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Anime Power Rankings: Okay But Which Matsu Would Make America Great Again? (Winter Weeks 7 & 8)

Anime Power Rankings: Okay But Which Matsu Would Make America Great Again? (Winter Weeks 7 & 8)

Anime Power Rankings is a weekly column where dozens (positively dozens!) of anime critics and opinion givers vote on the best new episodes of anime from the past week. The goal is to track the collective opinions of online conversation leaders across the season and help readers find worthwhile shows to watch. I apologize for […]

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Head and… Feet Above the Rest

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Head and... Feet Above the Rest

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu is an anime built on subtle motion and expression. Telling the story of two apprentice rakugo performers, the series hangs on its characters, yet so little of what we know about them comes from what they say. Despite, or perhaps because of their profession, their words become a facade. Instead, almost […]

Anime Soapbox 13: The Funimation Conspiracy

Anime Soapbox 13: The Funimation Conspiracy

Subscribe to our RSS Feed: Check us out! On this week’s episode, Kelloggs gets excited for the new seasons of Symphogear and Strike Witches, Aeroblip discusses his beef with Sentai Filmworks, 9Ball tries to spoil Kizumonogatari, and EmperorJ unveils the secret plot of Funimation’s Kickstarter campaign. In addition the team talk about Garakowa, the future […]

Winter 2016 Mid-season Impressions

Winter 2016 Mid-season Impressions

This season’s diverse range of utter crap to entertaining has really begun to meet — or fail — some of the expectations we initial had in our Winter 2016 First Thoughts article. Some of the shows that we thought were fantastic in the beginning ended up running out of interesting material, and if the most recent […]