Feature Stories - Archive

    Saturday September 24, 2022
  • FEATURE: Pooping Is One Of Digimon's Most Meaningful Aspects

    Hear me out: It makes us feel closer to them

    Since Digimon have existed, they've been pooping all over the place. And while this might seem like a funny gag or a simple quirk of virtual pets, it actually says something about Digimon's relationship with us and their pseudo-biology. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • FEATURE: What You Need to Know Before SPY x FAMILY Returns

    Refresh your memory before the next mission begins this October!

    The first cour of SPY x FAMILY was a sheer banger when it debuted last spring season. While we wait for the second cour, how about a little refresher about what has happened so far? Hit the jump!

  • Friday September 23, 2022
  • RECS: TenZ and Kyedae Share Their Top 10 Anime (and a Special Announcement)

    The pro streamers give us a glimpse at their favorite series

    Esports pro TenZ and Twitch streamer Kyedae  have made a name for themselves on Twitch through their competitive play on Valorant (among other games) and have both amassed quite impressive followings. The two streamers recently announced their engagement and have both openly expressed their love of anime, especially Kaguya-sama: Love is War! We’re excited to share a list of their top 10 anime with you today! Hit the jump to read their lists as well as learn about an exciting announcement!

  • INTERVIEW: hololive Production's CEO on the Origins of VTubing

    We spoke with Motoaki Tanigo, the head of COVER Corp, about his company and the state of VTubing today

    Since its founding in 2016, COVER Corp and hololive Production have become synonymous with the burgeoning VTuber industry. Since the debut of hololive Production's first VTuber, Tokino Sora, the company has expanded into three languages and now represents dozens of talent with over 64 million collective subscribers on YouTube alone. We had the pleasure of talking with COVER Corp's CEO Motaki Tanigo about the history of his company, the future of VTubing, and what he thinks about the infamous nickname "YAGOO!" Hit the jump to read!

  • QUIZ: How Well Do You Know SPY x FAMILY’s Anya Forger?

    We all know Anya Forger loves peanuts. But what else do you know about the tiny troublemaker?

    This quick quiz is just as intense as Yor Forger’s hugs. Are you ready to test your Anya knowledge? Find out after the jump!

  • RESULTS: Which Series Made You Fall in Love With Anime?

    The data is in! What is the anime that touched the most peoples' lives?

    After a week to collect votes and almost 8,000 responses, it's time to finally figure out what are the most influential anime. Which series got over 1,000 votes, and which ones touched a single person's heart? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Thursday September 22, 2022
  • RECS: VTuber Regis Altare Shares His Top 10 Anime

    The guild leader's tastes have been revealed!

    Every team has its leader, and HOLOSTARS English -TEMPUS- has Regis Altare. The founder of the adventurer's guild, Altare's gentle and easygoing earnestness make his streams some of the coziest you can find on all of YouTube. The guild founder shared his list of top 10 anime with us and we're happy to share it here! Hit the jump to read!

  • INTERVIEW: VTuber Regis Altare Wants to Spread Joy Through VTubing

    He also said he would befriend Tingle from The Legend of Zelda if given the chance

    Every team has its leader, and HOLOSTARS English -TEMPUS- has Regis Altare. The founder of the adventurer's guild, Altare's gentle and easygoing earnestness make his streams some of the coziest you can find on all of YouTube. We had the pleasure of interviewing him about how it felt to debut, the joy of VTubing, and whether or not he would pursue a friendship with The Legend of Zelda's Tingle. Hit the jump to read!

  • EVENT: Chainsaw Man’s World Premiere Was a Bloody Good Time

    Read for the first impressions on Chainsaw Man episode one and the world premiere event!

    The clank of chains could be heard throughout Roppongi last night as the world premiere of the first episode of Chainsaw Man was shown on one of its biggest screens at the area’s local Toho Cinema, giving Roppongi a taste of what is to come in one of the most highly anticipated series’ ever. Read on for the full premiere experience breakdown!

  • Wednesday September 21, 2022
  • FEATURE: Everything You Need to Know Before Watching Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island

    The history of the most infamous episode of Mobile Suit Gundam.

    Mobile Suit Gundam changed the anime industry, but one of the earlier episodes in the series has been largely kept from audiences outside of Japan. The new Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island movie fixes and expands upon the much talked about episode of the series, but why was the episode omitted from foreign releases? Read on to find out. 

  • RECS: VTuber Magni Dezmond Reveals His Top 10 Anime

    Behold the secrets of the universe!

    Every member of HOLOSTAR's new generation -TEMPUS- brings their own unique set of skills and expertise to the guild, and, as the resident publicist and alchemist, Magni Dezmond is no different. HOLOSTAR's official website describes him as "the type of person who stares right into the abyss," and a cursory glance at his chaotic streams really lines up with that. Dezmond shared a list of his favorite anime with us and we are excited to reveal his innermost secrets to you, dear readers! Hit the jump to read!

  • INTERVIEW: VTuber Magni Dezmond Wants You to Experience Fear in His Streams

    The guild's resident publicist and alchemist reveals the secrets of the universe

    Every member of HOLOSTAR's new generation -TEMPUS- brings their own unique set of skills and expertise to the guild, and, as the resident publicist and alchemist, Magni Dezmond is no different. HOLOSTAR's official website describes him as "the type of person who stares right into the abyss," and a cursory glance at his chaotic streams really lines up with that. We had the opportunity to talk with Dezmond about his time at the guild, the mysteries of the universe, and whether or not mixing soda flavors together counts as alchemy. Hit the jump to read!

  • Tuesday September 20, 2022
  • RECS: VTuber Axel Syrios Shares His Top 10 Anime

    holoTEMPUS' head of human resources shares his anime taste

    Axel Syrios is the chief of human resources for the Adventurer's Guild holoTEMPUS as well as the owner of an entire gladiatorial combat arena. He took a break from his guild duties to share his list of favorite anime with us. Hit the jump to read!

  • INTERVIEW: VTuber Axel Syrios on Stinky Smells, Character Alignment, and Never Giving Up

    The human resources head of TEMPUS talks with us about the VTubing life

    Axel Syrios is the chief of human resources for the Adventurer's Guild TEMPUS as well as the owner of an entire gladiatorial combat arena. We had the pleasure of interviewing Axel about his fear of horror games, his hatred of bad smells, and his advice for people who want to start streaming! Hit the jump to read!

  • FEATURE: The JUJUTSU KAISEN OP Changes Along With the Story

    Emotional turmoil like this is bound to produce some curses

    JUJUTSU KAISEN is an exceptional work of meticulous craftsmanship from start to finish, and this even includes its spectacular opening sequence. Have you noticed that it changes over time, and how this helps to build its narrative even further? Here's why that evolution is such an impactful choice!

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