How far would you go to save a friend? We never expect it will be that far; that it will be too far, and will push beyond the bounds of what we’re willing or have the capacity to offer. Instead, somehow, it will always be doable in the moment and we won’t really have to… Read More Of Artists, Minstrels & Drowning Friends
Day one of AniMarch Madness was so much fun! Results are still being tabulated, with a few polls still open, but look for those results to pop up on Twitter and Instagram later today! In the meantime, here are the second set of eight matches, two from each of our four regions: 2021 Anime, Critical… Read More AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 2
They made us laugh; they made us cry. They wowed us with their artistry, inspired us with their soundtracks, and moved us with their depth of emotion. But most of all, they prompted us to reflect on life, faith, and what it means to be alive in this world of ours at such a time… Read More BtT’s Top 10 Anime of 2021
Blue Period has a Christmas episode that isn’t really a Christmas episode, but then, surprisingly, is precisely a Christmas episode. In it, Christmas lasts about two minutes. Just long enough for the art prep school students to bask in the sparkly glory of some strawberry shortcake before the montage skips along to New Year’s Eve.… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 2: Blue Period Asks, Whose Christmas is it Anyway?
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?
Yatora Yaguchi is a walking contradiction, embodying what are usually the mutually exclusive extremes of the teenaged delinquent and the honor student. He spends his nights hanging out with his friends, smoking “socially”, watching the game, and binging on ramen for breakfast, then dons his tie and blazer and pulls off straight As in class.… Read More First Impression: Blue Period
As we mentioned in our fall 2021 anime preview post, this season is absolutely stacked, with more than 50 series set to air. The quality of those series—well, that’s a big question mark, but there’s plenty to interest us about the incoming anime to set the stage for an engaging week or two ahead as… Read More Fall 2021 Anime First Impressions