Top 5 Comedy Anime for People New to Anime
Action/adventure anime are well-known, but there are also many good comedy anime. In addition to being funny, these can be a gateway into other anime genres. Here are five good comedies for people new to anime that also help to introduce the breadth of anime genres.
“Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie” (2021): The Good and The Bad
This film is based on Gege Akutami's Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 0, a prequel that functioned as a "pilot" for the main Jujutsu Kaisen manga series. Before being distributed internationally this year, the film was exclusively released in Japan on December 24, 2021.
Why Light Yagami Was Smarter Than L and Vice Versa
Which of these geniuses was more genius-y?
Strange Things Changed in the Cloverway Dub of "Sailor Moon S" and "Supers"
While the DiC dub for Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon R is infamous for its changes, the Cloverway dub for S and SuperS are also legendary.
Ranking My Hero Academia’s Class 1-A From Least to Most Powerful
Which of our favorite aspiring heroes will rise to the top and which are future retail workers?
The Many Times You Saw "Sailor Neptune" Before You Were Supposed To
Sailor Neptune has become an icon for LBGTQ Sailor Moon fans, but did you know you've seen her before?
The Good and Problematic of Chibiusa's Future Love Prospects
Being the first-born daughter of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask, the future of Chibiusa Tsukino has been one of curiosity and debate since the 1990s.
The Anti-Escapism Themes of "Neon Genesis Evangelion"
How a cynical series taught us to man-up.
"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 to the characters and their experiences. Art and excellent color choices were on display with some great scenery and focused shots.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3 Things the Sailor Moon Super S and Eternal Movies Have in Common
Although they are separated by 26 years and two different animation teams, the Sailor Moon Super S and Eternal films have plenty in common.
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!
"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."
"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. Here's my review of season 4, episode 13 of "Attack on Titan."
The Tragedy of Eren Yeager: How the Character Changes Throughout "Attack on Titan"
The main protagonist in "Attack on Titan" 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.
"Guides": "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 12 Review
An intense political drama unfolds as more distrust against Eren and censorship provoke 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.
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.
"Deceiver" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 11 Review
The violence of discrimination is highlighted in season 4, episode 11 of "Attack on Titan." Here, the protagonists experience changes and burdens as fleshed out over the past three seasons.
"A Sound Argument" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 10 Review
Season 4, Episode 10 of "Attack on Titan" focuses on international relations. Changes in character dynamics also occur, especially for Eren and his friends. Here's my review.
"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.
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! These selections contain stories of vengeance, controversial scenes, and some violence.
"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 on his journey so far, grasping a seashell that was once a symbol of his future. Eren fights, moving forward to the hell he sees afar.
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.
"The Door of Hope": "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 3 Review
Presenting Reiner's POV, "The Door of Hope" changes how we see the Warriors. It 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.
5 Anime Like "Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation"
Explore new realms by watching these five anime shows similar to "Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation."
"Assassin's Bullet" - "Attack on Titan" Season 4 Episode 8 Review
"Attack on Titan" Season 4, Episode 8 leaves viewers with a somber realization that the world will never be the same again. Find out how it provokes questions about viewer morality and understanding real-life conflicts.