"Power scaling" across a series can turn discussions about character strength into a rather rigid affair, but One Piece's increasingly complicated plot and approach to characters makes the arguments a little more dynamic. Hit the jump for more!
Sarah Natochenny has been the voice of Ash Ketchum for 17 years and has experienced her own Pokemon Journey in that time. We sat down with her to talk about what it's like to spend so long in a character's shoes and how she feels about his adventure coming to an end. Hit the jump for more!
It's not easy to pick the top five moments of Ash Ketchum's journey. However, here are moments that represent Ash at his best (and sometimes his most heartbreaking.) Hit the jump to read about them!
When Veronica Taylor began voicing Ash Ketchum, she had no idea that Pokemon would grow to become one of the most famous entertainment franchises in the world. And in our exclusive interview, we dive into how the series changed...and changed her as well. Hit the jump for more!
Ash Ketchum did more than just try to catch 'em all, he also spent over two decades teaching fans a few lessons about life in the form of his many struggles throughout the world of Pokémon.
If you're like me, you spent at least a few hours diving into the Nintendo Switch Online's initial selection of Game Boy titles. And, if you're like me, you're also deeply and hopelessly obsessed with anime. Here's some anime titles that pair with your choice in games like a fine wine. Hit the jump for the list!
This year's list of nominees for Best OP and Best ED at the Anime Awards is one banger after another, so before you find out which one takes the crown, go back and listen to each of them again. Time to improve your Spotify playlist!
One of the anime nominated for Anime of the Year at this year's Anime Awards is Lycoris Recoil, an original project that takes what could be an imbalanced adventure show and turns it into a simultaneously thrilling and heartwarming story.
If you have a crush this Valentine's Day, let's hope they're a little less oblivious than the six anime characters in this list. Hit the jump for a list of people who are definitely not going to be receptive to any love letters.
We got a chance to test out the G FUEL x Dragon Ball Z collaboration! Did it help us to reach our hidden potential and go Super Saiyan or did just provide a nice boost at the gym? The scouter says that it's a little of both, actually!
Pokemon Legends: Arceus is, by far, the Pokémon game with the most interest in the outright exploration of its own lore. And I believe that, as with most prequels, playing Pokémon Legends: Arceus means that it’s impossible to look at the main series in the same way again.
One Piece Odyssey is a mix of the new and the nostalgic, taking players through familiar worlds in the middle of a new overarching narrative. By doing so, it remains comfortably familiar while also teasing the franchise's future.
In my final interview with the creative team behind the hit anime series My Dress-Up Darling, I spoke with head writer Yoriko Tomita! Hit the jump for behind-the-scenes details!
In my next interview with the creative team behind the hit anime series My Dress-Up Darling, I spoke with character designer and chief animation director Kazumasa Ishida! Hit the jump for behind-the-scenes details!
My Dress-Up Darling was a huge hit in 2022 and so we took the time to chat with a few of the main members of its creative team. Our first interview is with series director Keisuke Shinohara who spoke about the appeal of the characters and how he went about exploring the world of cosplay.