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?'

9 Anime YouTubers Worth Watching

By Cooper D Barham / October 16, 2017 /

Known in their community as AniTubers, this special breed of YouTube creators specializes in dissecting anime both microscopically and globally. They review series, break down elements in narrative, explore character psychology, study the art of animation, analyze industrial patterns, and otherwise set out to be the evidence that anime (and by extension, manga) might possibly…

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The History of Anime – Part 3

By Cooper D Barham / October 13, 2017 /

If you haven’t yet, you should go check out the first and second installments of this series, which cover the roots of manga, anime, and some of the names that helped generate the medium’s earliest waves of influence. (Do me the favor of listening to the above video/song while you proceed through the rest of this…

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The History of Anime – Part 2

By Cooper D Barham / September 18, 2017 /

If you haven’t yet, you should go check out the first installment of this series, which covers the roots of manga, anime, and some of the names that helped generate the medium’s earliest waves of influence. I’m going to start breaching the era where the repercussions of manga, and especially anime, could be observed in…

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What is your Favorite Anime Power or Ability?

By Cooper D Barham / September 15, 2017 /

Whether you wanna be the very best, like no one ever was, or you’re fighting evil by moonlight and winning love by daylight, you’ve likely watched an anime where the characters exhibit extraordinary powers. Regardless of genre, anime has cultivated all sorts of inventive fictional abilities to bestow upon its characters, ranging from the simple…

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The History of Anime – Part 1

By Cooper D Barham / August 21, 2017 /

I’m sure you’ve heard of a little event in world history called World War II. It was a politically complex and morally horrific grease-stain of a struggle that involved a lot of bad things happening to people who wanted nothing to do with it. And as with most tragedies of this scale, once the ashes…

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