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Kevin T. Rodriguez-

Kevin T. Rodriguez

About Kevin T. Rodriguez

Kevin is an accomplished blogger and pop culture writer! Having written about the manga and anime industry since 2004, he's written a wide variety of stories! He has even interviewed legends like Stan Lee and Trigun creator Yashiro Nightow! Ask him a question about Oscars as well!

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How One Bad Decision Prevented Tokyopop from Being an Anime Distributor

Tokyopop was once the biggest manga publisher in America, but it failed to succeed as an anime distributor.

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Why Did Disney Not Renew Its Contract With Studio Ghibli?

While Disney and Studio Ghibli had a great partnership, it ultimately came to an unexpected end. What happened?

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Does Suzume Have A Chance At Winning an Oscar?

Suzume is one of the best animated films of the year. But does it have what it takes to bring home an Oscar?

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The Best Anime About Making Anime

What goes into making an anime? This series just might be the best representation of the ins and outs of the business.

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Demon Slayer: Nezuko Battles for Her Brother & Soul

Nezuko joins the fight against Urogi, in a battle where the stakes may be her very soul.

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Dragon Ball: How Much Has Vegeta Changed Since the Saiyan Saga?

Vegeta is one of the best-developed characters in Dragon Ball. Here's a look at how much he's changed since he was introduced.

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Why Did DreamWorks Animation Try to Bury this Acclaimed Satoshi Kon Film?

In the early 2000s, Dreamworks acquired the rights to Millennium Actress. Then, they proceeded to bury it. Why was that?

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Have Streaming Companies Made the Anime Industry Worse?

While streaming has provided many benefits for anime fans, has it also made our hobby worse in some areas?

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How 4Kids TV was Important to Anime in America (Both Good and Bad)

4Kids Entertainment may have been a controversial company, but they may be the most responsible for making anime mainstream. Was that good or bad?

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The History Behind these Rarely Seen Studio Ghibli Dubs

Were you aware that there were several pre-Disney Studio Ghibli dubs produced? Why were they made and why aren't Americans more aware of them?

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The American Perfect Blue Remake That Never Was

Why has Perfect Blue never received the remake treatment despite being so critically acclaimed? It actually has a lot to do with Darren Aronofsky.

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Epic Battles Return to Demon Slayer in a Big Way

The latest Demon Slayer brings back what fans love most about the franchise; epic battles.

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Demon Slayer– Swordsmith Village Arc Gets Off To A Slow Start

A new season of Demon Slayer premiers with the aftereffects of the explosive season finale last year!

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Suzume Review

How does Makoto Shinkai's latest film stack up against his older work?

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This Trail Blazing Anime Has a Missing Season in America

Despite being a trailblazing anime in America, this franchise is missing a season or two.

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The Strange Legal Reason Why Detective Conan is Called Case Closed in America

What's the real reason why this Detective Conan had to go by another name once it was introduced overseas?

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The Failed Attempt to Adapt Case Closed for a Family Audience

In 2000 Fox Kids decided to make an attempt to bring Case Closed to the block. There were problems though, that would bring those plans to a halt.

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Why Buu is the Worst Villain in Dragon Ball Z

Buu stands as one of Dragon Ball's most controversial antagonists. What is it about him that has fans split?

The Powerpuff Girls Anime Most Fans Forgot About

The Powerpuff Girls is one of the most iconic cartoon series ever made. But many fans have never even heard of the lesser-known anime adaptation.

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How the Success of Pokemon Almost Destroyed Warner Bros. Animation

When Pokemon became a huge hit on Kids WB, it ushered in a new era of anime. Sadly, it also had negative implications for American-made animation.

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