Dr. Stone starts off like most high school anime do. There are a group of students who are poking fun at each other, especially Taiju who is nervous to confess his love to Yuzuriha while his friend Senku bets he won’t have the guts to do it. He walks up to her, ready to say what’s… Read More First Impression: Dr. Stone
One of the absolute coolest anime-related events in America is Crunchyroll, and this year, Beneath the Tangles will have a presence there! We’re super excited to join in the festivities, as we join the crowds, soak up the con air, and conduct interviews with some of the amazing folks on the guest list (we’re already… Read More Beneath the Tangles Will be at Crunchyroll Expo 2018!
Juni Taisen is not the kind of show I typically watch. It is full of violence, cussing, and a very dark atmosphere. And the show is devoid of hope, as every episode demonstrates that nobody is safe no matter how strong they are. The main concept that kept me on the edge of my seat… Read More Juni Taisen, Ox, and Doing What’s Right
A fellow blogger I respect, Medieval Otaku, wrote a post on an anime called Chain Chronicle. He mentioned to me that I may enjoy it, since it has fantasy and is based on a game (and everyone knows I’m a gamer!). The main character, Yuri, was an interesting fellow. He’s a typical hero who wants… Read More Chain Chronicle: When Hope Isn’t Enough
One of the challenges of writing this column is deciding which show to write about each time. While I have a fair number of shows to choose from, I know that people’s tastes vary and my tastes in particular tend to be somewhat different from most anime viewers’. While I rarely let that stop me… Read More The Secret Stars of Anime Special: Crunchyroll’s Hidden Gems
This holiday season, our staff is intent on giving to the less fortunate, and we’re doing so by running a charitable campaign to raise funds for Samaritan’s Purse to aid orphans, children with disabilities, and women in vulnerable situations. We met our $600 goal yesterday – hurray! But with a week remaining in the campaign, we… Read More Donate $10 to Charity, Get a $19.95 Crunchyroll Subscription for Free!
In our Untangled feature, we answer questions posed to us from our readers. Here’s an email sent by Mason a few days ago: How do you guys go about choosing your anime? I don’t watch a lot but I like watching currently airing ones (because I have something to look forward too) so I would… Read More Untangled: How Do You Choose Which Anime to Watch?
One the most interesting things about religion in Japan is how seemingly contradictory cultural expressions can find their way into religious institutions. In the past, I’ve mentioned the veneration of Thomas Edison in the country and the temple that is using an anime character as their mascot. Now, add another interesting combination to the mix,… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Catching Pretty Cure at the Temple