I am a huge fan of strong and independent female characters in stories. Some of the below female leads kick butt and others are still getting to the point where we can really see them shine.
I have compiled a list with a mix of 10 martial arts based manga, manhua, manhwa, webtoons webcomics and whatever else you want to call them. Personally, I do not separate them in my brain, I just read them.
Shounen based anime are some of the most-watched anime out there. The intended audience for shounen anime are males aged between 10 and 18 but people of all ages and genders watch them. They cover the typical adventure, coming of age, action-based anime series that often shows the comrade between friends. As such there are... Continue Reading →
I am often asked to recommend anime for people under the age of sixteen. Each time I find myself suggesting a whole list of anime and then remembering things that are not quite suitable for the under 16 bracket. Whether that be a few ecchi/fan service scenes, conversations that come up in the anime or... Continue Reading →
People often wonder what anime they can use to introduce their friends or family to anime to show how it differs from ‘cartoons’. The usual go-to recommendations are either gore based or a tad too pervy. Sometimes the recommendations are anime with way too many episodes which is often intimidating and not appealing for those... Continue Reading →
While putting together my initial list for anime characters that have healing abilities - both learned and innate - I came to realise a startling fact that I had never noticed before. A lot of anime characters that self-heal, like Ban from the Seven Deadly Sins, are predominantly male; while characters that heal others are... Continue Reading →
Sometimes you just want to kick up your feet, relax and indulge in a longer series. During a longer series, you get a proper chance to get to know the characters and the world they live in. 1 Fairy Tail Status: Completed Lucy is a 17-year-old girl, who wants to be a full-fledged mage. One... Continue Reading →
With still 20 days to go with the nationwide lockdown, that gives plenty of time to sit back and read some epic page-turners. Below is a mix of 20 manga. Some are ongoing but most of the below are completed. 1 One Piece With over 970 chapters and still ongoing, One Piece is a massive... Continue Reading →
Many countries around the world have now implemented some sort of lockdown due to Coronavirus (Covid-19). South Africa, as of Thursday night at midnight went on a nationwide lockdown. What is a person to do? Whether you are a die-hard fan, just discovering or merely curious or just want something to watch, below are 21... Continue Reading →