Anime Review: Love Live! Superstar!!

May 22, 2022 0

“Idols” function as the Japanese equivalent to pop stars or boy bands, scouted to sing and dance on stage and create parasocial relationships with their fans. They’ve been growing as […]

BC Club Represented at 2022 Sakura-Con

May 1, 2022 0

Sakura-Con is a celebration of Japanese culture, specifically anime. It is the oldest and most attended anime convention in the Pacific Northwest, with over 22,000 people in attendance every year. […]

TV Show Review: Arcane

November 28, 2021 0

The term “League of Legends” evokes several different emotions depending on who you talk to. It’s long been criticized as a game for having an unfriendly new player experience. However, […]

Danganronpa: A Death Game

October 24, 2021 0

The breakout popularity of Netflix’s “Squid Game” interested me greatly because death games are uncommon in Western media. In “Squid Game,” competitors are gathered together and “forced” into games where […]

Anime Review: Slime 300

September 11, 2021 0

When did watching anime stop being about having fun? Rather than for enjoyment, it seems like the only way for an anime to get noticed in 2021 is to ask […]

Anime Review: Maria-sama ga Miteru

September 5, 2021 0

Religion is a touchy subject in 2021, due to a world that politicizes everything, even belief systems. “Maria-sama ga Miteru” is a relic of a simpler time, approaching religion from […]

Anime Review: YagaKimi

August 25, 2021 0

What does it mean to love someone for the first time? The experience is different for everybody, but the sensation of falling in love is unlike any other. For Yuu […]

Anime Review: The Asterisk War

August 18, 2021 0

The animation studio A-1 Pictures had an irreversible impact on the anime scene, playing a large part in helping the medium go mainstream. “Sword Art Online” and “Seven Deadly Sins” […]

Anime Review: Steins;Gate

August 2, 2021 0

Time travel is such a fickle thing to consider: the pros and cons of altering history, the questions around if we’re living in one of those altered histories, why nobody […]

Anime Analysis: Action Shows

July 26, 2021 0

What makes an impressive action anime? The popular shows from the last two decades seem to follow a similar method of storytelling. The main character is set apart, typically seen […]

Anime Review: 86

July 19, 2021 0

The Republic of San Magnolia was at war against the Giadian Empire and had been for multiple years. They were proud to announce that they had suffered zero casualties whatsoever, […]

Anime Review: Jujutsu Kaisen

May 2, 2021 0

Growing up, I looked forward to Saturday nights when I could sit on my couch and hope my dad would let me stay up late enough to watch Naruto. Entertainment […]

Anime Review: Assassination Classroom

April 17, 2021 0

Comedy in anime usually takes on one of two different forms. The one you will see the most is raunchy, tasteless humor that plays off the over-sexualization of characters. The […]

Anime Review: Death Note

November 30, 2020 0

Anime as a medium is booming right now, with shows like “Sword Art Online,” “Attack on Titan,” and “My Hero Academia” expanding into the mainstream media. As a society, we […]

Hibike! Euphonium Review

October 18, 2020 0

When I was in sixth grade, my parents made me join the school band. I picked the trumpet and shuffled between a few different instruments throughout junior high before settling […]

Dorohedoro on Netflix – anime vs manga

June 14, 2020 0

Dorohedoro is a well-received manga on the internet, written and illustrated by Q Hayashida, that has finally approached the anime spotlight. To look back, in 2009, publishing company Viz Media […]