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The Works of MAPPA, From Terror in Resonance to Sarazanmai ✨

By Brittany Vincent The past decade of anime has been absolutely fantastic, rife with some of the most intriguing shows to grace the medium. Of course, when you have so many incredible animation studios, it's hard not to knock it...

A Mom’s Guide to Anime: For When They’re Older

By Yali Perez The world of parenthood is a magical, beautiful and often challenging place. It has its highs and its lows, similar to the world of anime. Of course, that’s without the magical outfit changes. Wouldn’t that make getting ready...

A Beginner’s Guide to Hunter x Hunter

By Anthony Cocking (via AnimeLab) So you’ve decided you want to find out more about Hunter x Hunter, have you? Great choice! You’ve taken your first step towards passing the Hunter Exam. That sure was easy, wasn’t it? RELATED: The First...

The Best Anime for Dungeons & Dragons Fans

By Rob Bunce (via MangaUK) Let’s set the scene. The temple that was devoted to the gods is now harboring legions of the dead! The party has just battled through the nightmarish halls of the Lich’s domain, taking on the...

The Works of David Production, From JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure to Fire Force

By Rafael Motamayor Firefighters who literally fight fire with fire, a story of how cells in your body are constantly battling giant bacteria monsters, and...is that a JoJo's reference? In just the last 10 years, David Production has made a big,...

The Works of ufotable, From Fate/Zero to Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

By Deanna Nguyen In just the last 20 years, ufotable has put out some of the most gorgeously animated series in anime, rife with fluidity and sakuga. The renowned studio shines brightest with their use of mixed media to produce...

A Beginner’s Guide to Fairy Tail

By Keith Reid-Cleveland Your friends have asked, time and time again. But now, it's time. You're ready to start Fairy Tail. Wait...there are how many episodes?! Look, don't worry about it. We've got you covered with this beginner's guide to the...

A Mom’s Guide to Anime: Ugh, Growing Up

By Yali Perez The world of parenthood is a magical, beautiful and often challenging place. It has its highs and its lows, similar to the world of anime. Of course, that’s without the magical outfit changes. Wouldn’t that make getting ready...

A Mom’s Guide to Anime: What to Watch With YOUR Parents

By Yali Perez The world of parenthood is a magical, beautiful and often challenging place. It has its highs and its lows, similar to the world of anime. Of course, that’s without the magical outfit changes. Wouldn’t that make getting ready...

The Works of SHAFT, From Monogatari to Madoka Magica

By Tom Speelman Anime studios live through their legacies, and SHAFT has a long and prolific one. Founded in 1975 by Hiroshi Wakao in Suginami, Tokyo, SHAFT first became known outside of assistant work to larger studios by collaborating with Gainax...

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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...