Dave inspects the the 200th Figma, and of course, it's Hatsune Miku.
News Japan Blog 2008
posted on 2008-03-18 03:07 EDT
As Anime News Network prepares for the Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF) 2008, several of our staffers are making their way to Japan. The first to arrive is ANN translator Evan Miller. During the coming week, Evan will be working on some articles unrelated to TAF (articles for Crashing Japan mostly), and he will also be updating the TAF 2008 blog (which he will obviously be updating during and from TAF as well). Evan's first exciting entry deals with keeping oneself occupied on a cheap airline.
Seven anime Christmas favorites to watch with a cup of hot cocoa.
Puella Magi Oriko Magica isn't the worst spin-off to ever exist, but it certainly doesn't make the most of what it has either.
Pictures from the North American premiere of the third Madoka Magica movie, as well as a Q&A with producer Atsuhiro Iwakami and Studio SHAFT president Mitsutoshi Kubota.
Todd Ciolek and Dave Riley return for a Next-Gen Game Show! We talk PS4, XBox One, Super Mario World 3D and all that other stuff that came out in the last 6 months. PRESS START
What's up with Crunchyroll's new owner? Why does Sony get so weird when it comes to their anime DVD releases? And what's with those Canadian ratings?
Wolf Children is honest about the gross reality of raising kids (and pets) while still leaving room for fantasy, which is really the only way a movie about single motherhood can work for a general family audience, as Wolf Children largely does.
Shaenon rings in the Holiday season by delving in to the terrifying work of "extreme horror" manga artist Suehiro Maruo.
Rarely before has an anime series so keenly and uncomfortably struck home about the humorous travails of a social misfit. Its triumph is in creating an anti-moe protagonist who paradoxically winds up being intensely moe, too.
Part school story and part science fiction dystopia, Accel World is a visually interesting, darkly fascinating story that draws you in and keeps you watching.