Smile! Sweet! Sister!... Sleigh Beggy? This week, we take a look at two shows that are the talk of the internet, but couldn't be more different. The Ancient Magus' Bride and BLEND-S have both been receiving a lot of attention this season. But are they your style? Hit the jump for a first-episode run-down, and to find out which will get you hooked!
Looking for something to tide you over while Space Battleship Yamato 2199 comes out? We've got just the thing! Let us get you hooked on the original series of Captain Harlock and Galaxy Express 999, two of creator Leiji Matsumoto's early classics. Find out more about both after the jump!
Black Clover has been hyped leading up to its release, but will it get you hooked? This week, we spend some extra time with the new series. Will the first episode grab you with its promise of magical action? Find out after the jump!
Still picking out new fall anime? Take a look at this week's installment of The Hook! We look at the first episodes of Twocar and Anime-Gataris, two very different shows about high school girls in after-school clubs. What will get you hooked? Find out after the jump!
It's a brutal season for anime! King's Game and Juni Taisen: Zodiac War are both being simulcast, and no one is safe in these two games of life and death. Are they worth a watch? What will get you hooked? Hit the jump for our first looks at these two new anime!
Looking for something cute to watch as the weather gets dark and chilly? Let us get you hooked on some new shows! This week, we preview the first episodes of URAHARA and Love is Like a Cockstail. Hit the jump for a preview and to find out what will get you hooked.
This week, The Hook steps to the side and takes a special look at Shinichiro Watanabe's Blade Runner 2022 short film. What about this new anime will get you hooked on the upcoming Blade Runner sequel, and what does it tell us about the other films and their characters? Hit the jump to see it for yourself!
Need a way to kill time before the new fall simulcasts? We've picked out two new catalog shows to get hooked on! Fullmetal Alchemist fans will love Hero Tales. And if you're a little grim and gruesome, Shigurui: Death Frenzy may be just your style. Get a first-episode preview after the jump!
Looking at some new summer season releases, but noticing they're actually second seasons? The Hook can help! This week, we're peeking at early episodes of NEW GAME! and DREAM FESTIVAL! to see if they're your style before you marathon your way up. Stay tuned for game girls, idol boys, and a little bit of magic after the jump!
Looking for something to binge-watch while you wait for the next episode of your favorite summer show? The Hook has some great catalog suggestions! Check out previews of Project Blue Earth SOS and 91 Days, two of our newest additions, after the jump!
Looking for some heroic anime this summer? Let us get you hooked! This week, we take a look at the openings of Knight's & Magic and The Reflection. Are these the shows for you? Find out after the jump!
A new batch of catalog shows is in to binge-watch! What should you give a go? Let The Hook help you choose! This week, we preview ARIA the ANIMATION and .hack//Roots, both of which are on the site in their entirety. Find out if they're for you after the jump!
Looking for some shorter summer fare? Look no further than this week's edition of The Hook! This week, we look at The Irresponsible Galaxy Tylor, AHO-GIRL, and Pikotaro's Lullaby LA LA BY for some bite-sized anime to watch when time is short. See what we've got after the jump!
Need something a little lighter to watch this summer? The Hook is here to help! This week, we check out the premiere episodes of Magical Circle Guru Guru and Tsuredure Children, two fun and upbeat shows sure to make you smile. What are they about, who are they for, and what will get you hooked? Find out after the jump!