Happy birthday, America! We know you’re going through a hard time—our prayer for you is that your people will learn to love one another, to challenge each other rather than fight, lift up rather than push down, and pursue what is right above self-interest. You don’t look your best this Independence Day, but we know… Read More Happy 4th of July!
Hetalia: Axis Powers is known for playing off the stereotypes of various countries. The series focuses on the Axis Powers personified as young men—Italty, Germany, and Japan—but many other countries are featured, too. Every episode is only about five episodes long, and they often switch between several skits during those five minutes. The Christmas episode, episode 31,… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 8: Hetalia
Here’s our final part of the summer anime 2015 review! We’ve saved the best for last (or did we?) Arslan Senki Arslan Senki Medieval Otaku – 9/10 Arslan Senki is one of those shows which just misses a certain something–je ne sais quoi–to render it a masterpiece. I love the massed battles, compelling and unique characters,… Read More Summer Anime 2015 Review (Part 3/3)
Each month, our writers (along with a guest) give our top five list for some anime-related topic. This month, we approach this column a little differently, combining it with our summer season preview as a number of our writers give the five anime series they’re most looking forward to in summer 2015. Joining us is… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Five Summer 2015 Anime Series We Want to Watch (Summer 2015 Preview)
There’s a not-so-invisible chasm on the Internet between folks who tend to mostly watch popular series – such as those that air on American television – and viewers who watch a wider slate of shows. Unfortunately, I think the latter group sometimes comes off as snobby (oh, your favorite series is Naruto, huh?), even though… Read More Top 5 + Guest: 5 Best Popular Anime Series
We invite readers to submit questions to us regarding anime, culture, religion, or most any topic! We’d love to respond to your queries! Last week, Torin sent us the following comment: Hello! I sincerely apologize if this seems inappropriate, but I’ve been trying to find someone to ask about this for quite some time. I… Read More Untangled: Why Are the Anime and Cosplay Communities So Preoccupied with Sex?