Artists Have Given Earth-chan a Friend: Moon-chan

Earth-chan is the internet's latest waifu and meme queen. A simple joke from Trinimmortal alluding to Flat Earth believers and anime tropes has escalated into fans...

‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Director Says 80% of Young Animator Work is Now...

Inbetweeners. They are a vital but overlooked group of animators that help breathe life into your favorite shows. Their job isn't glamorous; they are responsible...

Let’s Explore the 9 Calmest Anime of Winter 2018 (So Far)

Winter 2018 has been heaven for slice of life fans! Nearly every day has something cute and calming to watch. There are different styles...

5 Simple Reasons to Give Yuri Anime ‘Citrus’ a Chance

Citrus is this season's yuri romance! It focuses a tumultuous relationship between Yuzu and her step-sister Mei, both of whom have never met until their...

Anime Film ‘I Want To Eat Your Pancreas’ Could Be the...

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai) sounds like a ghoulish series, but it's actually about terminal illness. Based on a 2014...

The Rise of Japan’s “Cyber-Homeless” Population

Japan's urban landscape is dotted with internet and manga cafés. These places are typical open 24-hours a day and offer unlimited internet, manga, and...

Let’s ‘Catch You, Catch You’ Up To Cardcaptor Sakura

The very first week of 2018 saw the premiere of a new season of Cardcaptor Sakura. It’s been two decades since the very first...

‘DARLING in the FRANXX’ Injects ‘Gurren Lagann’ Hype into Winter 2018

Let's talk about DARLING in the FRANXX for a minute. It's a weird original mecha series produced by Studio Trigger and A-1 Pictures that features work from...

Psychologist Shares How Hikikomori Feel They Don’t Deserve Happiness

There is a growing concern over the rising hikikomori population, which consists of young able-bodied people withdrawing from society. While viewed as largely a...

6 Anime to Watch After Binging ‘Devilman: Crybaby’

Fans are still buzzing about Devilman: Crybaby, which is a modern adaptation of Go Nagai's classic Devilman manga. The experimental art style, dark take on human nature,...