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My Hero Academia and Western Comics | The Mighty Otaku
The Mighty Otaku team discusses the cultural impact of My Hero Academia as well as some Western Comics!
My Hero Academia is a Japanese superhero manga series written and illustrated by Kōhei Horikoshi. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 2014, and 14 volumes have been collected in tankōbon format. The series has been licensed for English-language release by Viz Media, and began serialization in their weekly digital manga anthology Weekly Shonen Jump on February 9, 2015. The story follows Izuku Midoriya, a boy born without superpowers in a world where they are the norm, but who still dreams of becoming a superherohimself, and is scouted by the world's greatest hero who shares his powers with Izuku after recognizing his value and enrolls him in a high school for heroes in training. The manga was adapted into an anime television series; the first season aired from April 3 to June 26, 2016, and a second season premiered on April 1, 2017.
Netflix’s Castlevania | The Mighty Otaku
The Mighty Otaku team discusses Netflix's look into the lives of the Belmont family by reviewing Castlevania!
Castlevania is an American adult animated web television series based on the 1989 video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami. The series follows Trevor Belmont, who defends the nation of Wallachia from Dracula and his minions. The series premiered on the Netflix streaming service on July 7, 2017, and was renewed for an expanded 8-episode second season on the same day. Originally planned with a script written by Warren Ellis in 2007, the project entered development hell until about 2015 where it was finally funded with help from animation studios Frederator Studios and Powerhouse Animation Studios, along with Netflix. Its art style is heavily influenced by that of Japanese anime and Ayami Kojima's artwork in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
Summer Anime 2017 | The Mighty Otaku
The Mighty Otaku team talks about the coming Summer season of Anime and what they're looking forward to.
Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) | The Mighty Otaku
The Mighty Otaku team talks about "A Silent Voice"/"Koe no Katachi", the movie that kept darling "Your Name" from winning film of the year in Japan.
Post Season Attack on Titan Season 2 Recap | The Mighty Otaku
The Mighty Otaku team talks about the conclusion of one of the most anticipated seasons in anime, Attack on Titan Season 2 as well as predict what's going to come when Season 3 debuts in 2018.
Asian Reality Show Takeover | The Mighty Otaku
The Mighty Otaku team talks about the latest and greatest reality shows currently taking over Asian TV!