Tag: my hero academia

  • What’s the Deal with Queerbait in Anime?

    Have you ever had an idea that just sounds like you’re about to kick a hornets’ nest, and you just decide to do it anyway? Yeah, me neither. I’ve been thinking about this for about as long as I’ve been an anime fan. It’s no secret that the medium has always had a niche set […]

  • My Hero Academia is Really About Therapy and German Philosophy

    It’s become trendy to dump on My Hero Academia as of late, and I’m just as guilty as anybody. I still love the anime, but there’s no denying there has been a noticeable step down in production values. But you know what? That’s not why you should like My Hero Academia. Hero Aca has always […]

  • My Hero Academia Season Five Review: What Did Bones Do To You?

    Studio: Bones Director: Kenji Nagasaki Streaming on: Funimation, Crunchyroll, Hulu My Hero Academia is actually my favorite anime and manga of all time, though I would not call it objectively the best. My reasons for liking the series are intensely personal; when I first watched the anime, I was at a point in my life […]

  • My Hero Academia: Anime’s Rule Breaker

    If you have read my essay exploring hard and soft magic systems through different applications in anime superpowers, you might have an idea of where I am going with this. If you haven’t, you can read it right here, it’s actually one of my more creative pieces. However, this title is not as deceiving or […]

  • The Art of the Tournament Arc

    Tournaments have long been a staple of anime, with some legendary arcs conducted in shonen classics like Dragon Ball Z, Yu Yu Hakusho, and Yu-Gi-Oh (which is kind of only tournament arcs, but Duelist Kingdom is still the best). It’s one of the few times that allies and enemies alike can battle each other without […]