Interest - November 2010
- Bridgestone Sells Dragon Ball Golf Balls in Japan ()
- Ore-tachi ni Tsubasa wa Nai Panties Design Contest Held ()
- Lucky Star Town's Matchmaking Event Pairs 7 Couples ()
- Anime of Bleach Manga Story Airs 1 Day After Printing ()
- One Piece, Nissan Collaborate on Ita-Van, Ads ()
- Strike Witches Sell (Actual) Underpants in Japan ()
- NYPD Band Plays Yamato Anime Theme at Macy's Parade ()
- Daily Video: Virtual Idol Duo Meaw Make Music Video ()
- Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls' 1st Popularity Poll Held ()
- Tokyo Butler Café to Start Butler's Express Train Tour ()
- Daily Video: Robot Version of Nausicaä's Ohmu Insect ()
- Anime Kobe Awards Ceremony to Be Streamed on Sunday ()
- MikuMikuDance Sofware Now Supports Nvidia 3D Vision ()
- Sakura Wars, Twin Angel in Phantasy Star Portable 2i ()
- Detective Conan to Join Monster Hunter Portable 3rd ()
- Daily Video: Fan-Made Grendizer Arch Enemy ()
- Negima's Akamatsu Collaborates on Monster Hunter Portable 3rd ()
- Evangelion's Human-Sized Head Mounted on the Wall ()
- Daily Video: Felipe Smith Advises Aspiring Manga Creators ()
- Virtual Idol Hatsune Miku to 'Sing in English' ()
- Aya Hirano, Nana Mizuki on Nifty 2010 Top Searches ()
- 22 Japanese Artists Draw Their Take on DC Superheroes ()
- Daily Video: Japan's English-Language Otaku-Verse Zero ()
- Rumiko Takahashi's Maison Ikkoku Bentō Lunch on Sale ()
- Daily Video: Studio 4°C's Entire Anti-Smoking Anime ()
- 15-Meter Space Battleship Yamato Model Rises in Tokyo ()
- Daily Video: Family Guy Lead 'Needs Money for Bourbon & Anime' ()
- Bandai Sells More Transforming Kanji Creature Toys ()
- Japanese Working Women Polled on One Piece Manga ()
- Daily Video: Tokyo Old Maid Café ()
- Canadian Rocker Got 'Chibi' Stage Name from Sailor Moon ()
- Spin Master: 250 Millionth Bakugan Ball Sold ()
- Daily Video: Koji Morimoto, 4°C's Anti-Smoking Anime ()
- Report: K-ON is #4 Most Tweeted Word in Japan in 2010 ()
- Yen Press Seeks New Talent Submissions ()
- Spanish Neighborhood Gets Video Game Street Names ()
- Daily Video: Baccano! Opening Instrumental ()
- Lucky Star Town's Matchmaking Event Attracts 501 for 40 Spots ()
- Aya Hirano to Make Stage Debut with Wuthering Heights Musical ()
- Yamato Cast Respond to Yoshinobu Nishizaki's Passing ()
- K-On!! Character Sneakers Offered by Movic in Japan ()
- Wired Profiles New X-Men Comic's Similarities to Akira ()
- Pepsi Nex Zero Gundam [email protected] Figures for Sale ()
- Psychosomatic Medicine Manga's Chapter Posted Online ()
- Daily Video: South Park Totoro/Cthulhu Parody ()
- Fans Program Anime Logo Generators ()
- Dollmaker Azone Launches New Male Character Doll Line ()
- Kyoto Schools Distribute Manga on Entrepreneurship ()
- Rurouni Kenshin Gets PSP 2D Fighting Game in Spring (Update 2) ()
- Haruhi Exoskeleton Mecha Toy, Yuki Coffee for Sale ()
- Official Petition Launched for BlazBlue Animation ()
- Daily Video: Good Smile Company's Racing Miku Porsche ()
- Libre Publishes Political Parties Personified Manga ()
- Tegami Bachi's Piko Inspires Virtual Vocaloid Singer ()
F/E LE premiered on Netflix last month to plenty of head-scratching from even experienced Fate fanatics. We run down this show's often baffling plot and what went wrong in adaptation. ― Fate/Extra Last Encore premiered on Netflix last month to plenty of head-scratching from even experienced Fate fanatics. This week, Nick and Jacob run down this show's often baffling plot and what went wrong in adapta...
