Martial arts are an expression of power, showcasing the potential of the human body when pushed to its physical limit. It also makes for exciting anime, and allows animators and directors to showcase their prowess as things get heated.
When you think of gay anime characters, you probably think of yaoi and yuri, but great LGBT anime characters can be found in other genres. Learn about the history of sexuality and gender in Japan, how their attitudes differ from the US, and which LGBT characters challenge stereotypes.
As our beloved medium grows bigger and bigger, it has become apparent that certain anime names are used more often than others... a lot more often. Here is a list of the 20 most common names for boys and girls in anime.
The senpai/kouhai relationships in Japan might seem confusing and hard to understand at first, but once you dig into them, you'll discover that they aren't complicated at all. Read on to get one step closer to your favorite anime senpai/kouhai...
The ultimate fantasy for any anime fan is the anime crossover. How cool would it be if one of your favorite anime characters teamed up with another one of your favorite characters to make animated magic? Very, indeed. Let's explore some of the most creative anime crossovers of all time.
Some girls like to have pink dresses and dream about unicorns, but these ladies prefer to spend their time being one of the boys. If you like ladies who don't mind getting their hands dirty, have a love of combat, or enjoy cussing like a sailor, then look no further.
A mind-bending list of 15 anime series where gender-bending is the main plot or a recurring theme. Most of these are comedy series because, well, when was cross-dressing, body-swapping, or whatever not the source of hilarity? Get ready to dive into the unique world of gender-bender anime!
It’s time to review the cute red-haired characters we love so much! Red hair is usually associated with fiery personalities, but is that true for these girls? Let's take a moment to look over some of the popular red haired girls in anime.
The word "boku" is traditionally a personal pronoun used by boys or young men, but occasionally you'll hear a girl or woman use it. These women are known as "bokukko". Read on to find out more, and see some examples of classic bokukko!
What happens when an anime goes on break? An eyecatch appears! Studios have produced these short clips not only to help transition into commercials, but also to provide you with special entertainment or important info. And without further ado, here are 15 of the most interesting anime eyecatches!
Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas! The holidays are getting closer and closer, which means that it is time to check out some good winter-related anime series to guarantee you a heartwarming holiday experience! Let's take a look at 20 of the best Christmas anime available that even Santa would approve of!
Ranma 1/2 is a comedic martial arts anime. Its characters change forms with hot and cold water, after falling into the cursed springs of Jusenkyo. As a comedy, Ranma 1/2 has plenty of comedic lines, but these 20 are among the most humorous.
One of the key plots of the Ranma 1/2 series is the cursed Jusenkyo springs, leaving whoever falls into them to take the form of something else when splashed with cold water. These curses cause a lot of trouble for Ranma and his friends but help make the series so much fun!