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- Neon Genesis Evangelion Episodes 4 & 5 (Nov 21)
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- Cowboy Bebop: Knocking on Heaven's Door (Sep 20)
- Samurai Champloo Episodes 07 & 08 (Aug 8)
- Paranoia Agent 05 (Aug 8)
- Paranoia Agent Episode 04 (Jun 25)
- Samurai Champloo Episode 06 (Jun 24)
- Paranoia Agent Episodes 02 - 03 (Jun 15)
- Samurai Champloo Episode 05 (Jun 15)
- Samurai Champloo Episode 04 (Jun 14)
- Samurai Champloo Episode 03 (Jun 2)
- Paranoia Agent Episode 01 (May 30)
- Samurai Champloo Episode 02 (May 24)
- Samurai Champloo Episode 01 (May 18)
- Fullmetal Alchemist Episodes 1-4 (May 9)
- Standalone Complex Episodes 6-10 (Jan 18)
- Standalone Complex Episodes 2-5 (Dec 6)
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 01 (Nov 10)
- Read or Die OVA (Oct 27)
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Prison School is disgusting. Prison School is degenerate. Prison School is juvenile. Prison School has no likable characters. So why can't Hope Chapman tear her eyes away from Prison School? WARNING: NSFW imagery. ― I can't stop watching Prison School. I'm not sure I'd call myself a fan of the show, and I'm not sure why I can't stop watching it, but I'm definitely hooked. Unfortunately, I'm also the ...
Once you give in to the absurd, over-the-top ridiculousness of Symphogear, you'll never look back. ― Symphogear isn't a “traditionally good” show. Its dialogue is ridiculous, storytelling somehow simultaneously cliche and incoherent, and drama laid out with the subtlety of a writer who has literal hams for hands. It is a very silly show based on a very silly idea, and yet, in spite of its absurdity, ...
Ever feel your ravenous desire to consume all anime slowly fading? Do you find yourself only seeking out the small handful of shows that might interest you every year? Does that make you no longer a fan? Justin gets into it. ― Robert asks: From 2007-2010, I always considered myself a huge anime fan. I checked out every anime that came out in Japan each season (eventually sticking with no less than 5...
These three guys are attempting to create a global otaku community by encouraging communication and collaboration between otaku events (like, say Comiket and Otakon). Let's find out what they're all about! ― We had the pleasure of chatting with three representatives from the International Otaku Expo Association, an organization established this year to "encourage new developments within the wider ota...
A Silent Voice examines childhood bullying with uncommon frankness, telling an engaging story of cruelty and responsibility. ― A Silent Voice's first volume is not a comfortable read. It's slow and mean, full of small violences that make you wince and characters you just want to shake. That's not necessarily a bad thing though; in fact, it's often the best stories that make you uncomfortable, that ma...
ANN is looking for a freelance correspondent in Tokyo to start immediately. Promotion to a part-time or full-time contract possible. ― Read the FAQ and related forum threads before e-mailing us.Do not CC multiple ANN e-mail addresses with your application. If you do, your application will not be considered. Send your application only to the e-mail address listed for the position. News or Interest Int...
Terra Formars shifts gears to expose its heroes to a new threat...from back on Earth. ― Spoiler Warning: This Review Contains Spoilers for Volume 7 There's a good possibility that this volume of Terra Formars, which really does up the plot factor to the point where our heroes are no longer just fighting increasingly powerful roachmen but actually dealing with some of the other repercussions of being ...
This week: Bandai Namco’s future with Dark Souls III, Project X Zone 2, and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth! Plus your chance to vote on Konami games, Dead or Alive rosters, and the future of Guilty Gear! And comics! ― Nintendo recently put a little The Legend of Zelda comic on its Play channel. It's drawn by Seitaro Komatsu, it's based on The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, and it showcases a lazy, man...
The director of the late night magical girl anime Yuki Yuna is a Hero answers a few questions about the show, including what went in to writing a disabled character. ― We sat down with director Seiji Kishi to talk about Yuki Yuna is a Hero, which he was representing at Otakon 2015 as a special guest of Ponycan USA. Over his long career, Kishi has also directed other notable series, including Assassin...
Find out if you're getting three Naruto DVD sets in the mail this week and vote for your favorites in VIZ's Hokage for a day contest. ― Congratulations to the lucky entrants below. Each will receive Naruto Shippūden sets 20,21 and 22 on DVD. Quinton Luck, Nanaimo BC Sam Perl, Westfield, NJ Christian Jarquin, Killeen, Texas Didn't win, but still want to pick some cool Naruto stuff? Head over to TRSI f...
Ultra Despair Girls takes Danganronpa into the third person shooter genre, with decidedly mixed results. Some of the things you love about Danganronpa are still here, but there's something amiss... ― Taking place between the first and second Danganronpa games, Ultra Despair Girls is a sidequel starring ultra-generic series lead Makoto Naegi's ultra-generic sister Komaru Naegi. Komaru, kept as a hosta...
This week's new DVD and Bluray releases, alongside fresh reviews of Kamigami no Asobi and the first season of fan favorite K-ON in HD! ― Jump to this week's reviews: Kamigami no AsobiK-ON! On Shelves This Week Fairy Tail - Part 16 BD+DVD Funimation - 300 min - Hyb - MSRP $54.98Currently cheapest at: $32.12 Rakuten Synopsis: Lucy and Yukino are arrested for their involvement in crimes against the sta...
On the fifth anniversary of the day the world lost Satoshi Kon, we're reprinting our original retrospective of his ouvre for fans who may be reminiscing today about this great artist and his incredible work. ― Editor's Note: this retrospective was produced by Anime News Network shortly after Kon's death in 2010. We're reposting it today on the anniversary - some of the information may be a little ou...