Tag Archives: Shounen

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

Keyframe 132 – Beyblade: The Japanese Conkers

Live-action/animation crossovers have been a part of film for since the advent of The Enchanted Drawing back in 1900, and with Pokémon: Detective Pikachu due for release in 2019, Tucky, Andrew and Producer Rob discuss the new addition to the franchise – which leads to

4-Panel Vol. 2, Issue 13 – Stan Lee Tribute

We lost one of the kings of pop culture, a much beloved creative force, and one of the people who was responsible for making comic books what they are today. He made us believe in characters who were larger than life, but somehow still down