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    Lunes Junio 8, 2020
  • Here's Why You Absolutely Need to Catch Up On My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU!

    With its third and final season fast approaching, let's explore what's so special about My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU!

    My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU stands as one of my all-time favorite anime dramas, full of rich characters, funny jokes, and insightful lessons about youth and identity. Today on Why It Works, let's explore why you should catch up on this excellent show, just in time for its upcoming final season!

  • Lunes Junio 1, 2020
  • Elevating Shonen Action: Hunter x Hunter's Genre-Blending Approach

    Today let's explore how Hunter x Hunter's Yorknew City arc embraces new genres to elevate its action spectacles!

    From One Piece to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and beyond, many of the best shonen properties succeed not just by exemplifying the best qualities of shonen adventure, but by drawing from a broad array of genres, and applying the dramatic strengths of those genres to their own tales. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Hunter x Hunter's Yorknew City arc exemplifies the strength of this approach to storytelling!

  • Lunes May 25, 2020
  • What Anime Should You Check Out After Avatar: The Last Airbender?

    With the acclaimed Avatar having recently gone up on streaming, today let's highlight some anime to mitigate those post-Avatar blues!

    Avatar: The Last Airbender has been an acclaimed and beloved cartoon ever since its release, and recently, a whole new audience has been introduced to it via streaming. Today on Why It Works, let's rummage through some great anime that echo the best elements of Avatar's appeal!

  • Lunes May 18, 2020
  • Why You Absolutely Need to Check Out Pokemon: Twilight Wings!

    Today let's break down the unique history beyond one of Pokemon's finest animated productions!

    The Pokemon anime has been experiencing something of an animation renaissance lately, culminating in the fantastic Sword and Shield miniseries, Pokemon: Twilight Wings. Today let's catalog the changes in Pokemon over time, and explore what makes this new series so impressive!

  • Sábado May 9, 2020
  • Let's Celebrate the Birthday of A-1 Pictures!

    In honor of A-1 Pictures birthday, today let's explore some of the most unique anime they've produced over the years!

    A-1 Pictures have a number of massive hits to their name, but they've also produced a wide variety of lesser-known and experimental features, providing the opportunity for many unique directors to make their mark on the industry. Today on Why It Works, in honor of A-1's birthday, let's explore some of their most distinctive productions!

  • Lunes Abril 27, 2020
  • How Princess Connect! Re:Dive Captures the Spirit of Konosuba!

    Today we'll explore how the ongoing 'Princess Connect! Re:Dive' embodies the strengths of one of Isekai's greatest comedies

    Konosuba has developed a well-earned reputation as one of the funniest comedies among Isekai anime. But this season's Princess Connect! Re:Dive is no slouch either, and actually carries on the legacy of Konosuba in all sorts of ways. Today let's explore how Princess Connect! Re:Dive embodies the spirit of Konosuba!

  • Lunes Abril 20, 2020
  • Fighting with Impact: The Brilliance of Hunter x Hunter's Nen System

    Today let's explore the system of energy that makes Hunter x Hunter's fights so exciting!

    It's a tricky thing to instill the over-the-top spectacle of shonen action with a sense of weight and consequence. It's easy enough to make attacks look flashy, but how do you convey a character cleverly outwitting their opponent, when every single character has magic powers? Today let's explore how Hunter x Hunter's Nen system answers these questions, and turns all of its battles into tactical tightrope acts!

  • Lunes Abril 13, 2020
  • SING "YESTERDAY" FOR ME is This Season's Must-Watch Drama!

    Today let's explore the many strengths of Sing "Yesterday" For Me's production!

    Among a diverse array of new premieres, Sing "Yesterday" for Me stuck out to me in terms of its writing, art design, and much else. Today on Why It Works, let's run down the many strengths of this terrific new anime!

  • Lunes Abril 6, 2020
  • It's Easy to Sink Into These Fantastic Long-Running Anime!

    Today let's highlight some long-running shows that are well worth your time!

    It can sometimes feel like there'll never be enough time to finally tackle that big, sprawling anime you've been thinking about. But long-running shows are one of the things that make anime special, and slowly growing alongside a cast of beloved characters offers a thrill like little else in the medium. Today on Why It Works, let's highlight some long-running shows that are well worth your time!

  • Lunes Marzo 23, 2020
  • A Lifetime of Competition: Growing Up in Chihayafuru

    Today let's explore how the brilliant Chihayafuru depicts growing up alongside your favorite sport!

    Most anime sports dramas tend to be focused on the trials of high school, where passions are high, and students can throw themselves fully into their athletic passions. But is it possible to grow up while still holding onto that fire, and how can a beloved sport fit into a complex adult life? Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Chihayafuru attempts to answer these complicated questions!

  • Lunes Marzo 16, 2020
  • Who Defines Justice in My Hero Academia?

    Today let's explore the nature of justice in My Hero Academia, and the strange relationship between heroes and the law

    Heroes are supposed to work independently, seeking out injustice wherever it lies, and fighting valiantly for what is truly right. But in a world where heroes and the police often work in tandem, what is justice, and what of those heroes who fall outside of the law? Today on Why It Works, let's explore the strange nature of justice in My Hero Academia!

  • Martes Marzo 10, 2020
  • Prepare Yourselves for a Superb, Sequel-Packed Spring Season!

    Today on Why It Works, let's celebrate the many coming attractions of the spring season!

    From beloved isekais to poignant character dramas, this spring season is absolutely brimming with long-awaited sequels, along with a variety of other exciting new productions. Today on Why It Works, let's explore some of the highlights we can expect from the season to come!

  • Lunes Marzo 2, 2020
  • My Hero Academia's Most Terrifying Team-Ups!

    Today let's explore the team-up potential of My Hero Academia's most talented heroes!

    Though My Hero Academia's heroes are plenty strong, it's a tough world out there, and sometimes working as a group can be the only way to succeed. That's where hero teams come in, those classic partnerships that let heroes shore up each other's weaknesses, or amplify their strengths to unbeatable levels. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the team-up potential of My Hero Academia's brightest stars!

  • Lunes Febrero 24, 2020
  • What Are The Best Anime About Anime?

    Today let's highlight some terrific anime that explore the medium itself!

    This season's Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! has been a delightful journey into the anime production process, full of insights into this art form we all love. But Eizouken isn't the only anime that has tackled anime itself as a topic, or celebrated the common struggles of artists in general. Today on Why It Works, let's highlight some of the best anime about anime!

  • Lunes Febrero 17, 2020
  • Not Born to Be a Hero: My Hero Academia and the Road to Greatness

    Today we explore the difficult and deeply personal path towards heroism in My Hero Academia!

    Midoriya was not born with a Quirk, and even after he receives one, he never really embodies what you'd consider a "heroic temperament." He struggles every day to become the hero he wants to be—and he does not struggle alone. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the long road to heroism in My Hero Academia!