Cooper D Barham

Aspiring author, marriage and family therapist, and active behavioral health technician, Cooper fills his world with God, music, videogames, anime/manga, drawing, reading, writing, and some physical stuff in between. If you ever want to talk about the big or little things of life, fire him a message. Helping others through tough times is both his passion and way of living. 'Got it memorized?'

Review: My Hero Academia — Season 2

By Cooper D Barham / June 29, 2018 /

Producer: Madman Entertainment/Funimation Director: Kenji Nagasaki Writer: Yosuke Kuroda (screenwriter) & Kohei Horikoshi (mangaka) Starring: Justin Briner/Daiki Yamashita & Christopher Sabat/Tessho Genda Distributor: Madman Entertainment/Funimation Genre: Shonen, Superhero, Action Rating: PG-13 My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia) has seen no shortage of popularity since it Texas Smash’d its way into the anime limelight back in April 2016 (read our review here).…

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Review: Violet Evergarden

By Cooper D Barham / June 20, 2018 /

Producer: Netflix Director: Taichi Ishidate (Kyoto Animation) Writer: Reiko Yoshida (scriptwriter) & Kana Akatsuki (novelist) Starring: Erika Harlacher (English) & Yui Ishikawa (Japanese) Distributor: Netflix Genre: Drama Rating: TV-13 I hope and suspect everyone has, at least once, been acquainted with the feeling that comes after finishing a book, show, or video game which left them both fulfilled and empty in equal…

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Anime: Dubs VS Subs

By Cooper D Barham / June 8, 2018 /

Here we are, gingerly approaching the final hunting ground—a battlefield where friendships are torn asunder and morality breaks like fingers. The proverbial land where angels fear to tread… Anime: Do you prefer to watch it in the original Japanese with subtitles, or in its dubbed, American counterpart? Welcome, geeks, lolis, ladies, and grumps, to this…

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Review: Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku — Episode 1: Narumi and Hirotaka, Reunited. And Then…

By Cooper D Barham / June 6, 2018 /

Review Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku (Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii) is the talk of the spring season in Josei circles. Being mostly unacquainted with the Josei genre myself, I thought I’d use this series as an experiment in getting my feet wet. While the season may not be complete at the time of writing…

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GUG Community’s Favorite Anime

By Cooper D Barham / June 4, 2018 /

The results are in, geeks and otaku! The cumulative list of which anime/manga the Geeks Under Grace Facebook community considers their favorite of all time! Before we get to the list, here’s a brief statistics breakdown as well as the mode of operation used for analyzing the results. After approximately seventy-two hours of availability, there…

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