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
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
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
Greetings, everyone, and welcome back. Every now and again I manage to come across something that has somehow slip under my radar, and I wonder to myself how the hell I never seemed to notice it before. Well that’s exactly what happened a couple of weeks ago when I was on the edge of sleep… Continue reading Sorry I Missed It, But Happy I Found It.
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, guys, and welcome back for the third entry in our animated shows you’ve probably never seen but should series. The last couple weeks we’ve taken a look at two shows with strong action/adventure and light horror elements, going back to 1993 and 1994 to revisit Mighty Max and Skeleton Warriors. For this week,… Continue reading Space is Cold, But War is Colder.
Oh, Sakura. For years she has been the character many have loved to hate in the Naruto series. But why is that? Well, it is up to discussion in today's installment of The Bad Rap! Sakura Haruno in Naruto We first meet Sakura Haruno in the original Naruto series. Originally, she is seen as a… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Naruto’s Sakura
Today I decided to do something a little different! Have you ever watched an anime or read a manga with a character who just had a bad rap? Yeah, me too. Whether it be in the anime itself or even how the character is perceived by the audience, there are countless great characters out there… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Yu Yu Hakusho’s Kuwabara