Aldnoah.Zero Is About Personal Failings as Much as Giant Robots

The first season of Aldnoah.Zero took the mecha anime formula of Gundam and turned it on its head—giving the super powerful mecha to the villains and leaving the heroes with vastly inferior mecha. The second season continues using this inverted formula but also focuses on one man’s tragic fall from grace. » 4/14/15 8:00am 4/14/15 8:00am

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