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The Wind sings of a Journey

Today I'm going to step away from the usual articles about my reading and musical tastes to talk a bit about a video game that kept me the most occupied some years ago, and some of its predecessors.

Mana mana, pa pa palala.

It should be obvious, given the title above, that this is about the game series ...of Mana (but not just them). The game that is the center of my interest here is Legend of Mana, but I will also write about Secret of Mana and 聖剣伝説3 (Seiken Densetsu 3) -- never released outside of Japan -- and Secret of Evermore, the little, unfairly shunned, cousin.

Free City Rhymes

Nashorn im Galopp (Rhino Full Throttle) is a short film by Erik Schmitt, released in 2013, starring Marlen Lohse (as Vicky) and Tino Mewes (as Bruno). It was nominated for and won multiple awards, a list of which you can find on the IMDb page.

A Forest

I'm quite sure most of you heard the story of Hansel and Gretel, the classic Grimm Brothers' story about the two siblings left in the woods, who stumble upon a gingerbread house full of sweet pastries and dangers. This article is about a retelling of the story by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Lorenzo Mattotti. The book was poking out of a shelf in my library as if to catch my attention, so I picked it and read it, since I had forgotten it a month or so ago.

Crazy Beat

Today, we're taking a trip in the past, and literature, since we are going to talk about Mickey Mouse. However, we are not about to go through the history of everything Mickey that I (or you) may have grown up with, but about a comic book published in March 2016, under the combined pen and brush of Lewis Trondheim and Nicolas Keramidas.