Tag Archives: Shounen

4-Panel Vol. 2, Issue 40 – Too Many Spider-Men: The Musical

To celebrate the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home we decided to investigate the surprisingly vast numbers of alternative Spider-folk that infest the Marvel’s multiverse, but after kicking things off in the familiar territory of Peter Parker, Miles Morales and Gwen Stacey, things start going

Keyframe 141 – Burly Men With Powers

The last decade has seen many changes in mainstream media, but possibly the most surprising has been the massive rise in popularity of superheroes – thanks in no small part to the MCU, the DCEU, and Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. What’s interesting though, is that

Keyframe 140 – Let’s Talk About Conventions

One of the highlights of any anime fan’s calendar is the convention, where like-minded people gather together to cosplay, shop, listen to panels, enjoy the atmosphere, and even possibly meet the odd voice actor. They’ve become a staple of anime communities all over the world,

Keyframe 138 – After School Goth Club

This week it’s anime all the way as Tucky, Mark and Rob get several shows out of their systems, and kicking things off is series two of the show that’s basically catering porn – Food Wars! The Second Plate. After that it’s time for some

Keyframe 137 – Somewhere Over The Redub

Subs versus dubs. It’s the oldest continuing debate in anime, and with a variety of arguments for and against one or the other, it doesn’t look like ending any time soon. But there is one particular aspect of the debate that’s often overlooked – songs

Keyframe 136 – Bardock’s Geordie Genes

Computer graphics have become the norm in animation thanks to their versatility and efficiency, but there are certain types of CG animation that some people just don’t like. With that in mind, Rob and Andrew investigate cel-shaded CG animation and some of the possible reasons