Cafe de One Piece

Living in Japan, I figured I’d see all sorts of cool and unique themed restaurants and cafes, especially those themed around popular anime and manga. Imagine my surprise when, in Korea, I stumbled upon a massive replica of the Thousand Sunny, the pirate ship of the Straw Hat Pirates in the popular Shounen Jump series […]

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Phoenix Comicon 2016

Comic book conventions have come a long way since their inception. Now, they are more a celebration of several different “geek” interests: Anime, video games, comics, fantasy, sci-fi, steampunk, television, and movies. In Phoenix, I was lucky enough to visit the annual Phoenix Comicon in spite of the 117-degree weather.

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