Amidst memes of the FBI raiding your house for watching a cartoon, there’s a general anxiety about the place of
“An educative series for children over 18 years old, Super Fuck Friends explores sexuality without taboos and in all its
After casually running an advert for a dangerous far-right Japanese cult, Anime News Network has returned to the realm of
Life is much easier for artists who don’t even think of venturing into obscenity. As popular as pornography is to
Many shows have their blissful moments, but some anime dedicate themselves entirely to bringing the viewer to a state of
A few weeks ago, anime fansite Manga Tokyo launched a new column with its first article, Redefining ‘Otaku’ in the
Recently, popular Twitter user Bardock Obama has made it his mission to ‘bury’ Digibro over his tweets regarding Patreon’s new rules
More than a year ago I wrote a long piece on moe, an otaku’s response to cuteness which has been
With a process as multifaceted as anime production, how can individual visions flourish in the way they want to?
There are few things the Western anime fandom can agree on, altogether. It’s hard to argue that Neon Genesis Evangelion
Last week, Youtuber and PC gaming personality TotalBiscuit sparked controversy when he took to Twitter to call for the removal
Thanks to Netflix’s Castelvania and the Internet’s unrelenting desire to argue about everything, the ‘but is it anime’ controversy has
How do otaku think, and how can that help us understand Tohru and Kobayashi’s relationship?
“What is perhaps most striking about anime, compared to other imported media that have been modified for the American market,
Hibike! Euphonium has nearly finished its second season. The storylines have been tight, weaving between the struggles of Kumiko’s senpai
An anime about making anime and celebrating the industry wins multiple awards from the industry. Passing comments might be skeptical
Shelter tells the story of Rin, a 17-year-old girl who lives her life inside of a futuristic simulation completely by
It can be hard, when telling a story about magic, to get the audience on the level of your imagination.
Previously, The Mary Sue argued that we should be critical of ‘objectification’ by ignoring contexts of characterization and treating anime
When I started this blog, back in the summer of 2015, it was an offbeat idea I had to keep