Fight Scene Friday will be returning in 2021, and to get ready for its return, here are the five fights that fans seemed the most interested in. And after you check those out, you can vote for the fight that will launch the next entry! Hit the jump for more!
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!
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!
When Vetto shows up in the Underwater Temple in Black Clover, all hope seems lost and the dude seems unstoppable. However, thanks to the teamwork and drive of the Black Bulls, the odds soon change. Hit the jump to see how this epic fight takes a frequent anime battle situation and makes it thrilling!
By the time Luffy and Doflamingo actually start fighting, the build-up has lasted for over a decade. So how did One Piece manage to keep this match-up feeling so intense? Hit the jump to learn about the power of long-term storytelling!
Hunter X Hunter is well known for its interesting and refreshing take on battles, and the fight between Gon and Neferpitou is not an exception. However, this fight is a little bit ... different. Hit the jump for why this short match-up is so effective and unsettling!
For this week's Fight Scene Friday, y'all voted for Julius Novachrono vs Patry from Black Clover, a high stakes battle that re-defines what it means to have power in the Clover Kingdom. Hit the jump for more on how this fight enhances the series as a whole!
On this week's FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, I'll be looking at Kakashi vs Obito from Naruto Shippuden. What makes this fight so dynamic and how to does it represent a major theme that runs throughout the entire Naruto franchise? Hit the jump to find out!
For the most part, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations deals with Boruto and his peers. But every once in a while, the old guard gets their time to shine, and when they do, it's usually pretty great. Hit the jump for more about the glory of Naruto and Sasuke leaping back into action!
Few anime characters want as much good for the world as Asta, who remains an almost unshakable beacon of positivity throughout all of Black Clover. But what happens when he faces Ladros, a character who is his exact opposite? Hit the jump for a fight that would come to define the series!
My Hero Academia is full of incredible battle scenes, and for this week's Fight Scene Friday, y'all voted for me to focus on Deku vs Muscular. Along with being particularly brutal, it also represents a troubling theme of the show. Hit the jump for why this fight is so important!
This week, we're gonna take a look at the fight that defines early Naruto: Rock Lee vs Gaara. Why is it set up so perfectly? What makes it so thrilling? And why are those guitars in the background so especially awesome? Hit the jump to find out!
Today, on FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, I'm gonna take a look at Luffy vs Enel, the fight that rocked Skypiea. What makes this fight so special and why does it indicate a change in the way that One Piece uses its battles to tell a story? Hit the jump to find out!
Hunter x Hunter is a nearly perfect show, taking battle anime to places that audiences had never seen before. And one of those fights — Gon vs Hisoka — is especially important when it comes to playing with our expectations of contests between antagonists and underdogs. Hit the jump to find out why it's so special and vote for next week's fight!