The History of Anime: Part 5 – Dawn of the Digital Era

Last time, anime rose from a nationwide economic crisis to become a global juggernaut. The 1990’s saw enormous growth for the industry, but an even bigger change was just around the corner. Computers and the internet completely changed anime - how it’s made, how we watch it, and how we talk about it with others.... Continue Reading →

In Memory of Keiji Fujiwara, Voice of Leorio and Maes Hughes

Sad news in the anime world. Keiji Fujiwara, best known as the voice of Leorio in Hunter x Hunter 2011 and Maes Hughes in both Fullmetal Alchemist series, passed away from cancer on April 12. He was 55 years old, and had one of the most prolific careers in the history of voice acting in... Continue Reading →

5 Anime That Would Be Awesome as Video Games

Anime and video games have been an odd couple since the beginning. There have been tons of video games based on anime over the years, and games like Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest are clearly inspired by anime’s unique visual style and storytelling. But a lot of anime-based games don't use the source material to their full potential. Most of them are Street Fighter knockoffs or mobile games designed to waste your time and money on gacha mechanics (no thanks!). So I thought I’d talk about some anime that I think would make amazing video games. I'm sure none of these will be made, but hey, a girl can dream, right?

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