Michael Basile

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Nonstop consumer of anime content. Also a budding content creator on Youtube, casual gamer, and classical musician.
Long-running shounen anime, specifically anime adapted from Shounen Jump manga, are probably one of the most stigmatized and heavily criticized types of anime ever produced, yet are also some of the biggest money-makers the industry has to offer. They're...
In recent years, a studio known as Polygon Pictures has been making noticeable ripples with the use of CG in the anime market. Though they have not made many titles yet, the ones they have made are certainly recognizable amongst seasonal...
February 27, 1996 - Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green hit the shelves in stores across Japan, soon to spark a worldwide media phenomenon. 20 years later, Pokémon is still here and, arguably, just as strong as it was then, with...
Starting in 2003 as just a group of friends recording lines in a closet, Rooster Teeth has become one of the most well-known independent, web-based production studios working today, and now they have finally made it to the big...
FUNimation licenses to expire - what does this mean? Some fans may have already heard the bad news making its way around the western portion of the anime industry lately that the licenses for some of FUNimation’s most popular titles,...
To round off our anime seasonal preview guide, here are the sequels and leftovers from the fall season that I've checked out so far. Assassination Classroom 2nd season Thursdays on FUNimation Synopsis: “Class 3E is about to begin their second semester! And...
Moving on from part 1, we now take a look at some of the comedy, drama, and psychological anime airing this season.   HaruChika: Haruka to Chika wa Seishun Suru Wednesdays on FUNimation Synopsis: “Haruta and Chika are members of their high school...
It’s a brand new year, which means that we have a brand new season of anime that already been rolling out for the past couple weeks. While this season seems to be a bit of a slump compared to last...
To an outsider, the world of anime can be at once extremely daunting and intimidating, while also laughable and bizarre. While the formulas for epic action flicks, hysterical romantic comedies, and relatable sitcoms aren't foreign concepts to us in the...