What Is the Anime’s Main Genre?

Spy x Family is a stylish shonen manga series by author Tatsuya Endo, now a major anime series that’s returning in the Fall 2022 season for more spy intrigue in the nation of Ostania, the bitter rival of Westalis. There is plenty to love about Spy x Family since it seamlessly blends so many genres … Read more

“Anime Fiesta! I choose you!”, Veronica Taylor visits the Valley

MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — “Pikachu! I choose you!” The voice behind popular childhood anime character Ash Ketchum from Pokémon recently visited the Rio Grande Valley to meet her fans. Voice actor Veronica Taylor was a featured guest at the third annual Anime Fiesta convention hosted Oct. 1-2 at the McAllen Convention Center. Texas Renaissance Festival … Read more

Why Is Doraemon So Popular In Indonesia?

In the past few years, anime has become more popular than ever, with the medium taking the world and the West in particular by storm. This isn’t the first era where anime has become ubiquitous outside of Japan, however, with anime being just as big in several other Asian countries. One of these is Indonesia, … Read more

Naruto’s Sentimentality Makes Him the Wrong Hokage for Konoha

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Chapter 67 of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, “Rift,” by Masashi Kishimoto, Mikio Ikemoto, Mari Morimoto and Snir Aharon, now available in English from Viz Media. One of the key aspects Naruto fans quickly learned about being a Kage was that the leader needed to be careful of love and attachment. It … Read more

Best Anime Swords

Swords are arguably the most represented form of weaponry in all of fiction, besides maybe guns. Various societies from across human history used swords in some form, and in modern pop culture, they have developed an undeniable cool factor. From samurai to knights, all manner of warriors are often depicted with a sword at their … Read more