Benten has been a figure of menace and mystery all throughout The Eccentric Family. Yasaburo is entranced by her, but never seems to get any closer. Today we'll take a closer look at Benten, and try to find some meaning in her icy stare.
Deku and Todoroki's battle was the most impressive fight of the sports festival in all sorts of ways. Today on Why It Works, we'll dive into one of the fight's greatest assets - the tremendous animation work of Yutaka Nakamura.
From the spectators to Uraraka herself, pretty much everyone knew Bakugo had every advantage going into My Hero Academia's last fight. So how did the fight manage to still be pretty thrilling, even though everything went just like expected? Today on Why It Works, we'll dive into the ways My Hero Academia brought great drama to a losing battle!
From Deku's quick thinking and firepower to Bakugo's forceful explosions, My Hero Academia's stars are equipped with a gamut of unique weapons heading into the tournament quarterfinals. Today we'll dig into My Hero Academia's coming matches, breaking down the tactical interplay of the battles to come!
The Eccentric Family is very good about giving most of its characters complex, contradictory feelings and rich internal lives. But one of the show's characters just seems like bad news from top to bottom - Soun Ebisugawa, the brother-betraying uncle of our hero Yasaburo. Today we'll explore the finer points of The Eccentric Family's meanest dude around!
Romance stories are often defined by their big, cathartic moments, but in Tsukigakirei, much of the drama comes from the spaces in between. Today on Why It Works, we'll explore how Tsukigakirei defines its world, and the navigations of space that make its characters feel so real.
It's easy to make one hero win out over another hero. It's a lot harder to make the audience believe in that win, and feel satisfied just seeing it happen. Today on Why It Works, we'll dive into the storytelling choices that have made My Hero Academia's recent victories feel so satisfying!
Sakura Quest is grappling with some thorny issues - the relationship between older and younger generations, the fate of rural towns in a digital future, and the rickety global economy are all on the table. Today on Why It Works, we'll dig into how the show's unique approach helps bring its passions to life!
The Eccentric Family's first season is a real treasure, but it's unfortunately no longer available streaming. Not seeing the original shouldn't stop people from checking out season two, though, so today I'm offering a refresher on the strange wonders of The Eccentric Family's world. Stop on by!
The spring season has finally begun! With nearly everything having already premiered, it's a daunting task to figure out just what to dive into this time. Today on Why It Works, I'll be offering a few suggestions for all your anime needs!
My Hero Academia's first season established a strong argument regarding the nature of heroism, and how inspiring others is the essence of what a hero is. But we don't always get to choose our influences, and sometimes the people who define us cast darker shadows. Today on Why It Works, we'll explore how the second season is already interrogating the root of heroism!
This winter season had a wide variety of shows, but one unlikely contender that ended up gaining a serious fan following was the irrepressible Kemono Friends. I have been utterly won over by Kemono Friends, and now it's time to rally the faithful. Today in Why It Works, here's five great reasons to sell your own friends on Kemono Friends!
March comes in like a lion decided to end its first season strong, offering one last articulation of its hero Rei's ambiguous feelings. Today we'll explore just how March realized Rei's world, before we start the long wait for season two!
There's a lot more to storytelling than a show's big narrative choices. Today we continue our exploration of the little things, as we examine the careful choices of framing and animation that make Dragon Maid so special. Click through for more!