Bocchi the Rock! is a seinen reimagining of a typical slice-of-life school band comedy anime. In the series, a shy and socially anxious schoolgirl joins a struggling rock band. Together, these four face many challenges on the way to striking it big. Because of its “schoolgirls start a band” theme, the Bocchi series has been … Continue reading Bocchi The Rock! Anime Encyclopedia: Plot, Setting, Characters
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?