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Anyone who knows anime knows that there is a forever ongoing debate as to what is better: subs or dubs. “Subs” refer to anime that use subtitles with the original Japanese audio, and dubs refer to the same anime, but a version that has dubbed the viewers’ native language over the Japanese. Usually dubs are done in...

With the fall anime season upon us, there is a slew of new anime shows starting up, over 40+ new shows in fact, so I’m here to help highlight some of the biggest and best the anime industry have to offer this fall. This list will feature beloved shows making a return, newcomers looking to make their mark and...

I hope you all have been saving up money, because convention season is approaching in Houston. An easy way to check what events will be happening around town is either through Eventbrite, or George R. Brown Convention Center.  Both websites provide information on dates, times and location for multiple events happening...

Anime often gets a bad reputation among the general public. The truth is, most of our favorite childhood cartoons were anime — Pokemon, Sailor Moon, Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, Yu-Gi-Oh, etc. If you loved any of these, want to revisit your favorite childhood shows, or just want to get into anime, here’s a list of places to...

Photo by Julie Araica / Cooglife In a sea filled with hundreds of comic, game, movie and anime characters — and more than an acceptable amount of Kirito’s — there was me, dressed in nothing more than a t-shirt and jeans with a camera in hand.   This year was my first year attending Anime Matsuri out of cosplay. I went...

Director Rupert Sanders’ latest film, “Ghost in the Shell,” is a science fiction crime drama film based on the Japanese manga of the same name. “Ghost in the Shell” tells the story of Major (Scarlett Johansson) who is a cybernetic individual with an entirely human brain. Along with her team, Major commands task force...

Last week Netflix released the trailer for their Adam-Wingard-directed adaptation of “Death Note.” Almost immediately they found themselves again facing accusations of Whitewashing over their casting of Natt Wolff as the lead character, Light. The controversy technically started back in 2015. American-Asian actor Edward...

Anime fans, rejoice: Two of the biggest anime-streaming sites decided to join forces to bring more value to North American anime viewers. As the top two legal streaming sites for Japanese animation, Funimation and Crunchyroll are two names anime fans have grown to recognize. The news was announced as a video on Sept....