From food stands and band performances to student plays and romantic confessions, school festival arcs are always brimming with fun attractions and dramatic highlights. With My Hero Academia prepping for its own school festival, today on Why It Works, let's explore the finer points of these anime staples!
The grim specter of Valentine's Day is once again rearing its ugly head, but this year we're here for all of the "black Cupid" anime fans out there who'd like a little bitterness and eccentricity mixed in with all of the lovey-dovey stuff as we browse a selection of titles in which the romantic is off-kilter, asymmetrical, or just plain weird. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ah, you can feel the change of the seasons coming! The temperatures are rising, the birds are chirping, and the first official day of Spring is just around the corner, and oh, right, one last thing: Spring break! But what to do with your week off? Well, I've got a list of ten amazing shows that are perfect to binge watch as you welcome in the change of seasons, take a break from school, or just find yourself lounging around with your favorite streaming device. Curious to see what we’ve got? Get your favorite snacks and read on!
Valentine's Day is the perfect time for a variety of candy and romance. Whether you have someone to celebrate the holiday with or not, there's no better time to sit down and watch a good anime revolving around love. After taking this quiz, you'll know the perfect show for you! Which romance will you get? Hit the jump to find out!
Has it really been ten years since the release of Toradora? A new BD box is celebrating the event, including a soundtrack album! Check out the latest news on the release after the jump.
The Toradora! anime turns 10 this year, and celebrations are kicking off early with exclusive merch from Medicos Entertainment. Check out the two limited-edition wall scrolls, going on sale at this month's AnimeJapan, after the jump!
Creating the perfect romantic evening can be tough, but picking what anime to watch shouldn't be. There's no better time of the year to snuggle up with your sweetheart and watch a good romance than Valentine's day so we've made a list of series based on the answer to one simple question. Once you find out what they're in the mood for, just hit play and your evening is a sure thing. Hit the jump to find your perfect Valentine's anime!
An integral part of love stories and a source of comedy in slice of life series, the Valentine's Day episode is a celebrated tradition where we bear witness to the anxiety of making or receiving confections and, just maybe, experiencing a love confession or sharing a first kiss. Whether they're defying conventions or just executing on them very well, discover the 10 very good Valentine's Day episodes to prepare for your own big confession, after the jump!
In February of 2016, Japanese publisher Nippon Shuppan Bōeki will be releasing Animation Art Works of Masayoshi Tanaka, a 312 page art book that highlights the work of animator and character designer Masayoshi Tanaka. Hit the jump to learn more.