THE IMPORTANCE OF REPRESENTATION IN ANIME AND MANGA
An excerpt by Geoffrey D Pinkney A main character defeating his first villain? Awesome. Is an underrated side character finally getting a spotlight? Phenomenal. A sad backstory explains why the villain only does what he knows because he genuinely doesn’t know
Hot Summer for Anime
Blerd culture, which stands for Black nerd culture, has been on the rise in recent years and anime has been at the forefront of this movement. Three anime series that have been popular among Blerds are Jujutsu Kaisen, Bleach, and
What is a blerd and what does blerd mean?
Blerd is simply shorthand for black nerd (black + nerd = blerd). Blerd describes people of color who enjoy things nerdy and geek regardless of gender, skin tone, sexuality, etc. The team at Blerd was surprised at not only how
Anime NYC 2022 Cements Itself As Blerd Meetup Spot
Anime NYC has become an annual must-go for The Blerd Team. Anime NYC is thrown by Crunchyroll and is one of the largest conventions dedicated to anime, manga and Japanese pop culture. Anime NYC 2022 was the 5th-anniversary event and
Hood Jujutsu Kaisen by King Vader – Part 1
Hood Jujustu Kaisen is an indie anime film by King Vader based on the popular anime series.
Naruto X ASICS Collection – Blerd Kicks
From the desk of French TV show host and pop culture, expert Sebastien Abdelhamid officially launches his Naruto Shippuden x ASICS collection. The collection was unveiled to the public at a special event at Le Grand Rex in Paris. There are three
BlerdUp Episode 88: Blerdmurai Champloo
In this jam-packed hour, Brendon and Aly play catch up as they discuss Sonic 2, MoonKnight, Bel-Air, and the latest season of Atlanta. At the end, Aly gets surprisingly deep in her anime bag.
Me, My Son, And Naruto: How Anime Builds Bonds
The way kids change your life is kind of like how Nappa came to Earth. They really just show up and start wrecking shop, turning your life upside down in the process. Still, there is much beauty to be found
Past, Present & Future Anime Talk
Past , Present and Future Anime Talk is a podcast about everything that has to do with anime. Whether it be food , music , shows or just general people ! We’re the ones you want to vibe with !
Fortnite x Naruto Crossover Release
Just when we think we are going to leave, Fortnite pulls us back in with a Fortnite x Naruto crossover