News and Hearsay — naruto

Justin A

Naruto Shippuden. The Kakashi arc.

The current Naruto Shippuden arc is actually quite alright with me. I have only seen episode so far, but I already appreciate that it is happening. Usually I despise arcs and I especially despise the Naruto franchise for using it habitually. But this one actually does some very important thing for the story. It brings perspective. It shows you some parts of the history that actually helps complete a picture. Watching this arc so far, I get a good sense that Kakashi is a very integral character in Naruto. Also he is by far my favorite character.

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Fist of the North Star. A true anime gem.

  Enter Fist of the North Star. Some of you might already know that I got a premium Crunchyroll account. So after having watched what I considered all the good stuff on Crunchyroll, I thought I go retro just for kicks. So I watched one random episodes of Fist of The North Star. And a funny thing happened, I enjoyed how the bad guys were....

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Ad infinitum

I vividly remember the first time I heard about Pokemon. I literally went to bed one night on a perfectly normal day, and the next day, I woke up and everyone was talking about this thing. It was kinda weird. This was over a decade ago, and I hear the show is still alive and well. Remember the original opening theme? Remember when we thought Mew-2 was the baddest Pokemon around? REMEMBER WHEN THERE WERE ONLY 150?!!!! How many are there now? Gotta catch 'em all? HA, good luck! At what point does a series run for so long that...

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My all time favorite Anime Fight scene. (Rock Lee vs Gara)

Most of us usually have something the listen to, or watch to get the adrenaline flowing. Some listen to rock , rap or watch some fight sequence. I have a good library of adrenaline inducing tracks on my iPhone. But the one visual adrenaline serum I treasure is Rock Lee vs Gara from Naruto. I remember watching this episode during my undergraduate program in my dorm room. I was beyond impressed. I watched this particular scene more than 10 times that day. It was just fantastic. First off you have the originally unassuming character Rock Lee, who you expect to...

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