The Professional Gamer - January 30, 2017

Hello readers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Professional Gamer. It has been a hell of a week, so let's take a break and talk about geeky stuff for a bit. This has been a week where a large portion of my time has been spent following the latest of the outrageous news coming from Washington; but, in order to maintain my own mental health, I did spend some time relaxing. Let's talk about that instead.

First up, I watched the first episode of an anime with a ludicrously long title: Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju. The show is about a young man who is released from prison and seeks out a rakugo storyteller to become his apprentice. The criminal, known as "Yotaro", saw Yakumo, the storyteller, perform the story of "Shinigami" while he was in prison. Yakumo reluctantly accepts Yotaro as his apprentice, but does not make much effort to teach him the art of rakugo. The characters seem to have complex motivations that are not explicit in the first episode. I'm interested in watching some more to see how these characters develop through the series.

The rest of my leisure time has been spent exploring space. I'm having fun, listening to podcasts and scanning all of the stellar bodies on my way to Colonia. And, I'm streaming the whole thing on Twitch. 

That's all I have for this week. See you next time and game on!