On and crackin’ at Kraken Con 2014!

Kraken Con is just around the corner and ready to shine some more light on the anime world. From October 4th to 5th you can come to the Oakland Convention

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

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,

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

SacAnime 2014: Men of Anime panel

SacAnime had a lot of panels this past weekend, and the Men of Anime panel was definitely one of my favorites. It had some big names in voice acting for anime/games/cartoons. Voice

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

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

Acting like an anime character in real life…not recommended

Watching an anime can be fun, but acting like an anime character can lead to awkwardness. For example, you wouldn’t really bleed in real life if you saw a really

Kite live-action film review

It remains rare for an anime film or series to be adapted to an English language live-action film, and with the track record for quality set by movies like Dragonball

Cardcaptor Sakura Blu-ray review

It’s been 14 years since Cardaptors first arrived on television in North America. It wasn’t until much later that many others and I learned that the series we watched was really

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

Working!! (Wagnaria!!) Season 3 announced

At the Working!! and Servant x Service Summer Festa crossover event, it was announced that a 3rd season of Working!! has been approved and will soon be in production. Square

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

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.

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

Oreimo 2 DVD Limited Edition Complete Box Set review

The second season of Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (also known as Oreimo) finally arrives in a Limited Edition DVD set from Aniplex USA and features 13

Day 0 schedule released for Anime California

Anime California is a new convention opening up this month. It will be located close to Disneyland and will give local fans another chance to see an anime convention Southern California.

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

New extended trailer for The Last: Naruto the Movie

Just this past Friday, the official website for the upcoming Naruto movie (The Last: Naruto the Movie) released an extended version of their official trailer. The film will premiere in

A new Digimon Adventure anime is coming in 2015

During the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Event held in Japan, it was announced that a new Digimon Adventure sequel is currently being developed and will release in Spring 2015. A special trailer was shown which takes

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

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