I came to Akira (1988) late in life, and I'm kind of glad I did, because it's nice to discover mind-blowing art throughout one's life. This video takes a technical look at the first three minutes of animation of Akira, and what makes it so successful.
For Black millennials, Dragonball isn't just a cartoon; it's a way of life. The Black community in America has had a long-standing tradition of enjoying Asian entertainment. In my parent's age, the Asian entertainment of choice was the fabled Saturday morning Kung Fu films. The impact that Kung Fu cinema had on Black culture in the 70s… READ THE REST
Anime is mainstream these days. The era of waiting weeks to download fan subs to finish your favorite series may be over, but that doesn't mean modern fans aren't as passionate as their forebears. I'd even argue that thanks to the proliferation of services like Crunchyroll, anime fans of modernity might edge out the OGs… READ THE REST
Anime and manga are inherently ridiculous, and that's part of its charm. That's part of the reason why Hollywood struggles to perform proper adaptations of manga and anime. A dude in a bat suit may require a decent suspension of disbelief, but a pink-haired, cyborg ninja battling demons is another can of worms. If you… READ THE REST
It takes a lot of hard work and discipline to build a web page for a company, freelance business, or product. The same goes when creating the mobile app version. You don't dislike the job; it's what you wanted a career as a developer in the first place, but if there's a way to make the conversion… READ THE REST
As the weather warms up, things tend to get more pungent, shall we say. One wrong move and the fridge gets left wide open, and you're stuck with a house that smells like trash and broken dreams. Even if something so drastic doesn't happen, smells pile up quickly, and it's challenging to part ways with them.… READ THE REST
Nearly everyone has scrolled through Instagram only to find an ad for the hotel they were just talking about 10 minutes earlier. Whether it was just a coincidence or you were "being listened to" is always up for debate. Still, it's hard not to feel uneasy knowing someone or something is potentially using your info to manipulate… READ THE REST