Just a little joy and a little heartbreak for your Mother’s Day (hehe)! I hope you’ll honor your mothers today in your own way, whether they are wonderful or deeply flawed, with you in person or far away, still mothering or deceased. And for those readers that are moms—a very happy Mother’s Day to you!… Read More Happy Mother’s Day (from Sasuke, Naruto, and Gaara)!
Back in the old days, when we all used to watch that one anime about Boruto’s dad, we met a character named Itachi Uchiha. He is one who gave the audience quite the set of mixed emotions. Itachi was introduced as a villain. A black coat, malicious eyes, and purple nail polish completed the “bad… Read More Itachi’s Legacy is Sarada Uchiha
Here’s this month’s look at fan art from, Pixiv, the Japanese artist site! If you’d like to see a plethora more illustrations, follow our Tumblr account, which focuses primary on fan art. Enjoy! — All illustrations posted with permission or posted from artists who allow reprints. Links given below: Uchiha family (art by 一锅玄哥) Draco… Read More Pixiv Round-up: June 2017
While I absolutely love Rurouni Kenshin: Tsuiokuhen, the OVAs that relate Kenshin’s bloody backstory, I’ve always found the ending of the series odd. No major spoilers here, except to say that after that happened, that which changed the course of Kenshin’s life and shook the very core of who he was, he continues to slay… Read More Change Takes Time, Right, Kenshin and Sasuke?
Hi, everyone! It’s Charles, here, taking over JP’s Anime Today column. Just for one week, though, I promise! When I think of villains, anime and otherwise, what usually comes to mind isn’t just the antagonist, but his or her goal. These aims are usually something that occupies, consumes, and transforms them. Aizen from Bleach is… Read More Anime Today: The Holy Grail and Other Treasures
700 chapters. All it took was 700 chapters and some 15 years to see our heroes achieve their ultimate aims – Naruto becomes hokage, Sakura marries Sasuke (not necessarily a bad thing), and Sasuke…well Sasuke finds love, which as he admits in chapter 699, is probably what he and Naruto wanted all along. Strange that… Read More Naruto Chapter 700: The Gospel of Sasuke Uchiha
Yep, you guessed it. I made this post just so that I could use that subtitle. Well, not wholly. Hang on with me a minute – I have something deeper than that to get to. Most of the 698th chapter of Naruto is spent with our titular character and Sasuke lying next to each other,… Read More Naruto Chapter 698: A Farewell to Arms