Anime

Popular anime series, FLCL, to return with new seasons on Adult Swim

FLCL (pronounced Fooly Cooly), the popular anime series in 2000, will be getting new seasons on Adult Swim’s Toonami block. Yes, after 16 years, anime fans can start to get

Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] II Limited Edition Blu-ray review

The battle for the Holy Grail continues in the second season box set of Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]. Caster has captured Saber after using Rule Breaker, thus negating Shiro’s contract

Hunter x Hunter returns April 18

Popular manga series Hunter x Hunter will return on April 18th! Infamous for its many hiatuses and frustrating many dedicated fans, the series has hooked its claws into many hearts

McDonald’s Japan’s new animated ad is heartwarming

McDonald’s Japan is looking for part-timers, and what a better way to communicate to the younguns than with anime! Collaborating with Studio Colorido (who also recently did an excellent Puzzle &

Pokémon Centers to open outside of Japan?

Pokémon is a worldwide phenomenon that captures not only the imaginations of children, but also adults who want to be the very best. One thing that has always been missing,

First look at Ace Attorney anime series takes us back to the start

During Tokyo Game Show, Capcom revealed that an Ace Attorney anime series was in development. We get our first look at the upcoming series which will air starting next month

Pokémon’s Ditto-inspired plushies and keychains to be released

While Ditto may be the best Pokémon when it comes to breeding, this is one Ditto you will want to hug and cackle while looking it. The Pokémon Company announced that it

Kizumonogatari Part I: Tekketsu (anime review)

When Bakemonogatari first came out in 2009, it was a fresh of breath air that both satirized the genre and exploited its own self-awareness into a truly unique piece of

New uncut Escaflowne HD dub is all set to go

Anime fans who remember the ’90s might remember a certain mecha-fantasy-romance anime series called The Vision of Escaflowne that appealed to both male and female audiences alike. Funimation is now bringing

Sakura no Ame film opens, 24-minute behind-the-scenes video stream available

Vocaloid-inspired film Sakura no Ame opened this weekend in theaters in Japan! The movie, based off of halyosy’s song “Sakura no Ame,” focuses on the budding romance of a shy high school

Ghost in the Shell movie casts Beat Takeshi as Section 9 chief

There are many fans who aren’t happy with the upcoming live-action Ghost in the Shell movie starring Scarlett Johansson. Here’s one casting report I’m sure many fans won’t have a

Megahouse’s Digimon’s Angewomon figure too sexy to be released outside of Japan

In celebration of Digimon’s 15th anniversary and the release of Digimon Adventure tri., multiple manufacturers are working on a huge line of collectibles coming out. Megahouse has a few figures set

Sword Art Online comes to life thanks to IBM and VR technology

The popular anime Sword Art Online takes place in 2022 where players are trapped in a virtual world and their nerve gear headsets are hijacked to kill them in real

Dragon Ball Z Abridged episode 52 now available

It’s always exciting when the guys at TFS come out with a new episode, and #52 of their magnum opus DBZ Abridged is no exception! When we last left off,

The real seascape for Miyazaki’s Ponyo is saved

After nine years, Hiroshima’s prefectural government finally decided to drop the controversial land reclamation project for Tomonoura bay. Tomonoura and its seaside landscape are the inspiration for the setting for

Share Valentines Day with Super Sonico

The lovable Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico, has decided to share something special with her fans today in the form of some limited time downloadable wallpapers for both PCs and smartphones.

Lolita Dark at Anime Los Angeles 2016

This year at Anime Los Angeles, held in Ontario at the Ontario Convention Center and Radisson Ontario Airport, Lolita Dark was featured as the special musical guests of honor! In

Colossal Titan invades Japan for the Annual Sapporo Snow Festival

Images via Sapporo Every February in Sapporo, Japan, massive snow sculptures are carved on display for a week attracting visitors from around the world. This year’s festival is honoring the

Good Smile Company to release cute Pokemon’s Red and Green Nendroid

February 27, 2016, keeps getting bigger and bigger. So what’s so important about that day? Well, the 27th, also known as Pokémon Day, is the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon series. You know, the

Deadpool, Samus, Kylo Ren and One-Punch Man, oh my! Good Smile Company at Won Fest 2016

It’s that time of year where Japanese companies showcase their upcoming releases in 2016. While we just recently showcased some new items coming from Kotobukiya, this time we will be