How Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Changes the Game

As a child, I was a big fan of the Pokemon movies. Of course I was a Pokemon kid, playing the games, watching the anime, and collecting the cards to the game I had no idea how to play, but the movies were another thing entirely. They were an event, a spectacle, with the kindContinue reading “How Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Changes the Game”

Demon Slayer Knows Why You Love Shonen

Shonen battle anime is not just a popular and defining genre of the medium, it’s a phenomenon, a formula. The shonen genre dates back more than a century in one form or another, but it wouldn’t be until series in the 1970s and 80s codified what we recognize today as shonen. Early hits like Devilman,Continue reading “Demon Slayer Knows Why You Love Shonen”