Featured Articles tagged as "Sci-fi"
Top 10 Best Steampunk Anime: Let Off Some Steam!
Does a lack of airships in anime grind your gears? Does not getting your daily dose of Victorian fashion get you steaming? Fear not! Here are 10 of the best steampunk anime available. Nothing like some nice quiet time with your favorite steampunk anime to help you let off some steam... right?
Top 20 Best Cool Anime of All Time
What makes an anime 'cool'? Though the answer is different for everyone, most would agree that a 'cool' anime is one that won't leave the viewer's thoughts, even long after the series or film has ended. With that in mind, and in no particular order, here are the 20 best cool anime.
Top 20 Most Epic Anime Fight/Battle Scenes
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.
20 Quotes from the No. 6 Anime
Humanity nearly destroyed itself in the last great war and left most of the world uninhabitable. Since that war society has rebuilt itself into six self sustaining city-states on the only livable land remaining. A student, named Shion, lives in what seems like paradise: the city No.6.
Top 15 Best Mecha/Robot Anime of All Time
Mecha anime shows will never go out of style. Giant robots piloted by feisty teenagers or grizzled heroes is just such a cool concept. Let's take a look at ten of what I think are the best!
13 Cyberpunk GIFs from Ghost in the Shell
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.)
Top 13 Unsettling Paprika GIFs
Paprika, Satoshi Kon's 2006 film, is full of astounding, sometimes disturbing, scenes. Here, for your viewing pleasure, are a few GIF images from the film that will make you question reality. Warning: Some are not for the faint of heart!
Akira and its incredible visual language: SOL, motorbikes and more!
Akira is one of the most impressive pieces of animation ever to come from Japan on a technical level. Our writer takes a deeper look into how it uses its visuals to tell its story, from the devastating power of the SOL to the envy generated by Kaneda's iconic motorbike.
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: The Gundams and Their Pilots
Whereas other Gundam series depict a random person jumping into a prototype Mobile Suit, the machines of Gundam Wing were hand-tailored for specific combat capabilities. Each pilot was selected for a number of reasons, but a top factor was their compatibility with their Gundam's fighting style.
The Beginning of Gantz Explained in GIFs
One thing is for sure, Gantz is not a series for the squeamish or the puritanical. It’s a tour de force of blood, gore and sexual undertones. And this makes it one of the most entertaining series in the survival genre.
The Ultra-Cool, Mind-Bending Opening of Paprika
Satoshi Kon's ultra-cool film Paprika has an ultra-cool opening, starring the titular character. As a denizen of the dream world, Paprika has the freedom to do pretty much whatever she wants, which makes for a real feast of images to introduce the film. Let's see what this opening is all about!
Kantai Collection: the Game That Begat the Anime
The Kantai Collection, often shortened to KanColle, is a highly popular and exciting game filled with moe girls who are based on World War II naval ships. Lets take a look at why this game is so popular!
Ghost in the Shell Section 9: Cyber Spooks
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.
The Philosophy Behind Ghost in the Shell
There's no denying that Ghost in the Shell is a deep and complex series. It's a tale that tries to answer difficult questions about what it means to be human. Therefore, it explores the farthest reaches of mankind's philosophy.
Knights of Sidonia: En Garde!
It's not easy being human in Knights of Sidonia. Earth has been destroyed and we're confined to a rickety space station, stalked by a mindless force that wants to eat us. Our only defense is the Garde: a type of mecha capable of fighting the alien threat. Let's take a walk through its history!
DreamWorks Studios' Live-Action Ghost in the Shell Adaptation
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.