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Anime Acceptance &#038 The Cancer That Is Gatekeeping: Opinion

Anime, Acceptance & The Cancer That Is Gatekeeping: Opinion

This past week has been filled with hot internet takes, but the one surrounding gatekeeping should come without dispute: if you like something, you're a fan. Full stop, do not pass go, do not collect $200, period, end of story. It doesn't matter what level you like something at, nobody should be telling people how […]

Demon Slayer Season 2 Teaser: Things Are Getting Flamboyant in 2021

Demon Slayer Season 2 Teaser: Things Are Getting Flamboyant in 2021

After re-watching the anime this past week, it came as a wonderful surprise that Demon Slayer has been renewed for Season 2 later this year, 2021. The upcoming Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yūkaku-hen) will take place after the movie,  Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train– where Tanjiro, Inosuke, […]

Idris Elba Sabrina Elba &#038 Crunchyroll Partner on Anime Series Dantai

Idris Elba, Sabrina Elba & Crunchyroll Partner on Anime Series Dantai

Crunchyroll, the world's most popular anime streaming service, announced a deal today with Idris Elba and Sabrina Elba, through Idris' production company Green Door Pictures and Sabrina's Pink Towel Pictures, to develop Dantai (working title), a dark fantasy animated series for Crunchyroll's global anime audience of more than 100 million registered users. Idris and Sabrina Elba […]

Hunter X Hunter: A Little Late But Still Loving This Anime Party

Hunter X Hunter: A Little Late But Still Loving This Anime Party

Last year was a great excuse for me to finally go back to reading manga and catch up on so many anime I have had on my "Need to Watch" list. Some of which I will probably write about at some point, like Akatsuki No Yona. This past week though I binged on one I […]

My Hero Academia: Yes I Know Hating Bakugo Makes Me A Hypocrite

My Hero Academia: Yes, I Know Hating Bakugo Makes Me A Hypocrite

One of the greatest things about My Hero Academia is the writing and along with it, the wonderful characters we have gotten to meet over the years. Despite being good or evil or in-between, they have always had a relatable angle that makes it quite impossible to fully hate each of them. However, there has […]

Crunchyroll Announces 5th Annual Anime Awards Nominees: Voting Open

Crunchyroll Announces 5th Annual Anime Awards Nominees: Voting Open

It's that time again! Crunchyroll, the world's most popular anime brand, has announced the nominees for the fifth annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards, presented by Princess Connect! Re: Dive, with voting open and available for fans starting today. The Anime Awards celebrate the best and brightest in Japanese animation from 2020, all made possible by the […]

Uzumaki Godzilla: Singular Point &#038 More: 5 Anime on Our 2021 Radar

Uzumaki, Godzilla: Singular Point & More: 5 Anime on Our 2021 Radar

This year granted me the opportunity to catch up on some anime I have been wanting to watch for ages like Hunter x Hunter and Akatsuki No Yona. I know! How did it take me this long to find these anime gems, right? I am really looking forward to a lot of anime returning in […]

Crunchyroll: AT&#038T Selling Service to Sonys Funimation Global Group

Crunchyroll: AT&T Selling Service to Sony's Funimation Global Group

As WarnerMedia continues its major corporate shake-up (or stream-lining, depending on your perspective), it was announced on Wednesday that Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. and AT&T Inc. had agreed to a deal that would find AT&T selling Crunchyroll anime service to Funimation Global Group, LLC (a joint venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. and Sony Music Entertainment […]

Twin Peaks HIMYM Dragonball Z &#038 More: Our Top 5 Regift List Series

Twin Peaks, HIMYM, Dragonball Z & More: Our Top 5 Regift List Series

Moving into the Holiday Spirit and the giving season, I want to make it clear I will forever be thankful to the TV Gods for the gift of television. Without TV I would not have had access to many of the things that have, ultimately, made me who I am. First and foremost: I would […]

My Hero Academia Death Note &#038 More: 5 Anime Villain/Trump Comparisons

My Hero Academia, Death Note & More: 5 Anime Villain/Trump Comparisons

Recent events in the real world have made me rethink the anime I love and how characters would react to the events if our worlds ever collided. To put it more bluntly, I wonder which villains would act for themselves and which would be on the wrong side of history by supporting someone like Trump. […]

