Ani-TAY's Top 15 Anime Openings of 2014

All throughout the year I have given my own personal rankings of what my favorite openings of each season, and ultimately the entire year, were. However, I decided that I had my fair share in the spotlight, so I opened it to you, the Ani-TAY community, to vote on what your favorite anime openings from 2014 were,… » 12/18/14 12:31am Yesterday 12:31am

The Perfect Time to Watch One of My Favorite Anime Movies

Today's December 16th. Nothing special... but there's a charm to that nothing special. One may just care for it because it's nearby the holidays, but I find that it's the perfect day to watch one of my favorite anime films, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. » 12/16/14 10:12pm Tuesday 10:12pm

Project Hydra - Corpse Party: Tortured Souls Episode 2

Oftentimes, I am told that an anime is a horror show or scary. Although these recommendations often prove to be good shows, rarely do I find them to be what they were marketed to me as. In this case, however, Corpse Party is exactly what someone might expect from a scary movie- for better or for worse. » 12/16/14 3:21pm Tuesday 3:21pm

Project Hydra - Corpse Party: Tortured Souls Episode 1 

Welcome to the Project Hydra for Corpse Party: Tortured Souls, the review series where random AniTAY members review random episodes of a show, without prior knowledge of the shows contents or story. We hope this is as entertaining for you as it was bewildering for us. » 12/15/14 3:42pm Monday 3:42pm

Akame ga Kill!: The Ani-TAY Review

Tatsumi is a young happy-go-lucky sword fighter from a poverty-stricken village that sets out with his friends Ieyasu and Sayo towards the Capital of the empire they live in in an effort to make money for their village. Along the way, the trio get attacked by bandits and Tatsumi gets separated from his friends.… » 12/15/14 5:46am Monday 5:46am

Karen Senki: The Ani-TAY Review

The worst fear of any society with robots has come true, the machines have rebelled against their masters. Karen loses her little sister Touka during the initial attack and vows to save humanity from the robots. Shortly after Touka was killed, Karen mysteriously has a mark shaped like the number 11 burned into her… » 12/13/14 12:37am 12/13/14 12:37am

TAY Explores Light Novels: Mushoku Tensei

I have not read many light novels (LN) to date. So far, I've read up to current in Arifureta, about fifty chapters of Re:Monster, and about four volumes of No Game No Life, but I can safely say that Mushoku Tensei is the best light novel series I have read so far. Up until this year, I've basically written off LNs as… » 12/13/14 12:28am 12/13/14 12:28am

Chaika - The Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle: The Ani-TAY Review

Having survived the events at the end of the first season, teenage Wizard Chaika Trabant and her friends Toru, Akari, and Fredrika continue their search for the remains of the deceased tyrant Arthur Gaz and to uncover the truth behind Chaika. They finally catch a big break from the mysterious Guy who directs them… » 12/11/14 1:05am 12/11/14 1:05am

AniTAY Presents: Project Hydra Versus Tenchi Mûyo!

Greetings all, and welcome to the inaugural article/trial run of Project Hydra. An idea sourced from the varied and insane minds of AniTAY, Project Hydra is an approach to reviewing a series which has every participant take a single episode to watch and provide their thoughts about. The key point being that no-one… » 12/08/14 8:14pm 12/08/14 8:14pm

Ani-TAY Podcast Episode 9 : SPOIL ALL THE THINGS

Right going to keep this short, and let you enjoy this behemoth of an episode. Hopefully everything turned out okay, and let me just say this, READ THE CHAPTERS IF YOU DON'T WANT SPOILERS!!

That being said, we have the amazing Toshi Nakamura (ANOTHER KOTAKU WRITER) and he was just delightful! This episode we spoil… » 12/08/14 9:29am 12/08/14 9:29am

Koda's Top 10 2014 Anime Openings

I'm back with *sigh* yes, yet another Top 10 list of anime openings, but before you stone me to death over this, let me justify this one's existence! Unlike my previous four lists from throughout the year, which were seasonal based, this one is my Top 10 of the entire year, meaning it reflects my favorites that I've… » 12/02/14 5:06am 12/02/14 5:06am

7 Ridiculously Awesome Moments in Asura's Wrath

Asura's Wrath is epic, a poetic ode to rage that is a mix of God of War, World War Hulk, and Berserk. Anime fans will find much to relish with its episodic nature that feels like you're playing a TV series. Some gamers may hesitate at the prospect of a game that relies so much on quicktime events. But this is one of… » 12/01/14 11:56pm 12/01/14 11:56pm