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Top 10 Female Tsunderes in Anime

Explore the ten best examples of temperamental tsunderes throughout anime!

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10 Shows to Watch While Waiting for More "Jujutsu Kaisen"

Jujutsu Kaisen has taken the anime world by storm, in large part thanks to the incredible quality of work done by studio MAPPA. Here are 10 similar series to enjoy while you're waiting for more.

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"Deceiver" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 11 Review

Gabi and Falco’s escape opens the audience to Attack on Titan’s most poignant message about the violence of discrimination. We witness how characters from the past three seasons flesh out the changes and burdens our protagonists experience.

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Should I Watch..? 'Lady and the Tramp' (1955)

Disney's first dog-based animation has become one of cinema's most beloved romance stories. But does it stand up to today's competition or is it a bit of a dog's dinner? Benjamin Cox is unleashed...

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Should I Watch..? 'Howl's Moving Castle'

Hayao Miyazaki's most personal film is a bewildering delight with dazzling visuals, imagination to spare and a wonderful soundtrack. But is it a match for the other Studio Ghibli films Benjamin Cox has seen?

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"A Sound Argument" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 10 Review

Amidst discussions on international relations, this episode greatly presents changes in character dynamics and the contrast between Eren's current demeanor and his overwhelming concern for the well-being of his friends. Does this still hold true for him?

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Why Sesshōmaru Is Problematic

While the Inuyasha and Yashahime series still needs this character to further the plot, it isn't without controversy.

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5 Anime Like 'Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi' ('Redo of Healer')

If you're looking for anime similar to "Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi" ("Redo of Healer"), then you've found the right place!

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"Brave Volunteers" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 9 Review

Continuing the run of quality episodes, MAPPA presents a clear discourse on racism and the difficulty of buying peace. Time runs out for our leads. Armin reflects his journey so far, grasping a seashell that was once a symbol of his future. Eren fights, moving ever forward to the hell he sees afar.

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5 Anime Like 'Tonikaku Kawaii' ('ToniKawa: Over the Moon For You')

If you're into adorable and cute "romance" shows, then these five anime similar to "Tonikaku Kawaii" are perfect for you.

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"The Door of Hope" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 3 Review

Presenting Reiner's POV, "The Door of Hope" changes the way we see the Warriors, explains their mental states for the past three seasons and shows the deep scars in Reiner that explain much of his behavior and motivations, while making him the perfect parallel to Eren Jaeger in more ways than one.

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5 Anime That Will Make You 'Toby Maguire' Cry

Need something to open the floodgates? Try these five great titles!

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Five Disney Films for the Socially Aware

These five socially aware Disney films are much more meaningful than the cash grabs normally seen in ads.

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5 Anime Like 'Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation'

Explore new realms and get yourself stirred by watching these five anime shows similar to "Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation."

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"Assassin's Bullet" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 8 Review

The Marley arc's thesis on war closes with a gunshot that hits at the core of the fanbase and a somber realization that the world will never be the same again. The discourses that form from the episode's aftermath provoke questions about viewer morality and our understanding of real-life conflicts.

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Is Raya and the Last Dragon Controversial?

With the newest Disney Princess set to debut on Disney+ in a matter of weeks, will the racial past of the company follow Raya into dark territory?

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5 Anime Like 'Horimiya'

Is your heart telling you to seek anime that are just as loving and tender as Horimiya? Then there's only one thing to do: "Follow your heart!"

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10 Reasons Patrick Is a Terrible Friend to Spongebob

Explore ten reasons why Spongebob Squarepants would be better off without Patrick Star!

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"The Promised Neverland" Review

A wonderfully paced masterpiece that tells a hopeful tale in the grimmest of settings.

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Three Great Anime to Show Your Friend Who Doesn't Like Anime

Don't like anime or know someone who doesn't? Check out these three great titles that don't require a love of the medium to enjoy!

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'Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within' - A Halfhearted Vigentennial Eulogy

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within turns 20 years old this year. It changed the way CGI and motion capture was used in animated films forever. While the film itself is a mess, we can still admire what it accomplished for animation two decades later.

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The Problem With Disney Moms

With Disney being an icon in the animation industry and a household staple in America, the negative image it has on older women is distressing.

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"Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 2: Determination": A Continuation Not Much Determined

"Determination" is the second chapter of the "Digimon Adventure tri." six-film series, a sequel to the original "Digimon Adventure/02" anime. Despite its title and third act being the highlight, the movie acted more like an extended television episode with an average plot and dull characters.

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"Assault" - Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 7 Review

War is hell. Marley's whole thesis is shown in its most horrifying form through the carnage left behind by the heroes we once admired. Are we sure we know which side we are on? Or if we know that there is a point to taking a side at all?

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"The Helpful Fox Senko-San'': A Soothing and Relaxing Anime Full of Cuteness

"The Helpful Fox Senko-San" is a 2019 anime adaptation of the Japanese comedy manga by Rimukoro. While it sadly lasted only one season and lacks depth, its laid-back tone, cute animation, and pleasing characters will make anyone feel relaxed with some laughs and enjoyment.

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"The War Hammer Titan" - Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 6 Review

The Attack on Marley begins! Eren faces off against a formidable foe, who stands as the guardian angel of the formidable superpower of the seas. Now that we have reached the other side, the return of the Survey Corps feels different as Gabi and the rest of Marley receive a grim reminder.

