Actor Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai and Inception) and actress Yuu Aoi (Honey and Clover and Tekkonkinkreet) will be hosting a documentary titled Studio Ghibli Monogatari (The Story of Studio Ghibli) which will air on Japan’s NTV on March 21st at 9pm. The program will detail the struggles of More >
San Jose, California’s Fanime convention has announced that it will host the first overseas performance of Japanese hip hop and R&B singer Yūya Matsushita on May 27-30. Matsushita has starred as the title character, Sebastian Michaelis in the live action stage play of popular manga ‘Black More >
Announced today voice actor Spike Spencer (Neon Genesis Evangelion and Excel Saga) will be voicing the character Saburo Togasu from the popular Anime ‘Durarara!!’. Togasu is the driver of the gang Dollars and is extremely protective of his van to the point of becoming outraged at any signs of More >
Akira has been in hot water for that last couple of years now. It can’t keep a director and the script has been rewritten numerous times by various writers. The most recent version written by Harry Potter’s Steve Kloves has hit the net. Our friend over at io9 got there hands on some of the pages of More >
Here’s the trailer for the ThunderCats remake for Cartoon Network. The style is heavy on the anime side. It is being done by a Japanese team after all, but so was the original. I’m still looking forward to it and hope the style fits with the story.
The Decepticon was made by the handy steel craftsman called Legendary Iron. The Chinese man build the entire tank out of scraps of metal More >
I met Djembe the second to last day of CES at a booth, which was showing his art on their product. I was walking around and just looking at random products and I noticed a painting of Raijin, Japanese God of Thunder and Storm. And those that know me, I am a big fan of Japanese culture. I was More >
Star Blazers is the name of the American version of the Japanese anime series Space Battleship Yamato. December of 2010, Japan had their own live-action Space Battleship Yamato film and it was a huge success. Now it looks like Hollywood wants in on that success by having an American version More >
It’s been almost 2 years since the cancellation of the Wolverine and the X-Men. A show that many die-hard fans fought for to stay on the air. We can only hope More >
Warner Bros. is working on the project to bring the manga/anime Akira to life and it seems that the Akira train is going ahead in full force, but not without some objects blocking its path. According to Vulture, Mila Kunis is walking away from the movie to star opposite James Franco in Raimi’s Oz, More >
Back in 2007, Warner Bros. had greenlit a ThunderCats reboot that was to be directed by Gears of War and Unreal Tournament art director, Jerry O’Flaherty. The script was written by Paul Sopocy, who wrote a couple of episodes for the Elvira TV series and pretty much nothing else worth mentioning. More >
NISA has brought us the second installment of Pandora Hearts with Pandora Hearts Volume 2 Premium Edition. The Premium Edition once again comes with 2 DVDs and a beautiful artbook of the Anime.
The Anime picks up with the continuation of the ensuing events involving the Cheshire Cat, the Will of More >
Rolling off the success of the new Storm of Ragnarok release, Konami has just announced a full line up that will keep us busy until World Championship in Tokyo.
First off, we have the movie, Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time, debuting later this month. Right as the movie releases, the movie pack, More >
Fans of the retro futuristic anime Last Exile has something to look forward to. It has been announced via Anime News Network that Gonzo is working on Last Exile ‘Ginyoku no Fan’ (Fam, the Silver Wing) a new series in the world of the steampunk world of Prester with a new storyline, main More >
It’s been some big news for fans of ThunderCats this week, from the leaked image to the release of the official artwork. Some of you hate it, and some of you are excited for another ThunderCats to come for a new generation. So far we’ve seen Lion-O, Panthro, Cheetara, and Tygra, but who else will More >
As girls dressed in cosplay. Well, not really, they are actually drawn. I was amazed on how many Pokemon there is now. Last I remember there were only like 151 Pokemon. And now its over 400 Pokemon. Thats amazing. But even more amazing the artist who drew all 400+ Pokemon. Some look cool and other More >
On Wednesday Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland amusement park announced that it will unveil a true to life scale of the head of the EVA-02 unit in ‘The Beast’ mode from popular anime Evangelion on March 19th. It will accompany the to life scale EVA-01 unit that has already been built. On March 1st the More >
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc has released the official image for the new ThunderCats cartoon coming to Cartoon Network. You can check out the other image snapped by a fan here. The show is being done through Warner Bros. Animation and Studio4°C (Tekkon Kinkreet, Animatrix, Spriggan). Lion-O, More >
It has recently been confirmed that the new Pokemon: Black & White anime series will premier on Cartoon Network on February 12.
Before the American premier of the new series, Cartoon Network plans on showing the Pokemon Zoroak: Master of Illusions film on the 5th of February. The series will start More >
Over at the London Toy Fair, Bleeding Cool was able to catch a glimpse of the new Thundercats. There is an obvious Anime influence but generally everyone looks the same and thank god they didn’t change the sword. Cheetara looks the oddest out of the bunch, she’s got some kind of Courtney More >
On Friday the Vice President of Licensing of Crunchyroll, Rob Pereyda will be stepping down from his position. Since March of 2008 Pereyda has been responsible for acquiring titles for the popular media distribution site. Pereyda has said that he ‘wouldn’t be leaving if things weren’t so strong‘ More >
Lets Start with a little interview:
The lady in the video is Ms. Yumi Hoashi, Vice President of card business for Konami, who was the person in charge of everything that is the Yu-Gi-Oh card game.
Yu-Gi-Oh Extravaganza is a first time ever event held in the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event More >
Durarara!! starts off by introducing Mikado Ryūgamine, who moves to Ikebukuro to attend school as well as get away from the normal days back home. Mikado is then greeted by Masaomo Kida, his best friend. They parted ways when Kida moved to Ikebukuro, but the two kept in touch until he finally More >
Acclaimed anime director Hayao Miyazaki along with 200 other volunteers worked to maintain Fuchi no Mori, the 5,700 square meters of forested area near Tokyo which was the inspiration for the scenery in renown anime film ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ on Sunday. In 2007 developers had planned to make the More >