Interest - January 2011
- 1st One Piece Chapter's Original Art Boards Reproduced ()
- Synthpop's YMO to Hold 1st L.A. Concert in 32 Years ()
- Daily Cosplay: Disgaea's Fallen Angel Flonne ()
- Dengeki's Favorite Anime Director Survey ()
- Gundam Lookalike Statue Reappears with Changes ()
- Sephora Cosmetics Launches U.S. Hello Kitty Line ()
- Daily Cosplay: xxxHOLiC'sYuko Ichihara ()
- Ex-Morning Musume Mari Yaguchi Designs New Digimon ()
- Animator Shota Sakamoto's "Henshin Gattai!" Streamed ()
- TV Tokyo, Pat Lee, China's Carloon Make Train Hero Show ()
- Daily Videos: Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts Promos ()
- Daily Cosplay: Death Note's Misa Amane ()
- Sony Announces PSP Successor, Codenamed NGP ()
- Aquaplus Reveals Utawarerumono 2, Tears to Tiara 2 Games ()
- Producer of 4°C-Animated ThunderCats Interviewed ()
- Life-Size EVA-02 Head, Evangelion Hotel Room Planned ()
- Yoshitoshi ABe Uses Drawing oStylus on iPad ()
- Daily Cosplay: K-On's Yui Hirasawa ()
- Maryland to Host Nujabes Tribute Event in February ()
- Jpop Girl Group Berryz Kobo Plans 1st U.S. Album ()
- Daily Cosplay: Shugo Chara's Amu Hinamori ()
- Vocalonexus is 2nd Vocaloid Album to Top Weekly Chart ()
- Daily Cosplay: Naruto's Naruto Uzumaki ()
- Hikaru Utada Praises Synthesized Version of Herself ()
- Akiba's Pedestrian Paradise Returns with Record 100,000 ()
- Squid Girl Producer Posts, Deletes Blog on Index Parody ()
- Hayao Miyazaki Does Volunteer Work at 'Totoro's Forest' ()
- Cobs' Japanese Survey of Favorite Anime Food ()
- Head-Popping Yotsuba&! USB Drive Offered in Japan ()
- Panty & Stocking Town Appears on Adult Swim Forums ()
- Oreimo's In-Anime Game Siscalypse Offered in Japan ()
- PS3/PSP Haruhi Recreates 'God Knows…' Concert in CG ()
- Daily Cosplay: Moetan's Ink Nijihara ()
- Daily Video: Gundam: The 3D Battle Trailer Streamed ()
- 2 Arrested for Selling Modified Kamen Rider Figure ()
- NY Children's Film Fest Auctions Off Anime Vacation ()
- Website Sells Plush Hat Based On 'Kumaa' Meme ()
- Daily Cosplay: Chobits' Chi ()
- 2011 Super Sentai Film Unites 199 Heroes/Rangers From All 35 Years ()
- How to Make Your Own Totoro/Hello Kitty Mug ()
- Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 & 360 RPG Sequel Announced ()
- Daily Cosplay: Excel Saga Director Nabeshin ()
- Manga-Creation Software ComiPo! Demonstrated ()
- Daily Video: Bandai Battle Break Game's Anime Promo ()
- Evangelion Plug Suit-Based Wetsuits for Sale in Japan ()
- Daily Cosplay: The World God Only Knows's Keima ()
- Ranma 1/2, Speed Racer Get Pachinko/Pachislo Games ()
- X Japan's Yoshiki, Stan Lee Attended Golden Globes ()
- Cobs' Japanese Survey of Favorite Manga Weapon/Move ()
- Pac-Man Reality TV Show in Development ()
- Daily Cosplay: Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan's Dokuro ()
- Daily Video: 2nd Kimi ni Todoke DS Game Trailer ()
- Fans Launch 'Keep Anime Alive' Pro-Industry Site ()
- Zelda's Himekawa Interviewed on Arabic Graphic Novel ()
- K-On, Doraemon Help Push Tiger Mask Donations Past 700 ()
- Stitch to Reunite with Lilo on 3rd Stitch TV Anime ()
- Koreans Speak Out Against K-Pop Boom Lies Manga ()
- Daily Cosplay: Durarara's Celty Sturluson ()
- Detective Conan Shirt Doubles as Black Org Face Mask ()
- Daily Cosplay: Sailor Moon's Usagi Tsukino (Serena) ()
- Eva, Haruhi Heroes Donate to Tiger Mask Movement ()
