Anime

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"Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 1: Reunion": A Self-Explanatory Beginning of the Six-Film Saga

"Reunion" is the first chapter of the "Digimon Adventure tri." six-film series, a sequel to the original "Digimon Adventure/02" anime. As the title suggested, it is a warm-welcoming returns for fans with an interesting set-up, impressive animation, and a mixed variety of characters.

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Anime Gets Religion: A Retrospective of "The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya"

"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.

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Everyone and Everything Will Kill You! Must See Horror Anime

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.

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Top 10 Strongest Saiyans in "Dragon Ball Z/Super"

Explore the ten strongest Saiyan warriors throughout the Dragon Ball franchise!

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Anime for People Who Hate Anime

If you don't get what anime is about, or why it gets so much love, check out this list of anime for people who hate anime!

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Reaper's Reviews: 'Cowboy Bebop'

A classic of the medium through and through, Cowboy Bebop merges an irresistible sense of style with nuanced characters, smooth animation and an unforgettable soundtrack to create one of anime's very best offerings.

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The Best Worst Dub: A "Samurai Pizza Cats" Retrospective

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.

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Top 5 Anime of Summer 2020

There wasn't much to pick from, but this article includes the best anime to hit streaming sites in summer 2020.

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Guts - A "Berserk" Character Analysis

Guts is one of the most complex characters in anime and manga I've ever seen. In this analysis, I try to dive a bit deeper into the dark and twisted mind of this one of a kind character.

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6 Studio Ghibli Films on Netflix You Should Watch Right Now

This article ranks my top 6 Studio Ghibli films available for streaming on Netflix. This list is in no particular order.

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Anime Reviews: "Mob Psycho 100 II"

Improving in just about every area possible, Mob Psycho 100 II takes an already outstanding franchise and propels it to new heights of action anime greatness.

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A "Pretty Cure" For What Ails You: Exploring Netflix's Failed Anime Dub

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.

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Top 10 Duelists in Yu-Gi-Oh GX

Explore the ten best duelists in the Yu-Gi-Oh GX anime!

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Does Talent Come in Waves? Explaining the 1990 to 2010 Boom in Anime

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?

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"Beastars" Season 1 Review

I take a look at the first season of Beastars, a promising new anime licensed by Netflix.

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Monogatari Series Watch Order – Discover the Best Way to Start Watching

Don't know which series to watch first? This Monogatari series watch order guide will help you get started.

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"Promare" Movie Review

We take a look at Studio Trigger's newest anime hit, Promare, and see if it lives up to its immense hype.

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Sakura Haruno: Why Does She Get So Much Hate?

Sakura Haruno was supposed to be the main heroine of Naruto and Naruto: Shippuden. How has she garnered so much hate? In this article, we're gonna go over a few reasons that (I believe) the fandom doesn't like her. There will be spoilers.

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Top 5 Convincing "Death Note" Theories

Explore five believable "Death Note" theories that change your perspective on the popular anime!

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5 Battle Royale Anime and Manga to Check Out

This article will looks at five Battle Royale series that anime and manga fans should consider checking out.

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5 Anime Like 'Tower of God'

If you're looking for anime similar to Tower of God, then you'll surely be fond of these five anime recommendations.

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5 Anime Like 'Somali to Mori no Kamisama' ('Somali and the Forest Spirit')

Are you on a quest to discover anime shows similar to 'Somali and the Forest Spirit?' Well done, you've come to the right place.

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10 Anime Like "Given" You Should Binge Right Now

Here are the best anime like "Given" that undoubtedly deserve more attention.

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5 Anime Like 'Kaguya-sama: Love Is War'

If you loved the romantic and comedic antics of 'Kaguya-sama: Love is War,' then you're sure to enjoy these five similar anime.

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5 Anime Like 'Darwin's Game'

Do you enjoy watching survival-themed anime shows like Darwin's Game? Hold on to your seat now because the anime recommendations listed here will knock you off your feet if you're not ready.

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5 Anime Like 'BOFURI: I Don’t Want To Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense'

Did the Maple's formidable defense in BOFURI charm you? If it did, then these anime recommendations will suit you well.

