Kathleen Townsend

Claymore: Loss, Loneliness and Finding Light in the Dark

Since the passing of legendary mangaka Kentaro Miura, creator of Berserk, I’ve thought a lot about dark fantasy and grim tales. Many have much to offer, exploring themes such as healing from trauma and found family, through stories filled...

Why You Need to See Sing a Bit of Harmony

Have you ever watched a minute and a half of something and immediately known that it was going to be pitch-perfect and would have a major impact on you? It’s an odd feeling, but one that’s instantly recognizable. RELATED: Sing...

My Hero Academia Season 5 Vinyl Release Announced, Funimation-Exclusive Variant Pre-Order Live

UPDATE: Pre-orders for The Funimation Shop-exclusive My Hero Academia Season 5 soundtrack vinyl variant are now available! Get ready vinyl fans, because the My Hero Academia Season 5 soundtrack is officially getting pressed, courtesy of Milan Records! The news was announced...

Universal Studios Japan to Open Hunter x Hunter Attraction in March

Calling all Hunter x Hunter fans! In November 2021, Universal Studios Japan teased that Yoshihiro Togashi's famed Hunter x Hunter series would arrive at the park, and they've just released details on how it's coming to life! https://twitter.com/USJ_Official/status/1478018336340725764 The new attraction,...

Urusei Yatsura Returns in 2022 With New TV Anime Project

Classic anime and manga fans, rejoice! The 1978 award-winning manga from Rumiko Takahashi (Ranma 1/2, Inuyasha), Urusei Yatsura, is officially receiving a new anime adaptation! The new project—the second anime TV series based on the original—is slated for four cours,...

SPY x FAMILY, Aoashi and Everything Else Announced at Crunchyroll’s AnimeNYC Industry Panel

Crunchyroll brought the goods to its Anime NYC industry panel this year, with announcements and updates on upcoming anime series like SPY x FAMILY, Aoashi and more! RELATED: Spy x Family Gets TV Anime Adaptation from WIT Studio and Cloverworks First up is the...

Why You Absolutely Need to Experience LINK CLICK

I have only watched one donghua—a Chinese animated series—and it is, full stop, one of the best series I have ever seen. You don’t have to just take my word for it either. As of writing this, LINK CLICK...

Anime to Watch When Your Partner Loves Horror and You Don’t

Pumpkin season is here! It may be the time of fall leaves, Halloween and everything spooky, but not everyone is a fan of monsters, ghouls, and spooky happenings, be it in anime or otherwise. While I love anime about...

Why You Should Watch The Count of Monte Cristo: Gankutsuou

I won’t lie, sometimes seeing a series with the same title as a novel from classic literature is enough to make shy away from any adaptation. Take The Count of Monte Cristo, for example. Its page count alone is...

Crunchyroll Reveals Fall 2021 Lineup, Including Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Platinum End & More!

As if our watchlists could get even more packed, Crunchyroll has officially announced its Fall 2021 anime season lineup! Between highly anticipated series like Platinum End and Blade Runner: Black Lotus and new seasons of favorites like Restaurant to...

About Me

Kathleen writes about anime and edits light novels. When she’s not bingeing the latest shounen or isekai, she can be found shouting about books, podcasts, and other awesome nerd stuff on her blog.
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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...