Japanese translator Kim Morrissy explores how our favorite anime, manga, and light novels are translated into English. What is lost in translation? More importantly, what is found in translation? This week, Kim looks behind the scenes at Porter Robinson's music video SHELTER and uncovers some things you might not know.
What begins as yet another homage to Mad Max: Fury Road evolves into a hot-blooded magical girl fistfight rivaling the action from the best Precure episodes. Stylish henshins, biker gangs and bondage queens all come together in one place as two of the most unlikely genre fusions occur onscreen in episode 3 of Flip Flappers. Hit the jump to descend down the rabbit hole!
Funny is in the eye of the beholder, as we take a glance at the glasses-obsessed bishōnen of MEGANEBU!, a visually vibrant 2013 TV anime comedy about a most unusual high school club. Hit the jump to learn that all we need is "M-E-G-A-N-E!".
Put your ice skates on, it’s time for Anime vs. Real Life!!! On Ice – this week I’m taking a look at the real life locations of the fantastic ice skating anime, Yuri!!! On ICE! See how the anime's locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the triple salchow!
FLIP FLAPPERS doesn't really tell much of its story through the actual dialogue - instead, it makes its whole world an emotional narrative. Though the fantastical realms of Pure Illusion are the show's highlight, today we'll be discussing something a little more low-key, but just as important - the ways the show brings Cocona's own world to life. Hit the jump for more!
For some, violence is a tool. For others, it's an art form. The cast of Drifters show their true colors as they gleefully march to war. Keeping true to the same spirit of storytelling established in Hellsing, Hirano puts violence on center stage and portrays a world where characters find pleasure in causing pain. See what heights cruelty can be reached, after the jump!
Halloween...the perfect time of year for mischief, mayhem, and baking your enemies into lasagnas. Ahhhh, what a magical, mystical time of year.
On this week's Aniwords, Isaac takes us back to last season's heartwrenching and heartwarming drama, orange, to explore just what it is about the show that makes it so special and important. If you're ready to return to the bittersweetness of orange, then hit the jump!