Pokémon Promises Pikachu Performance at Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade

Pokémon Promises Pikachu Performance at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The holiday season this year may not share in the celebration with large groups of people, but Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is set to continue on even without those large iconic crowds. Pokémon has been a regular part of the festivities for  2o years and they have something special scheduled for this Thursday's event. The […]

Anime Dub/Sub Issues: When Meaning &#038 Feels Get Lost in Translation

Anime Dub/Sub Issues: When Meaning & Feels Get Lost in Translation

Often times I get called out for being too judgmental when it comes to anime and dubbing. It is true. I am. However, there is a different feeling to me when you watch it in its main language and subbed rather than translated. Somehow, more often than not part of the feeling behind the whole […]

Aggretsuko Fullmetal Alchemist &#038 More: 5 Election Vibes-Calming Anime

Aggretsuko, Fullmetal Alchemist & More: 5 Election Vibes-Calming Anime

This year we all have the future of our country in our hands and an incredible responsibility to vote and make it count. That said, it is also feeling like we are under some sort of doomsday clock countdown and an ever-increasing sense of uneasiness and anxiety. It is also imperative that once we make […]

Sailor Moon Cardcaptor Digimon &#038 More: Anime Returns We Loved Seeing

Sailor Moon, Cardcaptor, Digimon & More: Anime Returns We Loved Seeing

Within the past few years, there has been a resurgence of anime and animation making our inner child or teen geeks very happy. There is something so nostalgic about them that whenever I see them on screen I get weepy… Even more so now when the world calls for comfort and old friends that made […]

Adventure Time Pokemon &#038 More: 7 Sidekicks We Want Riding Shotgun

Adventure Time, Pokemon & More: 7 Sidekicks We Want Riding Shotgun

In order to escape the bleak world we currently live in, we often turn to different venues. Animation being my favorite, I feel anything is possible when I surround myself with characters that are kick-ass and inspire others to embrace their inner-hero. That said, how nice would it be if we had companions in our […]

Always Sunny Cobra Kai SNL TWD Orville &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Cobra Kai, SNL, TWD, Orville & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another serving of BCTV Sunday Slices, where I take a look at the past week in BCTV's coverage to offer a thought or two on the topic. Once again, the views expressed here are my own and don't necessarily reflect on the rest of the fine folks at Bleeding Cool. Which is […]

My Hero Academia Airbender &#038 More: Do Heroes Have to Be Bad Parents

My Hero Academia, Airbender & More: Do Heroes Have to Be Bad Parents?

After DC FanDome and mulling over the new concept behind Superman & Lois as working parents struggling to balance their professional and personal lives. I started thinking of parenting in pop culture and how it is often represented in terms of our heroes. Spoiler? It is not always a good thing. It must be tough […]

Burn the Witch: Crunchyroll to Stream Bleach Creators New Anime

Burn the Witch: Crunchyroll to Stream Bleach Creator's New Anime

Crunchyroll announced that it would stream the anime adaptation of Tite Kubo's Burn the Witch on October 1st at 8 pm Eastern Time in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Oceania, and the Commonwealth of Independent States. They also released a new English-subtitled trailer. Burn the Witch is Kubo's first […]

Walking Dead Supernatural American Gods &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Walking Dead, Supernatural, American Gods & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another edition of BCTV's Sunday Slices, where I take a look at the past week in Bleeding Cool's television/streaming coverage to offer my thoughts on what went down, what's going down, and what's about to take off in the not-too-distant future. Once again, my thoughts/opinions are my own and do not necessarily […]

Shenmue: Crunchyroll Adult Swim Original Anime Based on SEGA Game

Shenmue: Crunchyroll, Adult Swim Original Anime Based on SEGA Game

Fans of the beloved SEGA game franchise "Shenmue" are still buzzing about the news that dropped at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo, the first-ever digital edition of Crunchyroll's annual anime convention. The anime streaming service announced on Friday that it is partnering with Adult Swim on Shenmue, a 13-episode original anime series set to stream outside of […]