98 episodes later, Black Clover is worth the watch. Originally airing in the Fall 2017 season, Black Clover began competing in the anime space for the next poster child of Shounen anime, in a time that had recently seen the end of some of the most recognizable franchises like Naruto: Shippuden (Boruto not withstanding), […]

If you read my marathon Your Name piece, then one film that came up quite often was 5 Centimeters per Second (Byōsoku Go Senchimētoru) (to be abbreviated: 5 cm/s), a previous film from director Makoto Shinkai. The slow beauty of 5 Centimeters Per Second isn’t for everyone. While I briefly […]

Your Name was Makoto Shinkai’s 2016 anime movie hit. No other anime movie since the legendary Studio Ghibli 2001 film Spirited Away achieved such a high commercial and critical success, whether it was domestically in Japan or here in the United States. While Shinkai was already a renowned director in […]