Anime & Manga

The Best Shounen Superhero: Why It’s Easy to Love Deku from My Hero Academia

The Best Shounen Superhero: Why It’s Easy to Lo...

There are many reasons My Hero Academia is successful, among them a diverse cast of characters, a world of action and discovery, and an overall sense of positivity that can be downright...

The Best Shounen Superhero: Why It’s Easy to Lo...

There are many reasons My Hero Academia is successful, among them a diverse cast of characters, a world of action and discovery, and an overall sense of positivity that can be downright...

The Legacy of All Might: Pieces of the Symbol of Peace

The Legacy of All Might: Pieces of the Symbol o...

In the world of My Hero Academia, All Might is the hero among heroes, beloved by nearly everyone. One of the recurring themes of My Hero Academia is the unique burden that comes...

The Legacy of All Might: Pieces of the Symbol o...

In the world of My Hero Academia, All Might is the hero among heroes, beloved by nearly everyone. One of the recurring themes of My Hero Academia is the unique burden that comes...

My Hero Academia and the Spirit of Captain America

My Hero Academia and the Spirit of Captain America

While the Japanese equivalents of superheroes have been common in anime and manga for decades, more recently we have seen titles that draw direct inspiration from the American ‘”spandex and...

My Hero Academia and the Spirit of Captain America

While the Japanese equivalents of superheroes have been common in anime and manga for decades, more recently we have seen titles that draw direct inspiration from the American ‘”spandex and...

Is Your Favorite Character a Modern Yandere?

Is Your Favorite Character a Modern Yandere?

In 2007, the anime Lucky Star proposed the idea that there had been at some point a fundamental shift in what it meant to be “tsundere.” A character archetype whose...

Is Your Favorite Character a Modern Yandere?

In 2007, the anime Lucky Star proposed the idea that there had been at some point a fundamental shift in what it meant to be “tsundere.” A character archetype whose...