Ripe with metaphor, this illustration of Homura Akemi captures the character’s strength as well as the machinations and desires that drive her. Essay, anyone? ★ 【YOOKI⭐】「 この瞬間を待っていた 」 ☆ Sign up for our weekly newsletter to check out all our anime, manga, and light novel posts and analysis!
You guys offered suggestions, and now its time to vote! Select the characters you’d most like to see Paris cosplay for us! We’ll add the totals from here, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Voting is open for 24 hours only, and you may vote for up to three characters. Header image photography by J.A. Vilches (Sailor… Read More Cosplay Beats! Votes for Paris’s Next Cosplay!
Run On Your New Legs, Vol. 1 It’s an amazing feeling when a manga you’ve desperately looked forward to exceeds your expectations. That was the case for me with the recent release of Run on Your New Legs, a manga which centers around a young man, Kikuzato, who dreams of being on a prestigious soccer team when entering… Read More Reader’s Corner: Solo Leveling (Vol. 4), Alice in Kyoto Forest (Vol. 2), and Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 2)
The birds are twittering, the flowers are blooming, and the winds of spring are blowing in, and with them comes what will almost certainly be a vastly improved anime season. Just as spring renews us after the harsh winter, we’ll be counting on the spring anime series to perk us up after an underwhelming winter… Read More Spring 2022 Anime Preview
Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and light novels. We’re also joined by our friend Atelier Gokujou, who shares a few faves with us from the perspective of a professional anime artist. From the… Read More An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels
We’re now halfway through round one of AniMarch Madness! But not to fear: That still leaves 16 matches this week, including eight more today featuring 16 wonderful anime! Here are the third set of first round matches, two from each of our four regions: 2021 Anime, Critical Darlings, Popular / Action, and Romance / Comedy.… Read More AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 3
I loved Puella Magi Madoka Magica from the moment I first saw it. The heroine’s epic sacrifice to save the world and inject an unforgiving karmic system with grace resonated so powerfully. And not just with me, as I soon learned, but with pretty much all of Christian otakudom. But then I watched Rebellion, the… Read More Fixing Madoka’s Mistake: Yuki Yuna, Episode 11