“I Ruined Everything…” Introducing My Mom Into Anime – Part 2

In my last article, I ended by telling you all that my mom starting gaining interest in watching anime. (For a refresher, here is part 1: https://www.usanimedirect.com/ruined-everything-introducing-mom-anime-part-1/) Between watching cosplay on Syfy and me writing a long story for Durarara!!, I could tell my mom was eventually pushed until she finally said: Yes. (Sounds kind…


10 Anime Dads to (Maybe) Adore!

Happy Father’s Day! Let’s not forget some of the awesome (and maybe not-so-awesome) dads we find in anime.   1. Joichiro Yukihira (Shokugeki no Soma) “Listen well, Soma, the secret to becoming a great chef is… meeting a woman that will make you want to give all the food you make to her.”   2….


Season Spotlight: Eromanga Sensei

It wasn’t too long ago that we were enjoying 2010’s breakthrough and suggestive anime, Oreimo—a story of a good-looking, popular model/little sister who just so happened to fall into Otaku hobbies. Oreimo’s creator, Tsukasa Fushimi, has a new anime adaptation currently airing that keep the little sister themes going strong, Eromanga Sensei! A Sister to…


Animazement 2017: Living Up to its Name!

North Carolina Doesn’t Mess Around!    Raleigh, North Carolina is home to 20 year old Animazement. Though I wasn’t able to arrive at the convention until Saturday, I still felt like I had enough fun to fill up an entire weekend! Badge pick up at Animazement this year was one the easiest registration experiences I have…


Miyazaki Themed Anime Cache VIP Unboxing

School’s out soon, and we think you need more anime in your life this summer! The best way to do that? Subscribe to Anime Cache, the newest and highest-quality nerdy subscription box out there! Let’s take a look at what your box could look like if you pick up the VIP box (only $49.95 with over…