Anime March Madness 2020: Round Two Results and Day One of the Quarterfinals

After an eventful first week in which we had a record number of votes, the second round of Anime March Madness was no less contentious. Sixteen teams went in, and now only eight remain. You can vote on the first set of matches this round below (the rest post on Wednesday), but let’s break down… Read More Anime March Madness 2020: Round Two Results and Day One of the Quarterfinals

Anime March Madness 2020: Round One Results and Day One of the Sweet Sixteen

The Sweet Sixteen, our second round of Anime March Madness, begins today! But first, let’s go through the results of the wild first week of the tournament! Thousands of Votes // Favorites Advance Last year, we had just under 10,000 votes total for our entire tournament—we’re well on our way to Detroit Smashing that mark… Read More Anime March Madness 2020: Round One Results and Day One of the Sweet Sixteen

Something More: Owari no Family, Humble Vegeta, and Job of Angel Beats’

There are weeks on Something More where I need to dig and prod to find articles for linking.  This is not, however, one of those weeks, as the blogosphere has produced almost a dozen wonderful articles about anime and religion/spirituality. Eugene Woodbury discusses Japanese Buddhism from a pop cultural perspective, referencing Gingitsune among other anime… Read More Something More: Owari no Family, Humble Vegeta, and Job of Angel Beats’

Something More: Your Love in April, Virtuous Violence in Akame ga Kill, and TTGL’s Megachurch

Isn’t it funny that when an anime season near its end, we seem to be less excited about finales the shows we’ve invested in than we are to the slate of new series about to arrive?  Or maybe that’s just me.  But it’s good to focus on the here and now – some of the… Read More Something More: Your Love in April, Virtuous Violence in Akame ga Kill, and TTGL’s Megachurch