Guides

So, An Anime Made You Cry: A Guide to Recovery

By Sean Aitchison It’s 2 a.m. You’re on the couch, swirled up in blankets and covered in a light layer of snack crumbs. With a tired but fulfilling sense of accomplishment, you finish the last episode of your late-night binge-watch...

So Your Partner Isn’t Into Anime (Yet): A Guide to Loving Anime Together

By Michael Pementel It’s that time of year again – Valentine’s Day. Maybe you’ve got a special date night planned. A fancy dinner reservation? Catching a movie for two? Or maybe it’s a cozy night in watching some anime. But wait......

A Beginner’s Guide to Idol Anime on Funimation

By Deanna Nguyen Mics, cameras, idol anime! A group of handsome young men stand on stage, waiting for the music cue. Synchronized chants ripple throughout the concert hall, building up the anticipation. Glow sticks light up and wriggle energetically. As...

5 Things to Know Before You See My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

By Jonna Miller Worried about spoilers in the new My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising movie? Good news! You don’t need to be caught up with the show to enjoy the movie. RELATED: My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Comes to Theaters...

A Guide to Magical Girls, From Cute to Grim

By Tom Speelman Ever since Sally the Witch premiered in 1966 on Japanese television, magical girls have been a staple of anime storytelling. Cute, friendly, loyal and decked up in the frilliest outfits imaginable, magical girls are beloved all over...

What’s Your Count? The World of Plunderer, Explained

By Tom Speelman Anime has no shortage of fantasy. But this winter season is giving us something a bit more unique -- Plunderer. Just two episodes in, this action-fantasy from KADOKAWA is already shaping up to be one of the...

A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun, Explained

There's a lot happening in the world of A Certain Scientific Railgun and A Certain Magical Index, so we wanted to help out. Here is the perfect timeline for getting you all caught up on the Raildex Universe. Don't hesitate...

The Gods of Noragami Aragoto, Explained

We’ve got all the details on your favorite Noragami Aragoto gods to prepare you for the upcoming release of the worthy sequel to Noragami.

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K-Pop Group and Black Clover OP Artist TXT Drops New EP Featuring YOASOBI

K-pop group TOMORROW X TOGETHER (known as TXT) announced the upcoming release of their first Japanese EP release, Chaotic...