The History of Anime: Part 4 – Taking Over The World

The anime industry reached its artistic high point in the 1980’s, but the good times wouldn’t last. The Japanese stock market crashed in 1991, thanks to (what else?) corporate corruption and an incompetent banking system. Millions of people lost everything, and businesses were forced to close or restructure to survive. In this “Lost Decade”, people... Continue Reading →

Character Arcs: Izuku Midoriya and Redefining the Shonen Underdog

"I'm no longer the useless Deku who can't do anything right... I'm the Deku who gives it his all!!" So there's this show called My Hero Academia. You might have heard of it. It's been one of the most consistently awesome shonen battle anime since it's debut in 2016, and helped redefine the genre for... Continue Reading →

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