Real Hobbies to Complement Reading Some Extremely Long Manga

Let me make one thing very clear: despite what Gen Z says, I’m not old. I’m not. I do, however, clearly remember buying my first volume of One Piece. Somehow more than 20 years have passed since then? I gave up on One Piece when I began to doubt I would live to see its end, but I get…

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What American Comics Can Learn From Manga

Superhero movies are huge: they shatter box office records, they sell tons of merchandise and they’ve made Disney even bigger and richer than they already were. And yet, the comics they’re based on have been in decline for years. Marvel has had trouble boosting sales, attempting to do so with…

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Why Were Anime Dub Openings So Weird?

America has always had a strange relationship with Japanese media and pop culture. From the weirdness of DiC’s Sonic Cartoons to everything about Digimon: The Movie, it’s plain to see that licensing companies rarely trusted Japanese material in its original form. In fact, Digimon: The Movie, specifically its soundtrack, brings…

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