cour like we did with the other AniTAY review of Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works. While I already wrote my personal thoughts on my own review of the series, I thought… »7/07/15 2:09pm7/07/15 2:09pm

Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (TV) is beautiful yet flawed

As I was watching through this show, I was confused. Confused by the fact it feels so alien to me, yet so familiar. Confused by the fact that it show can be unbelievably amazing, yet so mediocre at the same time. Confused by the fact that it can be so similar, yet so different. Animated by Ufotable, Fate/stay night:… »6/27/15 4:00pm6/27/15 4:00pm

Punch Line: The Ani-TAY Review

With a tagline of “If he sees underwear, humanity will be destroyed!?”, what would you expect? Well, Whatever you are thinking, throw it out of the window: With Punch Line, Kotarou Uchikoshi and MAPPA have made something that is totally different than what anyone would expect.
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The Disappointment that is AMD

With the launch of the Radeon Fury X, If you’re a PC gamer, you’re probably feeling a pretty familiar feeling right now. Once again, the hype train steams by, only to deliver something that could never match those expectations. We hoped for the best, but reality decided that the best was too much for us. This is what… »6/25/15 1:22am6/25/15 1:22am

Why I Love 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors So Much

When trapped in a do or die situation, how do you react? How do you change when faced with a situation that forces you to evolve, and pushes you to to your absolute limits? What do you do when the darkness of death is encroaching you, and all you have is just a glimmer of hope? This is what you are faced with this in… »6/23/15 10:19am6/23/15 10:19am