anime

The Irresistible Charm of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender,’ the Cartoon That’s Comforting America

The world of ‘Avatar,’ like ours, is one plagued by violent, fascist monsters — but it’s also one that manages to let its humanity shine through

Horny Quarantine Has People Balancing Shampoo on Their Boners

An anime Facebook group sparked the latest NSFW viral trend: the Shampoo Challenge

Endlessly Long Anime Shows Are the Perfect Quarantine Binge

As the coronavirus sweeps through the world, transport yourself to another, animated world with these recommendations from a self-proclaimed anime fanatic

‘Akira’ Is Still Our Most Vivid Portrait of Adolescent Male Rage

The 1988 anime had a profound impact on film and sci-fi — but its statement about male violence is what rings truest in 2019