Sarazanmai creates a deep tangle of hidden secrets, wants and desires, but what is is trying to dig into? Find out after the jump!
With Japan's emperor Akihito abdicating the throne, we have entered a new era of Japanese history. But what are the other main eras? When did Oda Nobunaga unify Japan, and when was the Showa era? Hit the jump to find out more!
You've been summoned to the kingdom of Melromarc as a hero! Take our Shield Hero quiz to see which one of the Four Cardinal Heroes you're destined to become!
There are more live action adaptations of anime than you might think that expands or gives a whole new view to the world set forth in the anime versions. Hit the jump to see how many of your favorite anime have come to life!
After a decade of plotting and betrayals and shocking deaths, Game of Thrones has at last come to an end. But even though our time in Westeros may be ended, there are plenty of anime out there to satisfy your craving for thorny, brutal drama. Today let's explore five shows to scratch that Game of Thrones itch!
Takao Abo is the director of the massively popular anime The Rising of the Shield Hero. We sat down for an interview with Abo-san covering his work on the series and his thoughts and feelings on a number of other subjects. Join us for this behind the scenes conversation!
Can you believe it's been 15 years since Samurai Champloo premiered? Today, we're celebrating the Shinichiro Watanabe hit with a look back at the creators, historical figures, and even characters from other shows who made the series what it is. What's your favorite thing about the show? Join the conversation after the jump!
It's composer Yoko Kanno's birthday, and we hardly know where to start! From Escaflowne to Cowboy Bebop to Kids on the Slope, she's created memorable music for some of our favorite titles. So instead, we're going to go a little lesser known! From earlier projects like Please Save My Earth and Cardcaptor Sakura to her days writing music for turn-based strategy games, we're finding Yoko Kanno in unexpected places! Join the conversation after the jump!
Body horror? Huge returns? Good doggos? Flute solos? This week's slate of episodes for The Great Crunchyroll Naruto Rewatch has all of those and so much more! Hit the jump to find out what Crunchyroll Features thought of Episodes 120-126 and which return we were most excited about!
Wise Man's Grandchild's Shin might be a bit on the naive side, but that doesn't stop him from being a very powerful magic user. Similar to a certain slime we saw last season, Shin is not letting his power cause him to become more selfish and instead is using it to help others. How will this help him over the course of the series? Hit the jump to find out!
On the heels of the successful Puyo Puyo Tetris, Puyo Puyo Champions delivers classic Puyo Puyo mayhem to your hot little hands! But how does this game stand up on its own without the Tetris side of things? And is Puyo Puyo a series for you? Our review has some tips to get you started with the game, and we’ll let you know what we think of this newest iteration of the puzzle series classic! Hit the jump to read more!
Enta really messes up with this cucumber roll wish, but that doesn't mean we can't still enjoy it. After all, cucumber rolls are the perfect snack to eat as the weather heats up, and while this recipe may not be for a lifetime supply, it will definitely satisfy you! Click through to read more!
It would probably be pretty easy to dismiss Sarazanmai with "it's so random!", but it deserves more than that, as it gives us a sincere, empathetic depiction of what it's like to be in middle school. Hit the jump to find out more!
Last week's The Rising of the Shield Hero episode dropped a HUGE and nasty surprise as we have a new foe to face against! This week, will our heroes reconcile and put their differences aside to fight this overpowered enemy? Hit the jump to find out!
In stories and life, families are indispensable, and anime is filled with some of the most memorable ones! Let's delve into some of the best after the jump!