The so-called "Big Three" of anime and manga -- Naruto, Bleach and One Piece -- are well-known. But what would be their respective shojo equivalents?
These fin-tastic anime characters also deserve a chance to get their fins wet and make a splash in the spotlight.
Chopper's bounty has been a running joke throughout One Piece, but it's time for a real bounty to reflect his worth.
While some anime heroes are beyond cool, a good chunk of them are so cringey that they cause second-hand embarrassment.
HBO Max releases the first look at Titus Welliver's portrayal of the infamous DC supervillain Lex Luthor as he will appear in Season 4 of Titans.
This sorely underrated Avengers story arc centered around the infinity gems has a truly epic scope, along with top-tier writing and gorgeous artwork.
It's a well-known fact that Attack on Titan's Levi is short. What sets him apart is how differently he's portrayed from other small anime characters.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have accepted their former enemy as their mentor -- and they have made the right decision.
Not every anime villain needs to be ruthless to be considered cruel. Plenty of anime villains hide their cruel intentions behind a mask of kindness.
Waifus are the ideal life partner in the imagination of anime fans, and some of them are downright legendary as the best of all time.
While some anime villains work hard to achieve their evil goals, others are too lazy to put in the effort.
Anime protagonists are usually kindhearted and cheerful, but not always; some are so scary that they terrify other characters and viewers alike.
Many possibilities lie ahead for Uub in Dragon Ball Super's future, and the character could finally get his time to shine in the anime.
Class 1-A is home to some of the coolest, most memorable student heroes U.A. High has ever seen.
Dragon Ball and its follow-up seri-powerful warriors in the world of Dragon Ball is the strongest? CBR has got an official ranking for you right here!
Boruto #72 just set up a huge domino in Konoha that could give a recovering Sasuke an apprentice with a lot more potential than Boruto and Sarada.
Whether they deserved it or not, some anime villains found peace before they met their end.
Some notable seinen anime avoid cliché happily-ever-afters and live up to the no rainbows and butterflies reputation.
Shojo love interests are more than just plot fillers, some of them could even go head to head with shonen anime's strongest heroes.
Ravenclaws are known for their clever, resourceful ways, putting their intellect ahead of strength to solve problems.
Naruto is a beloved franchise that's lasted for decades. These bingeable webtoons will satisfy any Naruto fans looking for similar content.
Music has the power to bring people together, a power that is only amplified in anime and has been used to save the day many times.
Anime is a unique medium that appeals to many people. Accordingly, several unique life lessons can be learned from anime.
The violin is one of the most popular classical instruments, which might be why there are several anime characters who specialize in playing it.
The creativity in Japanese anime has allowed the medium to reach bold new heights, but some anime visuals leave a lot to be desired.
From Tower of God to True Beauty, these highly-popular Korean webtoon adaptations have been a long time coming and are certainly worth the wait.
Whether these characters are zombies, skeletons, or something in between, they all share the same ability to win over even the most scaredy-cats.
Shonen series can be full of stereotypes and predictable clichés. But, sometimes, even the most generic shows can grow into something greater.
Many anime couples wouldn't thrive under real-life circumstances.
Some comedy anime have played-out plotlines, yet they’re still able to transform tired ideas into comedic gold.
Even seemingly lighthearted and unsophisticated comedy protagonists might have some dark secrets lurking in the shadows of their past.
While many spin-offs are thought to be mindless cash grabs, some anime franchises created unnecessary spin-offs that everyone loved.
Anime fans who are intimidated by the length of certain anime can rest assured that some of these long-running series are worth the time investment.
While it's expected that anime heroes should eventually overcome their villainous counterparts, some villains are just too powerful or clever.
There are so many anime side characters out there, and while many align with the zodiac, some perfectly represent their zodiac sign.
Signature moves are a staple for many anime characters. They're often used as a trump card, but some signature moves aren't very strong at all.
Anime adaptations of manga often steal the spotlight, leaving live action adaptations in the shadows. Here's some of the best live-action adaptations.
Throughout Naruto, Kakashi Hatake has aided the protagonist through many hard times.
