Since ancient times, swords have played an important role in Japanese culture, and anime is no exception. Some anime series feature legendary, mythical, and/ or cursed blades. Some of these are based on real swords, such as the imperial treasure Kusanagi no Tsurugi, or the blades made by Masamune or Muramasa. Other series invent their … Continue reading 9 Coolest Anime Swords You Can Buy in Real Life
What are seinen manga and anime? How do they differ from shonen manga and anime? Some anime fans outside of Japan may be unfamiliar with the term seinen. They may even accidentally mislabel a seinen work as shonen. That’s unfortunate, because seinen has an important role to play in understanding different types of anime and … Continue reading What Does Seinen Mean?