The classic "jock vs nerd" conflict of high school is a false dichotomy, especially if you're a self-proclaimed "nerd with muscles," much like professional football player Mike Daniels, who talks about his lifelong love of anime in a short documentary feature produced by Crunchyroll. Hit the jump to check it out.
Last month we got our first look at Jump Force's latest ruthless Jump villain, Meruem from Hunter x Hunter. Now Bandai Namco has confirmed a fall release for the Chimera Ant King, who will be available on his own for $3.99 or as part of the $17.99 Character Pass 2. Read on for more.
Tokyo-based company Hikidashi will start releasing a new series of soft vinyl dolls inspired by the characters from the HUNTER x HUNTER anime franchise from its toy brand "HKDSTOY." From September 9, the company will start accepting pre-orders for its first entry - the anime's protagonist Gon Freecss. Check out its details after the jump.
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!
The next character on the way to Jump Force has been revealed as Meruem, the antagonist of the Chimera Ant arc from Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter x Hunter. Hit the jump for the first screens.
Like everyone else, SungWon Cho—aka the voice actor, YouTuber, and anime fan known as ProZD—has his own list of favorites, and it doesn't sound like he had much trouble drumming up his personal Top 30 Anime of All Time list. Read on for the full list of TV series, manga, and anime films he recommends!
Crunchyroll revealed the top anime series viewed in Q2 of 2020, with major shonen tentpoles like Black Clover, One Piece, and Naruto Shippuden among the many heavy-hitters on the list. Read on to see what made it.
How do anime reboots get approved? What steps are taken and what qualities are looked for? Hit the jump to find out!
Avatar: The Last Airbender has been an acclaimed and beloved cartoon ever since its release, and recently, a whole new audience has been introduced to it via streaming. Today on Why It Works, let's rummage through some great anime that echo the best elements of Avatar's appeal!
From One Piece to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and beyond, many of the best shonen properties succeed not just by exemplifying the best qualities of shonen adventure, but by drawing from a broad array of genres, and applying the dramatic strengths of those genres to their own tales. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Hunter x Hunter's Yorknew City arc exemplifies the strength of this approach to storytelling!