Japan's giant hero is now 55 years old and seemingly bigger than ever. What sort of developments for the franchise in recent years led to it's global resurgence?
The writer argues that proper contexts are necessary to make reasonable readings and conclusions from anime popularity polls
How does the new anime in the franchise, "Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou" make its twist for longtime audience who has consumed past "Higurashi" media?
How can anime be life changing? The author considers this question through the lens of information science theories.
Have you ever felt confused about how to recommend anime and manga to someone who is not familiar with both media? A student of Library and Information Science shares some methods to choose recommendations.
For five years The Indonesian Anime Times have been bringing news and views from Indonesia on Japanese and Indonesian pop culture to the world, and now we'd like to hear your feedback!
What can we learn from the narrative structure of Makoto Shinkai's enormously successful film "your name."?
Character keychains, badges and T-shirts are among the things that bring fans connected to each other.
School is a place of learning, and so too there are things to learn from school life anime and manga.
Using dinosaur theme for the fourth time and having low toy sales and ratings have caused some concern about the status of the Super Sentai series, but things may not be as bad as they seem.
Every text is related to another text. And so too in anime or manga, intertextuality can be found.
Media independence can be interfered by the power of capital. What is the relevance for media that report on Japanese popular culture-related topics?
Different people may like different types of anime, or even like the same anime for different reasons.
Sometimes, the tastes and preferences of your friends can limit your experiences in watching anime.
Whenever the year changes, various outlets held surveys and make top anime lists of the year. How to respond to such lists?
The writer recounts how reading about fujoshi has brought him to see another interesting side to moe.