Pop Culture

Pop Culture

ENHYPEN’s princely return with Dark Blood falls short of anticipation

While their concept has finally relished what listeners have yearned for the longest, ENHYPEN’s new album doesn’t quite match up to the untold promises it made before its release.

Is Your Lie In April as good as remembered?

Your Lie In April is a name that pretty much every anime fan out there has heard of at one point or another.

5 anime movies to binge during your Eid vacation

The Eid vacation wouldn’t really feel complete without a long binge-watching spree.

The cinematic appeal of no-plot movies

When there is no plot, dialogues and character interactions build the movie from the ground up.

Why we love raging female anti-heroes in cinema

These characters mirror the image of women in defiance of the atrocities they have endured.

The distressing reality of “literally me” characters

The iconic characters have maintained their relevance years after their debut, but for all the wrong reasons.

Underrated animated movies and TV shows you should watch

Here is a list of some recent animated projects which many people may not have heard of but should definitely check out:

Historical allusions in Attack on Titan: A fascist subtext

Depiction does not imply endorsement.

Everything you need to know before watching the NieR:Automata Ver1.1a anime

What you can expect from the NieR:Automata Ver1.1a anime.

Saying goodbye to Ash and Pikachu

Ash’s journey with Pikachu has changed the bedrock of pop culture forever.

Superman is the best kind of fictional role model

An iconic character who inspires from the confines of comic books and silver-screens.

The Curse of the Second Lead Syndrome

Fans of romantic comedies will instantly recognise the widely popular trope.

I can’t keep up with the MCU. Here’s why.

Despite Marvel Studios not stopping churning out movies anytime soon, it is safe to say that the MCU has already run its course.

How Neon Genesis Evangelion is Still Relevant

A series that remains critically acclaimed yet controversial even today.

Berserk, Kentaro Miura’s Unfinished Masterpiece

Looking back at Miura's best work on his 55th birthday.

Watching a K-drama for the first time

The incessant chatter around me about Korean dramas made me curious as to what exactly makes these dramas so special, so I decided to actually watch one. While searching for a drama to watch, the first thing I realised was that the episodes of almost every drama were at least an hour long each and they never went on for many seasons, hence saving the sanity of both viewers and writers.

All things K

And even though they received the lowest scores, their song not only debuted on the top of South Korea's singles charts but also broke all records by remaining at the top for 17 weeks. This opportunity was seized by music companies like SM, JYP and YG appeared; and the rest is history.

Why is K-Pop so popular?

You might think you know a thing or two about K-pop if you've listened to Gangnam Style but K-Pop is so much more than this one song.

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