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    Sunday May 27, 2012
  • The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Episodes 2-3: Onlie the Liveliest Awfulness!

    Jason Thompson annotates the Lovecraft-inspired anime

    What light novel series (and now anime) would dare to combine HP Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos with a harem comedy? There can be only one: Nyarko-san! This indescribable anime is so packed full of eldritch in-jokes, if you blink you might miss them. Luckily, author and Lovecraft expert Jason Thompson is here to explain them all! Read his notes on episodes 2 and 3 after the jump!

  • Monday May 14, 2012
  • The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Monster Manual & In-jokes Explained!

    Understanding Nightgaunts, Shanta-kun, the Nameless, and More!

    Now that full-length episodes of Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos are available, the amount of monsters and H.P. Lovecraft in-jokes in this comedy-horror series have increased dramatically. But worry not! Lovecraft expert Jason Thompson continues his quest to explain them all and illuminate the darkness after the jump!

  • Tuesday April 24, 2012
  • FEATURE: The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Mysterious Lovecraft Cameos

    Jason Thompson explains it all!

    In his latest article in an on-going series, Jason Thompson tackles the great mystery behind all the cameos in Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos and, for an encore, lays out the cosmology of horror author H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos. Read on after the jump!

  • Tuesday April 10, 2012
  • FEATURE: The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Is Kuko Cthulhu?

    H.P. Lovecraft expert Jason Thompson explains all

    In his on-going attempt at explaining away the H.P. Lovecraft in-jokes and references  found in Nyarko-san! Another Crawling Chaos, Jason Thompson takes aim at fiery alien chick Kuko. “You might think Kuko is based on Cthulhu, but you'd be wrong, wrong, WRONG!!!” he writes! Find out why after the jump!

  • Thursday April 5, 2012
  • Crunchyroll Adds Season Two of "Phi Brain" to Spring Anime Lineup

    First episode airs Sunday, April 8th

    Crunchyroll prepares to unleash a barrage of brain teasers and mind-bafflers as Season Two of Phi Brain is set to join the spring lineup of anime. The first episode of Sunrise Animation series airs Sunday, April 8. Full details after the jump!

  • Tuesday March 27, 2012
  • FEATURE: The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Who the heck is Nyarlathotep, anyways?

    H.P. Lovecraft Expert Jason Thompson Reveals All

    In his on-going series on the many H.P. Lovecraft references to be found in the Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos anime, Jason Thompson explains the origins of the title character herself. Is Nyarko-san a cute little girl, a demonic alien bent on destroying the planet Earth, or BOTH? Find out after the jump!

  • Monday March 5, 2012
  • Crunchyroll Adds "Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos" to Spring Anime Line-up

    First five episodes begin streaming today at 2pm PST

    Crunchyroll continues to get a jump on the spring anime season with today’s announcement of Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos. Based on the light novels by Manta Aisora, and inspired by the writings of H.P. Lovecraft, the first five episodes begin streaming today at 2pm PST. More details after the jump!

  • Friday March 2, 2012
  • Crunchyroll Begins Its Spring Season of Anime with “Hiiro no Kakera”

    First episode airs Monday March 5, 2012 at 11 am PST

    Crunchyroll is kicking off its spring season of anime with Hiiro no Kakera, based on the visual novel created by Idea Soft and animated by Studio DEEN. A supernatural tale, with strong bishonen elements, the first episode of Hiiro no Kakera airs Monday March 5, 2012 at 11 am PST. Full details after the jump!