Are All Anime Characters Right-Handed?

ushijima

Approximately 10% of people are left-handed. That’s 1 in 10 people! But does this 10% translate over into anime? Well, it certainly is easier to stick to characters being right-handed to streamline the production process where possible. Because of this it’s likely that characters that we know are left-handed, are left-handed because it’s written into

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5 Facts to Know About Ryuko Tatsuma

ryuko

Ryuko’s birthday is September 22, she is aged 26, she’s 166cm tall, her blood type is A, and she was born in Okinawa. Ryuko is also said to love shiny things (most likely a reference to the tales of dragons having hordes of gold and gems). Ryuko’s name contains the kyujitai and shinjitai versions of

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5 Facts to Know About Kai Chisaki

overhaul

In flashbacks Overhaul as a child is voiced by Caitlin Glass in the dub, who also voices Mina Ashido. Overhaul was only labelled as a B-rank Villain. Overhaul’s surname contains the symbols for ‘govern, regulate, administer’ (治(ち) chi), ‘promontory, cape, spit’ (崎(さき)saki). His first name contains the symbols for ‘revolve, return, curving’ (廻(かい)kai). Overhaul is

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What’s Your Favourite Studio Ghibli Movie?

howl's moving castle

Our ‘favourites’ are often dictated by what we have an emotional connection to. It’s a complex idea that doesn’t have much explanation – but really the idea is that something that aligns with our tastes and has the most emotional impact upon us is our favourite of something. My favourite Studio Ghibli movie is Howl’s

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What’s the Best Ending in an Anime?

FMAB-Brotherhood

A good ending leaves us satisfied. Instead of walking away with questions, confusion, or annoyance about loose ends that weren’t tied up, character arcs that weren’t completed or thrown away or poor writing – a great ending completes our watching experience. Anime with multiple seasons have a habit of showing a time-skip in a series

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What Anime do You Want a Remake Of?

the promised neverland

When adapting a manga (or video game) into an anime series there’s a lot that goes into the adaption. The major issues that usually arise include pacing, cutting or changing arcs, or changing the ending. Examples that come to mind is how the Fullmetal Alchemist adaption was poorly received, and then was re-adapted into Fullmetal

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5 Facts to Know About Jin Bubaigawara

twice

Twice’s birthday is May 10, he is 178cm, and smokes cigarettes. Twice’s preliminary design was very similar to his current – the main difference being that his costume has four eye openings instead of two. Twice is currently the villain who had the quickest raise in villain ranking – moving from C to S in

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My Favourite Anime Make-Up Looks

misa

A lot of anime characters don’t wear make-up. And fair enough! It’s a lot of work for the studio! I would do the same. But sometimes there are characters that make-up, usually consisting of eyeliner, eyeshadow and/or lipstick. Some characters have eyeliner as part of their ‘natural’ design because they’re not human too – but

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