Anime burnout. It's something that isn't discussed nearly as often as it probably should be in our little community, but it is certainly prevalent. What exactly is it and how can an otaku battle against it?You see, we are a unique breed - working adults with active lifestyles who just happen to be otakus. Something… Continue reading Anime Burnout?
Welcome back for another installment of The Bad Rap! As always, The Bad Rap is a continuing series that updates once or twice a month with anime characters that folks love to despise. I cooked up a good one for y'all this week because we are going to talk about the infamous time traveling brat… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Chibi-Usa from Sailor Moon
There is no anime that comes close to the legendary status of Dragonball. It's marked by it's intense battles, insane transformations, and a main character whose hair is just as legendary as his development through three series. One doesn't count...looking at you GT. Man, I remember when me and my friends got the news that… Continue reading Dragonball Super: A Rough Start To An Amazing Finish
It's September! Which means it's officially Hallowe- *ahem* I mean fall! This fall more than any other is probably going to involve curling up with a pumpkin spice latte and watching scary movies or binging new shows. So this week I bring to you a few of my favorite bingeable anime series. I've watched each… Continue reading Three Short Anime Series to Binge This Fall
Calling all classic anime fans! By now you have probably heard the news that later this year we will be getting a spin-off anime from a classic favorite. That's right, set to debut October 3rd on YTV/NTV in Japan, the feudal fairytale Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon will be building an all new chapter in the Inuyasha… Continue reading New Anime Spin-Off For A Beloved Classic
Here we go with another round of The Bad Rap! For those of you new to the scene, the bad rap is a series that is updated bi-monthly on some of the best anime characters we just love to hate. Sometimes it helps to see them from a different perspective to tell why they might… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Azula from Avatar: The Last Airbender
I think we have all marvelled at least once about how varied anime has become over the years. There is literally an anime for just about every person! But when it comes to young kids experiencing anime for the first time, it is always a good idea to do a little research into what kinds… Continue reading Six Anime to Start the Kids Off Right
You know what time it is - time for yet another installment of The Bad Rap! This time we are talking about one of our favorite flip-flopping anime boys that we just love to hate. That's right, Yuta from Love, Chunibyo, and Other Delusions. Before we begin, I already know I have folks asking the… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Yuta from Love, Chunibyo, and Other Delusions
We all have a soft spot for a classic anime or two. My repertoire happens to include many old-school titles from the 90s and early 2000s. What can I say? I am drawn by that nostalgic art style and the feel-good storylines that send me back to a time where things felt just a little… Continue reading Why Cardcaptor Sakura Should Become an Anime Staple
Hello again, gang, and welcome back. For the last month or so we’ve been taking a look at a handful of animated shows you’ve probably never seen before but should, and this week we wrap up the series with a doozey. So far, we’ve gone into the depths of space, portal hoped across the globe,… Continue reading The Evil That Lies Within.