[Editorial Tuesday] The Tokusatsu Genre: Super Sentai, Kamen Rider, Metal Heroes, and more!

One of the most bizarre shows to cross over into American culture was Power Rangers – or Super Sentai, as it’s known in its home country. It seems normal enough now, but a gang of rainbow-spangled superheroes fighting rubber-suit monsters by posing dramatically and smashing their vehicles together into a giant robot? That’s pretty weird. Where did the idea even come from? Today, we’ll answer that question by diving headfirst into the historied and hysterical tokusatsu genre!

Top 10 Characters Who Wield the Power of Water

It may not seem that impressive at first, but control over water is one of the most powerful and versatile superpowers out there. Drown your enemies with giant waterfalls, boil them with steam, or even control their body by manipulating their blood! Despite how weak it seems at first, water will always break down the mighty through sheer perseverance.

Today, we’ll be taking a look at ten anime characters who make the most of their water-themed powers. Male or female, good or evil, flashy or practical, all of these characters know exactly how to make a splash on the battlefield. Let’s dive right in!

Top 10 Characters Who Have Narrowly Escaped Death in Anime

One of our favorite things about anime is that it tends to be so over-the-top. Crazy costumes, grandiose displays of emotion, intense action, and gravity-defying hair are par for the course in this world. But nothing puts us on the edge of our seats more than when our favorite characters defy death in spectacular ways.

Whether they hang on through their own strength or some sort of miraculous assistance, these ironclad survivors are living proof that the grim reaper can’t always win. Let’s take a look at the top 10 anime characters who narrowly escaped death!

Colossalcon 2018 Post-Show Field Report

Anime conventions are all about fun and excitement, so why not change the setting to match? Instead of a boring old convention center, Colossalcon takes place at the whimsical Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio. Even without everything that the con has to offer, the African safari-themed venue is an amazing destination all by itself; with arcades, restaurants, spas, and a massive indoor and outdoor water park.

For over 15 years, Midwestern anime fans have gathered at this tropical mecca to share their love of all things nerdy. We spent the weekend exploring all that Colossalcon has to offer, so let’s dive right in!

Top 10 Anime Set In A Peaceful World

Shows like Attack on Titan and My Hero Academia are tense and keep us on the edge of our seat, but they wouldn’t exactly be fun places to live. Constantly living in fear of being eaten by titans or killed by supervillains? No thanks! So it’s nice to know that some anime like to slow down a little and take us down the peaceful, scenic path.

Top 10 Most Vicious Killing Bites Fight Scenes

If you ever wondered what would happen if your favorite cute monster girls were forced to fight to the death in the Hunger Games, then spring 2018’s Killing Bites is right up your alley! ...And you also have an unhealthy imagination.

But as dumb as it sounds, this anime about scantily clad girls (and guys) with animal powers is absolutely worth watching for its kickass battles that show off just how hardcore the natural world can be. And when the human/animal hybrids range from lions and tigers and bears to less traditional contenders like geckos, pangolins, and the almighty honey badger, the brutality goes off the charts. So let’s sharpen our fangs and tear into the top 10 most vicious fight scenes in Killing Bites!