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    Friday January 11, 2019
  • Minato's Biggest Opponent in Tsurune is Himself

    There's no easy path to mentally rebuilding an athlete

    Minato's attempts to try and cure his target panic has left him with many options, but no concrete solution. With all of the ways that people try and figure out issues such as target panic, how can he and others with similar internal struggles in Tsurune fix them? Are there any easy ways to solve them? Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Wednesday December 19, 2018
  • Recreating Yourself Is How You Survive in Golden Kamuy

    New personas are going to be one way to be successful in this treasure hunt

    Survival is the name of the game in Golden Kamuy, but one aspect of that you might not think of is the mental and psychological aspect of surviving. That's something Golden Kamuy has shown through how multiple characters have had to create new versions of themselves. In what ways does this help them to stay alive? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Monday December 17, 2018
  • Conception Breaks the Fourth Wall of Comedy

    Making Star Children is not the weirdest thing here

    From reality shows to fourth wall breaking, Conception holds nothing back with regards to how ridiculous it wants to be. Even as the show gets wackier and wackier, it still manages to make that work. How does is consistently keep up this pace of absurdity and not burn out viewers on it? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Friday November 30, 2018
  • Six 2018 Slice-of-Life Anime That Will Leave You Relaxed

    It's time to kick back and unwind

    As 2018 begins to wind down, it's time to wipe away all the stress the year has brought us. Thankfully, this year has given us some great shows that can fulfill that need within the slice-of-life genre! Curious which shows are fun and will let you relax? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Friday November 9, 2018
  • ZOMBIE LAND SAGA is the Zombieland of Zombie Anime

    What makes ZOMBIE LAND SAGA work so well?

    ZOMBIE LAND SAGA can be seen as both an idol and zombie show, but doesn't necessarily work in the same way as other series in those genres. By creating a new way to look at zombie fiction, it's allowed for a show that can be enjoyed by people who have been burnt out on that style of media for years. How exactly does it work? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Wednesday October 31, 2018
  • RErideD's Biggest Mystery: What is Mage Up To?

    An attempt to uncover RErideD's most mysterious character

    As we enter the last handful of episodes of RErideD, there's been one constant mystery that the series has not uncovered. Where is Mage and what is she doing? Since there's not much time left until the series finale, it's time to try to come up with some theories and idea as to what Mage has done or been doing. What theories have we come up with? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Thursday October 18, 2018
  • 5 Anime Episodes That Capture The Spirit of Halloween!

    These episodes bring the treats without the tricks

    Halloween is just around the corner and there's no better way to get prepared than by watching anime! For some people though, they might want to enjoy the holiday without all the horror that usually surrounds it. If you're like that, here are episodes that celebrate Halloween without the scares! What's on the list? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Deciphering Run with the Wind's Final Boss: The Hakone Ekiden

    Unraveling one of Japan's biggest sporting events

    Run with the Wind has been mentioning a race by the name of the Hakone Ekiden throughout the first few episodes. Without much information given, it's hard to figure out what the race is, and why Haiji is so adamant about running it. How is the Hakone Ekiden watched by over a quarter of Japan's population yearly, and why is it so popular? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Tuesday October 9, 2018
  • QUIZ: Can You Survive Being A Time Traveller?

    Maneuver through our scenarios and try not to destroy time!

    Have you ever wanted to travel through time? Thanks to this quiz, you can experience that for yourself! With RErideD's first four episodes available to watch now, there's never been a better time to see what you could do if you could time travel. Will you cause chaos or just enjoy new places? Hit the jump to take our quiz and find out!

  • Monday October 8, 2018
  • The History of Japan's Greatest Video Game Brawler Franchises

    The best games that let you beat up everyone!

    SENRAN KAGURA SHINOVI MASTER is closing in on its premiere which means it's a great time to take a look at some of the best brawler video game franchises. What's the history behind some of the iconic games in the genre? How has the brawler genre changed and evolved over time? What makes a good brawler? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Tuesday September 18, 2018
  • Radiant's All-Star Voice Cast Will Amaze You

    Who will be bringing the characters of Radiant to life?

    With Radiant's upcoming debut, it's time to see who will be giving a voice to the characters from the French shonen manga. What makes this cast so incredible, what are some of their previous roles, and what does the castings tell us about certain characters? Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Friday September 7, 2018
  • QUIZ: Can You Successfully Complete the Provisional Hero License Exam?

    Are you able to become a provisionally licensed hero?

    The Provisional Hero License Exam has been ongoing in My Hero Academia, which means it's time for your attempt at the exam! It's not an easy road to becoming a licensed hero, but through your choices, you might just become one. Will you pass or will you fail? Hit the jump to take our quiz and find out!

  • Friday August 31, 2018
  • The Badminton Revenge Tour of Ayano Hanesaki

    How Ayano became the new and dominant version of herself

    HANEBADO! has had a shift in tone in recent weeks, espeically with Ayano. A new, dangerous, and overpowering "final boss" version of Ayano has emerged and is ready to cut through anyone in her path. Who and what pushed her to this exteme and why is she out for revenge? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Thursday August 30, 2018
  • Has My Enjoyment of Outlaw Star Changed In Nearly 20 Years?

    Will watching the series in 2018 make my childhood opinion differ?

    It's been 17 years since Jared last watched Outlaw Star, and a whole lot's changed since then! Will it live up to the memories and nostalgia? How does Outlaw Star fare in general in 2018? What still makes this show interesting and fun? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Thursday August 23, 2018
  • Legend of Zelda Manga Creators Coming to Crunchyroll Expo!

    Learn about the famed manga duo Akira Himekawa!

    With Crunchyroll Expo closing in, we're profiling guests scheduled to appear at the event. The popular manga duo Akira Himekawa will be at the show, but what has made them well liked in their thirty years working on manga? What else are they known for outside of The Legend of Zelda manga adaptations? Hit the jump to find out!