A Story of Love, Life, and Superpowers

The setup of When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace is simple: one day, seemingly at random, the five members of a high school literature club gain superpowers. But when no otherworldly threat appears, they decide to continue their lives as normal—though with a bit more in the way of superpowered shenanigans. » 2/24/15 6:00am 2/24/15 6:00am

Psycho Pass: The Movie Is Not the Climax You Were Expecting

Hot on the heels of Psycho Pass' second season comes Psycho Pass: The Movie. But as a movie that builds yet another layer to the franchise's lore and catches up with some old familiar faces, it is less the completion of the final picture and more just another piece in the puzzle—though an interesting one to be sure. » 1/12/15 4:00am 1/12/15 4:00am

Sword Art Online Finishes Strong with a Powerfully Human Tale

Sword Art Online is an anime with a great first half plagued by a mediocre second half. Luckily, Sword Art Online II does not suffer from a similar affliction. Vastly different from its murder-mystery first half, SAO II ends strong with a powerfully human tale that serves as the emotional high point of the franchise. » 12/26/14 8:00am 12/26/14 8:00am

Psycho Pass 2 is a Deliciously Dark and Disturbing Cyberpunk Tale

Each week I found myself faced with a quandary when it came to Psycho Pass 2. If I watched it when I got up, I would feel unsettled the whole day. And if I watched it before bed, nightmares followed. Yet despite this, it is one of the series I found myself dying to watch week in and week out. » 12/23/14 8:00am 12/23/14 8:00am