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All hail the king!

―The Canipa Effect

Callum May (born on November 26, 1995 | The Canipa Effect) is a YouTube anime reviewer, who does anime reviews, animation spotlights, his own version of "Did You Know Anime" called "Did You Know Animo" and many other anime related video types.  He was a member of the podcast Anime Galaxy until it went defunked. After that, he became one of the three creators of the podcast Anifix, along with his friends GLENLOVESANIME, also known as GLENLOVESSUBWAY, AnimeRuss, and RCAnimeCallum currently works as a journalist for Crunchyroll and Anime News Network.

Most know him for his obsession of penguins in anime and his animator spotlight videos.

He currently lives in Tokyo, with his wife.

Good Friends on YouTube

  1. AnimeRuss
  3. AverageAnimeFan
  4. Otaku-Vs
  5. Kevin Nyaa
  6. TipperAnime
  7. RCAnime
  8. MrAJCosplay
  9. Zoiney
  10. Hollow of Dawn
  11. Prince Flannel
  12. PerrydactylShow
  13. YonkouProductionsHD
  14. HappiLeeErin (Erin)
  15. AnimeEveryday
  16. Shirou
  17. HyperAnimeReviews
  18. HoldenReviews (Holden)
  19. Glass Reflection (Arkada or Tristan Gallant)


Anime Reviews

  1. Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. The Sword of Justice
  2. Long Horizon Season 1
  3. Hamatora: The Animation
  4. Persona 4: The Animation
  5. Nanana's Buried Treasure
  6. Akuma no Riddle
  7. Soul Eater! NOT
  8. Date a Live, Gundam Unicorn + more
  9. Locodol
  10. Robotics;Notes
  11. Tokyo ESP
  12. Nisemonogatari, Watamote + More
  13. My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Haganai Next + More
  14. Yuki Yuna is a Hero
  15. Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis
  16. Attack on Titan: Limited Edition
  17. Gatchaman Crowds
  18. Silver Spoon[Gin no Saji] Season 1
  19. Otorimonogatari[Monogatari Second Season]
  20. Hal[Film]
  21. Patema Inverted: Limited Edition
  22. Kill la Kill: Limited Edition
  23. Persona 3 the Movie #1: Spring of Rebirth
  24. Persona 3 the Movie #2: Midsummer Knight's Dream
  25. Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend
  26. Plastic Memories
  27. Mikagura School Suite
  28. Boruto: Naruto the Movie
  29. Charlotte
  30. Akatsuki no Yona
  31. One Punch Man

Animation Spotlights

  1. Se Jun Kim(Animator)
  2. Takeshi Koike(Animator)
  3. Tatsunoko Productions(Anime Studio)
  4. Breaking Down One Punch Man's Incredible Animation
  5. Why The Animation Studio Doesn't Really Matter
  6. The Silent Fall of Studio Madhouse
  7. Who on Earth is A-1 Pictures

Discuss Anime

  1. If Anime was Banned in Japan
  2. The Return of Hunter X Hunter
  3. Most Anticipated Summer 2014 Anime
  4. Most Anticipated Fall 2014 Anime
  5. Attack on Titan Season 2 Trailer UNCOVERED?
  6. Most Anticipated Winter 2015 Anime
  7. Sword Art Online Season 3 Trailer UNCOVERED?
  8. Most Anticipated Spring 2015 Anime
  9. Devil's Legacy[Kickstarter]
  10. No Game No Life Season 2 Trailer UNCOVERED?
  11. This is the Golden Age of Anime
  12. Most Anticipated Summer 2015 Anime
  13. Understanding Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace
  14. Top 5 Summer 2015 Anime Opening Credits
  15. Most Anticipated Fall 2015 Anime
  16. 5 Japanese Animator Expo Short Films You Should Watch
  17. Top 10 Anime OF ALL TIME
  18. How Myriad Colors Phantom World Excels Beyond Its Genre
  19. Why the Project Ito Anime Films Are Important

One Minute Anime Reviews

  1. Death Parade
  2. DanMachi: Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
  3. Hibike! Euphonium
  4. Monster Musume

Anime Hype Control

  1. Tales of Zestria the X

Best of Year in Anime

Best of 2015

  1. Gatchaman Crowds: Insight
  2. Kekkai Sensen
  3. Non Non Biyori
  4. Punchline
  5. Death Parade

Vital Three Reviews

  1. Yowamushi Pedal Season 1
  2. Haikyuu
  3. No Game No Life
  4. Mekakucity Actors
  5. Bakumatsu Rock
  6. Sword Art Online Season 2: Phantom Bullet
  7. Tokyo Ghoul
  8. Aldnoah.Zero Season 1
  9. Persona 4: The Golden Animation
  10. Cross Ange
  11. Gundam Build Fighters TRY
  12. Parasyte: The Maxim
  13. Kantai Collection: Kancolle
  14. Death Parade
  15. Assassination Classroom
  16. Kekkai Sensen
  17. Dragonball Super
  18. Lupin the Third[2015]

Our Favorite Anime

  1. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure ft. PerrydactylShow
  2. One Piece ft. YonkouProductionsHD

Vital Three Anime Award Sword

  1. Top 5 Spring 2014 Anime
  2. Top 5 Summer 2014 Anime
  3. Top 5 Fall 2014 Anime
  4. Top 5 Winter 2015 Anime

Video Game Reviews

  1. Shin Megami Tensei IV
  2. Persona 4/Golden
  3. Gotcha Force
  4. Digimon: Rumble Arena 2
  5. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
  6. Homoura Rumble(Madoka Magica Fan Game)
  7. Dungeonland
  8. Wind Waker HD Hero Mode
  9. Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed


Anime Galaxy




The Weebcast

The Weebcast is a seasional anime podcast, hosted by Digibro, that Canipa has guested on before, where they talk about the upcoming seasonal anime.  


  1. Spring 2016 Anime Impressions [w/ Mother's Basement, Liam of The Sw1tcher, Best Guy Ever, & Canipa]

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