How Haikyuu Does Character Growth on the Court

Haikyuu is in many ways the definitive sports anime. Not the first, but no sports manga since Slam Dunk and Eyeshield 21 has had this level of influence and popularity. Despite a simple concept and equally plain execution, it managed to reach the upper echelon of anime, all while centering on a relatively niche sport.Continue reading “How Haikyuu Does Character Growth on the Court”

The Slow Start: Anime’s Great Strength

How many times have you heard the phrase “it gets better later” in reference to an anime? Countless, as most anime seem to come with the caveat that their first arc or season merely paves the way for greatness to come, while not being enjoyable themselves. This can come in many different forms. Some, likeContinue reading “The Slow Start: Anime’s Great Strength”

Haikyuu!! To The Top Season 2 Review: More Of The Same Is A Compliment

Director: Susuma Mitsunaka Studio: Production I.G. Streaming on: Crunchyroll To be clear, I am not a fan of sports. I understand the appeal, having played them as a kid and watching the occasional local game in high school, but I can’t put myself into them fully. I think it is because professional sports rely onContinue reading “Haikyuu!! To The Top Season 2 Review: More Of The Same Is A Compliment”