anime

The Great War Over Anime Fan Dubs

Before anime became so mainstream that Netflix and Disney got into a bidding war over the streaming rights to Naruto, the genre was largely confined…

Every Fight Scene Should Be More Like Ultraviolent Anime

Whenever I see two big powerhouse comic-book fighters, super stylized with either humongous muscles or humongous hair, I instantly speculate about their power levels, how…

A Very Serious Interview With the Dudes Behind ‘Detective Pikachu’

Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit take their Pokémon seriously. The thirtysomething screenwriters met at Brown University in the early aughts and bonded over a love…

20 Years Later, ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Remains the (Undisputed) Greatest, Coolest Anime Series Ever Made

Long before the hyper-stylistic, ultraviolence of John Wick was a flicker in the eyes of its creators — there was Cowboy Bebop, which debuted 20 years ago…