Deanna Nguyen

How Ranking of Kings Reframes the Hero’s Journey

Who doesn’t love an adventure story with fleshed-out characters, an engaging plot, fascinating world-building and underlying themes that tie everything together? So far, Ranking of Kings checks all these boxes. Take a look at Bojji—how can you not love...

Donghua Chinese Animation to Watch First on Funimation

If you've been watching anime on Funimation, chances are you've come across the term "donghua." But wait, isn't that just anime? Not quite. Donghua are works animated and produced in China, and typically dubbed in Mandarin. Like anime, donghua...

Travel Back in Time with Japanese Historical Anime

We’ve seen our share of isekai packed with fantasy lore and sci-fi shows with technologically advanced societies, but what about anime that allows us to travel to the past and vicariously experience a time period before we were around? History...

NEXT GRIDMAN UNIVERSE Project to Be Announced in Winter

Tokusatsu and GRIDMAN fans won’t have to wait too long for news on the next installment of the “GRIDMAN UNIVERSE,” because the latest project will be revealed this Winter!  https://twitter.com/SSSS_PROJECT/status/1449688554687254529 The official Twitter account for SSSS.DYNAZENON dropped the news this week,...

How Hyouka and Its Characters Turn the Mundane Into the Extraordinary

If anyone has ever told you that you’re overanalyzing things, they haven’t met the characters of Hyouka—and I say this in the most endearing way possible.  Hyouka is a special show, not just personally, but also visually and story-wise. It...

Funimation Has Killer Vampires: The Case Study of Vanitas, MARS RED and More

Sharp fangs, red eyes, pale skin and lots of blood—vampire anime, anyone?  Whether you’re a ride-or-die JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure fan or you became instantly obsessed with The Case Study of Vanitas, vampires in anime are here to stay. While some...

What Is Obey Me!? The Dating Sim with Seven Demon Brothers, Explained

Mobile dating sims have been all the rage lately, including the popular Obey Me! — One Master to Rule Them All. The game has garnered so much popularity that it recently released an anime of the same name, streaming...

Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- Gets Mobile App English Version

Looks like the ikemen sword training online browser game, Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-, will be getting a mobile version!  The official Twitter account recently announced that pre-registrations for Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- Pocket are open on the App Store and Google Play...

Why The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent Is the Perfect Slice of Life Isekai

In the world(s) of isekai, we’ve been recently blessed (pun intended) with The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent—a show that, rather than focused on epic action and revenge plots, hones in on good vibes and wholesomeness!  But that only scratches...

What Is Touken Ranbu? The Ikemen Sword Training Browser Game, Explained

If you’re looking for a game with ikemen or you’ve heard about Touken Ranbu but never got around to playing it, we’re giving you a breakdown of the web browser game that launched an English version this year! From...

About Me

Deanna Nguyen is a writer and editor with several years of experience in content creation and editorial management for print and digital publications. Aside from watching anime and simping for her favorite characters, she enjoys playing otome games and cuddling with her bichon frise, Yoshi, during her free time.
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