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!
Today on Why It Works, we conclude our journey through the brilliant structure and visual storytelling of MEGALOBOX's most impressive fight yet. Hit the jump to explore the finale of this terrific battle!
MEGALOBOX has been a terrific action anime from the start, but its recent bout between Joe and Aragaki might well be the best fight the show has pulled off yet! Today on Why It Works, let's break down some of the artistic decisions that made this battle so very thrilling!
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!
Over the course of many heroic adventures, the students of Class 1-A have demonstrated their strength and courage again and again. But 1-A isn't the only class at U.A., and those standing behind our heroes have just as much right to the spotlight. Today we'll be turning the spotlight thataway, and highlighting the heroes of Class 1-B!
Legend of the Galactic Heroes is a war drama on an epic scale, but it's also a riveting personal story about two very different men. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the unique circumstances and worldview of Galactic Heroes' greatest warriors!
Hinamatsuri is turning out to be one of the highlights of the spring season, thanks to its charming cast and terrific ear for comedy. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Hinamatsuri demonstrates such a total mastery of comedic timing! Hit the jump for more!
After a long year away, My Hero Academia's stars have returned at last. Today on Why It Works, we'll explore how the new episodes' anime-original content reveals a great deal about where Academia's stars are now, and where they might rise from here! Hit the jump to read more!
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!