For my latest Crunchyroll feature, I took a look at why Konosuba's cast is actually a group of master adventurers (with a lot of tongue in cheek). It's a little different from what I usually write, and it was fun to practice something a little different. Read the full article on Crunchyroll!
My latest Crunchyroll feature is taking a look at this season's In/Spectre and how it shows what the right words at the right time can accomplish. In/Spectre has great dialogue, and it's a joy to write about how well the anime incorporates it into the plot. Read my words about In/Spectre's words on Crunchyroll!
It's been awhile since I last revisited Bleach, so it was fun getting to go back and count down my ten favorite fights from the series in anticipation of its upcoming announcement (whatever that might be). For all it's flaws, Bleach was one of the early shows that helped get me interested in anime in … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature-10 Bleach Fight Scenes That Make the Anime Unforgettable
Having trouble keeping up with all of Babylonia's Servants? I put together a guide here with some brief explanations of the history behind them and how Babylonia's portrayal stacks up to the real legend. It's surprisingly accurate most of the time (gender-bending aside), which is a nice touch in a mobile game storyline. You can … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature-From Mesopotamia to Mesoamerica: The Real History Behind Fate/Grand Order: Babylonia’s Heroic Spirits
The latest Fandom Post Radio featured a full crew of me, Kestrel, Kate, DJ, and Darius to talk about our top 10 anime of the past decade (when we didn't get sidetracked talking about Fate). You can listen to it at these links: Libsyn: http://fandompost.libsyn.com/fandom-post-radio-episode-68-2010-2019 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/fandompostradio/episode-68-2010-2019 iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fandom-post-radio/id1231303828 Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Ixqec2n2hf6pyku2oaszsd4hrfy Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4Ee0T2nGA9rrDyKBTYQtVV Stitcher: … Continue reading Podcast: Fandom Post Radio Episode 68: 2010-2019
Originally published on The Fandom Post In advance of the US release by GKIDS of Makoto Shinkai’s latest film, Weathering With You, we were given a chance to ask the band RADWIMPS a few questions by email discussing their role in the film. RADWIMPS first collaborated with Shinkai by creating and performing the soundtrack to … Continue reading Interview: RADWIMPS on Weathering With You
Now that I'm back at Crunchyroll, here's my first article of the year for them! Even with the anime and manga in the middle of Wano, Whole Cake Island's message about being honest about who you are has always stuck with me. Three characters have to learn this lesson, and all of them are better … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature – One Piece’s Valuable Lesson on Being True to Yourself
2019 has been quite a year, both in world events and for me personally. But we're not here to talk about that; we're here to talk about anime! This has been a fantastic year for anime, especially shonen. There've been so many great anime that quite a few that would make my top 10 most … Continue reading The Top 10 Anime of 2019
Originally published on The Fandom Post It’s no exaggeration to say that 2009 was one of the best years One Piece has ever had. Manga sales more than doubled from the previous year (which was already a record high for the series), the story was just starting the epic Marineford Arc, and Strong World, the … Continue reading One Piece Film: Strong World – Ten Years Later
Originally published on The Fandom Post What They Say: The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives … Continue reading Weathering With You Review