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    Mercoledì Novembre 18, 2020
  • FEATURE: How Behind The Scenes Decisions Changed The Course of Digimon Adventure 2020

    Let's explore some of the creative decisions behind the show

    2020's Digimon Adventure reboot is definitely one of the most action-packed in the franchise, and it's a little jarring to compare it to the original. How did it get this way? What are the aims of the people behind it? Hit the jump to find out!

  • QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Ash Ketchum?

    Pokémon taught him...but how much did he teach you?

    We've spent a lot of time watching Ash Ketchum travel through various Pokémon regions, so let's test the knowledge we've acquired. Hit the jump to see how much you know about the Pokémon anime protagonist!

     

  • Giovedì Novembre 12, 2020
  • QUIZ: Discover What You Need From Crunchyroll's Holiday Gift Guide!

    Tis the season for great anime merchandise!

    Need to find the right gift for a special anime fan in your life (or yourself?) Look no further than the Crunchyroll Store Holiday Gift Guide! With this quiz, you'll be directed to exactly what you need in no time! Hit the jump to get your holiday shopping done!

  • Mercoledì Novembre 11, 2020
  • ESSAY: Mr. Osomatsu's Desperate Quest To Beat Time

    It's a show about refusing to follow the laws of fiction

    The sextuplets in Mr. Osomatsu refuse to change, even after they've reached adulthood, and even after their franchise has almost turned sixty-years-old. And it certainly makes for a memorable anime experience. Hit the jump to learn why the Matsu brothers decision to remain the same is such an interesting path!

  • Martedì Novembre 10, 2020
  • FEATURE: Black Clover Didn't Need To Go That Hard...But It Did

    Episode 151 one of the best anime original episodes I've ever seen

    Anime original episodes have a mixed reputation, but the most recent installment of Black Clover's Episode 151 completely knocks it out of the park with a story that is one non-stop animation tour de force. Hit the jump for why you should check it out!

  • Martedì Novembre 3, 2020
  • QUIZ: Can You Name These 15 Black Clover Spells?

    After 150 episodes, can you put a name to an attack?

    Over the course of 150 episodes, Black Clover has covered countless spells and attacks! But can you name any of them specifically? To celebrate the occasion and test your knowledge, hit the jump to take a quiz!

  • Martedì Ottobre 20, 2020
  • FEATURE: Why Usopp Should Always Remain Scared

    He's already the "brave warrior of the sea" that he set out to be

    There are few One Piece characters as relatable as Usopp, the "scaredy cat" from the Syrup Village who often has to fight past his fears in order to accomplish great things. And you know what? He's best that way. Hit the jump to read about why!

  • Sabato Ottobre 17, 2020
  • FEATURE: A Week's Worth Of Pokémon Episodes That Are Perfect For Halloween

    A little horror, a little sadness, A LOT of Ash Ketchum

    Are you a Pokémon fan who needs something to watch this Halloween? Well, the original series has you covered with seven straight episodes that are perfect for this particular holiday. Hit the jump to check them out!

  • Venerdì Ottobre 9, 2020
  • FEATURE: How Asta vs The Devil Provides Black Clover's Greatest Payoff

    IT'S FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, Y'ALL

    If any show can pull off a climactic moment, it's Black Clover. On this week's Fight Scene Friday, I take a look at how this series uses a gigantic, arc-ending battle to tie together multiple plot threads and character arcs. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Giovedì Ottobre 1, 2020
  • INTERVIEW: Author Matt Alt Discusses What Makes Anime So Appealing

    Plus Gundam, Doraemon, Super Sentai, and more!

    Author Matt Alt's book Pure Invention: How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered The World has garnered great reviews and is one of my favorite books of 2020. So I sat down with Alt to discuss the stuff he couldn't fit in the book, anime's appeal, and why Gundam is so integral to the medium's history. Hit the jump for the interview!

  • Giovedì Settembre 24, 2020
  • FEATURE: Why Seto Kaiba Remains One Of Anime's Coolest Characters

    He'd be the first person to tell you that he's the best

    Few characters are as consistently confident as Seto Kaiba, the tech billionaire from Yu-Gi-Oh! who wants to be the best in the world at a monster card game. But why does he remain so lovable even when he's so arrogant? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Martedì Settembre 22, 2020
  • QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Very Good Boy Rock Lee?

    Test your knowledge of the Boy with the Brows

    It's hard to find a better anime underdog than Naruto's Rock Lee, a kid who wanted to be his best despite his ninja limitations. And through his hard work, he trained his way into all of our hearts. Hit the jump to see how much you know about him!

  • Lunedì Settembre 21, 2020
  • FEATURE: A Tonal Change Gave the New Digimon One Of Its Best Episodes Yet

    Episode 16 is an adventure you shouldn't miss

    For the most part, Digimon Adventure: is all about getting somewhere — to the next location, to the next kid, to the next evolution. But in Episode 16, the pace changes and a new atmosphere emerges, one that's both refreshing and a little creepy. Hit the jump for why this is one of the best examples of the reboot yet!

  • Venerdì Settembre 18, 2020
  • FEATURE: How Luffy vs Katakuri Puts An Interesting Spin On Anime Power-Ups

    IT'S FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, Y'ALL

    How do you beat a man that knows every attack you're gonna make before you make it? That's the question One Piece asks with its Luffy vs Katakuri fight, a battle that forces Luffy to take things to the next level. Hit the jump for why this particular power-up is so important!

  • Venerdì Settembre 11, 2020
  • FEATURE: The Classic Spider-Man Plot That Deku Vs Todoroki Resembles

    It's FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, y'all!

    On this week's Fight Scene Friday, I'm taking a look at the battle between Deku and Todoroki and its similarities with the famous Marvel friendship of Peter Parker and Harry Osborn. Hit the jump to see how My Hero Academia and Spider-Man connect!