Cooper D Barham

Aspiring author, marriage and family therapist, and active behavioral health technician, Cooper fills his world with God, music, videogames, anime/manga, drawing, reading, writing, and some physical stuff in between. If you ever want to talk about the big or little things of life, fire him a message. Helping others through tough times is both his passion and way of living. 'Got it memorized?'

How Weekly Shōnen Jump is Evolving

By Cooper D Barham / January 1, 2018 /

Note: Please be aware that this article contains some spoilers for currently-running manga, though I will refrain from mentioning anything critical to their respective narratives. Weekly Shōnen Jump (henceforth referenced simply as Jump) is the most commercially established manga magazine in the world, and at nearly 50 years of publication also boasts one of the…

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Our Favorite Anime Christmas Episodes

By Cooper D Barham / December 25, 2017 /

Yatta! Throw 2017 into the books! We’ve made it to the end of another year. I hope it saw you well, and that mighty goodness and wonder colored your lives. If it did not, or you are dreading the approaching holidays, please know our hearts at the Geeks Under Grace team go out to you. Most…

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Review: Boruto: Naruto Next Generations – Season 1

By Cooper D Barham / December 22, 2017 /

Producer: Viz Media Director: Noriyuki Abe Writer: Makoto Uezu Starring: Yūko Sanpei Distributor: Studio Pierrot Genre: School Life, Fantasy, Action Rating: Rated G Spanning episodes 1-14, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations‘ first complete arc is the formal successor of shonen smash-hit Naruto. Developed by Studio Pierrot, it sets the stage for the next era of adventures in the village of…

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22 Terms Every Anime Fan Should Know

By Cooper D Barham / November 6, 2017 /

Seeing how anime comes from a different culture than most audiences reading this article, I think it’s important as consumers for us to recognize some of the words and phrases that crop up while we watch (or read) our favorite series. People who have been indoctrinated into the world of manga and anime for a…

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Remove One Character from an Anime to Make it Better

By Cooper D Barham / October 20, 2017 /

Have you ever been watching an anime when suddenly that one character appears on the screen who makes you clench your jaw in an act of endurance as you tolerate the unfortunate truth of their existence? “This series would be so much better if this character weren’t in it!” you cry in mental anguish. This is…

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