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"It's not my fault." -Kumagawa Misogi

Shonen Trope Talk: Genius

Big Spoilers For: My Hero Academia's Most Recent Manga Arc, Medaka Box and mild spoilers for Kuroko's Basketball Perhaps the most succinct word on the Shonen Trope of Genius comes to us from After School: 7th Class. A manga written by NisiOisiN, published in the highly obscure, read as dead in the West, light novel magazine Faust. This manga would...

Shonen Trope Talk: Animal Insticts

Spoilers for Kuroko's Basketball, Hinomaru Zumou, and Kingdom Perhaps the most succinct word on "Animal Instincts" comes to us from the manga of Kuroko's Basketball. "Everyone is born with it and they lose it when they grow up. But there are those who haven't lost it, although maybe they didn't become that way because they wanted to. They're the guys who...

Shonen Ronin Cast 2: The Minus Arc (Medaka Box 55-90)


Shonen Ronin Cast 1: Medaka Box Ch. 1-55


The Aura of Shonen: Appreciating an Aesthetic

Disclaimer: This is a collaboration between myself and my friend THEHXH2011DRA the initial skeleton for this post was written primary by me and you can see a different version of this same content on his blog. Additionally to any creators out there we do not wish to imply that using and writing with the Shounen Aesthetic in mind guarantees you’ll...

Heavy Metal Dad

My favorite episode of Cowboy Bebop at present is Heavy Metal Queen. I can't say this is for any particular reason other than it reminds me how cool my Father is. If I had any sort of embarrassing anime confessions, it would be that I've seen Bebop three times from start to finish and can't say I appreciate it...

Illegitimate Podcast: One Piece

From the bowels of a previous decade. One where Shonen-tards scurried across the fields of the anime fandom freely... Four degenerates awaken from their slumber to ensure the world understands one simple fact. Big Mam = Best Girl It's the Illegitimate Crew's first voyage!

Chimera Ant Arc Doesn’t Suck

For Context: I've been a long time participant in BobSamurai's Facebook group, The Anime Dojo, as it's, like, the only one with some structure. It's a refreshing break from anime communities that just spam memes and chapter reviews for infinity. Not too long ago I came across this post by one of our members: In response to this I spent...