The legacy of manga authors and artists who have passed away remains in the hands of the fans who love their work.
Whether an anime hero's behavior is well-received or not, it's sometimes necessary for them to carry out cruel acts for the greater good.
Many isekai anime feature characters who have unique or compelling goals. Some of them dream so big that their journeys become grand adventures.
Dragon Ball fans have a plethora of fantastic figures and statues to choose from with some looking even better than the manga/anime they're based on.
Some '90s anime have cemented themselves as beloved classics, though it's a wonder how they ended up that way.
Some of the most dramatic romance anime raise the stakes and keep fans interested.
Anime that focus purely on comedy tend to be underrated, but they still deserve their place in the spotlight. Some of them even need a second season.
Some of the most iconic moments in anime are when the heroes finally arrive & step into the scene.
Dragon Ball serves as many a great introduction to the medium. These are the logical next choice for after you finish the series.
Pokémon Unite is set to kick off its Halloween festivities soon, announcing the next pocket monster to join the MOBA's roster in an all-new trailer.
There is a lot of potential with anime prequels, but they can also rob the main series of its mystique or make it more confusing.
Anime comedies continue to be a hit with fans season after season, with this past decade seeing many comedy series already becoming modern classics.
Just like One-Punch Man, My Isekai Life is about the thrilling spectacle of anime action, not the suspense.
Megastructures can be both tools and monuments of greatness for Empires in Stellaris, and the Overlord expansion adds three more to the roster.
The worlds of anime & K-Pop have collided giving fans some pretty amazing anime openings.
The slice-of-life genre has been a staple in the anime community, but fans have grown tired of some of the most overused tropes.
Unfortunately, many fan-favorite characters met brutal, untimely demises in Demon Slayer, and the Hashira certainly weren't an exception.
The beloved Dr. Stone franchise has always prided itself on its scientific accuracy - until the story deems otherwise.
Though the series is centered around one punch, there are plenty of fast attacks in One-Punch Man.
It's always difficult for an anime's ending to please everyone, but some series finales are so controversial that they have gone down in infamy.
Many anime shows targeted at kids have impactful, investing, critically acclaimed stories that adults can enjoy just as much as children, if not more.
Zenitsu might be one of the most annoying Demon Slayer characters but he's also the most relatable.
Demon Slayer's Tengen Uzui & a bevy of other flashy anime characters remind viewers that flamboyancy is as natural as it is admirable.
From edgy shonen like Akame Ga Kill! to harem anime like Love Hina to the isekai Sword Art Online, these side characters outshine the protagonists.
Not all anime couples are destined to stay together. However, they don't always have to stay on bad terms following a break up, either.
Season 4 of Overlord is on its way, leaving fans wondering with what to expect after the events of the previous season.
Shonen is by far the most popular anime genre and there are many titles that seem overrated. Some of them are worth watching despite their reputation.
There has been a lot of sad anime that have made even the most hardened of viewers burst out into tears, and these sad titles are mandatory viewing.
Ino's reckless strategy in her fight against Sakura might not have been worth the cost of her dignity.
With its epic fight scenes, cool characters and cooler powers, not to mention its being complete, Solo Leveling could easily become a great anime.
Anime may not get as much credit as the original, but sometimes, an English dub finds a voice actor that embodies the character perfectly.
It's undeniable that Tanjiro Kamado's empathy is one of his defining character traits in Demon Slayer, but is there more to this than meets the eye?
The 2022 summer anime season brings plenty of new anime, long-awaited returns of older series, a few remakes, and much more.
Though they may have had the best intentions, some anime ani-heroes can't come back from the horrible things they did.
Though the manhwa for Tower of God continues to be produced, the anime is a lot easier to catch up with for those new to the franchise.
Most isekai fans would agree it would be better to simply give new seasons to the good anime series rather than continue making more bad ones.
Anime has produced some of the most impressive female assassins in animation history.
In Zombie Land Saga Revenge Episode 5, Lily enters a TV talent competition where she competes against another more obnoxious child star.
Weiss has been saved, but now Yang Xiao Long must save her partner Blake in a fight that hauntingly foreshadows their fight against Adam in Vol. 6.