It literally took a global pandemic to slow down the rapid growth of anime’s popularity. But the industry has surged back, and after a year during which studios were playing catch-up, 2022 felt like it was largely business as usual and maybe better than that, with dozens of new series released each season, new studios… Read More Best of 2022 Anime
Did you catch Rukia on this week’s episode of Bleach? I don’t know if she uttered a line, but it wasn’t a “blink and you’ll miss me” moment, as with previous episodes. Rukia…gets cut down pretty badly, just like so many of the others during these invasion episodes. I have a feeling she’ll be okay,… Read More Fanart Friday: Rukia Returns
Bleach is back, and so are these lovely ladies! Well, to be more accurate, we’ve only seen glimpses of Ruki and Momo so far in the “Thousand-Year Blood War” arc, but they’ll certainly play larger roles as the series moves along. So far now, enjoy this lovely fanart piece with the two to feed your… Read More Fanart Monday: A Happy Halloween from Rukia and Momo
Anyone else getting major Wizard of Oz vibes from this? Ichigo would be the Scarecrow, Orihime would be Dorothy, and Uryu the Tin Man. But who would Chad be? A larger lion beside the little cub, Kon? ★ 【l-oose】「 rukia and kon 」 ☆
The fall 2022 anime season has brought with it a rush of highly anticipated series and, coinciding with this, a host of excellent openings! So let us know what your favorite OP of the season is by voting in our poll below.* And who knows, you might see your pick in our seasonal top OP… Read More What’s Your Favorite Opening (OP) of the Fall 2022 Anime Season?
Everything old is new again! This anime season has seen the return of classics like Urusei Yatsura and Bleach, so we thought…why not cover the latter as a throwback by a reviewer who has never read it? We’re also looking at the first volume of another classic that’s soon to receive a reboot, Trigun: Maximum.… Read More Reader’s Corner: Bleach (Vol. 1), Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 4), and Shortcake Cake (Vol. 12, Final)
Something wicked this way comes…and it’s not the Hollows. No, in fact, this new threat is exterminating Hollows, much to the chagrin of the Soul Reapers at the Shinigami Research Institute, though as Kurotsuchi walks through the halls, looking a bit like angel arriving at NERV headquarters (matching the font used for this new arc!),… Read More First Impression: Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War