The Marvel Play Arts Figures Are Great, But Nowhere Near Crazy Enough

Ever since Square-Enix announced they'd gotten the Marvel license for their Play Arts Kai Variants line, I've been looking forward to what ridiculous designs they would create for Marvel's finest heroes. But a few new figures were at Toy Fair, and while they're cool, they're lacking the wonderful absurdity. » 2/16/15 6:40pm 2/16/15 6:40pm

This Wild West Batman Figure Is The Perfect Amount Of Stupid Brilliance

Now this is more like it! Earlier this week, Square-Enix unveiled their rather restrained (well, for them) take on Iron Man for their Play Arts Kai Variant line, and I lamented the lack of their usual reckless abandon. They're making up for it in the best way though with this ridiculous, wonderful Cowboy Batman. » 2/04/15 5:20pm 2/04/15 5:20pm

Square-Enix continues to make Gotham's characters even wackier

Play Arts Kai's unrepentantly mad appropriation of their DC license continues! Square-Enix brought their A-game to New York Comic Con , but it wasn't just Tetsuya Nomura's Catwoman that gave use their bizarre look at Batman's Rogues gallery there - there were also these figures of Harley Quinn and the Joker too. » 10/13/14 2:01pm 10/13/14 2:01pm

What Sleeping Dogs Gets So Right About Being An Asian American

There's a scene in The Godfather that really resonates with me — not because I relate to it, but because I do not. It's when Michael has dinner with Don Sollozzo, and they begin speaking to one another in Sicilian. There are no subtitles, and the first time I watched it, I was irritated. "What are they saying?"… » 10/10/14 3:36pm 10/10/14 3:36pm