Something More: Belonging in Bungou, Berserk “Sunday School,” and Dangerous Flying Witches

Anime often revels in deviant storytelling. Add that to its cultural roots, and it’s easy for misunderstanding and stereotyping to occur among Western audiences. Christians, especially, seem hesitant to embrace anime due, in part, to its oftentimes default spiritual content. Witches, demons, spirits, and magic frequently flavor Japanese storytelling, which can sound worse in word… Read More Something More: Belonging in Bungou, Berserk “Sunday School,” and Dangerous Flying Witches

The Secret Stars of Anime Special: The Spring 2016 Slice-of-Life Season

The slice-of-life genre will always be one of the more fringe genres for Western anime fans. While the genre is popular enough in Japan for a few works to sell decently or even become a top-seller, in the US most such works only gain the attention of niche audiences, with the mainstream audience wanting something… Read More The Secret Stars of Anime Special: The Spring 2016 Slice-of-Life Season