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Should I Watch..? 'Spirited Away'

Seeking refuge from these troubled times, what better than the wondrous imagination of Japanese animation sensei Hayao Miyazaki? And of all of his fantastic films, Benjamin Cox believes that there are none finer than this masterpiece.

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The Five Best Harem Anime of 2019

In no particular order, here are the five best harem anime of 2019!

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Should I Watch..? 'Princess Mononoke'

Continuing to enjoy the release of Studio Ghibli films on streaming services in the UK, Benjamin Cox finally manages to find the time to sit and enjoy this most epic of adventures and marvel at its majesty.

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'My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising' (2020) Review: Close, but No Cigar

Now playing in theaters, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is like your favorite combo at your favorite fast food place suddenly having a new spot and a new number on the menu. It halfheartedly attempts something new and that is its biggest flaw.

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The Five Best Action Anime of 2019

In no particular order, here are the five best action anime of 2019!

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Admit It: You Enjoy the Wish Fulfillment in Isekai Anime

The isekai genre is hated, much like 'Twilight', for gaining success through the wish fulfillment the shows provide to their audience. I don't think that's fair.

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5 Great Things About the Shishio Fight in "Rurouni Kenshin"

Explore why the climatic battle in "Rurouni Kenshin" more than met our expectations!

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'Ride Your Wave' (2020) Review: Live, Die, Sing, Surf

Masaaki Yuasa's latest animated film isn't as crazy as some of his other works, which allows its key relationship to shine brightest. His visual style is just as vividly impressive as ever. Ride Your Wave had a special theatrical event February 19th and has a limited theatrical release February 21st

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The Five Best Comedy Anime of 2019

In no particular order, here are the five best comedy anime of 2019!

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Best Anime of the 2010s: A Look at Anime From 2010 to 2019

The fan favorites and best series of the 2010s.

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The Five Best Romance Anime of 2019

In no particular order, here are the five best romance anime of 2019!

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Should I Watch..? 'My Neighbour Totoro'

To celebrate the arrival of Studio Ghibli to streaming services in the UK, Benjamin Cox decides to look back at the studio's defining picture - a family fantasy film that overwhelms with its charm and heart.

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10 Anime Series That Desperately Need a Sequel

Many anime series manage to wrap up their plot in a satisfying little package. Other series have unexplored worldbuilding or unfinished plot lines that need resolving. Here are ten anime from the past two decades that could really use a sequel.

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9 Reasons Why Levi Ackerman Is So Popular

Here are nine reasons why "Attack on Titan" fans love Levi.

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Top 10 Strongest Beybladers

Count down the ten strongest bladers throughout the Beyblade anime!

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5 Anime Like 'Shinchou Yuusha' ('Cautious Hero')

The hero may be overpowered yet overly cautious, but you're not, so here's a list of anime similar to Shinchou Yuusha, which will definitely deliver you a sure-win in anime-watching.

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Reaper's Reviews: 'Akira'

Meticulously animated and thematically engrossing, Akira is a complex, riveting and relentless sci-fi epic that rightfully earned its legacy as a landmark in animation.

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Felix in 'Re:Zero' and Trans Representation in Anime and Manga

The character of Felix in 'Re:Zero' became a popular internet meme in the transgender community. But people always point out that she is not "really" trans. To understand what she is, we need a better understanding of what it means to be transgender in Japan.

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10 Anime Series Like 'Magia Record'

Fans of the original 'Puella Magi Madoka Magica' series have been looking forward to 'Magia Record' for months. Here are ten dark yet beautiful anime to watch while waiting for new episodes.

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Is Evangelion a Deconstruction? And, What Does That Really Mean?

What is a deconstruction? How is 'Evangelion' a deconstruction of common anime tropes and cliches? You will appreciate and understand 'Evangelion' more after reading this.

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Top 10 Strongest Captains in "Bleach"

Count down the ten best captains of the Gotei 13 in the Bleach anime!

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Film Reviews: 'Dragon Ball' Movies

There are four Dragon Ball movies. They're kind of short, most being less than an hour long. But they pack a lot of entertainment value in a small package.

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Anime Series Review: Goblin Slayer (Season 1)

The anime 'Goblin Slayer' was brutal and controversial, but also memorable, beautiful, even breathtaking. (I say 'Season 1' just in case the anime gets more episodes in the future.)