Author: Jeanne Mariz Fetalco

A former university instructor, aspiring writer, and someone who prefers watching anime over anythingūüć•‚ú®

Gon and Killua are best friends forever; however, even with their tight friendship, they willingly part ways with each other. Hunter x Hunter features one of the best friendship themes through Gon Killua, as well as Leorio and Kurapika. Countless people got hooked on the strong bond that the characters developed, as well as how their growth is emphasized throughout the series. While everything has an end, it was too soon for Hunter x Hunter, especially since Gon and Killua decided to take different paths in the series’ ‘temporary’ conclusion. So, when will they reunite? Read on to find out!…

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Yes, the Ackermans are, without a doubt, Eldians. The powerful lineage of Ackermans considered to be Subjects of Ymir. Levi Ackerman and Mikasa Ackerman are not siblings or cousins. Hence, the relationship between the two has always been something that fans were curious about since they share the same last name – Ackerman. The impressive skills that they equally possess have not only made fans curious about their connections but also the truth behind their identities as Ackermans. Can they become Titans like the other Eldians? How Different is the Titan’s Curse from the Ackermans’ Curse? Read on to find…

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Spoiler Warning: This article contains major manhwa spoilers about how Sung Jin Woo’s love life ended up which is yet to be animated. Read at your own risk. Jin Woo deserves a happy ending after everything that will happen in his life. Fortunately, he will have a happy ending, specifically in the aspect of romance. From superpowers to friends to loyal servants to lovers, Solo Leveling‚Äôs main character, Sung Jin Woo, indeed has it all. It is without a doubt that Jin Woo became popular not only among fans but also among other characters in the story. Even before he…

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Monsters 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation is indeed a story that takes place way before Monkey D. Luffy has existed. One Piece is composed of diverse characters with different stories and experiences. It is a globally awarded and appreciated manga and anime brilliantly written by Eiichiro Oda. However, One Piece isn’t the only masterpiece created by Oda for he is also the man behind Monsters: 103 Mercies Dragon Damnnation. This action and fantasy anime is a story inspired by one of the most memorable characters in the series, especially during the Thriller Bark Arc. Read on to find out who! One…

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Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy is just better in season 2! It is undeniably imperfectly perfect. The isekai trope has been dominating most anime seasons for the past years. It has become the biggest sub-trope of the action and fantasy series, which truly provided fans with major entertainment. However, most of the isekai tropes provide entertainment by focusing only on serious and action-packed scenes, making them lack the aspect of true entertainment, which involves fun. Thankfully, after almost two years, the most hilarious isekai series is back and its first episode just revived in the minds and hearts of fans why the…

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Solo Leveling might be an anime centered on action and fantasy; however, love can always find its way. The idea and feeling of romance is an experience that is inescapable to anyone. Even in the world of fiction, the rule of falling in love makes nobody an exception. It is because Solo Leveling, one of the biggest manhwa in history, found the time to feature some romance in it, mainly someone who admires the main protagonists. Lee Johee, a B-rank healer, was always there during Jin-Woo’s lowest moments. She healed all of his wounds and deeply cared for him. But…

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A Sign of Affection highlights that love is truly the world’s universal language. This winter season a new romance anime has graced the anime community offering a heart-warming love story between college students who will aim to defy all standards. There have been plenty of romance anime series that have captured the hearts of fans. But almost in every good romance anime, there is always a lack. Whether in the storyline, chemistry, or animation, there is always something missing. However, A Sign of Affection initiated early in its first episode that this new romance anime will be giving it all!…

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Solo Leveling kicks off with a spectacular episode one, mirroring almost everything of the manhwa’s early chapter with some bit of changes that made it better. The Korean web novel that drove the dork fandom wild finally came out and it came with a non-disappointing debut. Solo Leveling has been the favorite adventure, action, and fantasy series of countless manhwa readers, and its anime adaptation has become one of the most anticipated, not just for the Winter of 2024, but in general. Now that its first episode is out, fans cannot help but express their sentiments since the anime had…

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The ending of Attack on Titan was everything. It was sad, beautiful, and tragic. The saddest part of being an anime fan is having to watch another great anime come to an end. While there might be countless animes out there, Attack on Titan is no doubt one of the animes that are painful to bid goodbye to. Its epic finale rewarded fans with an emotional and fulfilling ending. While some still remain to disagree, Eren Yeager, the boy who sought freedom, did achieve his goal. The action and suspense that his story brought along with the other characters were…

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The Apothecary Diaries ambitiously dropped three episodes for its premiere, and none of them came to disappoint. This historical medical mystery anime is one to look forward to this fall anime 2023. With all the action-packed fantasy series filled with suspense, The Apothecary Diaries stood above with its fresh themes that give the audience a chance to breathe from all fantasy-action series. Many fall anime 2023 might have premiered earlier than Apothecary Diaries. However, this medical mystery and drama anime has already overwhelmed and overrun most of them only through its three episodes! The Apothecary Diaries (Kusuriya no Hitorigoto) might…

