EncyclopediaManga - Z
Zankoku na Douwa-tachi
Zankokuna Kami ga Shihai suru
Zassoukan no Jyunintachi
Zelda no Densetsu
Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Bōshi
Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Kinomi Daichi no Shou
Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Kinomi Jikuu no Shou
Zelda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Triforce
Zelda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Triforce
Zelda no Densetsu: Mugen no Sunadokei
Zelda no Densetsu: Mujura no Kamen
Zelda no Densetsu: Skyward Sword
Zelda no Densetsu: Toki no Ocarina
Zelda no Densetsu: Yotsu no Tsurugi+
Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Mirushima
Zenmaijikake no Tina
Zephyr in December
Zero no Chukaima: Yōchien nano!
Zero no Tsukaima
Zero no Tsukaima Gaiden: Tabitha no Bōken
Zero Zero Ku no Ichi
Zero's Familiar: Chevalier
Zerokan of the Moonlight Lua
Zetsuen no Tempest
Zettai Joō Sei
Zettai Kakusei Tenshi Mistress Fortune
Zettai Karen Children
Zettai Kunshu Shōkōgun
Zettai Shōjo Seiiki Amnesian
Zettai Zetsumei Dangerous Jii-san
Zig x Zag
Zoid Battler Raiga
Zoku Enbo - Futari
Zoku Kagakushitsu e Douzo
Zoku Kindan no Koi o Shiyō
Zoku Kokoro ni Hoshi no Kagayaki o
Zoku Manga Mitaina Koi Shitai!
Zoku Shin Wild 7 - Yajū no Monshō
Zoku Shishunki Miman Okotowari
Zoku Tora-san to Ookami-san
Zombie ya Reiko
Zombie-Bitch SAKINA is in Bitch-girl?
A Zoo in Winter
Zuttosakinohanashi Mochizuki Minetaro Tanpenshu
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First there were catgirls, then maids, then robot girls; presently, we live in the age of the monster girl. Here are seven shining examples of the genre. ― Supernatural romantic comedies have a strong, dedicated fanbase among both male and female readers. Commentary on its quality aside, Twilight was immensely popular and shone a light on a new sub-section of young adult novels. Vampire stories, inc...
Anime scholars extraordinaire Helen McCarthy and Jonathan Clements drop by the ANNCast clubhouse to discuss their new book, the monolithic behemoth known as The Anime Encyclopedia: Third Revised Edition. ― ANNCast Episode 221: Encyclopedia Brits-Ani-ca Get the Flash Player to see this player. Anime scholars extraordinaire Helen McCarthy and Jonathan Clements drop by the ANNCast clubhouse to discuss ...
Justin answers two questions about really long series: is longevity something the creators prefer? And why do they get licensed less? Plus, prospects for some re-releases, and why so much hentai got licensed back in the day. ― What happened? The questions dried up again! Once again this week, I was really desperate for questions. Is it because everybody is on spring break? Anyway, I need your help! ...
Your Lie in April paints adolescent love and musical performance in exuberant colors, and almost gets away with it, too. ― Your Lie in April is a beautiful show. That should be stated first, both because it's true, and because that's where the show itself begins. The first episode opens with a gorgeous, nearly wordless sequence of a girl chasing a cat through blooming spring flowers. Light piano sets...
Fans of the Log Horizon anime might find story questions answered more quickly in the first volume of this manga adaptation of the light novel. ― Log Horizon, like many a recent franchise, began its life as a series of light novels, in this case by Mamare Touno, before being adapted into both anime and manga. As might reasonably be expected, the difference in the adaptive mediums make each version a ...
The Anime Encyclopedia's third revision is an impressive achievement, steadfastly chronicling anime shorts, films, and series from 1917 through 2014. ― There is one thing that we can all agree on, hands down – The Anime Encyclopedia is one impressive piece of work. Co-written by Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy, this tome attempts to chronicle and catalog a century's worth of Japanese animation w...
Jason straps in for a series of columns focusing on manga about manga, and naturally, his first stop is writer Tsugumi Ohba and artist Takeshi Obata's Bakuman. Plus: Jason's new project! ― In honor of my new Kickstarter, Mangaka: The Fast & Furious Game of Drawing Comics, for the next two months I’m going to be writing about meta-manga: manga about manga artists! Please enjoy, and if you like, pleas...
This week: an interview with Danganronpa writer Kazutaka Kodaka! Plus Breath of Fire, valkyries, rumors, and the link between Metal Gear and penguins. ― When was the last time a major game creator departed a big company? Keiji Inafune leaving Capcom? Koji Igarashi leaving Konami? Ken Levine leaving Irrational Games? Whatever it was, we're probably due for another one. That's why people are in a flut...
Theron marathons the second half of a Bleach filler arc, but maybe it isn't all that bad. ― Volume 24 covers episodes 330-342, which constitutes the second half of the series' final filler arc: the Nozomi/Kageroza/Reigai story. It also marks Ichigo's last gasp as a Soul Reaper before being completely depowered; in fact, the arc actually resolves in episode 341, allowing for the entirety of 342 to be ...
Bamboo spends her last couple days in Tokyo experiencing the fish market, a Love Live raffle, serene gardens, an enormous clock designed by Hayao Miyazaki, and more. ― My actual fifth day in Tokyo was spent at Anime Japan (you can see Part 1 and 2 for 600+ pictures from the event), but to be less confusing, I'm calling this post days five and six. I had a hankering for Daiwa Sushi while I was in Toky...