Tag "Anime"

FanimeCon 2017: Small tips to remember

FanimeCon falls upon the San Jose Convention Center once again this week from May 26-29. For many attending, this will be another year in a familiar place with friends. Others

Happy anniversary, Grave of the Fireflies!

There have been so many different types of Japanese animation series throughout the decades. However, every once in a while there is an anime that everyone watches that tugs at

Watch the entire series of ‘Samurai Champloo’ for FREE on YouTube

Hot off the legendary anime, Cowboy Bebop, director Shinichirō Watanabe would find success again in Samurai Champloo’s 26 episodes. The series would also become synonymous with its iconic soundtrack provided by

Netflix adds One Punch Man to its Japanese anime list

If you’re a fan of Japanese animation, then you’re in for a treat! Although, I would assume that if you’re a Japanese animation fan, you’d already have watched the series One

Top 5 terrible live-action anime movies

I’ve grown up watching anime for quite some time now, and it looks like we’re in the era where they’re finally starting to be acknowledged properly and turned into decent

Blade of the Immortal live-action teaser trailer

Blade of the Immortal is a popular Japanese manga that follows the life of a samurai named Manji. In his quest for redemption of sins committed in a previous life,

Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale- tickets on sale

Aniplex of America announced that tickets for the upcoming nationwide theatrical release of Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale- will be on sale starting January 6, 2017. Oridinal Scale is set

Pokemon Moon (Nintendo 3DS Review)

It has been 20 years since Pokémon has been introduced to us. And during that time it has evolved from card game to TV, toys, apparel, video game, and more. This

Anime character designer Masayoshi Tanaka on ‘Your Name’ and working with Shinkai (interview)

During AkibaFest last month, we were lucky to sit down with the renowned anime character designer and animator Masayoshi Tanaka. The round table interview was conducted between three outlets: Nerd

Dou kyu sei ‘Classmates’ (Blu-ray review)

Doukyusei, also known as Classmates, is a film adaptation of the first “boys’ love” manga by author Asumiko Nakamura. It follows Licht Sajo and Hikaru Kusakabe, two male high school

Aniplex of America launches AkibaFest website

Back at Anime Expo 2016, Aniplex of America revealed that it would be holding a special two-day event known as AkibaFest. The goal of AkibaFest is to bring the spirit

Anime Expo 2016: Interview with singer LIA

Anime opening and ending music often become a major selling point to an anime’s popularity. These anisons (short for anime songs) have been a staple since the beginning of the

Anime Expo 2017 tickets are up and so are the prices

With Anime Expo just finished over the Fourth of July weekend, it is already hard at work for next year. It has posted the prices for next year’s event. Check out the

One Punch Man coming to Toonami!

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past year, you’ve probably seen at least a clip or picture at the overpowered and yet incredibly charismatic superhero Saitama from

AX 2016: The Pillows will return for FLCL 2!

During today’s panel at AX 2016, FLCL creator Kazuya Tsurumaki and Haruko voice actor Mayumi Shintani were on-hand to talk about the new upcoming season. While they couldn’t reveal any big

Studio Ghibli Film Festival comes to Santa Ana

Didn’t get a chance to see Howl’s Moving Castle or Princess Mononoke in a full-fledged theater? Well, now is your chance. Coming to The Frida Theater in Santa Ana, CA,

Japanese government going after anime pirates

This is One Piece come to life. It’s the government vs pirates, and the government has employed a pirate hunter to go after anime pirates. The Japanese government has upgraded

6 new volumes of D.Gray-man HALLOW to be released this summer

According to the July issue of Jump Square, fans can expect D.Gray-man Hallow, the sequel to the original D.Gray-man anime, to be released July 4th, and to have 13 episodes

Fanime 2016 photo gallery

This past weekend was another cosplay-filled weekend at Fanime 2016 in San Jose, California. We saw a lot of fans dress up as their favorite characters and even ones that creatively

Durarara!! X2 Ten Volume 4 Blu-ray Set (Review)

One of the things that has really made Durarara!! a treat to watch wasn’t just the story, but how the series has been able to introduce more and more characters into