Featured Articles tagged as "Video"
Are Politicians Secretly Anime Nerds?
Obama loves Spider-Man, Al Gore led the team of "action nerds" on Futurama, and, uh, Ted Cruz says Applejack's his favorite My Little Pony. Politicians are often nerds. But this begs the question: are they ANIME NERDS?
Vocaloids and the Anime Inspired by Them
Vocaloids have transformed the way music is being created, how characters are brought to life, and how some companies are viewing their intellectual properties. They've also influenced and inspired the creation of 'Vocaloid anime'. It's time to delve into the world of Vocaloids!
Top 15 Anime Crossovers: The More the Merrier
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.
Top 15 Best Gore Anime of All Time
Exposed innards, river of blood, mutilated body parts: these are just some of the vile scenes that gory anime are famous for. But, there are anime fans all over the world that simply love watching them. Check out some of the goriest, bloodiest, and most violent anime around.
Top 10 Hip-Hop Music Videos feat. Badass Anime Rap
Yo! Check it out yo! Japan is famous for its unique adaptations of hip-hop music. But what about vise versa? There are actually quite a few anime-inspired rap lyrics in western music. Let's explore some famous anime references in hip-hop, as well as the array of rap tunes and rappers in anime!
Cory in the House: The Best Anime We Never Had
Cory is finally in the house! The show that's been forcing it's way to MAL has entered through the back door of the featured articles section. Even dubbed as the best anime of all time, will this show finally get it's big break here on MAL? Let's find out!
Top 10 One Piece Opening Theme Songs
As one of the longest running anime ever, One Piece has a lot of history. This includes unique characters, memorable scenes, and of course, a ton of openings. Come sing along with ten truly unforgettable One Piece OP theme songs, sure to take you on a trip through memory lane!
The Best Songs From Love Live! School Idol Project
Love Live! is a popular multi-media franchise that features nine beautiful idols who all happen to be high school girls. The plot of the anime focuses on the struggles they face with their weapon of choice: music. Let's take a trip down memory lane with some of the most memorable tunes!
The Beauty of Sakura in Real Life and in Anime
In Japan, with Spring comes the hanami (flower-watching) season, in which the nation's most famous flowers, cherry blossoms (aka sakura), begin their short but breathtaking cycle of life, from when they first bloom to the day they float to the ground. Let's join the celebration!
Creativity Remixed: The World of Anime Music Videos
From the early days of VCRs and VHS to the era of digital editing, great strides have been made in the art of anime music videos. Explore the culture of the editors, and maybe you too can become part of the art. I have reached out to several famous AMV makers for comment.
The Legacy of Toonami: Past, Present, and Future
Where would American anime fandom be without Toonami? Take a look down memory lane at Toonami's greatest moments and look ahead to the future of the block's current incarnation on Adult Swim!
Top 10 Best Anime Omake - What are Omake?
Have you ever wondered what omake are or if they’re even worth watching? Are they just filler or are they something different entirely? Let’s learn the difference with this collection of 10 of the best omake in the worlds of anime and manga!
Mamoru Hosoda: The Next Miyazaki?
Mamoru Hosoda makes heartfelt, beautifully-animated films that appeal to all ages. His latest, The Boy and the Beast, is coming soon to theaters in America and Australia! Learn how he got to the point where many have called him "the next Miyazaki."
The History of 3D Computer Graphics in Anime
3D computer animation is less common in anime than it is in the West; they don't have a Pixar or a Dreamworks. So where is 3D animation used in anime, how has it developed, and how is it best applied?
Masaaki Yuasa: Anime's Underrated Genius
If you are an avid anime fan, you are sure to be familiar with the likes of Osamu Tezuka, Hayao Miyazaki and Satoshi Kon. But there's another extremely talented animator and director who isn't as well known, but deserves to be - Masaaki Yuasa! Discover his wild, ultra-stylized animation!