Heidi memorializes the distinct and uniquely evocative designs of Hiroshi Kajiyama, illustrator for Shining Force, Dragon Quest and more. PLUS: Dragon Ball FighterZ, Sonic Mania Plus, Granblue Fantasy and much more! ― I hate to start this week's column out on a downer note, but I feel like I need to make the most of an opportunity to eulogize a creator I really admired who suddenly passed on this wee...
The director and producer of Persona 5 The Animation stormed Anime Expo 2018 this year - we've got an interview with the guys behind the anime, and a full panel report from the show. ― At this year's Anime Expo, Persona 5 the Animation's director Masashi Ishihama and producer Kazuki Adachi were kind enough to agree to a one-on-one interview with Anime News Network regarding their newest project. One ...
Once upon a time, Funimation and ADV Films licensed western cartoons for release into the fabled "mass market". Justin gets into this bit of history. ― Taylor asked: I've gone through Funimation's catalog on DVDEmpire and watched the "not-so-hidden secret" videos from Skippy on Youtube, and from what I saw, during the mid-00s, Funimation licensed several cartoons for release on DVD and VHS (includin...
This ensemble film tells a myriad of charming stories with some of the most impressive animation in the franchise's history. Callum May gives his take on this next step in Pokémon's ongoing evolution. ― Pokemon movies are often known for cheesy titles like “Zoroark: Master of Illusions” and “Hoopa and the Clash of Ages”, but the title of Pokemon the Movie: Everyone's Story has a very distinct meaning...
FLCL Progressive came to an end last weekend, and fans are still divided on the results. This week, Nick and Steve parse their gut feelings on this highly anticipated sequel. ― FLCL Progressive came to an end last weekend, and fans are still divided on the results. This week, Nick and Steve parse their gut feelings on this highly anticipated sequel. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the...
The K franchise's transition to the big screen for the first of six films is unfortunately not off to a promising start. Lynzee Loveridge has the details. ― As a franchise, K had slipped under my radar; I knew it as little more than the colorful anime by the creators of Hand Shakers. So I quickly got myself acquainted with a story that included two television anime and a movie that bridges the gap be...
The results are in and we have your Daily Streaming Reviews schedule for Summer 2018! ― This season's poll results have been tallied and we've put together the schedule for the Spring 2018 Daily Streaming Reviews! We may add coverage of more spring anime based on future reader interest, so let us know what you'd like to see as the season progresses! (Please note that Back Street Girls and Baki the Gr...
The world premiere of Attack on Titan Season 3 was held at Anime Expo 2018, with Eren voice actors Yuki Kaji and Bryce Papenbrook in tow. Here are all the details - plus a review of the season premiere! ― It was standing room only in the Main Events hall at Anime Expo this year, as thousands of attendees had to get their tickets in advance for the world premiere of Attack on Titan's third season. It ...
Funimation produces a towering mountain of English dubs every year, but they weren't always the most prolific dub studio in the country. Justin gets into the history of it all. ― Samuel asked: Before Funimation was founded, what was the big-time, English-dubbing company and is it still in existence? Maybe it's because I've been in the anime business so long (20 years!!), but until I got this questio...
This made-for-TV romantic period piece might have been lost to time for English audiences if not for a recent license rescue. Paul enjoys this oddity along with all of this week's new anime releases. ― Since I didn't mention it last week, I'll use this space to point out that the Preview Guide for this season is up and running. In fact, by the time this column comes out, we should be just about done...
Kitaro's no match for a groovy mod vampire in this fifth collection of Drawn & Quarterly's curated release of the classic children's horror series. Rebecca Silverman has the details. ― It had to happen sometime: the great yokai Kitaro would eventually meet someone he couldn't easily defeat. As it turns out, that's an entire race of yokai – vampires. Perhaps it's his more human attributes, or simply h...