Tag "Anime"

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 &

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

Hellsing Abridged Episode 6 is finally here

It’s here, it’s finally here! It’s like Christmas, Hanukkah and 4th of July all rolled up into one! TeamFourStar has really knocked it out of the park with this one!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens… anime opening?!

Although there are many anime music videos created each year by fans, this particular fan-made music video is rather beautifully put together. By using clips from Star Wars: The Force

Trailer for Digimon Adventure tri. Part 2 released

The PV trailer for the second of the six-part Digimon Adventure tri. has been released! Part 2, called Ketsui (Determination), features Mimi Tachikawa and Joe Kido’s realization that they must fight, with

New Vocaloid for SEKAI NO OWARI

New and upcoming popular indie band SEKAI NO OWARI will release its very own Vocaloid for download this January 28th (physical copy release date not yet announced) for 14,000 yen

Anime Impulse brings some heavy hitters in cosplay

Anime Impulse is a new upcoming convention in LA, but don’t let its newness fool you. They are bringing in some heavy hitters to kick off its inaugural launch. It

66th Kohaku Uta Gassen features anime special

For the first time ever, Japan’s annual Kohaku Uta Gassen will premiere a special “Anime Kohaku” section! Kohaku Uta Gassen is Japan’s biggest and most popular show, taking place on

New update on KuroBas stage play cast

The official website for Kuroko no Basuke’s Stage Play, called Kuroko no Basuke: The Encounter, has revealed the cast members for five of the main characters of the series: Kuroko Tetsuya

Ford releases second commercial featuring Dragon Ball Z

In one of the most bizarre team-ups in advertising history, Ford has enlisted the help of the Z-Fighters from Dragon Ball Z to help sell their new cars. The first

15 anime Christmas songs to add to your songlist

Christmas is here! With all the holiday celebrations, why not add some anime Christmas songs to your playlists? Here’s 12 non-traditional anime Christmas songs to consider adding to your music

Gegege no Kitaro Manga creator passes away at 93

You may not know who Shigeru Mizuki is, but you’ve probably seen hints of his influence in many modern titles. On November 11th, Kitaro fell and injured his head and

Sharp to release limited editon Neon Genesis Evangelion smartphone

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of anime franchise, Sharp will release a limited edition smartphone inspired by the design of Eva Unit-01. There are only 30,000 units of the SH-M02-EVA20

US trailer for Ghost in the Shell movie released

IGN has released the US trailer for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie. It’s the same trailer as the Japanese trailer but of course with English dub. At least

Boruto: Naruto the Movie review

Spoilers of the main NARUTO storyline exists in this review. You have been warned. When I first heard about the announcement of BORUTO: NARUTO the movie, a cloud of dread

Hercule goes Super Saiyan in Dragon Ball Super?!

Mr. Satan, or Hercule for those who watched the English dubs on Cartoon Network, has always been a comedic character. The so-called “Savior of the Universe” has been a long-running gag

New ‘Death Note’ movie announced for 2016

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost nine years since the original run of the hit manga Death Note, written and illustrated by Tsugumi Ohba. The series spawned

New 3×3 Eyes project preview clip released

To follow up with Megumi Hayashibara’s announcement of her new single for 3×3 Eyes, King Records has released a preview video clip featuring her single’s title track (Samhara ~Sei Naru

Hetalia The World Twinkle DVD includes new episode

For those purchasing Hetalia The World Twinkle 1st DVD, the official website has announced the addition of an extra episode that will ship out on October 28th. Titled Doitsu Dokyo