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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!