The Speakeasy #074: Neon Genesis Detectives, Orphan Black, Wonderfest, Avatar the Last Airbender

Ongoing Investigations: Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Detective Diary (vol. 1) by Takumi Yoshimura, Orphan Black by BBC America, K-ON! College (vol. 1) by kakifly, Avatar the Last Airbender: Smoke and Shadow (vols. 1-2) by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, Hayate the Combat Butler (ch. 517) by Kenjiro Hata.

Food for Thought: Which Character From Last Year Needs a Cool Figure?

Topics: Wonderfest, YALSA 2016 Great Graphic Novels for Teens, Rumiko Takahashi Nominated for Eisner Hall of Fame, Ghibli’s Isao Takahata to Receive Annie Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award, Mr. Osomatsu Coverage Leads to Pash! Magazine’s Highest Ever 1st Printing, Dagashi Kashi Double Circulation, Funimation Making Free-to-Play Games.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Too Cool for School

  • 1 oz coconut rum
  • 1/2 oz mango schnapps
  • 1/2 oz Blue Curacao liqueur
  • 2 oz orange-pineapple juice

Serve ingredients above in a cocktail glass, shake beforehand. Or double amounts and serve in a tall glass.

 

 

The Speakeasy #071: Thunderbolt—Detective Conan, Steelheart, Gundam Thunderbolt, Monstress

Drink #071: Thunderbolt
Detective Conan, Steelheart, Gundam Thunderbolt, Monstress

Ongoing Investigations: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson, Genesis of Aquarion by Satelight, Aquarion Evol Volumes 4 & 5 by Aogiri and Shoji Kawamori, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin, Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda.

Topics: Detective Conan 20th Anniversary Project, Gundam Thunderbolt, Netflix Producing Anime, Dragon Half Added to Crunchyroll Catalog.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Thunderbolt

  • 0.75 oz. Gin
  • 0.75 oz. Apricot brandy
  • 2 tsp. Grenadine
  • 0.25 oz. Lemon juice

Fill a shaker half full with ice cubes. Pour all ingredients into shaker and shake well. Strain drink into a Cocktail glass and serve.

The Speakeasy #070: Glitter Bomb—Barakamon, Felicia Day, Omakase, Glitter Force

Drink #070: Glitter Bomb
Barakamon, Felicia Day, Omakase, Glitter Force

Ongoing Investigations: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day (memoir), Maria the Virgin Witch: Exhibition by Masayuki Ishikawa, Barakamon vols. 1-3 by Satsuki Yoshino, Fables by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham.

Topics: Glitter Force, Omakase by Viewster, Attack on Titan American anthology, Tiger & Bunny American movie.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Glitter Bomb

  • 1/2 oz. After Shock
  • 1/2 oz. Goldschlager

Combine and shoot.