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    Tuesday October 6, 2020
  • ESSAY: Is Filler Really That Bad? A Simple Inquiry Into the Nature of Time

    I swear that this article appeared in the original manga

    The words "filler episode" strike fear into the hearts of every anime fan. But what are filler episodes really, and has the idea of "filler" become too generalized? Let's find out after the jump.

  • Wednesday September 30, 2020
  • INTERVIEW: The Best Mecha Anime of 2020 is a Podcast

    They could have made them look like anything, but they made them look like podcasts

    If you're a fan of series like The Adventure Zone, but also love giant robots and moral quandaries, have I got a recommendation for you. Hit the jump for an in-depth interview on the Friends At The Table podcast on International Podcast Day.

  • Saturday August 22, 2020
  • FEATURE: Happy Birthday to Studio TRIGGER, the Most Anime Studio

    Awake! Justice Gun Morphing!

    Large and intimidating red letters appear: "It's the birthday of STUDIO TRIGGER!" Prepare to fly into action right after the jump.

  • Saturday August 1, 2020
  • ESSAY: In the Middle of the Pandemic, I Watched Anime With Friends

    Just like Mob!

    With my home city under lockdown, I wasn't going to let something like a deadly disease stop me and my friends from watching anime together. But how? Hit the jump to find out.

  • Saturday July 11, 2020
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Commits Where Other Manga Don't

    The honest Truth

    Fullmetal Alchemist introduced me to the joys of anime and manga. But what does it have to say about the times we're living through right now? Hit the jump to find out.

  • Saturday June 27, 2020
  • We Will Never Escape Neon Genesis Evangelion

    Don't do it, Shinji! If you spend any more time arguing about Evangelion, you'll no longer be human!

    On the anniversary of Rebuild of Evangelion 2.0, it's worth asking: What keeps us coming back to Evangelion? Let's find out together, after the jump.

  • Sunday June 21, 2020
  • You're Not My Dad! Celebrating Genjuro Kazanari, the Best Dad in Anime

    On Father's Day, we celebrate a real one

    Do you hear that? Rising over the mountains, it's the resonant voice of a man singing "Hero Story." Let's discuss the greatness of Genjuro Kazanari after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 14, 2020
  • Our Most Anticipated [Rak] Scenes for the Tower of God Anime

    Buckle up, turtles!

    Now that Tower of God has started airing, it's time to ask: what scenes are we most excited to see adapted? Hit the jump to find out.

  • Monday March 30, 2020
  • Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!'s Look into the Heartfelt Moments of Animation Inspiration

    Easy breezy, one last time

    Eizouken has aired its twellth and final episode! What are the moments that brought together the cast to make this quirky show about animation so unique and heartfelt? Find out after the jump!

  • Friday March 20, 2020
  • What is Tower of God? A Beginner's Journey to the Phenomenon

    RAK RESPECTERS ONLY

    In just a few weeks, the popular Korean webtoon Tower of God is becoming an anime. Our intrepid features writer has read the first season of the comic. What did he discover? Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Wednesday February 5, 2020
  • The Definitive Ranking of Bleach OPs

    If you want to see some action, gotta be the center of attraction

    Bleach had a lot of great openings, but which was the best one? This is what you've waited for, hit the jump to find out more.

  • Tuesday December 31, 2019
  • In 2019, Sarazanmai Taught Us How to Live in the Next Decade

    Warning! The new year is leaking into the present one.

    At the end of this year, let's ask one more time: what is Sarazanmai really about? What can it teach us as the new year is about to start? If you want to connect, you've got to hit the jump.

  • Saturday December 21, 2019
  • Survival Tactic! Celebrating the Legacy of Kunihiko Ikuhara

    The apple stands for love! Didn't you listen to what Campanella said?

    Kunihiko Ikuhara continues to be one of the most outre directors working in the anime industry today. But as he continues to shock and dazzle, countless artists follow in his footsteps. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Friday December 20, 2019
  • Celebrating Everyone's Favorite Anime Butcher, Gen Urobuchi

    The one who brought Meguca her suffering

    Gen Urobuchi made a name for himself this decade as a scriptwriter to watch. But where did he begin, and where is he now? Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Tuesday December 17, 2019
  • You Owe it to Yourself to Check Out SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions

    Heroes, cling to your ambitions!

    What if I was to tell you that the best JRPG released this year was originally released in 2016 for the Vita? Hit the jump to find out why you should check out SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions!