With basically all of the new premieres now behind us, the spring season is already offering a towering pile of anime worth diving into. Today on Why It Works, I'll be offering some fresh recommendations from a wide array of genres, doing my best to sort through that madness and get to the watching! Hit the jump to find a new anime just for you!
Midoriya and his classmates have worked hard to overcome the deadly struggles of their first semester at U.A. Academy. They're growing into heroes as quickly as they can, but their journeys are far from over, and mistakes now could cost them everything. Today let's explore the road ahead for Midoriya and his friends, and dive into the parts of themselves that they must rise above!
I'd have been excited about the adaptation of a game as great as Persona 5 no matter what, but the fact that it's being handled a incredibly unique and talented director certainly doesn't hurt. Today let's explore the wild works of Persona 5's director – Masashi Ishihama!
Laid-Back Camp offers many unique pleasures, but its recent shift into food porn territory has gotten me reminiscing about other titans of the genre. Today on Why It Works, let's explore a few shows that excel at bringing mouth-watering food to life!
My Hero Academia's anime adaptation has already established itself as a terrific action show, and it's only just getting started. Based on the material it's about to cover, I'm expecting this third season to easily be its most exciting stretch yet. Click through to find out why!
Slice of life shows have a natural tendency to celebrate socializing, and the joy of time spent with friends. That's a natural thing, but there are many ways to find peace and comfort beyond palling around with close companions. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Laid-Back Camp celebrates Rin's very different desires, and the satisfaction of her solo camping trips.
Mari, Shirase, and their friends are all journeying to Antarctica, but the things they truly seek exist beyond its icey slopes and penguins. Today on Why It Works, we explore the far-off dream of A Place Further Than the Universe!
We've already burned through a handful of great shows, but there's always more to explore. Today on Why It Works, let's celebrate a few more new contenders from the Crunchyroll catalog!
The winter season might be dazzling us with all its new attractions, but Crunchyroll has also spent this year bulking up on some great catalog hits. Today we'll be exploring those hits and celebrating just a few of Crunchyroll's new contenders. Hit the jump for more!
Laid-Back Camp is easily one of the strongest slice of life shows this season, working hard to bring the joy of camping into the comfort of your home. In my opinion, one of the show's greatest qualities is that it is secretly two shows at the same time, both of them occupying the same universe. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Laid-Back Camp illustrates its two very different slice of life appeals!
The world of DARLING in the FRANXX is a sterile and unfriendly place, a place where children are torn from their parents, and any form of true intimacy is harshly discouraged. Yet, even in the confines of this place, FRANXX's heroes find their own kinds of comfort. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the conflict underpinning FRANXX's very world!
Darling in the Franxx possesses a supergroup's worth of behind-the-scenes talent, from classic Gainax animators to beloved character designers. Today let's explore just a few of those creators, and highlight the great works that led the way to Darling in the Franxx!
Slice-of-life shows generally tend to center themselves on cozy, approachable settings like after-school club rooms, which make it very easy to sink into their familiar world. But Laid-Back Camp is focused on the wonders of the great outdoors, meaning it has to work hard to make the wild itself feel comfortable and familiar. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Laid-Back Camp finds the coziness of home in its very unique setting!
This season is absolutely stuffed with fantastic slice of life productions. Today on Why It Works, let's pin down the appeal of just a few of this season's comfiest offerings!
The winter season has finally begun, and we've already got a variety of exciting new shows jockeying for your attention. Personally, I've already got a new favorite: A Place Further Than the Universe's premiere entranced me from start to finish, and today on Why It Works we'll be exploring what made that first episode so special!