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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Pixar Short Films Collection 2

Pixar Short Films Collection 2

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

This collection of Pixar short films contains twelve films, some with original characters and others with characters from some of Pixar’s other films such as Cars, Up, Toy Story, and Ratatouille. This collection can offer a film for everyone in your family. Whether a young child who really likes to watch Buzz or Lightning McQueen […]

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Brave: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

Brave: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brave is a story filled with laughter, love, and learning. Princess Merida wants to find her own path in the world, not realizing how much chaos can be created by acting without thinking first. Although it is set in the past, Merida acts much like you would expect a normal teenager to act. With her […]

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The Duchess of Duke Street: The Complete Series (2012)

The Duchess of Duke Street: The Complete Series (2012)

| November 7, 2012 | 1 Comments

The Duchess of Duke Street is a wonderfully beautiful series, worthy of all the acclaim it has received over the years. The series follows Louisa Leyton (Gemma Jones) as she works her way from a kitchen worker to the mistress of the Prince of Wales and then a hotel owner. Louisa Leyton is loosely based […]

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Leap Frog Scout and Friends: Double Feature Learning DVD Set

Leap Frog Scout and Friends: Double Feature Learning DVD Set

| November 6, 2012 | 1 Comments

There are two new movies from Leap Frog featuring Scout and friends just in time for the holidays. Scout and Friends: Number Land and Scout and Friends: Phonics Farm. Your little one will love watching and interacting along with the movies all the while learning important math and literacy skills. As a parent, you can […]

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Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up

Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up is an anime unto itself. It is funny, quirky, and full of ’70′s pop culture. The animation style harkens back to the anime’s of the ’70′s and in this aspect is quite beautiful. The story telling is strange and full of off the wall characters, although you will find later […]

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Care Bears: The Original Series Collection

Care Bears: The Original Series Collection

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Care Bears: The Original Series, created by American Greetings back in the early eighties, has been entertaining children and adults alike for thirty years. With their wholesome messages and silly antics, the Care Bears can still bring a smile to many of our faces. This DVD collection brings all the original cartoons together in one […]

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Rental Magica II

Rental Magica II

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rental Magica II, being the second half of the series, is an altogether different experience. The story lines focus more on the characters. This is not to say they do not go and fight, on the other hand there may be even more fighting present but the affect it has on the story lines is […]

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Maria Watches Over Us: Season One

Maria Watches Over Us: Season One

| September 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maria Watches Over Us is a lovely anime that shows that no matter the ups and downs, friendship will prevail in the end if it is truly meant to be. Based on Oyuki Konno’s Maria-sama ga Miteru series of light novels, Maria Watches Over Us is a drama/slice-of-life anime that chronicles the lives of several girls at […]

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Understanding Art: Impressionism

Understanding Art: Impressionism

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Understanding Art: Impressionism is a wonderfully entertaining and informative documentary series. Written, directed, and starring Waldemar Januszczak, a renowned art critic, this series is bound to show you a new light on the impressionism movement. It is in-depth in ways I have not experienced in other documentaries on this subject. He looks at not only […]

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Rental Magica

Rental Magica

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rental Magica is the story of the Astral magician rental company and its second president, Itsuki Iba. Itsuki is the son of the original president, thus inheriting the reigns although not actually a mage himself. Even with not having normal magical powers, this does not mean that he is completely helpless when it comes to […]

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