THE PROMISED NEVERLAND / THE RISING OF THE SHIELD HERO [Premiere Reviews]: Twist and Shout.

The Promised Neverland, or Yakusoku no Neverland, is the type of anime I would never watch unless otherwise highly recommended, similar to that of Made in Abyss in its youthful cutesieness. The two shows also have the theme of curious orphans, with the dreaded "don't go near the gate to the dangerous forest" warnings here …

THE GEEEEK AWARDS [Best Anime of 2018]: Punch, Drunk, Love.

1. Aggretsuko – So. Damn. Relatable! Retsuko, a little red panda, releases her work frustrations by singing death metal karaoke. The misery of being a worker bee in the corporate world has never been more poignantly portrayed. Our heroine overcomes the challenges of capitalism, misogyny, and singlehood by screaming beautiful terrors at the top of …

CRUNCHYROLL [Anime Expo 2018]: And Newwwwwwww!!

When you think of anime, two companies quickly come to mind. One of them is Crunchyroll (to which your "Monsignor" is a subscriber). Hell, just about everyone roaming in and around the Los Angeles Convention Center this week/end is sporting one of the streaming service's tidy little orange swag baggies. More importantly, Crunchyroll announced a …

SUMMER SIMULDUB/CAST LINE-UP [Anime News]: The Gangs All Here.

Today, both Crunchyroll and Funimation laid out their Summer line-up of SimulCasts and SimulDubs. So here's what we know so far about the newest anime releasing and continuing this season! Attack On Titan Season 3 SimulDub Premiere TBA (US, CA, UK, IE, AU, NZ) After recovering Eren and Historia, the recruits are put under the …