Thank You, Mr. Iwata. I Finally Understand.

We here at The Glorio Blog join so many others in mourning the loss of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. He will be missed.

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Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late Review

As the latest from former doujin developers French Bread, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late certainly has colorful characters and flashy super moves, but does it do enough to stand out from the crowd? Is it better than its incredibly long and awkward title lets on? Can I get through this entire review without saying “Melty Blood”? Let’s have a closer look.

An Editorial On Editorials

I have often noted how proud we are of the wide variety of opinions we present here at The Glorio Blog. Witnessing the recent “#Gamergate” madness though has made me re-evaluate how our blog operates and some of the content we have posted. Considering we are just an amateur blog and video games are only…

The Unfortunate Implications of Kantai Collection

You’ve probably seen them before, whether it’s on social networks, in fanart, as figures on online shops or in the seedier underbellies of the anime fandom. The kanmusu, or “ship daughters”, twee teenage girls dressed like fashionable sailors and armed to the teeth with equally cutesy heavy weaponry, are the heroines and mascots of Kantai Collection, the new cult phenomenon taking the Internet by storm. Yet the context on which Kantai Collection exists, is a rather problematic one.