Top 10 Favourite Naruto: Shippūden Fights

Naruto has always been close to my heart. Being that it was the anime that re-introduced me into the anime medium, I still look back at it with good memories despite all of its flaws. In my shōnen rant about everything I hate about the shōnen anime, I expressed my issues with Naruto not only with its villains but with its combat system as well. That being said I still adore the chakra system in Naruto and it has led to a lot of interesting battles that are both strategic as well as entertaining. I have decided to rank my Top 10 favourite Naruto: Shippūden fights; I only focused on the sequel series as it offered more fights overall. I might do a Top 10 favourite Naruto fights but that is still undecided as of right now. Now with that done, let’s get underway. Continue reading “Top 10 Favourite Naruto: Shippūden Fights”

Advertisements

My Favourite Anime Fights

Anime is a master in producing great fights, more so than any other medium anime fully explores its unrealistic medium to the fullest by pushing the limits of reality. From simply hand-to-hand combat fight sequences up to giant robots throwing galaxies around, anime does not fail to cover all the bases that can occur in battles. This list is my ranking of my favourite fights in anime, they are based on a number of different contributing factors such as, but not limited to: the relationship of the two or more combatants, choreography of the fight, animation and fluidity, and just the general enjoyment of it all. I feel like these are some of the most important aspects in a great fight if not the most important, I haven’t watched every anime, so some amazing fights might be missing because I haven’t seen the series yet.

Continue reading “My Favourite Anime Fights”

Why HunterxHunter Should Be Finished by Togashi Only

HunterxHunter is very controversial at the moment. It came out during the early to mid 90s and shortly after had an anime adaptation in 1999. The adaptation stopped prematurely due to the manga still being incomplete and them waiting for more chapters, little did they know their wait for those chapters was pointless. The manga took frequent hiatus’ during the 2000s as the managaka Yoshihiro Togoshi had severe back problems and was unable to produce a steady stream of content for it. The anime was re-adapted by studio Madhouse during 2011 and ran until late 2014 adding 2 more arcs than its 1999 counterpart, this adaptation by Madhouse gained a lot of popularity amongst anime fans and critics alike. The anime soon climbed the ranks of most anime lists, and currently sits within the top 5 on websites such as MyAnimeList and HummingBird.
 

Continue reading “Why HunterxHunter Should Be Finished by Togashi Only”

My Issues with One Piece

One Piece is the highest selling manga in Japan weekly and has been for a number of years now. Started during the late 90s, this show is still ongoing with no signs of stopping anytime soon. The manga is estimated to be at around 65% of the way through, after nearly 20 years. Many people rave on about One Piece as being the best or one of the best anime that have seen or manga that they have read, and that the storytelling and world building are out of this world.

Continue reading “My Issues with One Piece”