From soothing pastoral dramas to hilarious comedies of errors, the world of slice of life anime is vast and various. Today let's build off this season's top notch slice of life offerings, and seek out the perfect slice of life anime for you!
With both Loid Forger and Chainsaw Man's Devil Hunters currently attesting to the power of a well-cut suit, it seems like the perfect time to celebrate some of anime's other smartly dressed heroes. Let's run down some of the greatest suit fits in anime history!
Shakespeare's stories have undergone more interpretations and revisions than perhaps any other writer and anime is no slouch when it comes to adapting his tales. Let's explore how Shakespeare's influence is reflected in both direct and structural ways across the medium!
The Witch From Mercury's heroine Suletta occupies a long and storied tradition in anime: the meek, kind-hearted character who could nonetheless absolutely destroy you. Today, let's celebrate some of Suletta's equally timid-yet-terrifying companions!
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury has proven itself one of the fall season's most fascinating shows, and seems to draw clear influence from both Revolutionary Girl Utena and The Tempest. Let's explore how Mercury's textual forebearers inform its ongoing drama!
My favorite memories of Naruto mostly concern the saga's early stages, when our young ninjas were still embedded in the daily life of Konoha Village. As such, my recent journey through BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS has been an utter delight, reviving and in ways even surpassing my fondness for its predecessor. Let's explore the choices that make BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS special!
Along with our sprawling pile of seasonal anime, Crunchyroll has also been steadily amassing some top tier anime films. Let's run down a list of top selections and get fully equipped for your next anime movie night!
We're currently exploring a bit of a live-action fantasy renaissance with prestigious adaptations of both Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings' supplemental materials proving their stories are far from over. While we're all in a fantasy-minded mood, why not check out some of anime's own fantasy selections? Let's see what we can find!
One of my favorite aspects of SPY x FAMILY is how well it articulates the power of families we choose for ourselves. Today, let's highlight some more great anime that celebrate the unique bonds of found families!
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!
The Funimation migration continues to offer all manner of top-quality anime, so much so that sorting through it all can be a little intimidating. Today on Why It Works, I return once more to the spoils and highlight just a few excellent productions for your perusal!
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.