One of the cooler parts of One Piece is encountering the different pirate crews—and more importantly, the captains of those crews!
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Jan 12, 2022
Cops, detectives, protectors, and law enforcers are common in anime, which means it can be hard for characters to stand out.
Dec 31, 2021
Manga artists use special symbols and markings to denote certain emotions and effects. Here are the most common ones and what they mean.
Dec 30, 2021
Hunter X Hunter remains one of the more popular anime series, mainly for its array of awesome characters. Who's the strongest?
Dec 28, 2021
Anime protagonists are usually straight-edge heroes with heroic motives. But more recently, we've seen anti-heroes in the spotlight.
Dec 25, 2021
One of the most common character archetypes in anime is the Master (usually in the form of a Teacher). Here are our favorites!
Dec 23, 2021
More than any other medium, anime is known for its crazy tropes—but several anime series have subverted those tropes in interesting ways.
Dec 12, 2021
Anime might be best known for magic and swords, but don't forget about guns! We've seen some really cool ones throughout various series.
Dec 6, 2021
Fights in anime series are rarely on equal ground, but sometimes the imbalance is so great that it becomes downright unfair.
Nov 28, 2021
Some of the coolest characters in anime are thieves, and some of the coolest organizations are criminal enterprises. Check these out!
Nov 26, 2021
One unique aspect of an anime can involve how the characters get around—like these awesome vehicles and magical methods.
Nov 25, 2021
Swords and other weapons throughout anime tend to share all kinds of tropes and mechanics. Here are the most common ones.
Nov 22, 2021
A great villain doesn't always need to be morally complex. Extreme wickedness and corruption can be fascinating in its own way.
Nov 18, 2021
If you really like a particular anime series or movie, you should look into the animation studio behind it. You'll probably like others they produced!
Nov 10, 2021
Anime series have a way of making food and beverages look absolutely amazing. Here are some of the most common ones you'll see.
Nov 3, 2021
Sometimes the scariest moment is when a calm and level-headed character snaps and goes berserk, as shown in these iconic anime scenes.
Oct 21, 2021
Masks play a big role in many anime series. Here are the coolest masked anime characters and anime mask designs we've seen!
Oct 15, 2021
Netflix's The Way of the Househusband anime series is both funny and unique. Here's why we love it and think it's worth watching.
Oct 2, 2021
Romances can often feel like they're shoved into an anime series for no reason. But here are some of the best anime romances that were done well!
Sep 27, 2021
The rare Zoan-type devil fruit allows its consumer to transform into an animal species (or an inter-species hybrid). Here are the strongest ones we've seen!