Welcome back to Light Novel Kindling! Here, I will take a look at our next Light Novel Club selection and give my thoughts on something related to it. At the end of this post, I will also announce the light novel we’ll be reading for the meeting afterwards, which in this case will be in… Read More Light Novel Kindling: The Shoujo Light Novels are Omnipresent
One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite non-shonen anime. Non Shonen anime that are excellent: A Place Further Than the UniverseHinamatsuriJuni TaisenInterviews with Monster GirlsGATE Turns out there's quite a few! https://t.co/JLlaIXAyKH — Black… Read More What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!
Supernatural shounen adventures in high school. Need I say more? Well, we open with a masked man announcing he’s about to murder the apparent protagonist. The highly athletic Itadori Yuuji loses his grandfather, leaving Itadori alone in the world. Gramps’s dying words are an exhortation to help others and build strong relationships so that Itadori… Read More First Impression: JUJUTSU TAISEN
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
In the world of Moriking, our titular hero is hoping to one day be crowned the King of the Forest. He represents the beetle tribe and, like other insect contestants for the crown, has a human form. This also means that other contenders to the crown will be challenging him in their quest to the top.… Read More Newman’s Nook: Moriking’s Wisdom and Grace
Ayakashi Triangle is a new Shonen Jump manga series from Kentaro Yabuki, who is best known for Black Cat and serving as the artist for To Love Ru. This new series, from the look of it so far, includes some of the supernatural elements of the earlier and some of the fanservice of the latter.… Read More Manga First Impression: Ayakashi Triangle
On our last episode of the TangleCast, the crew got into the spirit of the series they were analyzing, Shirobako, and pitched their own ideas for an anime! Today, you get to vote on the anime that you’d most like to watch if it was actually developed! Check out the summaries of each of the… Read More Vote for the Original TangleCast Anime You’d Most Want to Watch!
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
Just as the new year began, there was a lot of buzz among our staff writers about Smile Down the Runway, a new series adapted from a shounen manga set in the world of fashion and modeling. Portraying the challenges of aspiring fashion designer Ikuto and too-short model Chiyuki as they reach for their dreams,… Read More Macy Anne Johnson Smiles Down the Runway
Everyone wants to win. Everyone wants to be a hero. That’s why we love anime about heroes who conquer all odds. But what’s left for the good guys to do once they conquer? When all the odds have been even-ed? Are they heroic in the off-hours? Does one eat, drink, and do everything else as… Read More TangleCast 45: What’s More Than A Conqueror?