Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Vol 1 review – Fight the power!

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Last year, Aniplex released the complete Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Blu-ray Complete Box Set. It was a pretty cool set since it contained all 27 episodes, both movies, Parallel Works, OVA episodes and a lot of extras. The only problem is that the pricing is pretty steep, retailing for around $600. … Continue reading

Kill la Kill Satsuki Kiryuin: Senketsu Version PVC coming in June 2015

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Kill la Kill fans have something to look forward to next summer as Good Smile Company has revealed an upcoming Satsuki Kiryuin PVC Statue that will be released in June 2015. Wearing Ryuko Matoi’s trademark Senketsu, this piece really highlights a great moment in the series which if you haven’t seen, you should … Continue reading

Otorimonogatari Limited Edition Blu-ray review

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We continue the odd and eccentric third arc of Monogatari Second Season with Otorimonogatari. Middle schooler Nadeko Sengoku begins to notice things aren’t right when she finds a new friend in the form of a talking snake god. Story (Possible spoilers ahead) Nadeko makes her most drastic change out of all the … Continue reading

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment will include the ‘Shining Successor’ DLC

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Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment will be available next week for both North America and Europe on the PlayStation Vita as a digital download title. Namco Bandai Games has also announced that the game will have a free DLC pack that contains different outfits for all the game’s heroines. The DLC … Continue reading

AX 2014: Sword Art Online 2 (Gun Gale Online) Premiere

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Sword Art Online was perhaps the most popular anime of 2012m with the second season directly following the first. For myself, I count Sword Art, Alfheim, and Gun Gale as three separate seasons, while officially, the new series is called Sword Art II – Phantom Bullet. This new episode beacons the … Continue reading

AX 2014: Kill la Kill’s Ami Koshimizu and Ryoka Yuzuki’s Excellent Panel Adventure

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When we’re talking about panels, Anime Expo’s LP1 is probably the equivalent of Comic-Con’s famous Hall H. Reserved for AX’s most popular panels, it can accompany around 2,000 attendees. A long line usually forms just outside the hall that stretches as far as the eye as see. That’s a lot … Continue reading

Sword Art Online II will air online starting July 5th on Hulu and Crunchyroll

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Aniplex has confirmed that the long-awaited Sword Art Online II will air online starting July 5th internationally on select platforms. The anime follows a year after the original series incident, where players who logged in to a new VRMMORPG called Sword Art Online all became trapped in the game and unable … Continue reading

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

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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

New Fate/Stay Night anime coming in Fall

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It’s been confirmed that a new Fate/Stay Night anime series will be released during the Fall 2014 season via Type-Moon Ace magazine. Anime studio ufotable will be producing the series and Takahiro Miura will be directing the series. Fate/Stay Night will incorporate any of the three different scenarios Fate, Unlimited … Continue reading

Newest Madoka Magica Movie Sequel to contract North America theaters this winter

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Aniplex USA recently updated the Puella Magi Madoka Magica website with information on the latest movie to be screened in the states. Titled Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie -Rebellion-, the movie is a direct sequel to the television series and last year’s Beginnings and Everlasting movie retellings. Aniplex has confirmed it will … Continue reading

Watch Sword Art Online on Toonami and enter to win a Sony Personal 3D Viewer

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My Saturdays usually consist of playing video games and on occasion watching Toonami to watch some dubbed anime, especially Sword Art Online. Now Aniplex is giving you a great reason to get into the MMORPG-style Anime. Sometime during Sword Art Online, a keyword will appear. By entering it at the Aniplex … Continue reading

Sword Art Online – Kirito Figma announced

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Sword Art Online is currently at episode 24, after Kirito awakens two years after being trapped in SAO. He then travels to Alfheim Online to save Asuna. Last week Kotobukiya announced a 1/8 scale statue of Asuna will be released in 2013. Today Good Smile company announced a Kirito Figma. [portfolio_slideshow id=113076] Kirito … Continue reading

Puella Magi Madoka Magica Movies to premiere in US theaters next month

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Madoka fans rejoice! Aniplex USA has announced that the Madoka Magica movies will premiere in the US shortly after its Japanese premiere. The screenings will begin in Los Angeles and slowly make it way across major cities across the States. Tickets will include both movies plus a poster to all … Continue reading

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day Review – Love, Friendship and a Promise can even surpass Death

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Growing up has its challenges, especially when a normal day turns tragic when one of your friends who everyone loves dies do to a misunderstanding, it’s something Jinta Yadomi and his friends have had to live with for over 10 years and tore them apart. The group known as the Super Peace Busters … Continue reading