My older brother watched Dragon Ball Z every day growing up, and I still hear young black men talking about it all the time. On the train, I hear black teenage boys sharing their takes on Dragon Ball fighting games. When I meet black men my age, ones who scoff at my love of anime, they still know what I’m talking…
“Anime was a mistake” is a meme for a reason. But for some Dragon Ball fans, anime was the best thing that ever happened to them, and to their health.
Given the ass-kicking that former Thunder star Kevin Durant suffered in his first game with the Warriors, it’s not unreasonable for reporters to be curious about what Durant’s former teammates thought of the game. Unfortunately for them, Steven Adams was too busy watching anime to cook up any juicy anti-Warriors…
Rap and anime are like salt and caramel—not an intuitive match, but a delightful one. Most referenced among rap superstars like Lupe Fiasco, Soulja Boy and RZA is the classic ‘90s staple Dragon Ball Z, your childhood five o’clock Toonami fixture.
For nearly four decades, Mobile Suit Gundam has defined the giant robot genre, and anime in general. As much an examination of war as a simple action series, Gundam can be intimidating for new viewers... but it doesn’t have to be.
One of the most depressing shows I have watched is also one of the greatest. Attack on Titan is many things at once: an anime, a look at human nature, a horrifying tale of defeat.
Earlier this week, someone made a cheeky discovery on the Bloodborne game disc. But it turns out, this crack isn’t a first. There are even more asinine jokes. Let’s get to the bottom of this!
Sometimes, the Devil gets a bad rap. Oh, sure, not all of the time — a lot of the time he's evil incarnate — but sometimes he's just a nice guy with a job to do, a job that just happens to be damning people's souls. Here are seven portrayals of the Prince of Darkness that prove being damned doesn't make you a dick.