A Quick Guide to Anime and Manga

Loosely, the word “anime” is the Japanese word for “animation” and “manga” is the Japanese word for “comic book.” This article is intended to be a basic guide to anime and manga for parents or other people who are not necessarily familiar with either but may have children, friends or significant others who are. Most of the information is based off of personal experience, information from acquaintances and reading various information sites. In this article, we are going to be addressing genre, discussing some basic terminology and exploring the interrelationships between various the forms of media a series might take. A Few Basic Terms (in no particular order) Otaku: An… Read More

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Beginner’s Guide to Creating Animations for Second Life

We all know that animations can be the lifeblood of Second Life, but actually finding the animation that you want, at a reasonable price is certainly not easy. In order to really ensure that you get exactly what you want and need, there are a few things that you should take into consideration. After all, you are looking at a very expensive process if you have to buy each of your desired animations. Learning how to create your own animations can not only help you to save a ton of time, but it is also quite helpful as you work on creating content to also be able to create your… Read More

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