Author Archive: Amber Burnham

Amber is an Early Childhood Education Professional in Chicago . She is also a part of an All Female Anime Circle, Kichi Gi. This circle explores anime, manga, and Japanese culture, while also trying to make an impact within the community. Amber is also a great lover of history and has worked hard over the years to study history and all it has to teach us.

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Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters

Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters is a documentary series that explores some of the most famous mythological characters. When most people think of mythology, many of the first stories and characters that come to mind are from the Greek mythos. Part of this could be because we all learned it in school; admittedly along with […]

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Good Luck Girl: The Complete Series

Good Luck Girl: The Complete Series

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Good Luck Girl is a fun and slightly insightful anime about what it is like to be so lucky you make everyone around you miserable. How is this supposed to be remedied, you ask, well by making the title character miserable, of course. This premise brings about some comedic moments as well as some intermixed […]

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Time Team: The Team’s Favorite Digs

Time Team: The Team’s Favorite Digs

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Time Team is back to bring the wonders of archaeology and history to your doorstep. This set which, as the title would suggest, contains digs picked by the members of the team as their favorite. This of course means that the finds come from prehistoric times, roman occupation, medieval times, as well as modern history. […]

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High School DxD: Season One

High School DxD: Season One

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Like the title, High School DxD, contains girls with large breasts placed in situations where they are bound to expose them. Although, truthfully this is a little deceiving, considering there is so much more to this anime. Magic, romance, fighting, and burgeoning friendships to name a few. The fan service is in great abundance but […]

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Fairy Tail: Part Five

Fairy Tail: Part Five

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fairy Tail is back with a bang! Have you been craving some unruly Natsu/Grey fights, Lucy’s money dramas, or Erza just being Erza? Well, now you have it, this fifth set of Fairy Tail is full from beginning to end with action and adventure. There are returning friends/foes and new ones for us to get […]

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Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces is an interesting in-depth five part series that explores works of art in the Louvre in great detail. The documentary series is compelling and highly educational in a wonderfully entertaining way. The five artists being explored are Raphael, Rembrandt, Nicolas Poussin, Jean-Antione Watteau, and Leonardo da Vinci. The premise […]

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The First Churchills

The First Churchills

| June 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The First Churchills  (1971), based on the biography written by Sir Winston Churchill of his ancestors, is the BBC drama that launched Masterpiece Theater. And rightly so. The First Churchills is a fun period drama containing all the elements that make these shows great; romance, intrigue, ambition, politics, wars, and heartbreak. All twelve episodes, which span […]

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The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982), based on the novel by Baroness Orczy, is the story of an Englishman who gallantly rescued French aristocrats from execution at the hands of the Robespierre government during The French Revolution. This rendition of the story, starring Anthony Andrews (Brideshead Revisited), Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman), and Ian McKellen (X-Men) is […]

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Girl$

Girl$

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kenneth Bi’s Girl$, now available on Blu-ray and DVD from FUNimation Entertainment, follows four young women as they explore the life of a nanan, or a paid date. Girl$ is an in your face look at the prostitution world in Hong Kong. It tells the story of four girls who are caught up in the exciting yet […]

Emma: A Victorian Romance – Season Two

Emma: A Victorian Romance – Season Two

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emma: A Victorian Romance season two seems to be almost an entirely different show than its previous season. The plot, while still languid, seems to be quicker and fuller. This may come from the fact that there is more conflict inherent in the story lines. Emma and William have gotten to know each other during […]

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