The Jewish population in Japan may be tiny (IT'S UNDER 9000!), but there's a long history of exchange between Jewish and Japanese culture. Here's some historical background and a list of stand-out Jewish characters in anime, manga, and light novels.
Do you love detective stories? Ones that keep you guessing who the criminal is? Action filled clashes between good and evil? Or maybe it's a battle of the mind between detective and criminal that gets you going. Whatever your bias, read on for some great recommendations!
If you ask the general public to name anyone associated with anime, they’re almost certain to name a certain director – Miyazaki Hayao. But for anime fans themselves, the director is a crucial component of anime success that’s too often overlooked.
There have been some fantastic anime games over the years! Great anime games not only correctly portray the characters and the setting of their source anime, but are also exciting to play! Here are 15 of the best anime games in existence that anime fans and gamers alike should check out!
In the early-mid 2000s, US licensing companies were involved in numerous anime Production Committees. It didn't go so well for them. This year, several US licensors are trying their luck on Production Committees again. Will it go better this time?
In life, everyone should have at least one person they can truly call their friend. This is no different for our favorite anime characters. Let's take a look at 15 anime where friendship is paramount and the bond between anime friends is eternal!
It was recently announced that Production I.G's upcoming series, Perfect Bones, will premiere exclusively on Netflix. That means it will be "the first ever original anime title to debut all episodes simultaneously in 190 countries around the world." Let's explore why this is such exciting news!
Ghost in the Shell may not have the biggest following, but it's still been popular enough to warrant six movies and three series. That's quite a bit of material. And quite a few different opening animation and themes.
Fans of the popular series Ghost in the Shell can get ready for a new game, which will be released in early 2016! An online, free-to-play, first person shooter game, with eight characters and a lot of ammunition!
Ghost in the Shell has influenced many Hollywood filmmakers, from the Wachowskis, to James Cameron, to Steven Spielberg. Now, DreamWorks wants to make a live-action adaptation of the original manga by Masamune Shirow. Let's see what the studio is planning.
Ghost in the Shell has an instantly recognizable original soundtrack. The music sets the tone for the introspective, philosophical moments of the film, while also providing atmosphere for the more action-oriented scenes. Let's take a look at what makes Kenji Kawai's OST so special.
.hack is known for its enchantingly dark music and even darker themes all wrapped up in a seemingly innocent story about a bunch of players inside a popular MMORPG. But there are many interesting things just waiting under the surface. Here are 20 interesting facts about the .hack franchise.
Ghost in the Shell and .hack//sign are both anime series which deal heavily with the darker side of technology and the moral value of humanity. But could they both exist in the same universe, or more specifically, could the characters Motoko Kusanagi and Helba be the same person?
Ghost in the Shell is an interesting look into a future when humanity has learned to seamlessly merge itself with technology. New advancements come with a whole list of new benefits and dangers. When those dangers appear, there's one agency that can take them down.
Mamoru Oshii's acclaimed 1995 film Ghost in the Shell is set in a richly detailed cyberpunk world, where the boundary between human and machine may no longer exist. Take a look at these spine-tingling GIFs to see just how tenuous that boundary is! (Warning: some images contain violence and gore.)
Ghost in the Shell is one of the most acclaimed anime films ever made. Here are 20 thought-provoking quotes from the film, which will inspire you to ponder humanity, consciousness, technology, artificial intelligence, and the soul.
Ghost in the Shell, or Koukaku Kidoutai, has a pretty complex and expansive universe, with several characters featuring in the manga, television, and movie series. Let’s go over its important characters and carry out a brief analysis of each one of them.
Ghost in the Shell (Kōkaku Kidōtai) took the Sci-Fi genre by storm and has defined what makes a good Sci-Fi anime. Little to nothing has come to match its glory. Let's take a look at what makes this franchise so unique and groundbreaking.