Featured Articles tagged as "Editorial"
5 Reasons Why Dragon Ball Super is Actually Worse than GT
Ever since the Dragon Ball franchise's revival in 2013 resulted in the new Dragon Ball Super animated, the argument over whether or not GT is officially a canon sequel is over. Here however, are some reasons as to why this new installment struggles to live up to expectations
Attack on Titan in Comic Form and Anime-fied Steven Universe!
Attack on Titan and Vampire Hunter D are now Western comics. The American Voltron's a hit, while Steven Universe is enlisting Japanese animators and Crunchyroll is producing international anime productions. Adaptations and co-productions were all the rage at New York Comic Con.
Is Mob Psycho 100 Better than One Punch Man?
Mob Psycho 100's first (but hopefully not only) season has just come to an end, while One Punch Man's second season has just been announced. Which of the two ONE adaptations is ultimately the better show? Read on for the possibly surprising, almost certainly controversial answer!
Why Bill Murray is The Best Anime Character
This article is not actually about Bill Murray being the best anime character. But an awful lot of popular anime and manga have been reminding us of a certain Bill Murray movie...
Anime vs Cartoons: A Comparative Analysis
Whether you prefer one or the other, there's notable differences between what's popular in American animation versus Japanese animation. What caused the art of animation to evolve so differently in these two countries, and how have the different approaches been coming together in recent years?
MAL Users and their Spring 2016 Anime Season Hits and Misses
Sure, you might love some of the more poorly received anime in this article, and you might not understand the fervor around the latest big hits. But this is what the general consensus is around the latest hits and misses of the Spring 2016 anime season for western anime fans.
Anime That Should Be On American TV
Anime covers practically every genre and audience. So why hasn't every TV station aired anime that could fit their style and demographic? If any network execs are reading this, consider these suggestions for anime series that could do well on American channels!
Big Order Makes Future Diary Look Like a Literary Masterpiece
Future Diary was a very entertaining anime and manga series from a few years back but it was hardly Shakespeare. It wasn't until the author's new series, Big Order, was adapted into anime, did we appreciate all the things Future Diary did right. If only because Big Order does them all so wrong.
The 10 Best Manga Artists in Japan: Writer's Picks
Who are the manga artists that have brought a different level of attention, a different mindset, and a different spin on the genres that have existed since the early days of manga? Well, here's a list of manga artists who stand as one of the best.
Nintendo at the Movies
Nintendo's getting serious in the animated movie business. Can their legendary franchises make the leap to the big screen successfully and break the curse of the video game movie?
Non-Anime Fandoms at Anime Conventions
A month ago, Homestuck ended. Four years ago, it took over every anime convention in America and several internationally. Why do people cosplay as non-anime characters at anime conventions? And what's the best way for other fandoms to approach anime cons?
How to Make an Anime: Part 3
The foundation is set and now it is time to build our empire. So grab your pens and pencils and lets get going.
How To Be a Better Anime Reviewer
Are you looking to become a better anime reviewer? Well then you should probably start writing reviews. However reading this article is another great way to get better at reviewing and reading takes less time, so you might as well start here!
How to Make Anime: Part 2
So we have the basics boys and girls. Now it's time to start refining things. This week I take you through the process of plot refinement and how to make a plot proposal. This is where the fun really begins so don't fall asleep on me just yet.
When Plot Fails, Cute Girls Don't Save the Day
Popular anime can be split up into two types: series with a great plot and great characters, and series with an overload of cute girls. Although both may sell, we, the avid anime fans of society, have a right to demand more than just moe. Let's discuss this never-ending fatal attraction.