Shoujo anime are aimed at young woman but are not exclusive to that demographic. The main focus of shoujo anime is character relationships and development. Thus making them entertaining for multiple audiences.
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 →