I Kept Pressing the 100-Million-Year Button and Came Out on Top, Vol. 1 Let me tell you a story: a boy attends fantastical sword school, and is considered the absolute worst, but is actually surprisingly capable. The academy headmaster (a woman) deliberately engineers an incident where this boy walks in on a girl in the… Read More Reader’s Corner: Alice in Bishounen-Land, Zom 100, and Cells at Work! White Brigade
The heart of good anime—like all storytelling—is character development. The best series are tales of how the hero, and sometimes the villain too, adapts and changes in response to the events of the plot. They’re about how the protagonist levels up, be it their martial skills (Demon Slayer), social skills (Hitoribocchi), their emotional resilience and… Read More Mommy Issues & …Prayer? Selection Project ep. 5
There’s a memorable scene from Cowboy Bebop, the 1998 anime on which Netflix’s new live-action adaptation is based, where series protagonist Spike lays pinned to the floor of a gothic church by Vicious, his former comrade and a symbol of a brutal past he’s been unable to escape, while pointing his gun back at him.… Read More Review: Cowboy Bebop (Netflix, 2021)
With Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop premiering a week from today, the cast and crew of the series came together last night to celebrate at the premiere event for the show, walking the red carpet and afterwards, attending an after party. We’ve posted photos from the event below, as well as some video interviews. You’ll notice a… Read More Last Night’s Cowboy Bebop (Netflix) Premiere Featured Yoko Kanno, Steve Aoki, John Cho and More!
Selection Project is the best idol anime you’re not watching. I’m not usually one for idol anime (unless the idols are zombies), but this is a series that grabbed my attention with its stunning background art and non-standard plot twist in the premiere, and has kept it ever since through its raw contemplation of the… Read More The Scars that Save Our Lives: Selection Project ep. 6
Lovers of kawaii culture, I have a subscription box recommendation just for you! I recently discovered YumeTwins, a monthly subscription box service that sends kawaii goodies right to your door from Tokyo, and let me tell you, it is SO cute! It was like an explosion of happiness that made my day twice over (because… Read More YumeTwins November Unboxing!
The article you’re about to read isn’t the article I planned to write about this arc. First, let me provide some context. More than a month ago, Twwk and myself wrote a series of posts on the arcs of Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, a show that both of us have mixed… Read More Tangles Writers Do Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, Arc 5: A Lack of Love
Kaiju Girl Carmelise, Vol. 2 After watching a recent video from our own Laura A. Grace on kaiju manga, I picked up this series on a lark, and I am so glad I did! The basic concept is that the main character, Kuroe Akaishi, will start to transform into a kaiju if she has romantic… Read More Reader’s Corner: Ciguatera, Kaiju Girl Carmelise, and Sword Art Online, Vol. 23
Now that we’re more than a month into the fall 2021 anime season, it’s a prime time to ask the eternal question: What’s the best OP of the season? Let us know what you think and check out our video of five of the best! “Kyokaisen” by amazarashi, 86 -Eighty-Six- Part 2 “Annoying! San-san Week!”… Read More What’s Your Favorite Opening of the Fall 2021 Anime Season?
Have you watched Josee, the Tiger and the Fish? It’s a lovely and quirky romance with a memorable lead and wonderful visuals, definitely worth a watch! ★ 【Taka】「 橙仙 」 ☆