Kill la Kill Vol. 2 Limited Edition Blu-ray and DVD

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It’s rare for me to even consider re-watching an anime, no matter how much I’ve enjoyed it. Jokes run dry, and twists don’t leave you on the edge of your seat. What I’ve experienced with Kill la Kill is an appreciation for detail. It’s the little things that you begin … Continue reading

Scarlett Johansson to play Major Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell?

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It was previously reported that The Wolf of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbie was in talks to play Major Kusanagi in the live-action Ghost in the Shell flick by DreamWorks. Plans have fell through, since it looks like Robbie is getting close to signing on the Suicide Squad film. Now it … Continue reading

Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid Akagi (figure review)

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If there’s something Japan’s been obsessed with lately, it’s personified battleships. Since last year, Kantai Collection (or “Kancolle” for short) has become one of Japan’s most popular online games. Available only in Japan, the game has amassed over 2.2 million users which is impressive when you consider not everyone can register to … Continue reading

Naruto manga is finally ending on November 10th

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Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto manga will be coming to an end in the next 5 chapters. The final issue will be coming on November 10th in the 50th issue of Shonen Jump. For a decade and a half we’ve seen Naruto chase his dream of becoming Hokage. He has faced and overcome many challenges … Continue reading

Pharrell Williams shows off his otaku side in a new music video

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Pharrell is no stranger to anime culture. Earlier this year, he helped remix Hatsune Miku’s Last Night, Good Night in a music video produced by famous Japanese designer Takashi Murakami and his Kaikai Kiki production company. Today, the duo return with “It Girl”, a five-minute animated musical adventure that combines … Continue reading

YaoiCon 2014: My experience

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I had the pleasure of attending YaoiCon 2014, which takes place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. YaoiCon goes on every year and has been around for a really long time now. For those who don’t know, yaoi is about fictional stories with boy-on-boy love. You’re probably thinking that the … Continue reading

Hello Kitty x Rurouni Kenshin is the greatest thing ever

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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

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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

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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

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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