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About Louis Kemner
Louis Kemner has been a fan of Japanese animation since 1997, when he discovered Pokemon and Dragon Ball Z in elementary school. Now he's a bigger anime/manga fan than ever, and is ready to share what he knows with readers worldwide. He graduated high school in 2009 and received his Bachelor's in creative writing from UMKC in 2013, then put his skills to work in 2019 with CBR.com. He's always looking for a wonderful new anime to watch or manga series to read.
When Commander players play Magic cards like Stasis and Vorinclex, everyone at the table is going to have a salty time.
Slice-of-life anime need more well-defined heroes to hold the story together, not passive characters who simply let things happen to them.
Isekai characters must be more than pure escapism — they must stand for something or be forgotten.
Demon Slayer's best arcs are either movies or could have been movies– but it's time to switch things up.
MtG's Tales of Middle-earth features some cards that perfectly capture the essence of characters, creatures, and events from the LotR novel trilogy.
Shinobu Kocho is a fearsome fighter, but she lacks the personal warmth and inspirational words that make Kyojuro, Tengen, and Mitsuri so great.
Star Wars has a lot of memorable heroes and villains, but even annoying characters like Jar Jar Binks contribute something to this space saga.
Mitsuri and Muichiro both awakened their demon slayer marks, which may change how the entire demon slayer corps operates from now on.
Nezuko Kamado can now walk in the sun and is talking again -- but that doesn't mean she's human again.
Bilbo's Ring and the Nazgul cards are suddenly top-dollar cards in MTG's Tales of Middle-earth set.
Demon Slayer's anime and movies take turns telling the story, giving the main series, and fans, room to breathe.
Sauron appears four times in Tales of Middle-earth, but there can be only one Sauron creature to rule them all.
Getting into huge anime franchises like Pokémon and Gundam means knowing where to start without needing advanced knowledge.
LotR: Tales of Middle-earth is packed with incredible cards like Mithril Coat and Flame of Anor that can dominate any game.
Dark Deku wasn't so dark after all. He represented Izuku Midoriya's incredibly brave and selfless nature, taken to thrilling new levels.
Light Yagami's true tragic fall unfolds in the Death Note manga, which deconstructs his arrogant Kira persona in brutal detail.
If Demon Slayer can turn an arc into a movie, so can Chainsaw Man before Season 2 airs.