Editorial

Cowboy Bebop and the Influence of a Genre

It’s been over 20 years since “See you, Space Cowboy” made waves throughout the anime industry. And at this point, you’d be hard pressed to find an anime fan who hasn’t, in fact, seen that Space Cowboy. We’re blasting...

The Great And Powerful Akira

Akira isn’t just a movie—it’s the genesis of a genre. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of feature-length animation and forced the world to look into the future. The film shattered traditional thinking and led the way for...

I Want To Believe – Celebrating the Paranormal in Anime

May 3rd is National Paranormal Day where the freaky, abnormal, and strange is uncovered and celebrated. Within anime, there are plenty of extraterrestrials, unidentifiable creatures, spirits & ghosts, and other unknowns that we want to bring out for you...

Oh Brother—And Sister! We’re Celebrating the Ten Best Anime Siblings! 🎉

Whether you’re close to them or close to strangling them, siblings are just a part of most families! And for National Sibling Day, we’re celebrating our favorite top 10 anime brothers and sisters.  The Silva Siblings: Nozel, Nebra, Solid,...

The Best Reactions to The Promised Neverland 😱

The Promised Neverland had a killer first season. Theories and speculation have run rampant among new fans across message boards and subreddits, and with every new episode came a whole new slew of questions. Even manga readers, who certainly know...

We’re Celebrating Strong Anime Women on International Women’s Day 💪

March 8th is International Women’s Day, so we added a new mood list on our site for Strong Female Leads. But, there are so many awesome women in anime that our list got crazy long! Here’s our attempt at highlighting...

10 Neat Folklore References in The Ancient Magus’ Bride

"Ariel" might not be the reference you excepted!

💕 One True Pairing: Our Top 10 Favorite Anime Couples

Love and ships are in the air! To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’re looking at the top ten anime couples that make our heart go ‘doki doki’. See if your favorites make the list! 002 x Hiro (DARLING in the FRANXX) We’re...

Donuts, Love & Peace – Happy Birthday, Trigun

20 Reasons We Love Trigun on its 20th Anniversary! Whether it was your favorite late-night anime show, or you’ve only ever heard the name, it’s time to pay respect to Trigun. This highly-acclaimed mash up of western shootouts and final-frontier...

10 Reasons Why Being Reincarnated As A Slime Is Actually Awesome

It's way cooler than it sounds.

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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...