Author Archives: Patrick Moore

Dissolving Classroom Review

Junji Ito is the equivalent to a Japanese graphic novel version of Stephen King, in the sense that they both are masters of horror and each have their own unique way of disturbing their audiences. Stephen relies on the image that he has created...


Dreamhack Denver 2017 Cosplay

Dreamhack Denver 2017 was the first year Denver has had it’s own large scale gaming focused convention. So it is not surprise that the bulk of the cosplay that was in attendance was based around video games. As far as cosplay is concerned regarding...


NDK Cosplay Roundup Album 1

Every year we attend Nan Desu Kan in Denver, CO. Now that BentoByte has managed to expand significantly in the past year we have upped our repertoire of content that we have post con. But there is one thing that will never change, we...


She and Her Cat Review

Before we begin, She and Her Cat was originally was an anime short directed by the famed Makoto Shinkai (director of Your Name, 5 Centimeters Per Second, and The Place Promised in Our Early Days). This might make you think that there will be some sad and bittersweet...


Kakegurui Anime Trailer Released

For those who furiously watch the anime lists every season will have noticed a missing title across the streaming sites, Kakegurui. This is because streaming giant Netflix acquired the right for the Kakegurui anime. Although this dark and psychological Shounen show is currently airing in Japan, it...


Daisuki Announces It’s Shutting Down

International streaming service Daisuki announced today that it will be closing its doors and ending the service on October 31st, 2017. Following the announcement came a closure schedule that can be found below: July 1, 2017 – 12:00 a.m.  –  New registration for DAISUKI’s...


Persona 5 Anime Announced

Through the Attic Meeting of Cafe Leblanc event that Atlus held last weekend in honor of Persona 5, came the announcement that the hit game will be adapted into an anime. The anime will be called Persona 5 the Animation – the Day Breakers – and...


New Konosuba Has Been Announced

Today (for those who weren’t aware) was the release of the second OVA for Konosuba. To mark the occasion, a new anime project for the series was announced alongside it. The announcement came from a radio show which hosted the voice actors for both Kazuma...


Anime Expo 2017 Thoughts and Impressions

Over the years of BentoByte’s existence we have attended quite a few cons. But nothing ever quite compares to that of attending Los Angeles’ own Anime Expo. Every year, thousands of like-minded cosplayers, anime aficionados, and industry folks descend on downtown LA. To be...


Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #2

We have been working rather hard to push and process all our photos from this year’s Anime Expo. Contact us through social media if you are a cosplayer and would like a high res copy of your picture. See you all next year!


Anime Expo 2017 Cosplay Roundup Album #1

Over the 4th of July weekend, we had the privilege of covering the 2017 Los Angeles Anime Expo. While we were there we took a multitude of cosplay photos (it was hard not to as we had 4 photographers on site).  So without further...


Attack on Titan Season 3 Confirmed

Today after the finale for the season of Attack on Titan came the announcement that season 3 is confirmed.  See the video below video for more information. Based on the video alone, we can tell that season 3 is going to contain a lot of content....


Violet Evergarden to Premiere at Anime Expo

In an announcement made today by Anime Expo, the anime film Violet Evergarden will be making it’s world debut at the convention. On top of seeing the film, the convention is also offering a Q&A session with the director of the movie Taichi Ishidate (known for other...


Colorado Anime Community | Cosplay Feature Shoot

Yesterday, the facebook group known as the Colorado Anime Community had a meet up. We took the opportunity to drop by and take a few cosplay photos. Check out the cosplayers below! Hopefully these pics will hold everyone over while we process our pics...


Blame! Anime Movie Review

Having read the Blame! manga, I was incredibly excited to see the film finally launch on Netflix over the past weekend. However, after almost two hours, I had a lot of mixed feelings after my viewing experience. Before we dive in, I have to mention...