The summer season is almost over, and as we look forward to fall, it turns out many of the coming season's highlights will be contained in its diverse crop of high-profile sequels. Today on Why It Works, let's highlight just a few of these continuing shows, and find some last shows to cram before the fall season begins!
Bakugo has always been a very angry kid, but his feelings towards Midoriya have shifted and gained complexity over time. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the roots of Bakugo's frustration, and what this coming fight might mean to him!
From the first episodes of Bakemonogatari onward, the Monogatari franchise has wavered and wound through scores of individual dramas, all while slowly approaching one clear, ultimate finale. Today on Why It Works, we're exploring how that finale wasn't so ultimate after all, and the many places this tale could go from here. Let's dive into the wild mechanics of the Monogatari franchise!
In the midst of a heated battle full of villains and injured bystanders, Todoroki choked entirely, bickering with Yaoroshi and losing sight of his own journey. Today on Why It Works, we're digging into the complex nature of Todoroki's struggle, and how his journey echoes the threat facing all of My Hero Academia's heroes!
Planet With is rich in compelling and ambiguous characters, from its greater good-focused aliens to its passionate yet ever-dangerous humans. Though there are plenty of characters worth celebrating, today we'll be focusing on the moral pillar at the center of it all, the show's most consistently compassionate hero. Today we celebrate Ginko, the Space Princess!
Planet With's villains aren't set against humanity for selfish, amoral reasons - they are attempting to prevent a tragedy that could destroy everything, humanity included. And yet, humanity fights against them, struggling for their own noble beliefs. Today we will explore Planet With's vividly contrasting factions, and decide whether humanity really is worth fighting for.
Though the scourge of anime-added "filler episodes" hangs heavy over shonen properties, My Hero Academia has taken a novel approach to anime-original content that actually plays into the strengths of the story. Today let's explore how My Hero Academia's anime tells its own thrilling stories!
Nichijou has established a firm reputation over the years as one of the greatest, and weirdest, anime comedies around. Finally back on Crunchyroll, today we'll be exploring a few reasons why this show is so beloved, and why you should be watching it right this second!
Being a superhero is about more than fighting for justice and defeating evil - after all, where would we be without ridiculous finishing moves? Today on Why It Works, let's explore why "ultimate moves" are more than just flashy attacks, and how these latest techniques lend new strength to our beloved heroes!
Each new anime season comes with an impossible onslaught of premieres in every conceivable genre. Luckily, I just so happened to watch all those premieres, and have plenty of recommendations for every palette. Let's dive into the new season and find some fresh shows to enjoy!
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure has an enduring fandom and reputation, but what exactly is it that makes this strange franchise such a success? Today on Why It Works, we're concluding our journey through the rambling exploits of JoJo, and celebrating its uniquely captivating drama all along the way!
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure has developed a fanatical following over the course of its manga and anime run. But what IS this strange show, and what about it has inspired such reverent fandom? Today we're starting at the top, exploring both the prior sagas and fundamental appeal of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure!
All Might versus All For One was a terrific battle in all respects, twisting poignant character drama and thrilling, beautifully animated punches into a titanic action highlight. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the greater significance of this epic battle, and the fundamental differences in worldview that made All Might and All For One such fierce rivals. Hit the jump to read more!
From Sound! Euphonium to Nichijou, A Silent Voice to Violet Evergarden, Kyoto Animation have established a sturdy reputation as one of the most impressive anime studios in the industry. Today we're exploring what may well be the greatest show in their entire catalog, as we dive into the inimitable Hyouka!
Among My Hero Academia's many inspiring characters, one man stands as the resolute symbol of peace and prosperity, inspiring all with his great strength and winning smile. Today let's celebrate the heroism of All Might, and explore what makes him such a lovable guy!