You don’t need to have a vast knowledge of literature to enjoy Bungo Stray Dogs. With that said, this action packed detective mob story features a good number of homages and references to Eastern and Western writers. Let’s dive into the six things you need…
Baccano! is Ryogo Narita’s seriously underrated first work about guns, gangs, and prohibition. Here are five things you need to know about the wild and crazy world of Baccano!
2015 was a good year in anime, filled to the brim with action packed shows and tear dropping romances. Here is a list of my top 5 favorite anime from 2015 that you should catch up in this new year! Click here to take a look.
It’s always refreshing to see an old anime try something new and exciting to accommodate for the years it missed. These are just 15 of those many retro anime that have roared back to the present with new looks and a new agenda. Click here for a blast to the past!
This will be a relatively short post, as it is a list of great anime music mashups with popular American songs. They are mixed and created by many talented artists, so definitely take a listen while you’re doing work or surfing the net. Who knew the Pokemon theme song blended so well with rap? Click on this link to hear more.
(Originally published on GoBoiano: 4/16/2015)
Being an anime character isn’t easy. Some get beat up on a day-to-day basis don’t they? So I created a list of the most beaten down and injury prone anime characters to ever walk the earth. Most of them are dudes, but anime has its fair share of injury prone ladies as well. Click here and see for yourself.
(Originally published on GoBoiano: 7/31/2015)
Honourable mention: Toma Kamijo from A Certain Scientific Railgun
What exactly is moe? A cute anime character with a lovable personality? Or something more? Patrick Galbraith’s The Moe Manifesto attempts to answer this, providing us with insightful interviews from anime giants such as Jun Maeda, as well as commentary from cultural critics and psychologists. I summarized a few points of Galbraith’s book and the information conducted from each interview. Click here to read more.
(Originally published on GoBoiano 4/8/2015)
Cover art kudos to this Pixiv user: http://www.pixiv.net/member.php?id=495080
Being an anime fan is not as cheap as you think. Licensed merchandise, figures, and DVDs are just some of the materials otaku buy in order to support the industry. Of course, there are other recurring problems the fandom has faced. Click here to find out more.
*Originally published on GoBoiano (6/8/2015)
Shinichiro Watanabe is back and out with a quirky anime about a man, a robot, and a talking cat on a ship bound for glorious adventures (and boobs). Still not convinced? Well click here to read the reasons why you should give Space Dandy a watch.
*Originally published on GoBoiano (3/12/2015)