Hello Kitty x Rurouni Kenshin is the greatest thing ever


Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), the third live-action Rurouni Kenshin movie, will release on September 13th in Japan. Sanrio has some limited edition goodies involving the samurai and Hello Kitty. Anyone attending the movie will have a chance to pick up a Himura Kenshin or Shishio Makoto Hello … Continue reading

The Legend of Korra Book 4 premieres October 3rd


It’s only been over a few weeks since the end of The Legend of Korra – Book 3’s concluding episode. With the change of format from television to digital distribution, many have wondered what has been occurring behind-the-scenes aside from the official statement from Nickelodeon. If you have been listening … Continue reading

New Fate/Stay Night series premieres on the big screen in seven locations


Fate/stay Night fans may be happy to know that the new Unlimited Blade Works anime adaptation from Ufotable will be premiering in theater screenings across seven cities on September 28th. Three of them will be held in Japan’s Tokyo, Osaka and Tokushima. The remaining international premieres will be held in Los … Continue reading

Margot Robbie to play Major Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell?

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Margot Robbie is on fire now after her appearance with Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street. She’s currently working on Tarzan as Jane Porter. Now we hear that she’s in talks to be in the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie for DreamWorks, according to The Wrap. It doesn’t … Continue reading

Sekai Project to release Clannad: Full Voice Edition for Steam


During Japan Expo, Sekai Project announced it would be bringing visual novel Clannad: Full Voice Edition over to the North America via Steam. Developed by Key, Clannad is a very touching story that has also seen releases as an anime series in 2007, and a follow up series Clannad after story in 2008. … Continue reading

Toradora! Complete Series Premium Edition – Palmtop Tiger vs Dragon Round Two


Last month NIS America released the Toradora! Complete Series which includes all 25 episodes along with the OVA episode on Blu-ray. Normally you don’t see anime companies going back too often and releasing series on Blu-ray, but that’s not all as Toradora! is also NIS America’s first debut anime series … Continue reading

SDCC: Interview with RWBY’s Weiss and Blake


Rooster Teeth may have long ago become ‘internet famous’ thanks to their breakout Halo webseries Red vs Blue, but that doesn’t mean they can’t keep upping the independent YouTube series game. RWBY, their original anime series, has already garnered a devout fan following with their first season, the first episode of … Continue reading

Sword Art Online II Sinon 1/8 Scale PVC Figure coming from Kotobukiya


On Kotobukiya’s Facebook it was announced that the Sword Art Online II Sinon -Phantom Bullet- 1/8 Scale Ani*Statue will be released in January 2015 in North America. Sinon is the main focus in SAO II as Kirito enters GGO to solve the mystery of Death Gun. She comes equipped with her rare PGM Ultima … Continue reading

Studio Ghibli’s production department on suspension?


After 29 long years and 20 great animated films, general manager Toshio Suzuki announced that Studio Ghibli’s production department is considering taking a break and possibly disbanding (or restructuring). While he has not officially confirmed a definite shut down of the entire department yet, the company’s recent films have been … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Meeting up with Appleseed Alpha’s Shinji Aramaki

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Shinji Aramaki is known for directing the CG-animated Appleseed and its sequel, Appleseed Ex Machina. Appleseed Alpha released on Blu-ray and DVD last week (Check out our review here.), and the story follows Deunan and Briareos as they go about their days surviving a post-apocalyptic New York City. They rescue a young girl and her … Continue reading