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    Sunday October 2, 2022
  • POLL: Which of These 5 Anime Are You Most Excited For This Fall Season?

    It's a truly stacked season!

    This fall season is packed to the brim with great anime. Which of these five shows are you most excited to see? 

  • Thursday September 29, 2022
  • INTERVIEW: My Favorite Naruto Arc with Tamoor Hussain

    We speak with GameSpot Managing Editor Tamoor Hussain about his favorite arc!

    Our next installment of My Favorite Naruto Arc is with GameSpot Managing Editor and Giant Bomb Creative Director Tamoor Hussain on his favorite arc, Jiraiya the Gallant! Hit the jump to read the interview!

  • Saturday September 24, 2022
  • FEATURE: Pooping Is One Of Digimon's Most Meaningful Aspects

    Hear me out: It makes us feel closer to them

    Since Digimon have existed, they've been pooping all over the place. And while this might seem like a funny gag or a simple quirk of virtual pets, it actually says something about Digimon's relationship with us and their pseudo-biology. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Friday September 9, 2022
  • QUIZ: Which Mob Psycho 100 Character Are You Most Like?

    Which psychic personality do you match the most!?

    Mob is making his way back! Are you just like him? Are you more of a Reigen-type person? Someone else? Take the quiz to find out!

  • Wednesday August 10, 2022
  • REVIEW: Digimon Survive Is Like Playing Through An Anime Episode

    It's visual novel style is strong, but may not be for everyone

    After a long development, Digimon Survive was finally released last month. Taking the franchise into the realm of the visual novel, it provides a unique approach that embodies some of the strengths of the franchise while leaving behind some that have defined the games so far. Hit the jump for the full review!

  • Saturday July 30, 2022
  • FEATURE: A History of Dragon Ball's Most Determined Villains — The Red Ribbon Army

    Let's learn about one of the oldest foes in Dragon Ball history!

    With the return of the "spirit" of the Red Ribbon Army in Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO, it's time we look back at the villainous organization's origins. As it turns out, they've been plaguing Goku and his pals since the beginning of the franchise. Hit the jump to see how their plans have worked out!

  • Friday July 22, 2022
  • FEATURE: 10 Important One Piece Episodes That Show How The Story Evolved

    One Piece turns 25 years old today!

    The One Piece manga turns 25 on July 22, 2022, and only seems to get more beloved with time. The way the story is told and the intricacies of the narrative have changed since that first installment. Here, I will chart its growth through 10 key episodes. Hit the jump to see how One Piece has evolved!

  • Tuesday July 12, 2022
  • FEATURE: Few Arcs Raise Tension As Well As One Piece's Sabaody Archipelago

    It breaks tradition with fantastic results

    The Sabaody Archipelago arc is one of the most dramatic storylines in One Piece. But it isn't just a collection of sad events — the arc raises its tension in a way that makes the threats feel inescapable. Hit the jump for more about this fantastic batch of episodes!

  • Sunday July 10, 2022
  • FEATURE: The Tragic Way Yu Yu Hakusho's Toguro Brothers Cursed Themselves

    Two of Yu Yu Hakusho's greatest villains become the subjects of eternal torment

    Few Yu Yu Hakusho villains are as memorable as the Toguro Brothers, Elder and Younger, who show up just before the Dark Tournament and continue to haunt Yusuke and his crew long after it's over. They also end up haunted themselves thanks to the eternal punishments given to them. Keep reading for more about this tragic pair.

  • Thursday July 7, 2022
  • ESSAY: On Kazuki Takahashi, A Brilliant Creator of Manga and Monsters

    His work thrived on a sense of constant discovery

    It was recently reported that manga author, Kazuki Takahashi, the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!, had passed away. Takahashi was a brilliant designer of manga and monsters and I'd love to celebrate his contributions to the art of storytelling. He will be missed. 

  • Wednesday June 8, 2022
  • FEATURE: Every Time Eiichiro Oda Predicted One Piece Will End (as of June 2022)

    A history of every statement from Eiichiro Oda himself

    Recently, One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda stated that the manga is entering its "final act." However, this is definitely not the first time Oda has predicted One Piece's end. Hit the jump to read about all of the guesses about One Piece's ending over the years. 

  • Wednesday May 25, 2022
  • OPINION: Why Yoshihiro Togashi Is My Favorite Manga Creator

    The creator of Yu Yu Hakusho, Level E and Hunter x Hunter is truly brilliant

    Whether he's working in action, comedy, fantasy, horror, or usually a blend of all four, manga creator Yoshihiro Togashi remains one of the greatest authors in the history of his medium. Hit the jump for some of the things that have made his work stand out for over 30 years!

  • FEATURE: Love After World Domination Uplifts A Familiar Twist With Adorable Dedication

    "Enemies becoming lovers" isn't new, but this series makes it work

    Love After World Domination could easily be a one-joke series, but it delights in the small trials of a new relationship and takes a common story arc and turns it into something much more delightful. Hit the jump for why it's a great part of the spring 2022 season!

  • Tuesday May 24, 2022
  • FEATURE: Gary Oak Was Right

    Ash Ketchum's most famous rival was loud ... but he was also correct

    There is no Pokémon rival more notorious than Gary Oak, a guy who spent the first few years of the anime frustrating Ash Ketchum. But was Gary actually wrong about any of his boasts? Hit the jump for a reappraisal of Pallet Town's finest!

  • Thursday May 12, 2022
  • FEATURE: Alliance Of Outsiders — The Beautiful Theme Of Connection In Mob Psycho 100

    Stories about misfits finding one another are pretty common, but Mob Psycho 100 does it well

    One major theme of Mob Psycho 100 is that connection — to others or our own emotions — is what makes us better. Considering it's Mob's birthday, it's definitely worth discussing. Hit the jump for more on the consistent storytelling of this wonderful series!

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