The English Sakura Wars Community Is Going Through a Renaissance

Tell me if you've heard this story before. A franchise becomes super popular in its home country and is beloved by fans there for years. However despite this popularity there the rest of the world only gets a few scraps translated here and there. Despite this though the franchise gains a small worldwide fanbase who… Continue reading The English Sakura Wars Community Is Going Through a Renaissance

5 Stands in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure that are Hilariously Similar

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is incredibly dear to me (just take a look at my multiple past articles on the topic. It’s the one series I’ve written the most articles about on this entire site). One of the biggest highlights of the series lies in its stand abilities; those classic rock named powers that are home… Continue reading 5 Stands in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure that are Hilariously Similar

What’s going to happen to JoJo Fridays? A look back into their importance to the fandom

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a series that is marked by it’s very...er, devoted fanbase. That is to say, the rampant classic rock video takeovers, the endless spam of memes that burned out their lifespan the moment they hit the screen (was kono dio da ever funny?), the honestly impressive cosplays and posing proves the community… Continue reading What’s going to happen to JoJo Fridays? A look back into their importance to the fandom

No, there isn’t a Kaguya VN coming to Steam

On May 19th 2021, several sources reported that a Visual Novel based on the hit manga Kaguya-Saga: Love is War was announced by Shueisa and would be releasing on Steam later this month. However after some research it becomes clear that this Steam page is a bootleg caused by Steam's complete lack of quality control.… Continue reading No, there isn’t a Kaguya VN coming to Steam

What’s the Future of the Jojo anime after Stone Ocean?

I love JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. After being goaded into watching the anime adaptation mid 2015 or so, I’ve been hooked. From there I made my way through the manga, beginning with Phantom Blood and working my way up to Jojolion, and I’ve been a dedicated reader since, enjoying new chapters every month or so when… Continue reading What’s the Future of the Jojo anime after Stone Ocean?

Prisma Illya review – flawed but magical

So what happens when you take a character from an H-game and give them a magical girl anime? You get Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha. Now what happens when you do the same thing in the 2010s? You get Magical Girl Prisma Illya.I tried to look up more info on why this particular Fate/Stay Night spinoff… Continue reading Prisma Illya review – flawed but magical

4.5 Degrees of Separation: Tatami Galaxy and a college student’s guide to Self-actualization

“Opportunity is dangling right in front of you”. This was the mantra echoed over and over within the 2010 adaptation of The Tatami Galaxy. This phrase didn’t mean much to me initially, but the words essentially wove themselves into a language that I understood. 11 episodes is nothing within the digestion of your average anime… Continue reading 4.5 Degrees of Separation: Tatami Galaxy and a college student’s guide to Self-actualization

The Saiyan Saga: Everything Changes: Dragon Ball Z Kai Retrospective Arc by Arc

By: Jre Best The First Episode Dragon Ball Z Kai has one of the oddest beginnings to a show you can find. In the first two minutes you are thrown into the middle of a huge battle in space with someone who looks a lot like Goku fighting a whole army. Your main character, Goku,… Continue reading The Saiyan Saga: Everything Changes: Dragon Ball Z Kai Retrospective Arc by Arc

An Introduction to: Revisiting Dragon Ball Z Kai Arc by Arc: History

By: Jre Best I've been stuck staring at a blank text document for nearly an hour completely stumped as to how to write the opening paragraph of a review for Dragon Ball Z. How does one write an introduction do a show, no, a franchise that needs no introduction. Dragon Ball Z is unquestionably one… Continue reading An Introduction to: Revisiting Dragon Ball Z Kai Arc by Arc: History

You Really Should Read More Old Manga

So originally, this piece was gonna be a group review of a ton of comic suggestions given by other members of Story Arc. I read a ton of comics and manga, but when it came time to actually write about it, well, my angle didn’t work. It became another unworkable idea to add to the… Continue reading You Really Should Read More Old Manga

Every new manga in Shonen Jump, Reviewed

Starting back in 1968, Weekly Shonen Jump is now probably one of the biggest comic magazines in the world, moving an average of 1.6 million magazines last year. This is in no small part thanks to the wide variety of series that run in the magazine, including some of the most popular comics of all… Continue reading Every new manga in Shonen Jump, Reviewed