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    Friday August 14, 2020
  • FEATURE: How Julius Novachrono vs Patry Raised The Bar of Black Clover Battles

    It's FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, y'all

    For this week's Fight Scene Friday, y'all voted for Julius Novachrono vs Patry from Black Clover, a high stakes battle that re-defines what it means to have power in the Clover Kingdom. Hit the jump for more on how this fight enhances the series as a whole!

  • Thursday August 13, 2020
  • QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Kakashi Hatake?

    Test your knowledge of the teacher of Team 7!

    For over 20 years, Kakashi Hatake has been a prominent figure in the Naruto universe, always around to dispense wisdom and, if you're a bad guy, do that cool thing where you disappear and then show up behind someone. But how much do you know about him? Hit the jump to test your Kakashi knoweldge!

  • Monday August 10, 2020
  • FEATURE: Over 61,000 People Voted For Their Favorite The God Of High School Character

    Which one do y'all like the most?

    We're six episodes into The God of High School, and already we've seen a parade of colorful characters and intense fights between them. Hit the jump to see a ranking of them, as voted by fans of the series!

  • Friday August 7, 2020
  • FEATURE: How Kakashi vs Obito Exemplified One Of Naruto Shippuden's Greatest Strengths

    Even the greatest of ninja can't escape their pasts in this epic Naruto Shippuden fight

    On this week's FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, I'll be looking at Kakashi vs Obito from Naruto Shippuden. What makes this fight so dynamic and how to does it represent a major theme that runs throughout the entire Naruto franchise? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Thursday August 6, 2020
  • FEATURE: How Noelle Became The Ace Up Black Clover's Sleeve

    Her character arc is strong and distinct

    One of Black Clover's main strengths is that it does a really good job of fleshing out its core cast, and the best example of this is Noelle Silva, a royal family member, a talented warrior, and an awesome character. Hit the jump to read about why her character is so successful!

  • Tuesday August 4, 2020
  • FEATURE: Did Digimon Adventure: Just Make Us Feel Sad About ... Orgemon?

    It's a pretty pleasant surprise

    Digimon Adventure: is a pretty great reboot, giving us a story that manages to feel both classic and refreshing. However, in its latest episode, it creates a character arc that's one of the best things on the show so far. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Monday August 3, 2020
  • RECAP: The God Of High School Creates Beauty From Brawling in Episode 5

    How Han Daewi Got His Groove Back

    The latest The God of High School is primarily devoted to the match between Jin Mori and Han Daewi, an emotional encounter that ends up being a pivotal moment for the latter. Hit the jump for why this is the most important episode yet!

  • Friday July 31, 2020
  • FEATURE: The Big Dad Energy of Naruto & Sasuke vs Momoshiki

    The Hidden Leaf Dads are not to be messed with

    For the most part, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations deals with Boruto and his peers. But every once in a while, the old guard gets their time to shine, and when they do, it's usually pretty great. Hit the jump for more about the glory of Naruto and Sasuke leaping back into action!

  • Monday July 27, 2020
  • RECAP: The Latest The God of High School Succeeds Where Some Stories Fail

    We feel every bit of its emotional rollercoaster

    The God of High School's fourth episode just premiered and the story takes a break from the tournament rounds to show us some drama taking place outside of the ring. Hit the jump to see how effective the series is when the characters aren't primarily spin-kicking one another!

  • INTERVIEW: WWE Superstar Xavier Woods Talks God of High School

    He loves professional wrestling and Yu Yu Hakusho in equal measure

    WWE Superstar Xavier Woods loves anime, from Yu Yu Hakusho to Case Closed to Akira, and considering his work in professional wrestling, we figured he'd be the perfect guy to talk to about the new Crunchyroll Original The God of High School. Hit the jump for his thoughts!

  • Friday July 24, 2020
  • How Asta vs Ladros Became One Of Black Clover's Most Poignant Fights


    Few anime characters want as much good for the world as Asta, who remains an almost unshakable beacon of positivity throughout all of Black Clover. But what happens when he faces Ladros, a character who is his exact opposite? Hit the jump for a fight that would come to define the series!

  • WWE's Sasha Banks Talks God of High School And Connecting With Fighting Anime

    The Women's Tag Team Champion is no stranger to anime

    WWE Superstar Sasha Banks has been interested in anime since she was five-years-old, and we recently reached out to her for her thoughts on the newest Crunchyroll Original The God of High School. Hit the jump for her take on Sailor Moon, fighting anime, and which show she'd recommend to Vince McMahon!

  • Wednesday July 22, 2020
  • A Quick Love Letter To One Piece On Its 23rd Anniversary

    It brings people together

    One Piece began back in Weekly Shonen Jump on July 22, 1997. And while many other franchises have evolved and changed to survive, One Piece has thrived by ... just being One Piece. Hit the jump to read about why this is so important. 

  • Monday July 20, 2020
  • RECAP: All Hail Mah Miseon, God of High School's Pro Wrestler

    Her fight with Mira was pretty great. Let's check it out in the Episode 3 recap!

    The God of High School has already introduced a few notable characters, but I think my favorite so far is the American pro wrestler Mah Miseon, as she was a perfect fit for an anime about a fighting tournament. Hit the jump for why!

  • Friday July 17, 2020
  • Deku, Muscular, and the Body Horror of My Hero Academia


    My Hero Academia is full of incredible battle scenes, and for this week's Fight Scene Friday, y'all voted for me to focus on Deku vs Muscular. Along with being particularly brutal, it also represents a troubling theme of the show. Hit the jump for why this fight is so important!