Monthly Archives: February, 2021

One Piece Manga Crosses 480M Worldwide Copies in Circulation

By Kathleen Townsend That's a lot of manga. Shueisha has announced that Eiichiro Oda's famed One Piece series has reached 480 million copies in circulation worldwide! The news coincides with the release of One Piece Volume 98 in Japan. The 480...

Life Lessons of Uramichi-Oniisan to Premiere in July, Series Adds Additional Designer

By Kathleen Townsend After a delay out of its previous 2020 launch window, the anime adaptation of Uramichi Oniisan (released by Kodansha as Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan) officially has a new premiere month in Japan—July 2021. The official website for the...

Go BEYOND With This Supersized, Glow-in-the-Dark All Might Funko Pop!

By Yali Perez He's the Symbol of Peace. He's the beacon of hope. He's...now the size of your cat! That's right, we're talking about the Funimation exclusive My Hero Academia All Might 10-inch Funko Pop! Did we mention he also...

The Many Worlds of War in Anime ⚔️

By Chelsea Cruz War. War never changes.  Whether the wars are between humans or superpowered beings, we have watched our favorite characters endure the worst of times before the best (or in some cases, at least a bit better) of times. Each...

The Hope of Sacrifice in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

By Sean Aitchison In Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Ed, Al and a few other characters are constantly referred to as “sacrifices” by the Homunculi and their leader, Father. This has something of a double meaning—not only are they literal sacrifices for...

Interview: Hashtag Creator on What #28DaysofBlackCosplay Means to the Community

It’s safe to say that the 28 Days of Black Cosplay movement is a steadfast staple of the cosplay community. Focusing on visibility, representation and celebration, this yearly activation has drawn the attention of major media outlets, celebrities and cosplayers...

Black Clover to Air Final Episode in March, Major Announcement Teased

By Kathleen Townsend The end is nigh. The official Twitter account for the Black Clover anime has announced that the series' final episode will air this March. That's right, Episode 170 of Black Clover will air in Japan on March 30....

Your Guide to Tokyo Through HYPNOSISMIC and Other Anime 🎤

By jennifu Anime fans know firsthand just how great the medium can be in helping us metaphorically escape to other worlds (considering the entire subgenre known as isekai). And with many of us spending the winter glued to our couches,...

Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies moved to a starter town? Unveils New Cast Members and Mobile Game

By Kathleen Townsend Are you loving the adventure of Lloyd and his incredibly powerful, yet adorable abilities? Well, we've got some news for you. The official website for Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies moved to a starter town?...

Class 1-B Suits Up in Latest My Hero Academia Season 5 Art

By Yali Perez Class 1-A isn't the only group to get a costume glow-up. Are you ready for the return of Class 1-B in My Hero Academia Season 5? RELATED: 30 Million Copies!? My Hero Academia Crosses Manga Milestone Well, get excited,...

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Your Guide to the Spring 2022 Anime Season on Crunchyroll and Funimation

Spring is in the air! You know what that means. New anime is coming to Crunchyroll! This upcoming spring...