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    Monday September 26, 2022
  • FEATURE: Five Characters I'm Excited to See in the Next My Hero Academia Season

    Let's highlight some characters who could use the extra attention!

    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!

  • Monday September 5, 2022
  • FEATURE: Let's Explore The Marvelous Music Videos of One Piece Film: Red's Uta

    Let's dive into the beautiful music videos connected to One Piece's new film!

    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!

  • Monday August 29, 2022
  • FEATURE: The Fall Season is Overflowing With Spectacular Anime!

    Let's explore the many highlights of the upcoming fall season!

    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!

  • Monday August 22, 2022
  • FEATURE: How Slice-of-Life Anime Complements Other Genres

    Let's explore the infinite potential of one of anime's most unique and expansive genres!

    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!

  • Monday August 15, 2022
  • FEATURE: What Makes Natsume Yujin-cho Feel Like Both a Horror and Slice-of-Life Anime?

    With a Natsume dub just released, let's explore what makes this series special!

    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.

  • Monday August 8, 2022
  • FEATURE: Let's Celebrate the Outstanding Animators of One Piece!

    It's time to highlight some of the animators that make One Piece great!

    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!

  • Monday August 1, 2022
  • FEATURE: What Does It Take To Make a Successful Anime Baseball Episode?

    With My Hero Academia's baseball episode approaching, let's explore what makes a great baseball episode work!

    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!

  • Monday July 25, 2022
  • FEATURE: Here's 7 Anime to Inspire Your Summer Exercise Regimen!

    Today on Why It Works, we're getting our bodies moving and making the most of the summer!

    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!

  • Monday July 18, 2022
  • FEATURE: Why Are Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer and Planet With So Relatable?

    Let's explore the unique style of Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer's creator!

    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!

  • Monday July 11, 2022
  • HUMOR: Live From the One Piece Film Red Fashion Show

    Let's run down all the dos and don'ts of One Piece's latest fashion trends!

    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!

  • Monday July 4, 2022
  • FEATURE: More Tough As Nails Anime Women Like SPY x FAMILY's Yor Forger

    Let's celebrate the lovably murderous ladies of anime!

    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!

  • Monday June 27, 2022
  • FEATURE: Here's 5 Anime to Look Out For in the Summer Season!

    Let's highlight some of the intriguing productions that will debut soon!

    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!