The GLORIO Decade: The State of Fate

We’ve entered a reality where Fate is one of the biggest franchises around. Fate/Grand Order (the gacha-based mobile game) alone passed the $3 billion marker in gross revenue in 2019, meaning it’s made about as much money as the entire Legend of Zelda game series combined. How did this franchise, unknown in 2010, become an international juggernaut?

The GLORIO Chat Episode 5: The State of Fate

Kids these days with their Fate/Grand Orders and Fate/Apocryphas, making up servants all over the place… BACK IN MY DAY, there were only seven servants with seven masters. Well, technically eight I guess… and wait, there’s the Caster and Assassin thing so uh not sure how many masters… ANYWAY, join Jel, Iro, and Gee for an anime-focused discussion of their love/hate relationship with Fate/Stay Night and the various sequels and spinoffs it has spawned over the years.

The Wrap-Up: Summer 2017

If you go about doing a season preview, it is only obvious you also close off on a season review. In The Wrap-Up, all of our contributors get to shine a spotlight on the show they thought to be the very best of the past few weeks, as well as reflect back on the preview to see which shows let us down the most. When you watch currently airing anime or tokusatsu, eventually the question will rise which of these shows can rank amongst the medium’s true classics. Regardless of who covered what, this is where we single out the cream of the crop, and decide which shows from the past season deserve to stand the test of time.

All Your Monies: March 9th 2015

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (with Iro and Marlin) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week, Alter bring their A-game…

Best of Summer Wonder Festival 2014

It has been a pretty mild summer this year for me which is great because I can use all that money I saved on AC bills to buy all the things at this year’s Summer Wonder Festival. And as it may have been less exciting for those of us not in love with Kantai Collection, Love Live, Tony Taka,…

Best of Winter Wonder Festival 2014

Feburary is upon us again, and along with the chilly temps and snow Japan has once again held their biannual Winter Wonder Festival, where figure manufacturers and garage kit makers alike come together to showcase their newest wares. Join us as we sort through the blizzard of new figures to bring you our favorites while our wallets cringe in the background.