- ANN Survey: Kuragehime is Favorite Anime of Fall 2010 ()
- Daily Video: Super Robot Wars Z II Promo Streamed ()
- Voltron 'Form Blazing Sword' Boxer Shorts for Sale ()
- 'Anime Babes' Burlesque Show Staged in Los Angeles ()
- 100 Tiger Mask Donors Now Reported All Over Japan ()
- Multilingual Akihabara Guide App Released for iOS ()
- Daily Video: 30 Minutes of Yoshitoshi ABe's Coloring Streamed ()
- Daily Cosplay: Rozen Maiden's Suigintou ()
- Fan Posts Hello Kitty Anime Crossover Mockups ()
- X-Men Spinoff Writer Addresses Akira Similarities ()
- Tiger Mask Donors Strike Again in 8 More Cities ()
- Daily Video: Rurouni Kenshin PSP Game TV Ad ()
- Survey: What Was Your Favorite Fall Anime? ()
- Inception's Nolan, Black Swan's Aronofsky Get DGA Nods ()
- Signed K-On!! Guitar Gets 9,999,999,999-Yen 'Bid' ()
- Tiger Mask Manga/Anime Inspires 7th, 8th Donor ()
- Manga/Anime's Tiger Mask Inspires 4 More Gift-Givers ()
- Daily Video: Gakuen Hetalia Portable PSP Game Video ()
- Pockie Ninja Game Trailer Features Anime Lookalikes ()
- Gackt to Voice Guest Role in Supernatural Anime ()
- Daily Cosplay: Bleach's Ichigo, Hollow Form ()
- Manga/Anime's Tiger Mask Inspires Another Gift-Giver ()
- Daily Cosplay: Panty & Stocking's Stocking ()
- Studio 4°C-Animated Game Catherine's Gameplay Trailer ()
- Hayao Miyazaki Becomes Trending Topic on Twitter ()
- New Sailor Moon DS Game to Ship in Spring in Italy ()
- Super Robot Wars Z 2 PSP Game Adds Geass, Gurren ()
- NY Library's 4 Most Borrowed YA Titles Were Manga ()
- Monsters' Edwards Close to Deal on Godzilla Remake ()
- Daily Cosplay: Tsubasa Chronicle's Princess Sakura ()
- Aya Hirano Celebrates New Year at Lucky Star Shrine ()
- Cospa's Top-Selling Cosplay Outfits: 2010 ()
- Daily Cosplay: GN-0000 00 Gundam ()
- Daily Cosplay: Shogun Vader ()
- Daily Cosplay: Yatterman's Doronjo ()
- New Year's Greetings — Anime Style (Update 7) ()
Yen Press recently gave away the newest volume of their hit light novel series Overlord - not the first volume, the most recent one. What was the thinking behind this? Deb gets into it. ― Q: Why is Yen Press offering the latest digital volume of the Overlord light novel series for free (at least on Amazon and B&N)? I was rather surprised to get an email last night from Amazon showing a $0.00 price. ...
Heroes like All Might and Endeavor are clearly comfortable in the spotlight, but what about the professionals who save lives on a more low-key level? Kirsten Carey shines a light on some Heroes who deserve a little more love. ― Like the vast majority of shounen, My Hero Academia focuses on a group of protagonists wanting to become the best at something. In this case, it's becoming the Number One Hero...
Our user rankings begin to settle into their final form as the spring season slows in its final weeks. Find out where your favorites rank this week! ― Our team of reviewers are following 27 anime series of the Spring 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 the season. Keep in mind that these ranki...
This fujoshi-driven romcom tries to roll with its premise in good fun, but its choices may be too short-sighted and mean-spirited to appeal to everyone. Rebecca Silverman gets into it. ― Kiss Him, Not Me, based on the manga of the same name by Junko, is a bit problematic at its core. Not only does it at first blush rely on the tired old trope of the girl losing weight and her glasses and suddenly bec...
