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Boruto: Two Blue Vortex Hints At How Naruto Will Die

Naruto is in more danger than ever, with Boruto: Two Blue Vortex's latest chapter revealing that he is being targeted by the new main villain.

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Jujutsu Kaisen's Anime Gives Its Best Character The Sendoff He Deserves

Todo's sendoff in the Jujutsu Kaisen manga was rather lackluster, but season 2, episode 21 manages to give him a far more appropriate goodbye.

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Dragon Ball's Official Timeline Teases That GT Is Actually Canon

Shueisha created an official timeline for the Dragon Ball franchise, and it includes the events from Dragon Ball GT, making it canon.

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Jujutsu Kaisen's Anime Perfectly Highlights The True Nature Of Its Big Villain

Jujutsu Kaisen season 2, episode #21 finished Yuji and Mahito's fight, and the anime's take on it perfectly exposed Mahito's true nature.

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Boruto Made Naruto's Ultimate Villains Much Stronger With One Broken Power

On a mission to protect the Hokage, Sasuke and Boruto learn of previously unknown Otsutsuki ability that poses an existential threat to their reality.

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Cyberpunk Edgerunners Lucy Cosplay Makes Anime's Best Hacker Come to Life

The Netflix Original anime, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, stole the spotlight in 2022 and now, a cosplay of Lucy Kushinada brings the hacker to life!

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Dragon Ball Super 100 Teases Black Frieza's Shocking Real Power Level

Dragon Ball Super teases that the true power of Black Frieza may be even higher than what fans believe after his impressive debut.

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Pokémon Horizons Finally Reveals Terapagos' True Form

After teasing the idea for weeks, Terapagos has finally transformed into its true form in Pokémon Horizons, shocking those who recognize it.

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One Piece's "Strongest" Character Is A Woman, And She's Criminally Ignored

One Piece already revealed its strongest character and she proves true strength does not come from devil fruits, haki, or even an ancient weapon.

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Pokémon: Paldean Winds Fixed The Biggest Issue With The Scarlet/Violet Games

Fans have consistently had one complaint about the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet games, and the Paldean Winds anime shorts have offered an alternative.

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Pokémon Horizons Episode #34 Release Date and Time

Episode 34 of Pokémon Horizons sees the Rising Volt Tacklers throwing a going away party for Liko's grandmother. Here's how to see what happens next.

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My Hero Academia's Ending Isn't Just Great, It's Redeeming the Series

My Hero Academia's Final War arc has been an exhilarating climax for the blockbuster series and has successfully redeemed the manga's reputation.

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'That Island?': One Piece's Creator Just Teased A Long-Awaited Adventure For The Straw Hats

One Piece's creator hinted at the next adventure for the Straw Hat crew during Jump Festa, and it could be the land of the Giants.

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Dragon Ball GT’s Evil Androids Have Powers Much Cooler Than 17 & 18's

While Android 17 and 18 are incredibly powerful as shown in DBZ, Dragon Ball GT introduces a team of evil robots who make 17 and 18 look pathetic.

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Gogeta Vs Vegito Death Battle Already Settled the Strongest Super Saiyan Debate For Good

The most important question in the Dragon Ball world, who is stronger between Gogeta and Vegito, is finally settled thanks to Death Battle!

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One Shonen Jump Series Completely Redefines What One Classic Weapon Can Do

The Shonen Jump action manga Sakamoto Days has recently introduced a new character who completely redefines what a classic weapon can do.

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Naruto's Tragic Past Actually Made Him Weaker & His Alternate Versions Prove It

As much of a juggernaut as Naruto is by the story's end, his alternate-universe versions show that he still could have achieved greater power.

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One Piece's Remake Can Fix the Main Anime's Biggest Mistakes For One Reason

Netflix recently announced a remake of the One Piece anime, and the new series has a big chance to fix the main anime's earliest mistakes.

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Dragon Ball Super's Final Jiren Fight Broke a Decades-Old Tradition With One Subtle Twist

The legendary final battle against Jiren in Dragon Ball Super surpassed many expectations, mainly because it did something other arcs rarely pull off.

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Sasuke's Redemption in Boruto Is Ruined By One Fact, He's Just Terrible At His Job

Sasuke's bloodline and innate abilities have made him one of the greatest shinobi ever, but his skills are never properly utilized in Boruto.

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