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.
How To Become A Successful Anime Artist
As one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the modern world, anime has become something of a domineering force over the last few years, both in Japan and many other countries. It’s a fairly popular profession within Japan itself, and those within the country are usually able to try and find jobs from…
The Greatest Battles In Anime History
Anime is a genre of entertainment that’s known for its compelling story arcs, its memorable characters, and it’s amazing artwork. But most anime fans can also agree that the medium also has some of the very best fight scenes of all time. Usually starring the main heroes and villains, anime artists are known for their…
Most Impressive Anime Heroes
Over the past decade, the world of anime has grown in popularity. With this growth in popularity came a surge in the number of anime series being created and released in various forms. Major series have come out, many of them featuring some of the strongest characters that anime has ever seen.
Why Is Pokémon Still So Popular?
For over 20 years, Pokémon has been dismissed as a fad – something silly that is just for kids. However, if you look at the facts, Pokémon is far more than a fad and has actually become a multi-billion-dollar cultural phenomenon that is showing absolutely no sign of slowing down. There are TV series, movies,…
The Portrayal of Women in Anime
Throughout its history, Anime has come under heavy fire for being misogynistic or for drawing female characters for the sole purpose of being ogled or objectified. The counter argument to this is, how is that any different to almost all Hollywood blockbusters or popular television shows that come out of the Western world. Being tailored…
Cross-Cultural References In Anime
Fans of anime know that the genre constantly references popular culture in Japan, but it certainly does not limit itself to the island nation. A closer look at reveals countless nods to western pop culture hidden in movies and series.
Fast Facts About Anime and Manga
Anime is the Japanese word for animation and refers to all types of illustrated media. Outside of that country, the word alludes specifically to animation from Japan, or an illustration style that is disseminated therefrom frequently characterised by colourful graphics, outlandish themes, and vibrant characters.
The All-Time 10 Most-Hated Anime Characters
If there’s one thing we know for sure about anime, it’s that it has an incredible way of ensuring that the viewer forms an emotional connection with the characters. We’ve all watched anime and fallen in love with a specific character, but sometimes the character you form the greatest connection with is the character you…
Anime’s 5 Most Powerful Characters
One of the reasons that anime as a genre took off across the world was because of the many vibrant characters that gave life to the show. But for many, it wasn’t always about the plot lines or the twists, but by the sheer strength and fortitude of those characters, and how they always found…