Spirited Away Isn’t the Innocent Children’s Story We Thought It Was

For many, Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 classic Spirited Away is the ultimate comfort movie, packed full of incredible animation and whimsical characters. However, it is hard to look the film up online without finding one fan theory posted hundreds of times. One that puts a dark twist on the beloved movie. This dark fan theory suggests… Continue reading Spirited Away Isn’t the Innocent Children’s Story We Thought It Was

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Demon Slayer Reveals Why Tengen Uzui Wants to Live a Flashy Life

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2, Episode 16, “Defeating an Upper Rank Demon,” now streaming on Funimation, Hulu and Crunchyroll. The ninth episode of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’s “Entertainment District” arc opened on a somber flashback to Tengen Uzui and his wives paying their respects to the… Continue reading Demon Slayer Reveals Why Tengen Uzui Wants to Live a Flashy Life

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Demon Slayer: Gyutaro Reveals the True Power of an Upper-Rank

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2, Episode 17, “Never Give Up,” now streaming on Funimation, Hulu and Crunchyroll. If Gyutaro is Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’s weakest Upper-Rank demon, the Demon Slayer Corps is in serious trouble. Considering Gyutaro laid waste to an entire city before a Hashira… Continue reading Demon Slayer: Gyutaro Reveals the True Power of an Upper-Rank

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All of the Martial Arts Naruto Has Mastered – Real & Fictional

Shonen Jump’s golden boy Naruto Uzumaki has won the hearts of audiences across the globe throughout his epic tale, including Naruto, Naruto Shippuden and Boruto. The franchise has been able to offer a true “zero to hero” story by illustrating Naruto’s incredible path to power. From academy drop-out to Hokage, Naruto mastered the principles of… Continue reading All of the Martial Arts Naruto Has Mastered – Real & Fictional

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One Piece: What Is Nico Robin’s Association With the Devil?

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for One Piece Chapter #1021, “Demonio,” by Eiichiro Oda, Stephen Paul, and Vanessa Satone, available in English via Manga Plus and Viz Media. Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece is highly acclaimed for its very detailed and extensive storytelling. The characters, especially the Straw Hat Pirates, are well fleshed out. Each one… Continue reading One Piece: What Is Nico Robin’s Association With the Devil?

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Dr. Stone’s Name Just Took on a Whole New Meaning

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Dr. Stone Chapter 228, by Boichi, Riichiro Inagaki, Caleb Cook and Steve Dutro. The hit edutainment anime series Dr. Stone has a distinct name, and it’s named after more than the new Stone Age setting in which the characters find themselves. One fateful day, all of humanity turned to… Continue reading Dr. Stone’s Name Just Took on a Whole New Meaning

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One Piece Moments That Prove Who the Most Loyal Straw Hat Is

Shonen manga is infamous for preaching about the power of friendship, and One Piece is no exception. However, Eiichiro Oda’s world-renowned masterpiece gives a deeper meaning to that. Every single Straw Hat Pirate is without a doubt loyal to their captain, and they will undoubtedly offer their lives for him in a heartbeat. Of course,… Continue reading One Piece Moments That Prove Who the Most Loyal Straw Hat Is

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Demon Slayer: 5 Times We Felt Bad For The Demons (& 5 We Didn’t)

There are many points throughout Demon Slayer during which the audience is encouraged to see things from the demon’s point of view. This is largely because of the sympathetic and thoughtful personality that Tanjiro Kamado possesses, as well as his sister’s status as a demon. The pain and struggle of being a demon and needing… Continue reading Demon Slayer: 5 Times We Felt Bad For The Demons (& 5 We Didn’t)

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Demon Slayer’s Sound Hashira Foreshadows Zenitsu’s Potential

After a long and arduous fight, the Demon Slayer Corps has finally defeated the Sixth Upper Moon demons. Tanjiro and the Sound Hashira, Tengen, were able to behead Gyutaro at great cost to themselves. Zenitsu’s incredible speed allowed him and Inosuke to finish off Daki at the same time. The Demon Slayer trio has progressed… Continue reading Demon Slayer’s Sound Hashira Foreshadows Zenitsu’s Potential

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Boruto: Code’s Rookie Mistake Just Endangered His Most Powerful Asset

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Chapter 66 of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, “Do-or-Die,” by Masashi Kishimoto, Mikio Ikemoto, Mari Morimoto and Snir Aharon, now available in English from Viz Media. In the Boruto manga, Code has upgraded big time in his quest to honor what Isshiki wanted to achieve. While his Ōtsutsuki overlord died,… Continue reading Boruto: Code’s Rookie Mistake Just Endangered His Most Powerful Asset

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