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    Wednesday September 30, 2020
  • FEATURE: Professional NFL Player Mike Daniels Talks Anime Fandom

    Mini-documentary explores how Japanese animation has influenced athlete's life, family, and career

    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.

  • Friday September 18, 2020
  • Jump Force Reminds Us of the Best Hunter x Hunter Arc in Meruem Trailer

    "Let me hear you struggle!" he says as he beats the crud out of Gon

    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.

  • Tuesday September 8, 2020
  • "HUNTER X HUNTER" Gon Gets His First Japan-made Soft Vinyl Doll from HKDSTOY

    Killua Zoldyck is scheduled to be released as the second entry

    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.

  • Friday August 21, 2020
  • FEATURE: Gon vs Neferpitou and the Art of the Anime Beatdown

    It's FIGHT SCENE FRIDAY, y'all!

    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!

  • Friday August 7, 2020
  • Hunter x Hunter's Meruem Lets Loose in First Jump Force Screens

    Chimera Ant arc antagonist will be playable 

    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. 

  • Tuesday August 4, 2020
  • RECS: Top 30 Anime of All Time According to SungWon Cho, aka ProZD

    Voice actor, YouTuber, and anime fan dishes out his top series, movies, and manga

    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! 

  • Thursday July 30, 2020
  • Crunchyroll Reveals 10 Anime Series Everyone's Been Watching Lately

    There are a lot of long shows to catch up on!

    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. 

  • Saturday July 18, 2020
  • They're back! The Significance Of Getting An Anime Reboot Green Lit

    Creator and marketing value are only part of a reboot's approval

    How do anime reboots get approved? What steps are taken and what qualities are looked for? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Monday May 25, 2020
  • What Anime Should You Check Out After Avatar: The Last Airbender?

    With the acclaimed Avatar having recently gone up on streaming, today let's highlight some anime to mitigate those post-Avatar blues!

    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!

  • Monday June 1, 2020
  • Elevating Shonen Action: Hunter x Hunter's Genre-Blending Approach

    Today let's explore how Hunter x Hunter's Yorknew City arc embraces new genres to elevate its action spectacles!

    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!