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 ()
- Pepsi Nex Zero Gundam [email protected] Figures for Sale ()
- Wired Profiles New X-Men Comic's Similarities to Akira ()
- 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 ()
This uneven but often charming journey into first love and hot-blooded justice has finally arrived on blu-ray! Nick Creamer has the details on Imaishi's bite-sized creation. ― Hiroyuki Imaishi's name is almost synonymous with the Studio Trigger brand. After providing dynamic key animation and highlights like FLCL's manga sequences early in his career, he became the flagship director for Gainax's last...
150+ photos of Osaka's biggest anime event ― Spring is in the air in Osaka. The plum blossoms are at their peak in Osaka Castle Park, and the cherry blossoms should start blooming next week. And it's time again for Osaka's biggest anime event: the Nippombashi Street Festa. This year was the 14th festival, held in Den Den Town, Osaka's equivalent of the otaku paradise of Akihabara. For those unfamilia...
Many anime couples don't get even get the chance to confess their feelings, much less tie the knot, but at least these lovebirds managed to take the first step together. These are just seven of the best popped questions. ― Hey guys! I missed you over the last two weeks. I was laid up recovering from a minor medical procedure, but it let me both catch up on this season, last season, and marathon 50-s...
As the first novel in this spinoff series to go beyond the anime adaptation, this is recommended reading for transitioning between the two versions. Theron Martin explores this new content. ― With volume 5, the Sword Oratoria novel series mostly passes beyond the end of its anime adaptation, picking up as Loki Familia is returning to the surface from the climactic events of the anime's final episode;...
Andrew Partridge , founder of Europe's Anime Limited and the Scotland Loves Anime film festival drops by to share his history and insight into the world of European anime distribution. ― ANNCast Episode 324 - Scotland Loves Anime Andrew Partridge, founder of Europe's Anime Limited and the Scotland Loves Anime film festival drops by to share his history and insight into the world of European anime di...
Violet Evergarden and The Ancient Magus' Bride make their bids for the top of the heap as the race grows closer in the final weeks of the Winter season. Find out where your favorites rank! ― Our team of reviewers are following 28 anime series of the Winter 2018 season and readers are rating each episode as the reviews go up. So let's have a look at what ANN readers consider the best (and worst) of t...
How long does it actually take for a production team to create a single episode of anime, end-to-end? ― Mark asked: I have a pretty simple question. About how long prior to a show airing does animation production start? So not pre-production meetings or voice acting or anything like that, but the artists sitting down and drawing the whole dang thing. How much of a lead time do these artists need to ...
The magical world of this hit fantasy anime takes inspiration from a rich history of fairytales and folklore. Rebecca Silverman explores the stories behind the many wonders of Elias and Chise's adventures. ― Kore Yamazaki is a dream of a mangaka. That's not just because she writes moving and fascinating stories that combine a slow, deliberate pace with likable and nuanced characters, but also because...
This sequel to the first action game in the franchise from KOEI-TECMO and Omega Force makes significant improvements on its predecessor, but is it worth a purchase? Heidi Kemps has the answers. ― Omega Force's record with anime and manga adaptations is a bit spotty. We've had disappointments like Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage and Berserk and the Band of the Hawk, but we've also had some real win...
After months of buildup, this fantastical drama has finally delivered a breathtaking climax to Chise's long and difficult journey. We discuss our reactions to this game-changing turn of events. ― After building us up for this moment over twenty-one emotional episodes, The Ancient Magus' Bride has finally delivered a breathtaking climax to Chise's long and difficult journey. This week in anime, Nick a...
It's a bursting pipe of Nintendo news, plus Dark Souls Amiibo, Broly arrives in Dragon Ball Fighterz, plus an interview with Viz Media's Eric Eberhardt on their indie games publishing initiative! ― Sorry folks, no time for a witty intro sequence, we got a whole bucketful of news to get to from Nintendo Direct! Oh BABY. Let's start with the big stuff first: SMASH BROS IS HEADED TO SWITCH Well, what do...
After almost four years adrift on the tides, the boys of eternal summer are back with new adventures in advance of Free! season three this summer. Jacob Chapman dives into this theatrical continuation. ― You know that sequence of heartwarming, lightly comedic images that flashed by during the credits of Free! Eternal Summer's final episode? We saw Makoto and Haruka studying together in college, Nagis...