The Best Anime of Winter 2019 | Mob Psycho 100, Run with the Wind and more

Winter 2019 may go down as one of the better anime seasons of all time. We had the absurd antics of JoJo and the Byzantine scheming of Kaguyama and Shirogane. There was the biting tragedy of Dororo, which painted a dismal, but empathetic portrait of feudal Japan. The Promised Neverland levied its grim premise against the … Continue reading The Best Anime of Winter 2019 | Mob Psycho 100, Run with the Wind and more

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The Must Watch Anime of Netflix

With Neon Genesis Evangelion on the way, I thought it was a good time to take a look at Netflix's fairly expansive catalog of Japanese cartoons. In short, it is quite impressive, sporting several of the best series around amidst a lot of the lesser original programming. While I don't want to wade into the … Continue reading The Must Watch Anime of Netflix

The Dragon Prince Season 2 Review | Second Times The Charm

After an entertaining first season that felt somewhat dramatically unsatisfying due to issues with the format, it was nice that the second season of The Dragon Prince thoroughly cashed in on its initial promise. Acting as something of a spiritual successor to the best American cartoon of all time (and one of the greatest shows … Continue reading The Dragon Prince Season 2 Review | Second Times The Charm

Winter Anime 2019: First Episode Impressions And Recommendations

Hey, it's really cold outside! Like record breaking cold (in the US anyway). But luckily we have anime to warm the cockles of our hearts. While this season doesn't have the breadth that defined much of last year, we have the return of one of the best shows in recent years to carry us through … Continue reading Winter Anime 2019: First Episode Impressions And Recommendations

Why You Should Watch Mob Psycho 100

With the new season of Mob Psycho in full swing, it seems like a great time to get newcomers on board. Following the adventures of a psychic middle-schooler, Mob Psycho 100 is a rare anime that feels as though it can tackle any genre or tone with absolute competence. The adaptation work of ONE's webcomic is bursting … Continue reading Why You Should Watch Mob Psycho 100

My Top 3 Favorite Anime of 2018

In a year defined by escalating insanity, outrage, and non-stop affronts to human decency, the world of Japanese cartoons was a much needed escape. That can likely explain the common characteristics of my three favorite shows this year. These series all presented an empathetic view into the world of their characters. Here the forces of … Continue reading My Top 3 Favorite Anime of 2018

Why Its Hard To Get Into Anime, And Three Great Introductory Shows

Look I get it. From an outsider's perspective, anime is nothing but esoteric tropes and fanservice-y nonsense. While I won't deny that both of those accusations are accurate in the case of many shows, to dismiss the entire medium whole cloth is a bit unfair. Many series may cater to niche audiences, but with the … Continue reading Why Its Hard To Get Into Anime, And Three Great Introductory Shows