Anime

Games Podcasts

Nothing Prepares You for the End of 'Evangelion'

The end of 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' isn't incomprehensible, it's incongruous with the rest of the show's character work.
Ricardo Contreras
8.2.19
AI

Science Goes Too Far, Creates AI That Turns You Into an Anime Character

Thanks to researchers at video game company NCSoft, machine learning can turn you into anime.
Matthew Gault
8.1.19
hentai

‘Dear Fucking God:’ The ‘Alexandria Library’ of Hentai Has Suddenly Vanished

Sad Panda, a huge hentai-hosting website, is gone, and another 50 terabytes of hentai is also in danger of deletion.
Samantha Cole
7.26.19
Games Podcasts

'Evangelion' Ruins One of Its Best Plot Beats With Sexist Tropes

Doesn't matter how wild the twist is if you tie it to bad characterization.
Ricardo Contreras
7.25.19
Games Podcasts

'Evangelion' Asks Big Questions, But Doesn't Always Earn Its Answers

'Evangelion' is at its messiest when its plot and themes collide.
Ricardo Contreras
7.18.19
Japanese Anime

Man Shouted "Die" Before Fire-Bombing Japan Anime Studio and Killing Dozens

The KyoAni studio is known for producing shows about the daily lives of schoolgirls and high-quality feature films.
Emma Ockerman
7.18.19
Games Podcasts

'Evangelion' Presents: Gendo Ikari, Anime's Worst Dad

Maybe you've known that for years, but he's so bad that it still had to be said.
Ricardo Contreras
7.12.19
Games Podcasts

‘Evangelion’ Won't Stop Leering as It Explores Its Characters’ Sexuality

'Evangelion' wallows in complicity with its toxic gender dynamics, and expects the audience to come along for the ride.
Ricardo Contreras
7.3.19
Games Podcasts

Alone at the End of the World in 'Evangelion'

The apocalypse hit 15 years ago. But today, you'll go to the movies anyway.
Austin Walker
6.28.19
Games Podcasts

'Neon Genesis Evangelion' is Coming to Netflix. Let's Watch It Together

Here are our thoughts on the first two episodes.
Ricardo Contreras
6.20.19
Culture

Meet the Black Anime Cosplayers Blowing Up on Instagram

Five cosplayers tell us about their love for anime, finding a community within cosplay, and overcoming racist comments.
Janae Price
5.2.19
streaming

Netflix Doubles Down on Anime

As the threat from Disney grows, the streaming giant sees anime as a growth market.
Matthew Gault
3.13.19
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