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Coming-of-age is a genre that can be the perfect comfort for anyone who has undergone significant changes while transitioning to adulthood. Animes have carried valuable lessons that can help viewers’ life decisions in the real world. Coming-of-age is not a genre initially popularized by the anime industry. However, many anime series and films have employed this genre in stories and films. These animes have captivated the hearts of fans through their relatable and nostalgic themes and narratives. Series under this genre have conveyed to fans that everything is just part of growing up. Due to their diverse and dynamic stories,…

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Harem is one of the genres dominating the anime industry today. Plenty of fans have shown so much love to stories incorporating a simple male character gaining the attention of almost all the female characters around him. However, this type of genre is not purely romance or does not only revolve around males as main characters. It is a genre that has widely grown over the years and is now classified based on the plot of a story. This genre revolves around the idea of a polygynous relationship. The term harem is derived from the Arabic haram, which means wives…

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Girls have lined up for Cid Kagenou and are vying for his attention. Cid is not the type of character eager to find love or have a girlfriend. Unfortunately, even for someone who does not intend to fall in love, Cid Kagenou’s irresistible charms have captured the hearts of not just one but many ladies. These girls are either Cid’s persona as the vigilante ‘Shadow’ or the below-average Cid Kagenou. Read on how these girls fell in love with and who has the highest chance of ending up with him! Cid Kagenou is ready to become the Midgar Kingdom’s great vigilante who…

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The significance of plot armor and reverse plot armor have been a long-time topic of debate between otakus. Some agree that plot armor is good for the series, while others disagree. An anime series’ plot plays a crucial role in making the story more interesting. It increases the interest of fans who want to watch and look forward to the release of its episodes. But is an anime series more entertaining and engaging when plot armor is used or when written with reverse plot armor? The plot of an anime series is the backbone of the story. It navigates the…

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Every anime series has unique anime characters, particularly in terms of strength, physical appearance, behavior, and background story. But, have you ever noticed that sometimes, two different anime series have a character that looks familiar? Well, you’re not alone in that aspect. Many anime characters have triggered fans to get inside their deepest memory and remember the other anime characters they look alike. Despite all creators or illustrators having their unique art styles, uncanny coincidences still occur and can be unavoidable. It might seem surreal to think that one anime character looks exactly like another character from another series, but…

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Horimiya: The Missing Pieces has officially concluded, and the series has become more popular. This series has made a clear statement that even those who are not directing sequels of the anime can still deepen the attachment of fans to the characters. Horimiya: The Missing Pieces has indeed completed the summer of 2023 with many fans with its numerous heart-warming scenes. To know which ones are the best, keep on reading! The popular romance anime Horimiya, written by Hiroki Adachi, also known as HERO, has proven itself to be one of the best romance anime of all time. Aside from…

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There’s more to anime than meets the eye. Indeed, it is not merely about the exceptionally designed characters, engaging plot, and action-packed scenes that can captivate the hearts of the audience. Sometimes, the food in anime mesmerizes the fans. Therefore, aside from the best character or scene, it’s the food that becomes memorable to the viewers. Now, the question lies as to why Japanese animation massively puts so much effort into the foods that are featured. Read on to find out! Anime shows are loved and appreciated across the globe for their appealing stories. They have unique plots and a…

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Japan is the home of anime; however, some famous anime characters do not consider Japan as their home. Anime characters don’t look Japanese because they represent other ethnicities. They were not born in Japan or didn’t have any Japanese blood in them. Many fans of the anime community assume that because Japan is the heart of all of the anime they love and binge-watch, all characters are also Japanese. However, many authors or creators have expanded their imaginations beyond Japan and even the real world. But is it still called anime even when the characters are not Japanese? Read on…

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The popularity of anime across the globe has led the staff behind these series, such as authors, animating studios, and voice actors, to be more competitive with their outputs to provide masterpieces to fans. Countless animes have exceeded the standard of fans, accumulated awards, and dominated anime polls. The way fans have shown their love for anime and how they welcomed it is awe-inspiring. But despite anime being a magnet to fame and appreciation, some have earned the ones feared most, which are negative feedback, or worse, one star. The number of fans who have wallowed themselves in the world…

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Japan is known to be the powerhouse of anime for decades. Anime is a form of animated entertainment deeply embedded in the culture and history of Japan. Over the years, it has captivated audiences worldwide and has become a symbol of Japanese creativity and innovation. However, no matter how deeply rooted anime is in the country, anime luminary reveals that it may lose its crown against China. The existence of anime in the industry can be traced back to the mid to late 90s. However, it was only during the early 20th century when Japanese artists and producers started to…

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