Kathrina Jane Tiangco

How Strong is Beskar?

Beskar, popularly called as Mandalorian steel or Mandalorian iron, was a Mandalorian plate alloy that was famed for its strong resistance to heavy damage. The metal was tough enough to resist blaster fire and could deflect lightsaber attacks. The Arc Pulse Generator, a superweapon designed by Mandalorian Sabine Wren as well as utilized by that …

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Gon’s Brother

Gon Freeccs is the protagonist of the titular shonen anime, Hunter x Hunter. While being the protagonist and coming with the usual tropes thereof, Gon is not exempt from having a murky and mysterious family background. This is evident and will become a recurring theme of Gon’s struggles throughout the series prompting fans to eventually …

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Does Sasuke Kill Naruto?

Sasuke and Naruto, since the inception of the original anime and manga series, have always had a relationship that switches from being sworn rivals to being brothers. A bond prominently featured even after the events of Naruto Shippuden and continues to be seen in Boruto, nobody can deny the connection the two boys have with …

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Tsunade True Form

Tsunade, one of the legendary Sanin along with Jiraiya and the exiled Orochimaru, has always been a prominent character in the Naruto universe. With many perks to her character such as having an overwhelmingly brutal fighting style coupled with the boon of being able to heal someone using medicinal chakra techniques, her character has never …

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All Might vs. Naruto

Anime as an art for draws inspiration from many facets of pop culture. On one hand are ninjas that can run vertically and hop from tree to tree all while unleashing almost magically charges attacks in a battle to the death. On the other, heroes born with quirks that develop overtime until the children discover …

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Gohan vs. Naruto

One of the many anime titles that have received much love ever since its introduction into mainstream international media is Dragon Ball Z. Characters boasting strength enough to be able to obliterate planets and other cosmic bodies became a sought-out spectacle among its many fans and viewers alike. And yet, despite its popularity, there are …

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Is Naruto Demonic?

Myths, legends, and supernatural beliefs have always been a great source of inspiration for many creative pursuits. Anime is no exception when it comes to making stories out of the most trivial of beliefs. Naruto as well is inspired largely by many supernatural beliefs unique to the culture of Japan. But a lot of people …

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Ugly Naruto Characters

One of the incredibly fun things about anime that feature a huge cast is that the audience and watchers get to see a uniquely designed cast of characters that will help portray the story. Sometimes, the term “unique” may be used a tad more loose when it comes to certain characters however. The cast of …

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What Countries Have Naruto Shippuden on Netflix?

As many people are aware already, different streaming platforms have to adhere to their country of origin as to what they can show on TV and what is prohibited by the local committee. Such is the same for Netflix and its off-shore counterparts. This is why Naruto Shippuden is available in different countries while others …

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Naruto VS Thanos

Ever since the advent of the digital age and the recent cultural zeitgeist, people have grown to be fond of various cultures as well as enjoy many types and interpretations of media and entertainment. As a result many fans often fantasize about crossing their favorite characters over to another universe of their choice. The answer …

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What is Naruto’s IQ?

Shonen anime tend to have quite a cast of characters. From the heroes to the villains, the people we have to keep track of as the story progresses only tends to grow in number. And so, some fans who have rather imaginative minds tend to ask mundane questions and make trivial comparisons. Naruto is no …

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Yamcha VS Naruto

Ever since the advent of the cultural zeitgeist that prominently included anime’s explosive influence over people in the western hemisphere, fans of different franchises have always tried picturing what it would be like for their favourite characters to fight characters from different titles. The answer to this match-up would be that this versus battle would …

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One Piece Spoilers

One Piece is a manga series written by Eiichiro Oda that has gone on to garner hundreds of thousands of fans throughout its decades of airing. With already more than one thousand volumes worth of manga and over a thousand episodes on its anime adaptation, plotlines can get convoluted and messy. SPOILERS WARNING! This article …

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Fire Force Prayer

One of the more fascinating aspects that Fire Force uses to draw in its audience is its ability to utilize real life religious parallels in order to portray a much more engaging plot. That being said, in order to fully grasp the significance of the Latom Prayer, we must first learn what Infernals are in …

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Is Ichigo Gay?

Animes that feature many different characters are prone to fantasies and speculation, much to the glee of gossipers among the fandom. Bleach, and by extension, the protagonist, Ichigo Kurosaki, is no exception to this with its long standing fame, dedicated fan base, and numerous characters. Well then, is Ichigo gay? Majority of the fanbase and, …

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Why is Sai so Pale?

Sai Yamanaka is a character in the famous anime Naruto: Shippuden. Sai is portrayed as the Anbu chief of the Konohagakure’s Yamanaka Clan. Before he became chief, he was first a Root member who are ninjas conditioned to remove any and all emotions during their training. Audiences aren’t exactly privy as to how Sai’s skin …

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Is Luffy a Virgin?

Fandoms speculating whether or not their favorite characters have “done the freaky” is hardly a new thing. Anime, in general, is a genre much more susceptible to these speculations and, of course, not even the dearest protagonist of the famous series, One Piece, Monkey D. Luffy is safe from the eyes and imaginations of the …

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Yobai

Yobai is a Japanese practice of “night crawling.” It is an ancient Japanese culture practiced by young Japanese men and women.  It used to be a common practice in many rural areas in medieval Japan and continued even during the Meiji era (October 23, 1868 to July 30, 1912) and until the mid-1950s. It is …

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Crystal Defanti

Crystal Defanti taught fifth grade at Sacramento’s Isabelle Jackson Elementary in 2009. She “rose to fame” when she mistakenly included a pornographic clip of herself on a video of class memories she gave her students.  The Crystal Defanti Incident In July 2009, teacher Crystal Defanti sent her twenty-five students home with a DVD containing school …

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