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I don’t like you at all, anime from 2011

If you read my article on Anime That I Vaguely Remember from 2010, which, statically, you probably didn’t, you may have noticed that I...

Anime from 2010 can’t possibly be this cute

With 2020 around the corner, I wanted to do something that every other hack anime blogger is going to do -- write about the...

What does the Sound Devices Mixpre-3/6M mean for anime podcasters?

Who is Sound Devices? Sound Devices is a Wisconsin-based company that specializes in audio equipment for film and TV production. Their first product was the...

In defense of Katsuki Bakugou

My Hero Academia has a huge ensemble cast of heroes in training and professional heroes. Without a doubt, if you asked a dozen fans...

Anime Detour 2018 has a great first year in new hotel

I've been attending Anime Detour for ten years now. Eight of those years were at the same location, the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington,...

The importance of Fishman Island

What can I say about One Piece that hasn’t already been said? It’s the best-selling manga in history and one of the best-selling comics in the world -- just behind Batman and Superman. That is a fantastic achievement for a comic with a title logo that makes it look like it’s called “Nep Ec”.

It’s about damn time that Dragon Age 4 was announced

Finally news of a fourth Dragon Age game has been announced by Bioware and EA. For the last four long years, fans of the...

How my Hero Academia avoids the more tiresome aspects of superheroes

WARNING: Spoilers for My Hero Academia. Read at your own risk. My Hero Academia is easily one of the most popular series currently running in...

FLCL Progressive and Alternative trailer changed my mind about the new episodes

When Production I.G. revealed that they had acquired the rights to FLCL in 2015 with the intention to produce more episodes, I didn't care....

Does Pop Team Epic have mainstream potential?

A popular topic that comes up in anime discussion is whether a show can garner mainstream success outside of the nation of Japan. In...