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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Power transmitted by laser: beaming it up (science news).

October 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Power transmitted by laser: beaming it up (science news).

During a three-day-long demo at the US Naval Surface Warfare Center a new advanced laser-based energy system invisibly beamed 400 watts of power across 325 meters, powering an entire navy office – including their all-important coffee machine. Now, that’s science, folks. 

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Multiverse – coming you way soon (science news).

October 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Multiverse – coming you way soon (science news).

Science is closing in on the theoretical reality of parallel universes. So, what is the state of science when it comes to alternative reality? Seeker, as always, are in search of the answers … 

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All-Japan Pillow Fighting Tournament (J-Life).

October 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
All-Japan Pillow Fighting Tournament (J-Life).

In Japan, pillow-fighting is a big-money serious extreme sport – so welcome to Ito, the home of the 6th All-Japan Pillow Fighting Tournament, where pillow fights are a spectator sport, and you never take losing lying down. 

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Terminator: Dark Fate (movie review: Mark Kermode).

October 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terminator: Dark Fate (movie review: Mark Kermode).

Our man of many movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to tell us what he thought about the new Terminator: Dark Fate flick. Is the film – whisper it – back to form, as a follow-up to the last Arnie and Sarah Connor pairing? Could be …

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Japanese mascots from hell?

October 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Japanese mascots from hell?

Yuru-chara are cute Japanese mascot characters – and every organisation in Japan has one, however unlikely. They also offer a masterclass in creativity and terror – so, here’s ten of the oddest and most horrific creations found across the nation by our Man-n-Japan … Chris Broad.

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Michio Kaku interview: the future of humanity (science video).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Michio Kaku interview: the future of humanity (science video).

Scientist and all-round super-brain Michio Kaku is interviewed about the future of humanity, alien contact, the multiverse, artificial intelligence, space travel and advanced physics.

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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened is arriving December 30th 2019 on Netflix. Kusuo Saiki is a high school student who was born with psychic abilities, including telepathy, psychokinesis, teleportation, and other talents. Despite having all these powers, Saiki faces all kinds of hardships and tries to avoid attention as much as possible. […]

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Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

Levius is a new Netflix anime streaming on November 28th 2019 (based on the manga comic-book of the same name). With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing. 

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Eden (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Eden (Netflix anime: trailer).

Eden is an original anime from Netflix, arriving in 2020 by director Yasuhiro Irie (Fullmetal Alchemist), and designer Toshihiro Kawamoto (Cowboy Bebop). Thousands of years into the future, there are no more humans. Only robots live in the mechanical metropolis, Eden 3. Until, one day, two farming robots find a young human girl in the […]

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Ghost In The Shell (Netflix anime).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ghost In The Shell (Netflix anime).

Netflix has a new anime coming to the streams next year … Ghost in the Shell: SAC 2045 (directed by Shinji Aramaki of Appleseed fame). In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan’s elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.

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