Though attending an anime high school might seem like a fun and glamorous experience, there are plenty of factors to consider when making your selection. Sure, you might gain strange and mysterious powers, but you also might be blown up as collateral damage and miss out on your high school years entirely. Today, let's dig deep into an important topic and explore the process of picking your anime high school!
Japan is known for its countless ghost stories and terrifying yōkai spirits, but how many horror anime draw inspiration from this rich cultural history? Check out these series and learn something new about what Japan's traditional folklore and myths have to offer!
From Bakemonogatari and its many successors to battle royales and historical epics, Nisio Isin's writing has been adapted into all manner of fascinating anime productions. With his latest adaptation arriving in just a few days, today we look back over Isin's various anime works, and try to pin down what makes his writing so compelling!
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!
There are a number of things that make anime stand out as a medium, but one of my own favorites is its unique focus on atmosphere and on bringing the emotional experience of a moment to life. Today on Why It Works, let's explore anime's dazzling power to create drama in stillness and bring its worlds vividly to life!
With the release of its latest tenth volume today, a total print run of the manga adaptation of Bakemonogatari, the first installment of Nisio Isin's Monogatari fantasy light novel series, has reached 2.4 million copies. The announcement was made by the publisher Kodansha because the number "240" can be read as "Nisio" in Japanese. Hit the jump for more details.