This month on MONSTER MONDAYS, we showcase the Tanuki, an adorable raccoon-like beast that's renowned for being a mischievous, exceptionally-endowed critter. Check out anime sightings and more after the jump!
MONSTER MONDAYS returns to showcase the terrifying-yet-cuddly Jinmenken (human-faced dog). Check out anime sightings, some truly nightmare-fuel figurines and other info about this urban legend after the jump!
This week, we showcase the TERU TERU BOZU, the small, ghost-like doll that you've surely seen in anime, manga or elsewhere in Japanese culture. Check out anime and manga sightings and learn more about the Teru Teru Bozu in this week's MONSTER MONDAYS!
In this week's edition of MONSTER MONDAYS, we look at a cheeky fellow known as the Shirime. This wacky youkai has an eyeball in place of its anus - what's not to love...?! Learn more about the elusive Shirime after the jump.
In this week's edition of MONSTER MONDAYS, we take a walk on the frosty side with YUKI-ONNA, the famous snow woman of lore whose beauty and wiles have captured the hearts of many. She commonly appears in many anime and manga, including Nurarihyon no Mago, Rosario to Vampire and more! Learn more about Yuki-Onna in this week's Monster Mondays!
In this week's edition of MONSTER MONDAYS, you'll learn about the RAIJUU, the legendary thunder beast said to be the companion of the god of thunder, Raijin. You may recognize this youkai from USHIO AND TORA, as Tora is based on the Raijuu. Lightning, belly buttons and shenanigans ensue in this week's MONSTER MONDAYS!
Last week, we dove into the terrifying world of the Kappa and its disturbing diet decisions. But this week on Monster Mondays, let's learn about the KARAKASA-OBAKE, an adorable umbrella youkai with one leg, one eye, and a very long tongue. Have you spotted these wacky creatures in anime or manga? Check out the list of appearances and whimsical imagery in this week's MONSTER MONDAYS!
The Summer 2015 season is in full swing, and what goes better with heat and an icy beverage than anime? If you've been holding off on picking which titles to watch this season, check out this week's Anime-Planet Recommends! We'll showcase top recommendations for many summer series to give you an idea of what they're similar to. From RPGs to supernatural comedies and everything in between, get new ideas of what to watch next after the jump!
Today we're kicking off a new column called Monster Mondays, where we'll showcase a specific youkai, ghost or piece of Japanese folklore and where it appears in anime and manga. This week we dive into the world of the Kappa - this shelled, scaly creature is the most famous youkai, even with its "questionable" food preferences. Learn all about the Kappa in today's MONSTER MONDAYS!
This 4th of July, celebrate the holiday with anime. This week we feature a selection of series that take place in the USA, plus related recommendations for similar titles, spanning a range of genres and themes. Check them out and get new ideas of what to watch next after the jump!
After a brief hiatus, we're back once more to showcase anime you recommend people might like, on Anime-Planet.com. This week we're showcasing mostly gems and oddities that you might not have thought of - plus some fan favorites. If you're looking for bizarre animation, fantasy, awkward romance or a number of other themes, there's something for everyone in this batch. Check them out and get ideas of what to watch next after the jump!
We're back once more to showcase anime you recommend people might like on Anime-Planet. This time, we've got an epic truckload of recommendations for all of your favorites in the Winter 2015 anime season, from fantasy to ecchi, to sports and weird creatures, to everything else in between. Check them out and get ideas of what to watch next after the jump!
We're back once more to showcase anime you recommend people might like on Anime-Planet. This week is a short-but-sweet grab bag of fun stuff, from wacky cats to pretty boys, to zany comedies and action-packed titles. Check them out after the jump!
This week, we're covering more unusual or lesser-known recommendations paired alongside some of your favorite series. If you feel like you've seen plenty of the classics but want some new ideas for anime to watch, check out this week's batch from your friends at Anime-Planet -after the jump!
The Winter 2015 anime season is in full swing, so it's a perfect time for some recommendations. If you're loving Assassination Classroom, KanColle, Death Parade or tons of other seasonal titles, check out these similar recommendations from your friends at Anime-Planet - after the jump!