Articles Posted in the " Anime & Manga " Category


  • The Problem With Netflix’s Death Note

    For those of you who know the plot and characters in the well-known anime Death Note, which started in 2006 and ended in 2007, you’ll know it’s a story set in Japan with the majority of characters being Japanese. So, it would make no sense to cast white actors to play these characters in a […]


  • ‘Killing Stalking’ Is Not a Replacement for ‘Yuri on Ice’

    There’s been a recent trend lately by some Yuri on Ice fans to steer others towards the Korean webtoon Killing Stalking.  I find this recommendation misguided. I’m not one who can really judge people who enjoy violent and graphic entertainment.  I’m first and foremost a fan of Hannibal and that’s literally about a guy that eats other people. […]


  • Despite a Bad First Episode ‘Spirit Pact’ Is Pretty Good

    The Chinese donghua/anime Spirit Pact has been released on the online streaming service Crunchyroll and the reviews aren’t pretty.  But please stick with it longer. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • What Are the Odds for Yuri on Ice Season Two?

    The chances for Yuri on Ice season two are very high, but not yet guaranteed.  Here’s what we know so far. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.



  • Why You Should Support ECHOES by Ayumi

    Recently, Crunchyroll has announced that the manga, ECHOES by Ayumi, a 28-year old artist, has won first place in the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga is Amazing!) Grand Prix Awards. Why is this important? Well, the Manga is about a female basketball team, however, the main protagonist is a transgender boy. I know, yes, […]




  • Unanswered Questions from the Yuri on Ice Finale

    A lot happened in the Yuri on Ice finale and we’ve got to talk about it. First and foremost, the Yuri on Ice finale pair skate was utter perfection, and I don’t know if I’ll be able to recover. It has thoroughly killed me dead. The fact that Yuuri got silver, while somewhat disappointing, is still a satisfying […]