We've all gotten so used to superhero stories that we can spot the tropes from five miles away. My Hero Academia aims to change that. With its incredible framework, My Hero tells a story that is very familiar, but also very, very unique.
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We often talk about hero costumes but the bad guys need to look the part as well! Hit the jump to find out who the best and worst dressed My Hero Academia villains are.
Fashion is power in the world of My Hero Academia. No superhero is complete without slick power-enhancing threads. Hit the jump to find out who the series' ten best-dressed heroes are!
A new preview video for the upcoming superhero fantasy TV anime by studio BONES, Concrete Revolutio, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
We can't always be the hero that we wish to be, although sometimes this problem is quite literal as in the case of Sougo Kudan's manga, I, Superhero and Magical Girl. The jump to learn more about what happens when your transformation sequence doesn't quite turn out as planned.
Since comic book films basically strangled the hell out of this summer, this week's recap is dedicated to all the superpowered dudes and dudettes out there, from Batman to Sharivan. We—nay, the WORLD—demand to know who your favorite superhero is, so let's talk about it after the news roundup after the jump!
It was 40 years ago today… The Japanese superhero known as Kamen Rider first burst onto TV airwaves in 1971. Four decades later, the Kamen Rider series remains as popular as ever and is enjoyed by kids, adults, and otaku alike who tune in each week for the new adventures of Kamen Rider OOO. The landmark 40th anniversary of Kamen Rider has been celebrated in a number of ways. But the cap stone to date has been the Kamen Rider Special Exhibition 2011, a temporary museum space set up at the Mitsukoshi department store in Tokyo’s Nihombashi ward.
Here’s two great tastes that go great together: Japanese superheroes from the Kamen Rider series and curious-looking food and drinks from the new theme restaurant KAMEN RIDER THE DINER. Opening on April 27 in Tokyo’s Nishi Ikebukuro neighborhood, KAMEN RIDER THE DINER seems to be taking a few cues from Bandai’s popular Gundam Café in Akihabara by offering patrons an over-the-top experience involving food, folks, and ever-popular characters. Photos of the grub after the jump...
Kamen Rider is a long-lived superhero entertainment franchise in Japan, popular with children and discriminating gentlemen of good taste since its debut 40 years ago in 1971. Combine them with young women in thigh high boots and transforming belts and you've got the new all-singing, all-dancing, ten-legged groove machine known as…THE KAMEN RIDER GIRLS. Their first single “Let’s Go RiderKick! 2011” was released in Japan on April 20th.