After his town was attacked by a mysterious giant weapon, high school student Soya Kuroi got drawn into the fight alongside a girl in Gothic Lolita clothing and a cat-like life-form against a team of seven heroes. ― Planet With Official Website: http://planet-with.com/ Introduction Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premieres on July 8, 2018 (JST) Key Staff Director: Youhei Suzuki ("Urara Meirocho (TV)...
From horny hunters to crazed cannibals, Golden Kamuy has some of the screwiest villains of the anime season. Michelle and Jacob discuss their favorite (and least favorite) rapscallions on the trail of the Ainu treasure. ― From horny hunters to crazed cannibals, Golden Kamuy has some of the screwiest villains of the anime season. This week, Michelle and Jacob discuss their favorite (and least favorite...
Trigger's Kill la Kill is going to be a videogame! Heidi has all the details, for better and worse. PLUS: Street Fighter V lootboxes, Mario Tennis and wild speculation about who will be in the next Smash! ― Well, it's that post-E3 lull time. There are a couple of new releases and a smattering of news bits, but it's kind of a recovery period for players and media folks alike. That doesn't mean that no...
This reimagining of Shakespeare's history plays begins as Richard struggles to cope with the loss of Henry and darker forces begin creeping out of the shadows. Rebecca Silverman has the details. ― I've read the history of England's War of the Roses, and I've read the Shakespeare history plays Aya Kanno is basing Requiem of the Rose King on, Henry VI (all parts) and Richard III. But it is Kanno's mang...
High school boy Haruto logged into the MMORPG world 'Reunion' and reunited with Asahi, his childhood friend who should have died six years ago; her death caused the original game 'Union' to cease operations. Is she a digital ghost, or...? ― Seven Senses of the Reunion Official Website: http://7subaru.jp/ Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premieres 1:58AM of July 6, 2018 (JST) Key Staff Director:...
The widely-acclaimed mangaka behind Goodnight Punpun and Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction dives deep on his intense career, the intense feelings in his intense manga, piracy, millennials and a whole lot more. ― Inio Asano is the renowned artist and writer behind a small library of emotionally complex manga that have been embraced and celebrated by audiences in Japan and around the world. Asano ...
Is your anime cosplay in violation of copyright law? Would that even be enforceable? Justin digs into it. ― Chris asked: Following up on your column from earlier this week, you said most fan works are copyright violations. What about cosplay? I've heard that some creators don't like their characters being cosplayed. Is it possible that they can sue the fans that dress up as their characters? Legally...
If you think that a dragon and a knight sound like the coolest possible dads, this thoughtful dark fantasy adventure is well-worth your time. Rebecca Silverman digs in. ― Sometimes you just know that an author has done her research. That's true of Tsubaki Tokino's novel Little Princess in Fairy Forest: from names to folk songs to fairy tale elements, it's obvious that she really looked into the cultu...
Not one but TWO new Persona dancing games are out in Japan! Both of them are supposed to snap right in to the overarching Persona timeline... but how? When did our heroes take to the dance floor? Richard Eisenbeis has done the homework. ― With two new Persona music games on the market in Japan you might be wondering, how exactly do they fit in with the rest of the series? While about different sets o...
Darling in the FRANXX has given some viewers whiplash with its unprecedented plot twists over the last few weeks. Nick and Steve discuss where things went wrong for them in this ambitious mecha series. ― Darling in the FRANXX has given some viewers whiplash with its unprecedented plot twists over the last few weeks. This week, Nick and Steve discuss where things went wrong for them in this ambitious ...
This slightly more creepy-crawly take on isekai reincarnation doesn't break from formula too much, but it does everything refreshingly better than its many peers in the genre. Theron Martin has the details. ― The field of isekai reincarnation novel series is so dense and thickly populated with weird options that even a catchy title and premise might not hold reader attention for long; a series has to...
In Tokyo, Haruka reunites with Ikuya, a young man who swam alongside him in relays in middle school. Haruka's memories of middle school begin to resurface; he remembers Ikuya from "that moment" extremely clearly... ― Free! -Dive to the Future- Official Website: http://df.iwatobi-sc.com/ Introduction Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premieres in July 2018 Key Staff Director: Eisaku Kawanami Series Com...