Fighting is bad... but sometimes it can be so bad that it's good, right? Prepare yourself for some serious ass-kicking. We're counting down 20 of the greatest, coolest, and most epic anime fight scenes in anime history.
Tons of good anime movies have been made over the years. But why settle for good? We present to you a list of not 5, not 10, but 20 of some of the best anime movies in existence! Dig in and find some new and interesting Japanese animated movies to watch this year!
Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most famous directors in the world, has produced many extraordinary works such as Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle. Take a look at our countdown of Studio Ghibli films directed by Hayao Miyazaki based on MAL user ratings!
Masks are worn for a variety of reasons－protection purposes, fashion, to hide one's identity, and so on. This goes for anime characters as well. The mysterious allure of their secret identity is something of true beauty. Let's check out some of the most iconic anime masks in existence!
Just like anything else, anime has a deep and rich history in which it was first founded. Did you know it has been around a century since the creation of anime? How long did it take for anime to become famous outside Japan? If you're searching for answers, look no further.
The anime archer is a rare breed. These are the unsung heroes of the anime world who rely on a rather simple, but effective skill - archery! Most will use a bow and arrow, and a few will utilize a crossbow. Even if they don't always save the day, they'll look cool as hell while trying to.
"I love the kind of woman that can kick my ass." Who are we to disagree with the wise words of Spike Spiegel, no slouch himself in the ass-kicking department? We all have our favorite anime warrior girls. Read on to find out if your favorite made the cut in this list.
Anime hugs can add a big punch to a scene if used properly, be they romantic hugs or unexpected slapdash collisions. Whatever their purpose, hugs are pretty great. Here are 20 of the best (and most ridiculous) anime hug scenes ever, sure to warm you up in one way or another.
Whether noble or savage, wise or feral, wolves have always had a place in our hearts. In this list, we'll showcase 15 of the most famous anime wolf characters. Read on to see if your favorite made the list!
Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke) is not just a fairy tale of good and evil. It is an emotional story about how animals try to fight against the destructive progress of humankind. Scroll down to learn more about their hopes and fears!
Music sets the mood and atmosphere for every kind of cinematic and televised work, and Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke) is no exception. Learn more about the beautiful songs used in the film, along with the soundtrack (OST) that it was released on.
Due to their work at Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata are now two of the most acclaimed directors in the world of anime. But even legends have roots. Before Ghibli, these two creators worked on Horus: Prince of the Sun, a revolutionary film that helped anime evolve into an art form.
Japan has a long history of interesting weapons. Not surprisingly, many of these weapons and styles have shown up in a number of anime over the years. Let's take a tour of some of those weapons and appearances.
The whimsical world of Ghibli is home to a variety of masterpieces. Some were created by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, while others were given life to by Isao Takahata. Ghibli films are famous worldwide for their high quality. Let's take a look at some of the greatest animated films in history!
From Kubrick to Cameron, anime fans have taken things they've liked in Japanese animation and translated them to live-action films. Why do Hollywood's original films that take inspiration from anime tend to be more successful than those attempts at doing direct anime adaptations?
As of Sept. 12, the “Studio Ghibli Grand Exhibition” has begun in Moricoro Park in Nagakute, Aichi Prefecture. It will be open until Nov. 8. The exhibit is a special part of the “32nd National Urban Greenery Fair Aichi,” which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the 2005 World Exposition in Aichi.
The When Marnie Was There nomination for Best Animated Feature Film at the upcoming Oscars 2016 is sure to provide a fair amount of exposure for Japanese animation. Let's explore the pioneers who opened up the door to the Academy Awards and gained attention and respect for our beloved medium.
Who says anime fans can't have other hobbies? For the fangirls and fanboys of the world that also like to do some magical girl transformations of their own, here's a bunch of makeup products inspired by your favorite characters!
Of all the spirits and animals in Princess Mononoke (Mononoke Hime), the boar tribe and the boar god that rules over them play a critical role in the story. But do you know how their behavior and personality ties into Japanese culture and mythology?
Princess Mononoke, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, is a classical anime film that represents the struggles between human beings and nature. This movie is full of incredibly beautiful art, inspired by real places and also tales from different kinds of folklore. Let's take a closer look!
Princess Mononoke (Mononoke Hime) is one of the most renowned masterpieces created by the legendary Miyazaki Hayao. Let's take a closer look at one of the supporting characters―the Forest Spirit or the God of Life and Death―a vital piece of the puzzle in this enchanting film!