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    Monday October 25, 2021
  • FEATURE: Let's Celebrate The Fascinating Works Of Tomihiko Morimi

    With the latest adaptation of his works soon to arrive, let's explore the fascinating world of Tomihiko Morimi!

    From The Tatami Galaxy to The Eccentric Family and beyond, Tomihiko Morimi's books have inspired some of our most dazzling modern anime. With a sequel to The Tatami Galaxy coming from the director of One-Punch Man, today let's explore what makes his stories so special!

  • Monday October 18, 2021
  • OPINION: How Squid Game Captures The Spirit Of Isekai

    What do Squid Game and isekai have in common? Let's find out!

    The new death game series Squid Game has been making waves worldwide, buoyed by its inventive challenges and sharp social commentary. But ultimately, Squid Game is tapping into a sense of frustration that can be witnessed across modern media, and especially in the mechanics of isekai anime. Let's explore the thematic ties between these distinct stories!

  • Monday October 11, 2021
  • RECS: Anime You Need To Watch If You Love 86 EIGHTY-SIX

    Let's highlight some anime that echo 86 EIGHTY-SIX's distinct appeal!

    86 EIGHTY-SIX has proven itself to be a compelling war drama, providing an unflinching glimpse of the tragedies of battle. Shows with such a ferocious political message tend to count among my favorites — so today I'll be offering some potential new favorites, as we run down a selection of shows that should appeal to you if you're a fan of 86 EIGHTY-SIX!

  • Monday October 4, 2021
  • FEATURE: Let's Explore The Power Of One Piece's Team Dynamics!

    Let's dig into how One Piece's unique team dynamics contribute to its greatness!

    Though their journeys are filled with dazzling adventures, it's a pleasure just spending time with the Straw Hats at rest. What makes it so easy to enjoy time with the Straw Hats? Today we're going to explore precisely that as we dig into the charming internal team dynamics of One Piece!

  • Monday September 27, 2021
  • RECS: Which Anime Should You Watch After Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid?

    Let's run down some great post-Dragon Maid selections for your viewing pleasure!

    Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid has come and gone in a flash, but fortunately, there are plenty of shows harboring a hint of its special magic. Whether you're in it for the absurd laughs or the charming family dynamic, today we've got a pile of recommendations for those post-Dragon Maid blues!

  • Monday September 20, 2021
  • FEATURE: What Is Your Favorite One Piece Art Style?

    Let's explore the One Piece anime's diverse visual evolution!

    Over its many years on the air, One Piece has evolved in all sorts of ways, undergoing a variety of changes in both its narrative and visual style. Along with Oda's own evolution as an artist, One Piece has benefited from the unique sensibilities of hundreds of different artists and animators, many of whom have made their own stylistic mark on the franchise. Today on Why It Works, let's explore just a few of One Piece's many visual incarnations over the years!

  • Tuesday September 14, 2021
  • FEATURE: Here's The Best Anime To Watch When You're Done With One Piece

    Let's highlight some anime to brighten those post-One Piece blues!

    Done with One Piece, and hungry for more shows? There may not be anything exactly like One Piece out there, but there are certainly shows that embody various elements of its appeal. Today on Why It Works, let's explore some choice post-One Piece selections!

  • Monday September 6, 2021
  • FEATURE: How To Choose The Right Anime High School

    Which anime high school would you like to attend?

    Though attending an anime high school might seem like a fun and glamorous experience, there are plenty of factors to consider when making your selection. Sure, you might gain strange and mysterious powers, but you also might be blown up as collateral damage and miss out on your high school years entirely. Today, let's dig deep into an important topic and explore the process of picking your anime high school!

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