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One Piece: Why Blackbeard Can Use Multiple Devil Fruits, Theories Explained

Blackbeard shocked One Piece fans when he used Whitebeard's Devil Fruit as well as his own. How is he able to do what should be impossible?

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10 Best Almost-Relationships In Anime, Ranked

From Spike and Faye in Cowboy Bebop to Kurama and Nanami in Kamisama Kiss, some of the best relationships in anime never became romantic.

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Oshi no Ko: The Hidden Meaning Behind the Hoshino Family's Eye Stars

There are good reasons why Ai Hoshino and her children have eye stars, and it manifests in different ways for each of them in Oshi no Ko.

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Luffy's Gear 5 Technique, Explained

The Human-Human Fruit, Model: Nika holds many secrets, making Luffy's Gear 5 transformation the most mysterious and powerful evolution in One Piece.

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Toei's First Slam Dunk Scores $1 Million in North American Theaters

Toei's The First Slam Dunk film receives a warm reception from North American moviegoers, earning more than $1 million in its first two weeks.

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Bleach: How Do the Quincy Steal Bankai - And Can the Captains Get Them Back?

After a thousand years of slumber, Bleach's Quincy are back with a vengeance and stealing Bankai to ensure victory. Luckily, the Captains have a plan.

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Jujutsu Kaisen: Satoru Gojo's 10 Strongest Allies, Ranked

In Jujutsu Kaisen, Satoru Gojo has plenty of strong allies like Yuji Itadori and Geto.

Crunchyroll Crashes as One Piece Episode 1071 Breaks the Internet

One Piece's much-anticipated Gear 5 episode makes anime history... and crashes quite a few streaming websites.

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Why Episode Nagi Will Give Fans Even More Than Blue Lock's Original Manga

Blue Lock's spin-off manga focuses on fan-favorite Nagi, his friendship with Reo and his climb to the top, with more humor and heart than ever before.

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Bleach Zanpakutō — All The Sword Forms Explained

How did the Soul Reapers' Zanpakuto develop from an Asauchi to a Shikai to a Bankai? There are unique mechanics to each sword form.

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15 Anime With The Longest Titles Ever, Ranked

Anime titles get longer and longer over the years. These are the shows with the most long-winded names imaginable.

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Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2: Everything To Know About The Shibuya Incident Arc

The Shibuya Incident is the 6th arc in the Jujutsu Kaisen manga and will be featured in JJK Season 2, but what do fans need to know before watching?

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35 Most Powerful Naruto Characters, Officially Ranked

The strongest Naruto characters are capable of everything from superhuman physical abilities to elemental mastery and reality-warping spells.

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10 Most Protective Waifus, Ranked

Some of the best waifus will risk their lives to protect their loved ones from harm – doing everything they can to keep them safe.

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Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Gives Tendo a Naruto Hobby — But It's More Dangerous

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead homages an addiction Naruto had as a kid in Konoha, but Akira Tendo's bad habit puts his life at risk a lot more.

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10 Bleach Characters Strong Enough To Beat Kenpachi Zaraki, Ranked

Kenpachi Zaraki has finally connected with his Zanpakuto, meaning he is stronger than ever. Can any Bleach characters defeat him?

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Mushoku Tensei: Why Rudeus Greyrat is the Most Realistic Isekai Protagonist

Isekai usually have OP MCs like Rimuru from TenSura and Overlord's Ainz, but Mushoku Tensei’s protagonist challenges this status quo with Rudeus.

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Every Akatsuki Member In Naruto Ranked By Their Taijutsu Skill

In Naruto, all Akatsuki members could use taijutsu to some degree during battle, but certain members were more skilled with it than others.

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Why Goku Doesn’t Use The Dragon Balls To Wish Away The Villains

Goku never made one simple wish to defeat his enemies, and many fans wonder why.

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10 Times Sasha Proved She Was The Best Character In Attack On Titan

Attack on Titan is full of great moments where Sasha Braus stands out, from offering a potato to embracing her heritage.