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ABC TV's 1973 Saturday Morning Television Schedule

Bugs Bunny, Yogi Bear, Batman and Robin, and more populated some of the now classic cartoons series that aired on the ABC network on Saturday mornings during the 1973 TV season.

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"Our Friend, Martin": An Educational and Emotional Film of MLK's Life Journey

"Our Friend Martin" is a 1999 direct-to-video animated children's educational film about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Even though it is aimed for children, it remains historically faithful, has an all-star cast, and an emotional soundtrack that would be beneficial for elementary schools.

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Top 10 Hottest "Naruto" Girls

Count down the ten best-looking gals in the "Naruto" anime!

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Anime Movie Review: "Fate Kalied Liner Prisma Illya: The Vow in the Snow"

In an alternate universe to "Fate/Stay Night," Shirou and Kiritsugu Emiya discover a child named Sakatsuki and take her into their home to use her as the Holy Grail's vessel. But as Shirou grows more attached to her, he must confront his ideals. Is this movie worth your time and money?

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Declaration of War - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 5 Review

Evocative imagery, impressive direction and gripping yet meaningful tension are the hallmarks of the episode's visuals, coupled with mostly strong music choices for the entire speech. Willy, Reiner and Eren enunciate their inner truths before a world inevitably heading to a greater, existential war.

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The Other Side of the Ocean - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 1 Review

A strong start to the final season, episode one delivers on the four-year timeskip, the consequences of Marleyean hegemony and the start of a deeper exploration into the other side of the conflict. Studio Mappa delivers well in terms of animation, implementation of CGI and character design

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Top Ten Ways to Spot a Bad Anime

The article explores ten known identifiers for sinking-ship anime, and what precautions you should take to not board one in the first place.

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"How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?": An Anime That Will Pump You Up

"How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift" is a 2019 anime based on the manga series by Yabako Sandrovich. While the show lasted a season with a rushed conclusion, the rest is genuinely educational with likable characters and humor that will help anyone get positively motivated.

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"Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection" Blu-ray Review

Bugs Bunny has been one of the most popular characters in animation for 80 years. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is paying tribute to the "wascally wabbit" with an anniversary collection Blu-ray box set. Marshall Fish finds out "What's up, Doc?" with this new release.

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Disney/Pixar's "Soul": The Must-See and Feel-Good Animated 2020 Film

"Soul" is a 2020 Disney/Pixar animated drama-comedy directed by Pete Docter that is exclusively streaming on Disney+. This highly-anticipated and delayed film ends 2020 with a bang. Its thought-provoking concept, creative visuals, and unforgettable characters breathe new life into animation.

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Rankin/Bass Retrospective: "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus"

For over 20 years, Rankin/Bass delighted audiences with a steady stream of holiday stories told in the Animagic style. But all good things must come to an end, with their final such special arriving in a 1985 adaptation of book written by L. Frank Baum.

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"Wonder Woman" '09: Over a Decade Later

A look back at the direct-to-video animated Wonder Woman movie from 2009 and how it's aged in the past decade.

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Rankin/Bass Retrospective: "The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold"

For Christmas 1981, Rankin/Bass mixed Christmas and St. Patricks Day to create a new leprechaun-flavored holiday special.

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"Frosty Returns": AKA Frosty's After-School Special

"Frosty Returns" is a 1992 CBS television special starring John Goodman as Frosty the Snowman. While it may be confusing and lacking substance, the standalone special is straightforward and charming with a comedic cast, familiar animation, and a nice environmental message for children.

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Top 10 Strongest Girls in "Sailor Moon"

Explore the ten strongest Sailor Scouts in the anime "Sailor Moon"!

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Rankin/Bass Retrospective: "Pinocchio's Christmas"

The very first Rankin/Bass creation was a series based on Pinocchio, so when it came time to make a Christmas special for their 20th anniversary, it was time for Pinocchio to return.

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Blu-ray Review - 'Lupin III: The First' (2020)

The 3DCG film is the first time the Lupin III character has been in the format in its 50+ year history. It reunites most of the original English voice cast and is totally beautiful through and through.

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Two Different Takes on Doing the Tragic Anime Heroine: Abigail Jones and Revy

I'm drawn most to characters with dark histories and hard cases. In the anime series Black Lagoon and The Great Pretender, both have two of the best examples of this archetype. So similar that fans have compared them to each other.

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Top 10 Strongest Characters in "One-Punch Man"

Explore the ten strongest heroes and monsters in the anime "One-Punch Man"!

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"The Croods: A New Age": An Unexpected and Evolving Step From Extinction

"The Croods: A New Age" is a 2020 sequel to the 2013 DreamWorks prehistoric animated comedy "The Croods." Conceptually, the story sounds rehashed from its predecessor at first. But the sequel is executed in a more humorous, imaginative, and astonishing manner.

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10 Great DC Animated Movies

A look at 10 of DC's best feature-length animated movies.

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'Wolfwalkers' Review: Hand-Drawn Heaven

Tomm Moore and Cartoon Saloon bring their Celtic animation trilogy to a close with Wolfwalkers.

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Movie Review: “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”

This is a non-spoiler review of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” starring Adriana Caselotti, Lucille La Verne, Roy Atwell, and more!

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"Olive, the Other Reindeer": An Underdog Christmas Classic

"Olive, the Other Reindeer" is a computer-animated Christmas musical special based on the book by Vivian Walsh. At first, the special may be average with a foolish concept. However, with Matt Groening and Drew Barrymore attached, the special is executed in the most charming and innovative way.