November 11th brings together two unlikely bedfellows—Veterans Days, likely to be ignored by younger audiences except those that get the day off from school, and Pocky Day, which older audiences may be at a loss to even comprehend. And yet, here we are, the earlier celebrated because November 11th, 1918 was the day that WWI… Read More Enjoy Veterans Day AND Pocky Day with this Royai Art
Well, what a time! I´m 27 this year, and as I start to resemble more a seinen protagonist that a shōnen one, I know I want to be both, and I have for a long time. Long before I first watched Erased four years ago, the hope that a balance of both adventure, wonder, innocence,… Read More The Shōnen Guide to the Eucharist
We continue our Holy Week series on anime and disability with a guest post from Sorincha, one of our followers who is supporting our mission by being our voice to individuals with disabilities who would like to chat on Twitter, and joining with Tonie who is doing the same with our Facebook account. Feel free… Read More Fully, Wholly Metal Alchemist
If you can believe it, Anime March Madness is just around the corner! For those uninitiated, Anime March Madness is our anime vs. anime tournament to determine the best anime in all the land! Voting begins on Monday here on the blog and through our various social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. As a… Read More Anime March Madness 2020: Full Bracket
Violet Evergarden is a fighter. Abused, neglected, and turned into an instrument of war, she survives bloody battles on the front lines and even the loss of her arms. But, there’s another famed anime character out there that lost limbs and had them replaced by mechanics, too, someone who is maybe even emotionally and physically… Read More And the 2019 Anime March Madness Champion Is…
Thirty-two anime. Five weeks. Thousands of votes. And two last competitors. We’re on the last day of voting for this year’s Anime March Madness competition, as Violet Evergarden tries to take down three-time defending champ, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Polls will be closing over the next 24 hours, so if you haven’t voted, get out there… Read More Last Chance to Vote on the Anime March Madness Finals!
Our regional finals concluded last week, and for the most part, the matches were never in doubt. Three-time defending champ, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, defeated last year’s runner-up, My Hero Academia, with some 57% of the vote. It was much closer than FMAB’s previous matches, in which the series garnered 70% or more of the vote,… Read More Anime March Madness 2019: Semifinals (Final Four)