Under the fur, theatre kid drama, and high school backdrop, Beastars is a fiercely sincere depiction of what it means to find self-acceptance. Hit the jump for more.
What do rock 'n roll, dragons, teatime, and otaku all have in common? Cosplay, and lots of it. Hit the jump for more!
On the 31st anniversary of Kiki's Delivery Service, it's time to ask: What actually makes a good witch?
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Where in the world did catgirls come from and what does it have to do with kabuki, ghosts, and horror movies? The truth is hairier than you think. Let's take a deep dive into the world of yokai and a passion for animal ears on cute girls and find out!
The 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics and ancient Greece might not be so different after all.
Sweet Blue Flowers and Wandering Son go beyond the surface level of day-to-day life and into the wonderous highs and bitter lows of LGBTQIA+ adolescence.
I thought I outgrew card game anime, but the truth is I've always loved a brilliant duel for honor, glory, and bragging rights. But what do these series have in common with the evergreen competitive sports anime genre — and why in the world do I keep coming back to these series years later? Hit the jump to find out.
The shut-in hikikomori protagonist may seem like a nobody, but behind that fortress of solitude hides a truly unique type of hero.
On this Teacher's Day, we take time to look at some of the most legendary teachers to ever grace the classroom. Did your favorite make the cut?
Post-apocalyptic landscape? Check. Donut-shaped cats? Check. Even in the end times, just vibing is still perfectly valid. Donyatsu suggests we all chillax. Read on for more about this delightful gem!
How far has cyberpunk anime come in recent years, and where does it go from here? The next generation of cyberpunk anime is already here and we might not even know it!
Dio Brando is best known for stopping time and gorgeous hair, but is he really that great of a vampire? How do you even judge a vampire? By how much blood they drink? By how much they sparkle? Like everything in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, vampires might actually be more bizarre than they seem.
Anime dubs have changed a lot, but what makes the "bad" ones "good" and how can we love them so much? Ever since the 90s, weird, funny, and downright crude anime dubs have existed. But although they may be different, they bring a whole new perspective to some of our favorite shows. Hit the jump to find out how!
Everyone knows about Astro Boy, Princess Knight, and Kimba—but what about Osamu Tezuka's fearless adult work? Let's celebrate Tezuka's birthday with a look at some of his most ambitious manga.
Nearly a decade after his passing, Satoshi Kon's earliest works are still changing our lives. Beginning as an assistant to Akira artist Katushiro Otomo, Kon quickly set the world ablaze with his mind-bending animation and directing. Read more about how Satoshi Kon and his works after the jump!