My Hero Academia's sprawling ensemble cast means it's frankly tough for any one season to give them all their due. Today on Why It Works, let's highlight some of the heroes who deserve to return to the main stage!
In the leadup to Film Red's release, we've received a dazzling variety of animated music videos starring Shanks' daughter Uta. Today on Why It Works, let's explore this rich collection of anime shorts, and celebrate the diverse ways they reimagine the world of One Piece!
The upcoming fall season is looking to be one of the most star-studded anime seasons in years, featuring a vast array of highly anticipated sequels, originals, and adaptations. Today on Why It Works, let's highlight as many of these all-stars as possible, and get prepped for the spectacles awaiting us in just a few weeks!
Though we often consider "slice of life" a single and staple genre, the instincts that define it can be applied to almost any sort of story. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the remarkably diverse potential of slice of life storytelling!
The warm, inviting fantasy of Natsume's Book of Friends is like little else in anime. With its new dub just released, let's take a walk in Natsume's woods and explore the finer points of this fantastic series.
The One Piece anime has benefitted from the skills of countless talented individuals over the years, including a number of animators who elevate every scene they touch. Today on Why It Works, we're celebrating just a few of those top animation talents, and exploring what makes their styles so special!
From FLCL to The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya to Samurai Champloo and beyond, anime has a proud tradition of top-tier baseball episodes. With My Hero Academia's own baseball episode swiftly approaching, let's explore the finer points of this laudable legacy!
With summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to start on a new exercise routine. Today on Why It Works, I bring you a varied collection of anime featuring activities to inspire your own summer regimen!
This season's Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer has been beloved for years in its manga form. And that's no surprise, given how well the series embodies all the remarkable talents of its creator, Satoshi Mizukami. Today on Why It Works, let's take a glance across the Mizukami canon and break down what makes his works so special!
In the approach to One Piece's Film Red, we've been receiving copious updates on all the wild outfits our heroes will shortly be donning. Some are ornate and beautiful, some are lazy and ridiculous, and all of them will be judged today, as we stop in at the red carpet of the Film Red Fashion Gala!
The internet has fallen in love with Yor Forger, the murderous matriarch of the SPY x FAMILY clan. But truth be told, falling for ladies who are quite likely to kill you is a grand anime tradition, sprawling across genres and uniting fans in their quest for oblivion. Today on Why It Works, let's celebrate some of the great and deadly women of anime!
The summer season is nearly upon us, and that means a torrential downpour of new premieres. Having sifted through a mountain of previews, today I bring you some choice selections to guide your summer anime experience!