Feature Stories - Archive

    Thursday August 16, 2018
  • ANIME CITY - A Look Inside Tokyo's Amazing My Hero Academia Shop!

    Limited time event runs until 8/19

    The hype machine for the new MY HERO ACADEMIA movie is spiraling out of control and into overdrive! As part of the promotional push, a new MHA pop-up shop has opened at the Animate store in Tokyo’s Shibuya ward! CR News' exclusive manga-style photo report takes you inside these hallowed halls after the jump!

  • QUIZ: Who Should Be Your Midsummer DanMachi Date?

    See which DanMachi girl will be your Midsummer Lover!

    Summer means beaches, watermelons, and spending some quality time in the sun with your favorite girl! But between Hestia, Ais, and the rest of the DanMachi casts, how could you possibly play favorites? We've taken the pressure off you with our custom matching quiz! Hit the jump to discover your ideal DanMachi date!

  • Wednesday August 15, 2018
  • The Legend of Urashima: ISLAND and the Secret to a Good Time Travel Story

    The visual novel turned anime takes a surprising approach to time travel fiction

    This season's ISLAND is a time travel story like no other. Rather than kicking off with a time machine, it uses the concept of time travel — and the question of whether it even exists — to build the world of the show and reveal the innermost feelings of the characters. Can you unravel the mystery of Urashima Island? Read on after the jump!

  • Anime Recap: One-Punch Man Season 2 Teaser, Perfect Blue in Theaters, & MORE

    The highlights of the latest news in anime!

    One Punch Man season 2 teaser and release date revealed, My Hero Academia reaches 16 millions copies in print, Discotek makes a ton of announcemencts, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!

  • Tuesday August 14, 2018
  • The 10 Most Stylish Anime Fashion Collaborations You Should Be Wearing!

    Fashion and anime worlds collided for some amazing looks!

    No one does collaborations quite like anime! Anime collaborations are pretty common, but fashion may not be first on your mind! You might be surprised at all of the great fashion mashups, so let’s take a look at what we think are the 10 best… And no, there are no silk DBZ button down shirts in the mix!

  • Angels of Death: Mystery Horror or Buddy Comedy?

    With the way the two main characters talk to each other, what genre does Angels of Death really fit into?

    On the surface, Angels of Death is an intense mystery horror series designed to keep it's audience on the edge of their seats. However, once the show's female lead gets a partner by her side, the way they interact could be responsible for showing this story's true colors. Hit the jump to find out how!

  • The 5 Most Loved and Hated Immortals in Anime

    According to the fans at Anime-Planet!

    Can life be defined without death? If one is fated to live forever, can their existence even be considered life at all? These are tough questions to dwell on, but all we’re doing here is making a top 10 list so don’t sweat the details. Anime-Planet has put it to a vote to let fans decide which they most love and hate, not that the opinions of mortals mean all that much, so hit the jump to see the top 5 loved and hated immortals in anime!

  • Monday August 13, 2018
  • How the NFL Reacted to He Was Anime

    What are players around the league saying about the documentary?

    We've seen a lot of responses and support for He Was Anime from a wide variety of people. What do the athletes that Mike Daniels plays with and against think about the documentary? Thanks to social media, we can find that answer. Hit the jump to see what NFL players had to say about He Was Anime!

  • Hidden Stories: My Hero Academia's Clever Approach to Anime-Original Content

    Today let's explore how My Hero Academia uses anime-original content to elevate its story!

    Though the scourge of anime-added "filler episodes" hangs heavy over shonen properties, My Hero Academia has taken a novel approach to anime-original content that actually plays into the strengths of the story. Today let's explore how My Hero Academia's anime tells its own thrilling stories!

  • Friday August 10, 2018
  • Cooking With Anime: Curry Recipe from 1872 as seen in Golden Kamuy

    What was Japanese curry like in the 1870s? Let's find out!

    Nothing is more enjoyable than watching Asirpa eat food we know she's gonna love, and this recipe is no different from that. If you've never tried making Japanese curry before and want to make it ~authentic~ this might be the way to go! Click through to see the recipe and get cooking!