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The AniTAY Twitter Has Returned!

The AniTAY Twitter is back with updates from your favorite anime blog. Follow @_anitay for regular updates on our latest posts and anime musings!

AniTAY Podcast S3 E10: Spring 2019 Preview AniTAY Podcast S3 E10: Spring 2019 Preview

The snow is melting, flowers blooming...spring is in the air. And we all know what that means: more anime. Join the AniTAY crew as we investigate this forecasted April shower of anime.

AniTAY Live! Spring 2019 Event Schedule AniTAY Live! Spring 2019 Event Schedule

Do you like listening to us on the AniTAY podcast? Perhaps you’ve only read some of our articles. Either way, this may be the event for you. AniTAY is scheduled to host a couple of panels this spring. If you’re planning to attend these conventions or live in the area, feel free to stop by!

AniTAY Podcast After Hours: The 2019 Crunchyroll Anime Awards AniTAY Podcast After Hours: The 2019 Crunchyroll Anime Awards

You may have seen/heard that the Crunchyroll Anime Awards aired last month. Quite a few of us over here on AniTAY tuned in together to listen. This is the resulting audio.

Why Do Anime Characters Talk About Themselves in the Third Person? Why Do Anime Characters Talk About Themselves in the Third Person?

If you’ve watched a significant amount of anime, you’ve probably encountered them- characters who refer to themselves in the third person. Why do they talk like this? Is this something that happens in real life? Join me on a journey through cultural linguistics and self discovery as we attempt to answer this pressing…

The 7 Anime of Winter 2019 You Should Be Watching The 7 Anime of Winter 2019 You Should Be Watching

The winter 2019 anime season is in full swing, and the writers at AniTAY have come together once again to pool our collective anime knowledge into a list of recommendations. This winter is host to quite a few excellent series, but after numerous discussions we managed to trim the list down to our favorites. Not sure…

AniTAY Is Recruiting More Reviewers AniTAY Is Recruiting More Reviewers

I am currently looking for more writers for our AniTAY reviews, collaborations and podcast! Do you want to talk/write about anime in a blogging community? This might be your perfect chance!

Violet Evergarden: The AniTAY Review Violet Evergarden: The AniTAY Review

The winner of multiple awards in AniTAY’s “2018 in Review” series, Violet Evergarden was a clear favorite among our writers and the anime fandom as a whole. Although the animation by itself already represents some of the very best that anime has to offer, it was far from the only reason that we were such big fans. I…

AniTAY Podcast S3 E9: Walking in a Winter Wonderland 2019 AniTAY Podcast S3 E9: Walking in a Winter Wonderland 2019

From the menu of anime airing this winter, we here at AniTAY have selected some of our favorites to discuss on this brief episode. Join me as I settle down for the winter and have a lovely discussion with newcomer TheMamaLuigi and series regulars dilkokoro and Requiem.*

SSSS.Gridman: The AniTAY Review SSSS.Gridman: The AniTAY Review

Fall’s SSSS.Gridman wasn’t the most-watched anime on television (internet?) last season. However, it was extremely popular around these parts, winning our authors’ pick for hidden gem of the year and even making it into our top 10 list. Nonetheless, the question remains: why did we like it? As an answer, five of us…

An Update to the AniTAY Review Guidelines

Back in the olden days of 2016, there were so many AniTAY reviews that we weren’t sure what to do with them. It’s been a while since official AniTAY reviews dominated our front page, and we’ve decided to make some changes to the official format rules to encourage their return. Some of the details will remain similar…

AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 8: 2018 in Review AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 8: 2018 in Review

The AniTAY podcast’s year-in-review episode is finally here! Join us as we take an extra long look at the year of 2018 in anime!

My Favorite Anime Themes of 2018 My Favorite Anime Themes of 2018

This time of the year is ripe with hot takes on the top anime of the previous year, but there is an unfortunate lack of top music hot takes to accompany them. Fear not, for today I present to you some of my favorite anime themes from 2018.

AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 7: And Then It Was Winter Again AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 7: And Then It Was Winter Again

We’re back, and in the interest of time I decided to do a winter preview episode before our end-of-the-year episode (stay tuned). Let’s take a glance at the winter 2019 season!

The Best Anime of the Year: An Objective and Comprehensive List The Best Anime of the Year: An Objective and Comprehensive List

Hello, everyone. It has come to my attention that the other top anime lists of shows from 2018 are not to your satisfaction. Thankfully, I am here to offer the correct list.

AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 6: Some Fall Thoughts AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 6: Some Fall Thoughts

Happy holidays folks! Let’s send the fall 2018 season off in style with a new podcast episode. It’s the only present you’re getting from us, so you better enjoy it.

AniTAY Is Recruiting New Collab Writers AniTAY Is Recruiting New Collab Writers

I am currently looking for more writers for our AniTAY collaborations and podcast! Do you want to talk/write about anime in a blogging community? This might be your perfect chance!

The 9 Anime of Fall 2018 You Should Be Watching The 9 Anime of Fall 2018 You Should Be Watching

After much deliberation, the writers of AniTAY have once again managed to compile a list of our recommendations for the current anime season. From the massive piles of good and mediocre to the ugly, goblin-like atrocities, we have slain the goblins and retrieved and polished the gems of the season for everyone’s…

AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 5: Fall 2018 Guesses AniTAY Podcast Season 3 Episode 5: Fall 2018 Guesses

Haven’t you heard? There’s a new season of anime that started this week! It’s really hard to look back and imagine what I thought an anime was going to be before I watched it. I always have expectations going in, but these are inevitably subverted in some way after actually watching. I imagine there are many shows…

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