Anime memes have cropped up by the hundreds over the past years. Here are some you've probably seen on the web and what they mean.
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Feb 14, 2022
One of the coolest things to see in anime is a real-life location and how the anime incorporates that place into its own story.
Feb 11, 2022
In anime, female characters aren't just cute and helpless—there are countless scenes that feature badass female characters.
Feb 5, 2022
If you're new to anime, you'll find that there are lots of unique character archetypes that appear over and over again, from series to series.
Feb 3, 2022
The Hunter X Hunter anime series is popular, in part because it's packed with lots of great scenes and moments—like these.
Jan 28, 2022
If you like anime, you need to start reading these light novels and manga series that don't have anime adaptations. Don't miss out!
Jan 18, 2022
Some anime characters are wishy-washy. Others are chaotic. And then there are those who are unhinged, deranged, and simply insane.
Jan 16, 2022
One of the cooler parts of One Piece is encountering the different pirate crews—and more importantly, the captains of those crews!
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.