Sean Aitchison

The Merc With A Mouth Meets All Might in Latest Chapter of Deadpool: Samurai

In the most recent chapter of Sanshiro Kasama and Hikaru Uesugi's Deadpool: Samurai manga (yes, Deadpool has a manga), Deadpool was rescued by a surprise guest! That's right none other than My Hero Academia’s previous #1 Hero, All Might made...

Why Do the Oscars Have Such a Limited View on Anime?

You could count on your fingers how many Japanese-animated films have been nominated for an Academy Award, and you only need one finger to count the winners. Bluntly put, the Oscars have an anime problem—the Academy of Motion Picture...

Science as a Tool: Dr. STONE and the Neutrality of Technology

In Dr. STONE Season 2, the main conflict comes from Tsukasa and his Empire of Might desiring to only revive the young and powerful—contrasting Senku's desire to save everyone. One of the themes in the series is this idea that...

Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Live-Action Series Wraps First Season Filming

It looks like Season 1 of Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop has officially wrapped filming! The news arrived via Instagram from actor Daniella Pineda, who's playing Faye Valentine in the upcoming series. In her post, she revealed that the first...

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...

Celebrating 1,000 Chapters of One Piece 🏴‍☠️

By Sean Aitchison In 1997, Weekly Shonen Jump debuted Eiichiro Oda’s pirate shounen manga about a boy with dreams of becoming King of the Pirates—One Piece. Over 20 years later, the series has cemented itself as an all-time adventure epic,...

Shueisha Launches Worldwide Character Contest for 1,000 Chapters of One Piece

By Sean Aitchison Today, One Piece celebrates the release of its 1,000th chapter, a milestone that comes after almost 23 years of publication in Weekly Shonen Jump. Following the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a pirate with the dream of...

One Piece: Freedom, Heroism and the Definition of “Pirate”

By Sean Aitchison Luffy has saved a lot of people, freed several nations from their authoritarian oppressors and proven himself to be a hero over and over again...which is weird, because he’s a pirate.   This is to say that Luffy’s...

At 27, I Have Never Related to Cowboy Bebop More

By Sean Aitchison It's kind of odd to think that a sci-fi anime set in 2071 about four interplanetary bounty hunters taking on dangerous jobs to make ends meet, while their pasts come to haunt them, is relatable to a...

The 5 Most Rewatchable Supernatural Anime

By Sean Aitchison & Dan Mairoana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vTg-If5fgA Have you ever had a watch list full of new shows to check out? Have you ever completely ignored said watch list in order to rewatch an anime you’ve already seen at least three...

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Sean is a writer/researcher with a big love of anime and dumb shounen protagonists and a lot of opinions about both. You can find his writing and research work on his website and catch him streaming on Twitch twice a week.
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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...