In Japan, with Spring comes the hanami (flower-watching) season, in which the nation's most famous flowers, cherry blossoms (aka sakura), begin their short but breathtaking cycle of life, from when they first bloom to the day they float to the ground. Let's join the celebration!
It's entirely possible that anime in 2016 might seem perfectly healthy to you. But there are a lot of folks in the industry who are worried for its creative future, and I would argue with good reason. Is it too late to do anything about it?
Japan is a colorful country with many different exciting festivals. The Hinamatsuri festival is one of them, and you can see it in many anime. But what is it really about and how is it celebrated? Well, you can find out here!