Jade Woodruff’s “Life on Anime” – issue #20: ‘Excel Saga’

This week, I’m going old school with Excel Saga, the wacky, over-the-top-never-knows-when-to-quit action-adventure-parody series from J.C. Staff! Nothing is too sacred or safe from Excel Saga.  The 26-episode comedy series parodies everything from popular anime titles of the 80’s and 90’s to Jaws.  That’s right, Jaws.  If you’re familiar with anime and pop culture from…

Jade Woodruff’s “Life on Anime” issue #8: RAIL WARS

Welcome to issue #8 of Jade Woodruff’s “Life on Anime” column here at Nerd Nation that’s dedicated to reviewing all of the great (and at times, not-so-great) anime titles out there — of which there are many, as most of you reading this already know! — from the perspective of a life-long anime fan. For this installment, we will be tackling Rail Wars – a 12-episode anime…

“Life on Anime” issue #3 – GLASSLIP

Welcome to issue #3 of Jade Woodruff’s “Life on Anime” – a new column here at Nerd Nation dedicated to reviewing all of the great anime titles out there (of which there are many – as most of you reading this already know!) from the perspective of a life-long anime fan. For this installment, we will be tackling GlassLip a 13-episode mysterious slice-of-life anime…