North American anime home video releases for 1/12/21

It's interesting to see that so many companies still releasing titles on Blu-ray. Also, I keep forgetting that Boruto exists. Sorry, little guy.

No, D.J. Kirkland did not censor the Rosario + Vampire manga

It's one thing to be upset about your favorite manga being censored; it's another to blame the wrong person for it.

Gekidol is a post-apocalyptic mess, and you shouldn’t watch it

Your guess is as good as mine. I was six shots deep when I watched this, but I don’t think being sober would have made a difference.

Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town is a lot better than it’s dumb name would imply

A sight gag like pulling a mug out of nowhere and pouring a cup of coffee mid-conversation shouldn't be that impressive, but I'm still laughing about it.

North American anime home video releases for 1/5/21

Are people really buying One Piece on DVD? Like, I understand that there are a lot of fans of that show, but there are over 900 episodes!

Funimation is on thin ice with their lack of marketing for Skate-Leading Stars

Skate-Leading Stars is a mildly funny anime about honor, knowing when to accept defeat, and how those concepts are for cowards.

Looking back at the top posts from 2020

We posted a lot of great stories in 2020. Occasionally we got lucky and people actually read them.

When satire doesn’t feel satirical — a critical look at the humor of Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!

Konosuba fails to move the ticker away from what it claims to lampoon, functioning more as an introduction to tropes that reaffirm the outsider perception of anime.

The forecast is cloudy with a chance of nymphomania in Weather Report Girl

Before being crowned the King of Pokémon in 1997, Kunihiko Yuyama wrote and directed a 2-episode hentai OVA called Weather Report Girl.

Jim Belushi asked Twitter for anime recommendations and it went exactly how you’d expect

Belushi has yet to respond to any of these recommendations, but I imagine it's because he's too busy marathoning fansubs of Pretty Cure.