Tag: Anime and Manga

by Joane - 6 months ago

Why America Needs More Heroes Like Vash the Stampede

The world has changed a great deal since TRIGUN’s, the classic anime by Madhouse starring Vash the Stampede, release 20 years ago. Everything from smartphones to internet culture to current news media would be unrecognizable to the denizens of the l...

by Joane - 6 months ago

Anime Watchlist: WOLF’S RAIN

Anime Watchlist is ComicsVerse’s anime recommendation series, where we spotlight some of the best lesser-known shows out there. Finding well-written anime with compelling stories and lovable characters can sometimes feel like searching for a desert...

by Joane - 6 months ago

MY HERO ACADEMIA and AVENGERS Collide in New Promo

On April 11th, 2018, TOHO animation uploaded a video announcing a MY HERO ACADEMIA and AVENGERS collaboration. With the release of MY HERO ACADEMIA’s third season and the upcoming April 27th debut of INFINITY WAR, there’s no better time for these po...

by Joane - 6 months ago

Meet Zeraora, POKÉMON’s Newest Legendary

In case you needed another reason to hype about the upcoming POKÉMON movie, meet Zeraora, the newest legendary Pokémon from the Alola region. Recently, a trailer of POKÉMON THE MOVIE: EVERYONE’S STORY was released. The video gives viewers a glimpse...

by Joane - 6 months ago

MY HERO ACADEMIA Episode 39 Recap

MY HERO ACADEMIA Episode 39: "Game Start" Animation 85% Characterization 65% Story 80% Summary "Game Start" provided incredibly useful flashbacks and recap to reintroduce viewers after a year-long break. Although, the recap...

by Joane - 6 months ago

Watch VRV Come Alive at C2E2 2018

This is Tuned In, a series about all the weird and interesting ways we interact with anime, and the diverse opinions we have about it. If you’re a watcher of anime, you’ve probably heard of this little streaming service called VRV (pronounced verve)...

by Joane - 6 months ago

Studio Ghibli Co-Founder Isao Takahata Dies at 82

Isao Takahata, one of the founders of the world-renowned Studio Ghibli, passed away April 5th, 2018. News reporting websites Sanspo and NTV News 24 broke the news that the Director and visionary passed away in a Tokyo hospital at the age of 82. Unna...

by Joane - 6 months ago

Is GIRLS BAND PARTY the Rhythm Game We’ve Waited For?

Rhythm action games are a booming business in Japan. While LOVE LIVE! SCHOOL IDOL FESTIVAL might be the first English-translated example many overseas fans think of, new contender BANG DREAM! GIRLS BAND PARTY from game makers Bushimo and Craft Egg m...

by Joane - 6 months ago

How ELFEN LIED Successfully Uses Transgression to Stand Out

ELFEN LIED is an anime notorious for its obscenities. I’ve wanted to discuss it for a while but delayed it for this reason. There is an excessive amount of gore, violence, and nudity in this show, as well as disturbing emotional scenes that can easi...

by Joane - 6 months ago

VIOLET EVERGARDEN: Anime’s Emotional Masterpiece

In the aftermath of war, peace fills a land of lost souls. Conflict stole loved ones from their significant others and people seek stability and harmony. This is the setting of VIOLET EVERGARDEN. Among all of the Netflix original anime, VIOLET EVERG...

by Joane - 6 months ago

All Might has Eyes in New MY HERO ACADEMIA Movie Trailer!

MY HERO ACADEMIA’s hero of justice has bright, shining blue eyes. We’ve recently got a brand new look at a young, fresher-faced All Might via a surprise trailer! The film is still months from release, but that’s not stopping new content. We’ve gotte...