Behind every powerful shonen hero, there is usually an even more powerful mentor responsible for guiding them on their journey.
Monkey D. Dragon is the world's most wanted man, yet little is known about him. His character design could provide insight on his past and abilities.
These fin-tastic anime characters also deserve a chance to get their fins wet and make a splash in the spotlight.
Anime is full of legendary swords with magnificent powers, but not every anime sword can live up to those lofty standards.
Bleach's Orihime Inoue is Ichigo Kurosaki's kindest, most responsible friend. There's only one MBTI type to describe a stellar heroine like her.
The seinen genre of anime has come to the rescue for adults who still like to see magic stories.
While the season's most anticipated series are action-packed shonen titles, a few romance series manage to tug on the viewers' heartstrings.
It's often easy to separate the good anime from the bad even before they air. However, these three shows had potential but failed to live up to it.
Anime magic users might be overshadowed by swordfighters, but the best spellcasters show they deserve to stand among the greatest anime has to offer.
Like in real life, uncles in anime can be anything from the family oddball to a beloved mentor for their nieces and nephews.
These undeniably hilarious anime series are not scared to laugh at the parts of human existence that are unpleasant or unrefined.
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!
From comedies to murder mysteries, some of the greatest anime feature animal protagonists who tackle all sorts of relatable situations.
One of Naruto: Shippuden's more popular critiques is the sequel series' relegation of some supporting characters. This may have been for the best.
A wonderful brother in anime will look after his sibling's emotional needs anytime or even fight to defend their siblings and friends.
Some anime have a much more compelling story that treats audiences with the intellectual respect they deserve.
Anime is a unique medium that appeals to many people. Accordingly, several unique life lessons can be learned from anime.
The creativity in Japanese anime has allowed the medium to reach bold new heights, but some anime visuals leave a lot to be desired.
Some anime deaths are haunting, and leave the audience forever changed by the character's captivating end.
The 1990s were a wild and amazing time for anime, filled with tons of husbando-worthy anime guys.
As one of Konohagakure's founding clans, the Senju clan is responsible for coming up with some truly impressive jutsu in Naruto.
The TCG genre has some fun and unique games to offer anyone looking to pick up an expansive and rewarding hobby.
Like Princess Leia before her, Nezuko Kamado is a hero's sister who could have fallen to the dark side. But she's better than that.
Some anime villains are hundreds or thousands of years old, giving many of them a huge advantage in both planning their evil schemes and in battle.
While many spin-offs are thought to be mindless cash grabs, some anime franchises created unnecessary spin-offs that everyone loved.
As football season begins and Halloween looms on the horizon, Hulu and Prime Video bring the late summer streaming favorites. Here are CBR's picks.
Although Sasuke Uchiha has had a rough past in Naruto, there are still several benefits to being one of the only surviving members of the Uchiha clan.
Dragon Ball quickly established which Saiyan transformations were the most powerful, but others stole the spotlight thanks to their epic designs.
There's an anime out there for everyone and plenty of anime's best shows are perfect for kids and the whole family to sit back and enjoy.
Many powerful anime characters could easily fit into the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender. They feel more natural in Avatar than their own series.
The legacy of manga authors and artists who have passed away remains in the hands of the fans who love their work.
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.
Dragon Ball serves as many a great introduction to the medium. These are the logical next choice for after you finish the series.
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.
Though fans are excited to see their favorite characters and scenes animated, some mangas rival even the best animation.
Awesome villains are vital for any anime series, but having too many of them can be a real headache.
The worlds of anime & K-Pop have collided giving fans some pretty amazing anime openings.
While some anime fights excite viewers, others leave fans disappointed and frustrated.
The world of anime is filled will magical MacGuffins that can grant wishes. Often, there are limits or catches to wishes.
Many anime shows targeted at kids have impactful, investing, critically acclaimed stories that adults can enjoy just as much as children, if not more.
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.
Most of Naruto's feature-length films aren't canon to the series, but they're still entertaining. IMDb users have weighed in on which are the best.
While changes made for dubs are usually poorly received, some English dub names have become even more iconic than the original.
Zombie Land Saga Episode 9 raises an important question: What if Saga isn't just a place, but also the person who gave the zombie girls new life?
These terrible anime spin-offs that no one wanted prove that there can absolutely be too much of a good thing.
Many characters use fire in anime, which means they would translate well into the Pokémon universe and could make formidable Fire-Type Gym Leaders.
Anime may not get as much credit as the original, but sometimes, an English dub finds a voice actor that embodies the character perfectly.
Whether it's through their appearance, personality, or a mix of both, it's hard to deny these charmingly cute Naruto characters.
While he is most known for Dragon Ball, legendary author Akira Toriyama also wrote the adorable Cowa! Here's what the story is all about.
Some anime characters have the skills to emerge victorious from a battle royale.
Though fans are lovestruck by these beloved characters, they may not deserve their romantic status.
Since electricity and lightning are used by many anime characters, they could become successful Electric-Type Pokémon Gym Leaders.
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.
Zombie Land Saga Revenge surprisingly gives Tae Yamada an episode in the spotlight, but don't go in expecting to understand her much better.