"The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya" was a breakout hit anime series that helped bring the otaku lifestyle out of the underground and into the mainstream. Let's take a look back at the series that started its own religion.
Japanese horror tends to follow a quite different formula than Western horror, and here, we discuss what makes horror anime unique, and recommend the best of the best.
"Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktacular" is a computer-animated direct-to-video film based on the children's books by Jill Thompson. While it has aged computer animation and simplicity, its innocent charm, innovative visuals, and memorable characters make up for it.
Premiering at Fantasia Fest 2020 back in August, A Costume for Nicolas makes the most of its tiny budget and is an animated adventure loaded with imagination and heart.
Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf is the final Scooby-Doo television film in the Hanna-Barbera Superstar 10 series. With the movie given a more comedic direction and artistic shift, it ends both on a vibrant, humorous yet slow and bland note.
This is a non-spoiler review of “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” starring Rod Taylor, Betty Lou Gerson, J. Pat O’Malley, and more!
"Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School" is the second Scooby-Doo movie in the Hanna-Barbera Superstar 10 series. It has been regarded by fans as a cult classic for its distinctive concept, creative animation, and unforgettable characters.
"Scooby-Doo! Meets the Boo Brothers" is a TV movie which is part of the Hanna-Barbera Superstar 10 series. Though the plot can get all over the place and has mixed humor, the rest gets serviceable with an interesting concept, thoughtful clues, nicely executed animation and entertaining voice-work.
"Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw" is a film based on both the Tonka toyline and Hanna-Barbera cartoon of the same name. While harmless, in some regards, this movie tries way too hard to be taken serious with a ridiculous plot, cheap animation, bland characters, and forgettable songs.
An analysis of the best episode on this show.
The Powerpuff Girls Movie is Cartoon Network's first and only theatrical movie, based on the series of the same name. While the movie initially caused concern for its violence and flopped, the rest makes up for it with a decent origin story, updated animation, thrilling action and performances.
Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip is the first television movie produced by Cartoon Network and originally intended as the series finale to Dexter's Laboratory. While the story sounds standard and formulaic, the movie gradually evolves with creative animation, fun action and memorable characters.
On the surface, this short-lived animated series would be considered a simple Ren & Stimpy knock-off. In practice, however, this show not only revitalized Hanna-Barbera's legacy but a launched a new legacy for the animators involved making the show.
He's not a nihilist, he's a cynic. Yes, there is a difference that matters between the two. Also, he "does an arc", whether he wants to admit that or not.
After struggling to reach the top, Animal Crackers is an average family flick with a playful concept, colorful animation and a talented voice cast. Though the plot could get predictable and the jokes are hit-and-miss, the effort is still present and its heart in the right place.
Freakazoid! is an Emmy-winning animated series produced by Stephen Spielberg that mixes superheroes and comedy. While it may have started with a lack of focus in its format and got canceled after two seasons, it gained a cult following for its characters, animation, and non-stop humor.
Samurai Pizza Cats was an anime series that aired in the early and mid-90s, licensed in North America by Saban. It's about time to reflect on the series and look at it critically.
Regular Show's J.G. Quintel is back with a brand new animated series called Close Enough filled with cursing, nudity, booze, and clown strippers.
The Critic is an underrated animated sitcom created by Simpsons showrunners Al Jean & Mike Reiss. Despite the show only lasting two seasons, and having aged a little, it left a cult following with a satirical passion for parodying movies, memorable episodes, and a talented voice cast.
In this article, I take a look at Pretty Cure/Precure, a famous magical girl anime that has underperformed outside of Japan. Specifically, we'll examine its rough history in the States as the Netflix dub "Glitter Force" and how Crunchyroll intends to bring it back.
Join me as we delve into the history of women in America, their shifting gender roles, and whether the role of a women has really changed all that much since 1923, all through the lens of our favorite Disney princesses.
Explore the five strongest warriors can who can bend all four elements in the Avatar franchise!
You've heard of the Disney Renaissance, and maybe even the actual Renaissance. But was the period from 1990 to 2010 another such uniquely talented time in history for anime?
Don't know which series to watch first? This Monogatari series watch order guide will help you get started.
My review of a classic children's film.