Anime

Anime is great! After all, it is the top reason people from around the globe find their interest in Japanese culture.

Pokémon without Ash and Pikachu?

Pokémon Without Ash Ketchum and Pikachu? How Will That Work?

After announcements of Ash Ketchum leaving the Pokémon Anime after the current season, two new protagonists have been revealed. This new series will start in 2023, following this new duo through the Paldea region. The Announcement of New Protagonists If you follow Pokémon’s Twitter, you might have already seen the news. Otherwise, here you go: …

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DanMachi Helped Me Getting Back Into Watching Anime

It’s confession time. I’ve been an on-and-off weeb over the last few years. I had a significant phase around 2013, then started watching again around 2016, starting One Piece’s epic journey. That lasted until about 2020. Then it all stopped. However, during COVID lockdowns, I returned to the scene a bit. On a roundabout way. …

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The Rise of Anime in the West: It Began Before Dragon Ball!

Name the oldest anime that comes to your mind! If you are from a Western country like the US or mainland Europe, you might say the earliest anime would be Dragon Ball or something similar. That is wrong, however. Anime hit the west a whole decade before the Dragon Ball TV series even started. I’m …

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