The Newest Ghost in the Shell TV Show Is an Utter Mess 

Over the course of 2013 and 2014, four hour-long Ghost in the Shell: Arise episodes were released in theaters. This past anime season, these were broken up into eight episodes—along with an extra two new episodes that continue the story—in Ghost in the Shell: Arise: Alternative Architecture. The result is a mess. » 6/19/15 7:00am 6/19/15 7:00am

Sword Art Online Is a Lot of Fun Even without Its Main Character

Sword Art Online focuses almost exclusively on its hero, Kirito—and when it doesn’t, it tends to follow the main female lead, Asuna. But what happens to all the other characters when Kirito and Asuna are busy with the main story? The answer is this manga: Sword Art Online: Girls’ Operations. » 6/16/15 5:30am 6/16/15 5:30am