No matter if you read the manga or watch the anime, words can’t properly describe the insanity of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. You need to see the rightfully bizarre adventures of the Joestar family to believe them. The story of JoJo’s spans decades. Each part of the story focuses on a new member of the Joestar […]

Mixing romance, drama, and science-fiction, 2016’s Your Name tells the story of a Tokyo high school boy, Taki. He inexplicably swaps bodies with Mitsuha, a high school female living in a rural town. Your Name touched many. As such, it was critically acclaimed for its complex narrative, music, emotional story, and animation. It went on […]

Come for the infectious opening theme, stay for the heart-wrenching story and beautiful animation. That pretty much sums up 2014’s Your Lie in April. Although it focuses on piano prodigy Kosei Arima, Your Lie in April’s greatest strength is Kosei’s relationships with the cast. Namely, Kaori Miyazono. Due to the sudden passing of his mother, […]

Based on the 2009 visual novel of the same name, Steins;Gate may be the best use of time travel in fiction. Set in the summer of 2010, Steins;Gate follows Rintaro Okabe and members of the Future Gadget Laboratory. Okabe accidentally finds a way to alter the present by sending text messages to the past. However, […]

First airing in 2011, Puella Magi Madoka Magica received tons of praise for its artistic direction and complex narrative. However, it created a lasting impression because of its unconventional take on the “magical girl” sub-genre. Madoka Magica centers around contracts made with a cat-like creature known as Kyubey. Kyubey grants middle school girls one wish in exchange […]

Ever since Dragon Ball Z popularized the shonen battle genre, many have tried to emulate its success. While some fall into obscurity, a few bring the genre to new heights. While Bleach, Naruto, and One Piece did just that during the 2000s, My Hero Academia took a new direction with the genre in the 2010s. […]

As a timid 13-year-old, Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama is trying his best to navigate through adolescence. However, his God-like psychic talents have him suppressing how he truly feels, for the safety of others, as well as himself. Stylish animation, a strong comedic flare, and wholesome character interactions all make Mob Psycho 100 such a fun show […]

March Comes in Like A Lion follows the everyday life of Rei, a 17-year-old professional shogi player. Due to some tragic events, Rei lives a very solitary life. However, as the show advances, Rei evolves as a person and shogi player. Praised for its visual, direction, and story, March Comes in Like Lion lasted two […]

When it debuted in 2013, Attack on Titan instantly became a phenomenon due to its unadulterated violence and overdramatic situations. While the first season pulled viewers in with high-octane action, the proceeding two seasons showed that Attack on Titan was much more than over-hyped action. Compelling mysteries, gripping character development, unforgettable plot twists, crisp animation, […]

Released in April 2018 on Netflix, Aggretsuko centers around Retsuko, a 25-year-old anthropomorphic red panda. Retsuko is an office worker that simply wants to find someone to fall in love with and marry. While mild-mannered, the ups and down of the corporate world tend to bring out a certain rage in Retsuko. This comes out […]