Anime isn't afraid to pursue weird and unsavory concepts, which is obvious when you look at all the strange sources of powers.
Topic: Anime Lore
Oct 31, 2022
It's the opposite of plot armor—when a powerful character is made weaker for no logical reason than to allow the story to progress.
Oct 22, 2022
One of our favorite anime tropes is when a character is a vessel or host for another character. Here are some great examples.
Oct 15, 2022
Hidden forces, wide influence, catastrophic stakes. Secret organizations are a great way to infuse mystery and suspense in anime.
Sep 15, 2022
Anime has never shied away from dark characters—and in fantasy anime, the darkest ones usually get the coolest abilities.
Jul 25, 2022
Some of the coolest abilities in anime feature spatial manipulation and space-time mechanics. Here are our favorite abilities.
Jul 8, 2022
There are all kinds of abilities in anime, but they tend to fall into the same categories. Here are the most common ones you'll see.
Jun 10, 2022
Fireballs? Ice daggers? Super strength? Those are all run-of-the-mill. These anime powers are unique and awesome in their own ways.
Jun 7, 2022
When an anime emphasizes a certain clan or family, you know you're in for a treat—including mysteries, rivalries, and interesting dynamics.
Mar 3, 2022
Here are some of the best science fiction anime series that incorporate real-life scientific facts and concepts into their plots and characters.
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.
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 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.
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 25, 2021
Swords and other weapons throughout anime tend to share all kinds of tropes and mechanics. Here are the most common ones.
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!
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!
Sep 13, 2021
Anime is full of sword-wielding characters, but it takes a really interesting weapon to sit among the coolest anime swords of all time.
Aug 11, 2021
More so than any other medium, anime series have come up with some really cool weapons. Here are our favorites that we've seen!
Jul 27, 2021
We've seen hundreds of anime powers and abilities throughout the years. Which ones stand out as the coolest and most original?