With flashbacks, plot twists and foreshadowing often being the most analyzed narrative elements in anime, time skips get ignored quite often. However, they offer just as much potential, for better or for worse.
OP characters are a common trope in anime, if not a loved one. An often repeated criticism of leads, particularly in shounen titles, is that they were too powerful. Distinguishing between the pros and cons of OP heroes is important to be able to understand if an OP lead can be a great character.
Shadowy organizations that conspire to take over the world are everywhere. But what’s important is that they’re present in your favorite anime and are planning to take over your world. You can't run and you can't hide from them!
On June 11th, DRAGON BALL FighterZ was announced as the the latest DBZ fighting game for home consoles and PC. Unlike previous entries, this is being developed by Arc System Works and is bringing the series back to 2-D while greatly enhancing its artistic flare.
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.
Your harem or reverse harem anime isn't worth the time of day if it doesn't have a tsundere in it. But what is a tsundere, where did the term originate, and why are they everywhere? Read on to find out!
Henshin a go go baby! Transformation is a staple in many genres of anime, from fighting to magical girl. The sacred rule of transformation is that no other character is allowed is interrupt while you power up to your next form, so of course you want to make things spiffy with a henshin sequence.
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.
From spectacular anime fights, to anime video games, to fighting video games, to fighting video games based on anime, these concepts blend together quite well. But in what games did they come together the best?
Get ready to relive your childhood. Come explore the very best DBZ AMVs that celebrate this world-renowned series by paying tribute to the blood-pumping action we all love or going to the very core of the more complex characters.
They say that revenge is sweet and that it is also a dish best served cold. This also happens to perfectly describe ice cream. Come take a look at characters who are sustained by their vengeance and not just ice cream.
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.
While there have been some wonderful video games based on anime, not all of them have been so well received by critics or fans. Video games in general seem to have issues when based on a licensed product and the following ten are no exception.
Dig the kicks from your favorite anime? Think you'd totally rock it in your favorite character's getup? These clothing lines make anime-themed clothes that'll make an awesome addition to anyone's waredrobe.
When people talk about a knife's edge between pleasure and pain, they are usually talking about their own pain. But these people like to get their kicks from the pain of others. These people will make you scream while they grin from ear to ear.