Sep 03 2018

How I Got Into Anime

Aside from watching a few shows here and there, and potentially watching it to impress a girl one time, I never really got anime. The characters were over the top, the dialogue was silly, and the few truly serious moments that I enjoyed never seemed to last long. However, another girl I wanted to impress […]

Sep 02 2018

What makes a good anime fight scene?

In between loud power up screaming matches, talking about backstories, and new moves that no one has seen before, anime fight scenes are very memorable to me. Sometimes they feature very tough characters, favorite combinations of heroes and villains fighting one another, or are just plain interesting to watch. Like in all forms of media, […]

Sep 01 2018

So, Your Kid Is Into Anime- A Parent’s Guide

Anime is extremely popular these days. It’s easy to become overwhelmed as a parent when their kids are discussing the animated sensation. Here are some of the most common phrases and terms, to help you better understand the phenomenon of anime. Anime Just Means Japanese Animation Simply put, anime is simply the term applied to […]

Aug 31 2018

Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese Director and Animator

In the sumptuous world of anime, one name stands at the forefront; Hayao Miyazaki. Miyazaki’s animated career has spanned over a half century, pushing artistic boundaries through the production studio he cofounded. Studio Ghibli is still immensely popular with audiences around the world today. Illustrating the Mundane and the Fantastic Possibly the greatest example of […]

Aug 29 2018

Out of the Ashes of History Anime Rises Like a Phoenix

Animation, in its most basic form, is art of making pictures move. This painstaking process has been being developed and perfected by artists and illustrators since the early 20th century. Walt Disney changed the world of animation, and inspired people across the globe, even in war ravaged lands like Japan. Illustrating Hope in Troubled Times […]