Anime conventions make a great way for fans to get together and enjoy everything that they love about the industry. While they took some years to really get rolling, most of today’s popular conventions see some of the biggest names in the anime world meeting with fans, offering new content, and being a part of…
Author: Eric Barnhill
The History of Anime
Anime is a term used to describe Japanese animated productions, which have been popular both within Japan and all around the world for many years. The word “anime” is derived from the English word “animation,” and is used to refer to animated works, regardless of style or origin. However, these days, the term anime generally…
Three Live Action Anime’s Worth Watching
Anime is beloved around the world, from the original Japanese manga and anime to the rising popularity of Chinese animations known as donghua. What hasn’t had a good reputation during this popularity, however, are live action remakes. For some anime fans, this is a direct insult to the incredible worlds built by animation, while for…
Top Classic Anime Shows You Don’t Want To Miss
While there are several amazing anime’s out right now, like SPY X Family, there are plenty of anime from the past that are well worth re-watching (or seeing for the first time if you somehow missed them). The ones chosen each had wide international appeal during the 1990’s and 2000’s.
The Best Anime-Based Video Games
Traditionally, video games that make use of a popular anime tend to not be that good, and usually receive either mediocre or downright negative reviews. Part of it is trying to do the source justice, but also just creating a game that manages to convey the story and the themes can be quite difficult.
Most Popular Studio Ghibli Movies
Studio Ghibli movies a well-loved around the world because they offer great storytelling, captivating characters and fantastically executed animation styles. Hayao Miyazaki is the co-founder of Studio Ghibli and has directed many of the films within their catalogue. The studio has an impressive list of amazing movies and below, in no particular order, are some…
Best Anime For Beginners
Since 2010 anime in general has seen a shockingly large growth in popularity, figures which rival even the biggest the film industry has to offer. Netflix has stated that half of global subscribers watch Japanese animation on the streaming service, and the figures are still on the rise.
Rise Of Chinese Anime
Traditionally, we know anime as a Japanese animation which is typically based on manga, or a Japanese comic of some nature. It may not always be based on manga, but anime was always a solid staple from Japan. In recent years, the Japanese anime industry has been struggling. Artists are not making enough money to…
Why Western Culture Embraces and Loves Anime
Anime has never been as popular worldwide as it is right now. One could almost describe the current period as the golden age of anime, with hundreds of different anime’s being released yearly to audiences both local and abroad.
Well-Known Actors That Have Starred In Anime
When it comes to anime, most people will most likely be unaware of the voice actors that take part in the show, unless they are well-known, or the viewer is extremely passionate about the anime in question. Japan is home to a large number of voice actors, and it’s becoming something of a booming industry…