Happy birthday to Chica Umino! Let's talk about one of the best comics artists in the business, the creator of Honey and Clover and March comes in like a lion. Hit the jump to find out more.
The titanic Neon Genesis Evangelion is a massively influential title that has deeply impacted the anime industry, but few of its inheritors embody all the many things Evangelion did so well. From its psychological drama to its giant robot battles to its post-apocalyptic world, there's so much to enjoy in Eva... and today on Why It Works, we'll be highlighting a variety of other great shows that carry on all of its various strengths!
In stories and life, families are indispensable, and anime is filled with some of the most memorable ones! Let's delve into some of the best after the jump!
Spring time is here and it's the perfect time to watch these beautifully spring-themed anime! Hit the jump to check out our list!
Inspired by the dubious mentorship of Reigen Arataka, today we'll be taking a journey through some of the best anime parents of recent years. Whether your family is composed of mostly dragons or entirely tanukis, great parenting is integral to a loving family. Let's celebrate those relationships that make our favorite families shine!
The beginning of a new year can be a stressful time even before we get to the matter of a new year's resolution, and many of our ultimate resolutions only last a few weeks. Today I'd like to celebrate a few shows that acknowledge that, and that encourage self-improvement while accepting that personal growth is a very difficult road. Let's count down some anime to truly inspire your new year's resolutions!
Sometimes you can do everything right but it still turns out wrong. This adage, true of term papers, can occassionally also strike larger productions. Hundreds of people working together can make something truly special that, for whatever reason, isn't able to find the audience it deserves. Hit the jump to find 6 such hidden gems that need a bit more love than they got!
Thanksgiving is a time of family reunions, food comas... and only half-paying attention to whatever's on TV. Let's change that! Hit the jump to see which shows you can use to show your family why you love anime so much... and hopefully get them in on it too!
Many characters in anime get haircuts at some point in their shows. Whether you like or dislike the change in hairstyle, these haircuts often mean more than just a new look. Click the jump to learn more!
It's Father's Day and we're celebrating by honoring some of our favorito anime dads and father figures! Biological or role model, major or minor, each of these very good dads have inspired us! Hit the jump below to discover some great anime dads!
From a madcap comedy opening, Hinamatsuri has turned into a surprisingly sensitive story about discovering familial love in the most unlikely places. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how Hinamatsuri and other shows bring the warmth of makeshift families to life!
Children's Day has passed, but it's not too late to celebrate some of the best kids made possible by the magic of anime. Cute, brave, obnoxious, or too smart for their size, we've put together a list of only the best kids to be found in the medium. Remember your favorites or find new ones to celebrate, after the jump!