Anime

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"Midnight Train" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 2 Review

While dialogue-heavy, the episode uses rotoscoping, character animation and camera movements to draw our eyes on the characters and their experiences. Art and excellent color choices were on display with some great scenery and focused shots.

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Why Is Chibiusa Called "Rini" in so Many Articles?

Why are so many clickbait articles calling Chibiusa by such a strange and short name? The reason may not surprise you.

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Yesterday's Menu: A "Galaxy Angel" Retrospective

"Galaxy Angel" was a sci-fi comedy series that began in 2000 and ran for several seasons. This article looks back at the series with a critical analysis and reflective thought.

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Fantasia 2021: "Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko" Review

Beautifully animated with a deep, meaningful message that should resonate with just about anyone that was raised by a single parent, Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko is a touching, funny, and often times gut wrenching journey that needs to be seen.

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Why Yuki Nagato Is the Most Powerful Character in Anime

Yuki Nagato is the most overpowered character in anime. Yes, more powerful than Goku. More powerful than Saitama. Maybe even more powerful than Shaggy (forgive me Lord Shaggy). Here I set out my defense of Nagato's power.

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Anime Self-Examination: How "Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphan" Challenges the Franchises' History of Child Soldiers

Gundam is famous for its giant robots and larger themes of war. However, no series goes as in-depth into it as "Iron-Blooded Orphan" from 2015. I just recently discovered this series and I am both surprised and not surprised how I've never heard of this show till now.

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A Love That Can't Help but Fail: The Strange Relationship of Eren Yeager and Mikasa Ackerman

The end of the popular series "Attack on Titan" has been controversial. But it doesn't stop me from pondering the doomed relationship of its two main protagonists, Eren Yeager and Mikasa Ackermen, with its depth and tragedy.

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Top 10 Anime Characters Beyond Redemption

The article explains the top ten anime characters who cannot be redeemed, not matter how many love-pillows their writers/fans have of them. Oh... and a SPOILER WARNING is effect for anyone who hasn't seen these anime. I repeat, a SPOILER WARNING is in effect.

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3 Things the Sailor Moon Supers and Eternal Movies Have in Common

Although they are separated by 26 years and two different animation teams, the Sailor Moon SuperS and Eternal films have plenty in common.

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Top 10 Geass in "Code Geass"

Explore the ten best Geass abilities in the anime "Code Geass"!

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5 Anime Like "Shaman King"

Your search for anime similar to "Shaman King" is over. This collection has what you've been looking for.

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5 Anime Like "Edens Zero"

If you're a fan of adventure-filled shounen anime shows, then these five anime shows similar to 'Edens Zero' are for you!

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5 Anime Like "Tokyo Revengers"

Your search for anime similar to "Tokyo Revengers" ends here. This collection lists five shows that will surely give you a run for your time!

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Every Greymon Form in Digimon

Explore every Greymon evolution in the Digimon franchise!

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Top 10 Strongest Partner Digimon

Explore the ten strongest tamer companions throughout the Digimon cartoons!

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Anime Movie Review: "Fate/Stay Night: Heaven's Feel III: Spring Song" (2020)

Shirou Emiya made his choice and gave up being a Hero of Justice to be a hero for Sakura Matou, but as he continues his quest to rescue Sakura, his use of Archer's arm is destroying his mind and body. Will he be able to save Sakura? Is this movie worth your time and money? Let's find out!

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"Savagery" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 14 Review

The Yeager brothers face different challenges as they disrupt the current order amidst a coming invasion. Levi, Mikasa, and Armin are confronted with the meaning of their struggles as more details of their journeys are recontextualized by their encounters with the hated "devils".

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"Children of the Forest" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 13 Review

Following Gabi and Falco's journey in "Deceiver", we look at the cycle of violence as characters confront the devils within them and the dark truth that humanity is lost and caught in the storm of fear and hatred.

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Anime Theory: Black Hair Is Good, Brown Evil

Discover just how many anime rivalries involve dark-haired protagonists and brunette antagonists!

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The Tragedy of Eren Yeager: How the Character Changes Throughout "Attack on Titan"

Attack on Titan's main protagonist is now becoming the antagonist. Many people are saying that Eren Yeager's character is regressing back into his angry, younger self. However, I'm not so sure.

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"Guides" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 12 Review

An intense political drama unfolds as more distrust against Eren and censorship provokes mass protests and an alarming military uprising. This episode puts forward the clear message of the rise of fascism borne from corruption, failure of implementing the law, and appeasement of extremes.

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Why Black America Resonates With "Dragonball"

Despite a few racially insensitive characters, the "Dragonball" franchise enjoys a broad African American fan base.

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Why You Really Shouldn't Miss "Jujutsu Kaisen"

"Jujutsu Kaisen" is exactly your standard shonen anime except better. Much better.

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"Attack on Titan" and the Power of Indoctrination

The idea of indoctrination carries a negative context to it. On the surface, it seems obvious to avoid. "Attack on Titan", however, presents a world where not only are indoctrinations always present, but often so easy to embrace that its followers will do anything to uphold them.

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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..? '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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"Attack on Titan" and Its Definition of True Monsters

This essay may contain light spoilers for future episodes. "Attack on Titan" is not only a dark fantasy show. It presents ethical and philosophical questions through its characters to the audience.

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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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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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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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"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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"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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Top 10 Hottest "Naruto" Girls

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

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Anime Movie Review: "Fate Kaleid 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.