Foreheads are fab, and it's the rare creator or character designer than truly appreciates the majesty of a perfectly sculpted expanse separating the eyes from the hair. Often covered by psychadelic shades of feathered hair, it's time we let foreheads have a moment in the spotlight so they can literally shine. Hit the jump for the fore-teen greatest foreheads in anime!
From a madcap comedy opening, Hinamatsuri has turned into a surprisingly sensitive story about discovering familial love in the most unlikely places. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Hinamatsuri and other shows bring the warmth of makeshift families to life!
FIGUREX, a Japanese company that specializes in crafting high quality, limited edition, life-sized figures of popular anime characters, is developed a small production run of 10 life-sized figures of Kanna, the adorable dragon girl from Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid. Hit the jump to learn more.
Creating the perfect romantic evening can be tough, but picking what anime to watch shouldn't be. There's no better time of the year to snuggle up with your sweetheart and watch a good romance than Valentine's day so we've made a list of series based on the answer to one simple question. Once you find out what they're in the mood for, just hit play and your evening is a sure thing. Hit the jump to find your perfect Valentine's anime!
An integral part of love stories and a source of comedy in slice of life series, the Valentine's Day episode is a celebrated tradition where we bear witness to the anxiety of making or receiving confections and, just maybe, experiencing a love confession or sharing a first kiss. Whether they're defying conventions or just executing on them very well, discover the 10 very good Valentine's Day episodes to prepare for your own big confession, after the jump!
If you've been feeling the lack of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid in your life, Crunchyroll has some good news. Read on for details!
Coming on January 12th (for the launch for pre-orders at least), Tohru will be hitting her D for "dragon" sized bust into a swimsuit for a Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid figure by FOTS. While details are TBA, series manga author Coolkyoushinja has responded enthuiastically with a set of bonus sketches. Get a look after the jump.
Recovery of an MMO Junkie is nearing its conclusion, but it's not the end of the world! While there aren't any anime quite like MMO Junkie's novel romance, there are plenty that have just as much to offer. Whether you were attracted to the goofy lovebirds Moriko and Sakurai, the interaction of gaming and real-life, or Moriko's struggles with modern society, we've got plenty of recommendations! Hit the jump to find your next favorite anime!
The work of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid author Coolkyoushinja tends to be, er... well... a bit pervy. The latest anime adaptation of Kino's Journey has premiere and Coolkyoushinja welcomed it with some tribute art. More after the jump.
October 1st is Megane (eyeglasses) Day in Japan for the very esoteric reason that 1001 looks like a pair of glasses. Every year this inspires some social media activity. Check out the latest after the jump.