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    Saturday December 4, 2021
  • FEATURE: Should You Start With The Mugen Train Movie Or TV Show?

    All aboard the Mugen Train

    You'll want to catch up with Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba now that the highly anticipated Entertainment District Arc has arrived! But where do you go after Season 1 — the Mugen Train TV Arc or movie? Hit the jump to see what each has to offer.

  • Friday December 3, 2021
  • REPORT: Kyoto Animation Thanks Event Returns With Musical Charm

    We got the chance to go to the 2nd day of the two-day KyoAni Music Festival

    For the first time since 2017, Kyoto Animation put on their bi-yearly Thanks Event – which thanks fans for their support of the studio. Though due to various circumstances, instead of putting on an exhibition, KyoAni put on a music festival, highlighting music from their entire past catalog. Our Japan correspondent was there to see it and cry his eyes out in the meantime. Read the report after the jump!

  • Thursday December 2, 2021
  • INTERVIEW: My Hero Academia Composer Yuki Hayashi On Creating Midoriya's Evolving Theme

    Crunchyroll speaks with the lead composer of My Hero Academia, Haikyu!! and more!

    Crunchyroll had a chance to speak with My Hero Academia and Haikyu!! composer Yuki Hayashi at Anime NYC about creating the sound for the two Shonen Jump series and more! Hit the jump to read the interview!

  • Wednesday December 1, 2021
  • INTERVIEW: Silvervale on VTubing, Gamer Bloodlust, and Making Her Mom Proud

    Silvervale spoke with us for our second interview in our VShojo series

    VTubers have taken over the world, but one of the coolest things about them is that every single one is unique! We had the opportunity to talk with VTuber Silvervale about her career as a VTuber, how she got into anime and gaming, and how important it is to slow down and enjoy the little things. Hit the jump to read!

  • RECS: Top 30 Anime of All Time According to Silvervale

    Silvervale joins us as a guest author to talk about her favorite anime

    Silvervale is an okami sakura spirit that hosts cozy gaming streams on Twitch. In our second installment in our VShojo series, Silvervale joins us as a guest author to talk about her favorite thirty anime of all time. Hit the jump to read!

  • Tuesday November 30, 2021
  • FEATURE: 4 Anime And Manga Series That Use Breathing As A Superpower

    Let’s take a deep breath and then a deep dive into how Japan turned a basic life function into a superpower

    There are a myriad of ways to get superpowers in manga and anime. You can be born with them like in My Hero Academia or you can eat a magical fruit like in One Piece. In some stories, though, all you need to do is take a deep breath … and that’s it, you’re now powerful enough to beat up a volcano. Hit the jump button to see how breathing superpowers are used in anime.

  • Monday November 29, 2021
  • FEATURE: How Cowboy Bebop Shows Love for Classic Cinema

    Let's break down the diverse film influences that inspired Cowboy Bebop!

    From film noir to the French New Wave to the graceful battles of Bruce Lee, Cowbop Bebop draws on decades of cinematic influences to concoct its unique blend. Today on Why It Works, let's chart a course through Bebop's diverse inspirations and discover what it truly takes to make "a genre unto itself!"

  • Sunday November 28, 2021
  • QUIZ: Which Super Cozy Anime Should You Check Out Next?

    Which fall favorite needs to be on your watchlist?

    Fall in love with cozy anime perfect for cold weather. But with so many options, it’s hard to know where to start. Want to know which series would be your perfect match?  Hit the jump to take our quiz and find out.

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