Top 5 Tall, Dark, and Handsome Men in Anime

A lot of movies and tv shows have a character that is tall, dark, and handsome, particularly in pulp fiction and noir genres. Anime, of course, is no different than Hollywood in having some really great tall, dark, and handsome men to choose from. But it isn’t just being tall and handsome that gets a character into the top spots of this list. No, they also must act the part by being cool, mysterious, and having that dark edge to them. It isn’t just having the look that makes the trope,…

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Top 5 One Piece Arcs

As far as anime series go, One Piece is one of the longest-running shows in existence. With over 775 episodes produced (and still going), there are a bunch of story arcs to enjoy. We went ahead and made a list of the five best ones – in no particular order – and our reasoning on why they are at the top of the series. [Be warned, there may be some light spoilers.] Before starting, understand that One Piece is broken into sagas and arcs. Arcs are smaller stories with their…

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5 Most Mysterious Men in Anime

Being mysterious isn’t simply a matter of being tall, dark, and handsome (though that never hurts). What truly matters is the sense of something unusual or hidden in a character. We love to ask questions about our heroes and heroines: Why does he carry that briefcase everywhere he goes? How can she eat so many dumplings at once?? In today’s anime, it’s almost a requirement for at least one character to be a puzzle. They can be heroes, sidekicks, or even bit parts that make appearances every other episode. When…

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New Images From Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Movie

It’s been announced that Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale will be playing in the US for one night only on March 9th so we thought we would post some awesome images from the movie. The images show off a lot of the cool character designs and artwork in the film as well as the new technology Augma which is an augmented reality headset instead of the virtual reality nerve gear used in the first season. The images also show off the new character Yuna and new battle costumes for Kirito and Asuna.

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Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight New Trailer & Info

Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale isn’t the only Sword Art Online property being released right now, with a PS4 and Vita game called Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight slated for a March 16 release in Japan and an expected US release sometime in the summer. The Bandai Namco game is a cross-over between Accel World and Sword Art Online, both are stories created by Reki Kawahara as light novels and are thought to be in the same (or very similar) universes. The new trailer for the game show (and a…

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7 Exciting Animes You Shouldn’t Miss In Winter 2017

Every year, over a hundred anime series are released in Japan. Many of these anime releases are lackluster, with boring stories, cliched characters, and not much to recommend them overall. Other anime releases are much better, with top quality production values, fabulous artwork, great storytelling, and fascinating characters. If you are a dedicated fan of anime then you are probably already looking forward to the new releases this season. These anime releases below are some of the best from the winter 2017 lineup and look like they will stand out…

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