Tags : anime

Magical Girl Meets Disney Princess Magic in Frozen 2: The

Phantom thieves, enchanted singing girls, and former gangster bodyguards—these are the stories Arina Tanemura is known for. And then there’s Frozen. From spin-off books such as A Sister More Like Me, to an immeasurable amount of Olaf toys; it’s a phenomenal franchise that continues to provide content within and outside of its films. A childhood […]Read More

Movie Monday: ‘The End of Evangelion’

Movie Monday: Film Recommendations By Our Contributors As a series grows, so too does the ferocity of its fan-base. When Neon Genesis Evangelion (EVA)—one of the most popular anime on the planet—reached its conclusion, it was expected to come with a bang. Instead, for the fan-base of the time, it was a whimper: an experimental […]Read More

Interview: Anairis Quiñones on Diversity in Anime and Voice Acting

My Hero Academia just recently announced their third film to be released next summer. In preparation for all new content coming in 2021, including its fifth season, we interviewed Anairis Quiñones, voice of Rabbit Hero: Mirko. Anairis has an abundance of voice roles in indie games and animation. She plays Nessa in Pokémon: Twilight Wings, […]Read More

Interview: Justin Briner and Clifford Chapin on ‘My Hero Academia:

My Hero Academia is an ever-growing cultural phenomenon. The series explores superheroes outside the context of Western comic books. And this world continues to expand with the release of its second film, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising. We spoke to lead English voice actors, Justin Briner (Izuku Midoriya/Deku) and Clifford Chapin (Katsuki Bakugou) ahead of […]Read More

Shaman King 2021: The 500 Year Wait is Over

On June 11 2020 was the date when news of the anime series Shaman King bomb dropped. Safe to say, nobody saw it coming. It has been a desire for many nostalgia enthusiasts to re-experience such glorified memorabilia of their childhoods. The past few years have been rife with old anime coming back to reclaim […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Deputy Opinion editor Jacob Fleming explores the cult-hit anime, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure… This popular manga written by Hirohiko Araki had received a number of poor film and TV adaptations before David Production released the rights to produce their own anime. With this, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom […]Read More

Let’s discuss Ghost In The Shell & “whitewashing”

We’re about to get into what may seem like a heated debate over ‘whitewashing’ and reaction differences between the original Ghost In The Shell and the Hollywood re-make starring Scarlett Johannson, warning. Full Spoilers ahead. Furthermore, these are my opinions, I’m not saying anyone is ‘right or wrong’, I’m just looking at the situations and giving […]Read More

Film Review: Ghost In The Shell

OK. Let’s forget all the baggage that comes with the title ‘Ghost In The Shell’. Let’s forget about the original movie and throw away trash talk about whitewashing. If we judge Ghost In The Shell as a stand alone project (as it should be judged), then what we have is a quietly brilliant piece of […]Read More

Filling in ‘Akira’

Released in 1988, the manga adaptation from creator Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira has remained one of the many spearheads in anime, reaching critical acclaim and gained a cult following, many of which, who are critics and fans, consider Akira to be Otomo’s magnum opus. Still ravishing in its aesthetic importance, influence and impact in modern anime, […]Read More

Why You Should Watch Anime

Anime sits in a strange place in the entertainment business, anyone who watches anime completely falls in love with it and it tends to bring some of the most innovative and human stories just as well or sometimes better than TV or film. But the problem is anime isn’t as widely known as it should […]Read More