Review: Attack on Titan’s Mikasa Ackerman Figma figure

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Why is everything from Japan just so much better? From consoles to snacks, now upon my discovery, action figures. The Figma series from Max Factory is one of the world’s most high quality and realistic action figure genre available on the market. While I still do prefer statues to figures, … Continue reading

Aniplex will have a Sword Art Online II premiere event at Anime Expo 2014


Anime Expo is less than two months away and already Aniplex has made some big announcements about this year’s guests and special events. Last week Aniplex announced it will be holding a Kill la Kill special event, and now AX 2014 will also be featuring the Sword Art Online II Premiere Event on … Continue reading

Appleseed: Alpha trailer released


IGN has released a trailer for the upcoming Appleseed movie called Appleseed Alpha. It shows both Deunan and Briareos riding a train together, until it gets derailed. Now trapped in a war-torn city, it looks like they’ll have to rescue a little girl. This is being headed by Shinji Aramaki (Storm Troopers: Invasion) … Continue reading

Anime Expo 2014, Aniplex, and Sony Music Entertainment Japan present: Kill la Kill special event


For those going to Anime Expo this year, it’s well expected that you’ll see plenty of Kill la Kill cosplayers, merchandise, and other goodies that you can’t wait to get your grubby mits on. For those who haven’t seen the phenomenon that is Kill la Kill, you’ve been missing out … Continue reading

This stunning trailer for live action Akira is as good as it gets


The Akira Project, a passion project by director Nguyen-Anh Nguyen with a team from over 12 countries, launched their concept trailer of Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 legendary manga-turned-anime feature, Akira. The original Akira live action has been in somewhat of a development hell in Hollywood for over 10 years with nothing still set … Continue reading

Fairy Tail’s Grey Fullbuster Goodsmile statue available for pre-order


Fairy Tail 2 is the continuation of the widely popular series that brought us Naruto with magic. While Fairy Tail may just be another Shounen anime, it does have some unique and colorful characters. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not bashing Fairy Tail in the least, and actually prefer it … Continue reading

Get a taste of Shishio’s blade in this new Kenshin movie trailer


The official Rurouni Kenshin YouTube just dropped a brand new trailer for not one but two sequel films to 2012 hit, Rurouni Kenshin, with the new titles: Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Inferno / The Legend Ends (「るろうに剣心 京都大火/伝説の最期」). Directed by returning director Keishi Otomo, the films will cover the Kyoto Arc of … Continue reading

Attack On Titan’s Mikasa Ackerman GoodSmile statue available for pre-order

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For those who haven’t yet seen “Attack on Titan”, you’ve been either living without internet, or have no intention of ever watching a quality anime. As for the otaku among us who lovingly refers to this Yandere beauty as their Waifu, you’re in luck. Good Smile company is now taking … Continue reading

Bluefin Tamashii Nations September releases


Bluefin Tamashii Nations has announced some of their September 2014 releases, so let’s take a look at a few of the upcoming items to add to your collection. The Metal Build – Freedom Gundam will be getting limited re-issue due to high fan demand. Originally released in 2012 this diecast figure can … Continue reading

Sailor Moon Crystal premiere date announced

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We finally know when we need to tune in to NicoNico to see the premiere of the new anime Sailor Moon Crystal that is being released by Toei Animation to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Sailor Moon series. Although it’s been rumoured for months that the series would debut … Continue reading

Anime Expo hosts world premiere of K: Missing Kings


An action-packed, mystery seinen series, the anime K (also known as K Project) was first released in 2012. The story focuses on Yashiro Isana, a friendly and “ordinary” high schooler in a technologically advanced city. The plot starts when a prominent member of an infamous organization (HOMRA) is murdered by … Continue reading

Watch this group’s amazing Attack on Titan inspired dance

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While anime and hip-hop may appear to be an unlikely combo, this video proves that when combined they can be truly awesome. At this year’s Ultimate Brawl XIIV presented by 909 Hip Hop Dance Troupe at the Fox Performing Arts Centre a group calling themselves The Survey Corps pulled off … Continue reading

Want to be a voice actor in an anime? Try out for Magi 2 at Anime Expo 2014


Have you ever watched an anime and thought, “I would love to be a voice actor in one of my favorite shows?” Maybe you think you can do a better job doing English dub? Well here is your chance. During the Aniplex panel during Sakura-Con, it was announced that Aniplex USA … Continue reading

Sword Art Online II will simulcast worldwide


During Aniplex USA’s panel at Sakura-Con, it was confirmed that Sword Art Online II will simulcast worldwide when it airs in Japan in July. Aniplex announced that they will be hosting Sword Art Online II premiere screening events, which will be held in the U.S., France, Germany, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan, with dates and locations to … Continue reading

Goku’s mother finally introduced in ‘Dragon Ball Minus’ manga


Dragon Ball is an iconic manga and anime that has recognizable characters that are known across the globe by many. From what we know from the anime and manga, Goku grew up building his own friends and family. We never knew who his actual family was other than Bardock. That … Continue reading

Crackin’ at Kraken Con


At first sight Kraken Con looks rather small, and compared to other nerd conventions, it is. When you delve deeper, you’ll find an inviting, friendly and fun atmosphere for cosplayers, exhibitors, and anime enthusiasts alike. Entering the convention I could tell right from the gate that the level of cosplay … Continue reading

‘Persona 3 The Movie #1: Spring of Birth’ release date announced


During an industry panel at Kawaii-Kon, Aniplex of America announced their plans to release Shin Megami Tensei: Persona3 THE MOVIE #1 Spring of Birth starting May 20th, 2014. This release will be available in over 50 countries. Spring of Birth is the first film in the Persona 3 trilogy based on … Continue reading

Marvel Disk War the Avengers is like a cross between Digimon and Power Rangers


Yes, that is an anime character transforming into Iron Man. The clip above comes from the Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers animated series that recently aired on Japanese Television. The show features Marvel characters, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, and Wasp as they tried to stop Loki’s evil plans. The … Continue reading