News - 29 August 2014
- Moe Yukimaru's Hiyokoi Manga Slated to End in November ()
- Funimation to Stream One Piece '3D2Y' Anime Special ()
- Ghost in the Shell Arise #4's 1st 9 Minutes Streamed ()
- One Week Friends Gets Stage Play ()
- Xenoblade Chronicles Offered on New Nintendo 3DS ()
- Ai Tenchi Muyo Brings Back Original Characters ()
- New Gargantia OVA's Full Trailer Features New Character ()
- Nintendo Unveils New 3DS Models With More Controls, NFC Support ()
- Bravely Second Trailer Previews World Map, Turn-Based Combat ()
- The Last -Naruto the Movie-'s Lee, Gaara, Temari, Tenten, Chōji Character Sketches Unveiled ()
- Xenoblade Chronicles' Shulk Joins Super Smash Bros. Lineup ()
- Wolf Girl & Black Prince TV Anime's 1st Promo Streamed ()
- Scotland Loves Anime 2014 Line-Up Announced ()
- Director: Dog Days" Takes Place 3 Months After 2nd Season ()
- The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan TV Anime Slated for 2015 ()
- Outlaw Star's Mitsuru Hongo Directs World Trigger Anime ()
- Shonen Jump to Launch Hi-Fi Cluster, Sporting Salt Manga ()
- Quick Reminder: Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods to hit Australian and New Zealand Theatres This Weekend ()
- Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Opens in U.S. on Friday ()
- Comic-Con Int'l Weighs Options After San Diego Drops Expansion Plans ()
- Sony Worldwide Studios President Comments on Project Morpheus VR Headset ()
- Last Kuroko's Basketball Manga Volume, Jump Next 'Miracle' Slated for December ()
- Parasyte Tribute Manga Will Also Run in Aria Magazine for Women ()
- Live-Action Clover Film's Teaser Video, Trailer Unveiled ()
This daring and unique horror anthology offers outstanding thrills that can be a little disorienting. Lynzee Loveridge gets into the nitty-gritty of this unusual series. ― Samson's long hair gave him the unsurpassed strength. Scottish folklore dictates that if a bird steals your cut hair for nesting, it means your imminent death. Long, cascading hair is wildly associated with femininity and the subje...
Sentai heroes look cool when they power up and magical girls transform with grace and beauty, but some magical metamorphoses are less comfortable to watch. These six examples are just plain weird. ― Let's talk about magical girl transformations for a minute. The first things that come to mind are sparkles, ribbons, cheery music, and maybe a few poses that only the most experienced gymnast could pull...
This sweet yet relatable yuri series continues as the girls' relationships deepen and come into greater conflict. Rebecca Silverman gets into the good stuff. ― Time marches on, and with it comes new worries. The previous volume of Hiromi Takashima's Kase-san and… yuri series had the girls coping with the idea of being separated after they graduate from high school – Yamada had always planned to follo...
After a high-profile spotlight in the new spring anime Golden Kamuy, some readers are curious to know more about Japan's Ainu population. Justin is happy to oblige! ― Eric asked: I'd watched the first episode of Golden Kamuy, and that anime and even its original manga had mentioned about the people of Ainu in Japan in which I know they're somewhat similar to the Native American Indians in the Americ...
With one enormous smash hit after another, it's hard to overstate just how big a year 1998 was for anime - thankfully, Daryl Surat is here to run down the biggest and brightest hits of that spectacular year. ― We've reached the point now where multiple generations of anime fans have relied on the Internet as their primary means of organization and interaction, to the point where they accept it as giv...
This movie offers a pleasant but nonessential side quest for anyone who misses spending time with the Hunter x Hunter gang. Nick Creamer has the details. ― With the Hunter x Hunter manga on consistent hiatus and the future of its anime adaptation even less certain, an anime-original tie-in film like Phantom Rouge can feel almost like a kind of narrative life support. I love Gon and Killua and their f...
This series galloped into the new season with a truly bizarre premise that hasn't yet drawn much attention. We make hay about this uniquely equine sports/idol show while it's still sitting pretty in the spotlight. ― Uma Musume Pretty Derby galloped into the new season with a truly bizarre premise that hasn't yet drawn much attention. This week, Nick and Micchy make hay about this uniquely equine spor...
A few fun questions for Shigefumi Shingaki, long-tenured animation director for Luffy and the straw hats and the man behind that incredible Strong World OVA! ― Toei Animation director Shigefumi Shingaki's resume of animation work might appear a bit short at first glance. He cut his teeth on Doraemon and picked up key animation work on series ranging from Dragon Ball GT to Air Master. Don't let the sh...
Amidst an absolutely punishing amount of Sega news, Heidi finds time to finally catch up with Kirby's latest adventure. The verdict, plus all of this week's explosive game news! ― Here I was thinking this was going to be another pretty lazy week for gaming news. Then everything happened. Where do we even start? Well, let's look at a company near and dear to my heart: SEGA ANNOUNCES SO, SO MUCH This w...
This absurd action comedy about the most fanservice-fueled sport in the world is finally available in a limited edition stuffed with goodies. James Beckett dives into the curvaceous world of Keijo!!!!!!!! ― To determine whether or not to invest time and money in Keijo!!!!!!, you need only to ask yourself if you like: Exceedingly silly and completely over-the-top sports showdowns Animated boobs Animat...
The fourth Digimon Adventure tri. film can be yours. Shout! Factory is giving away 3 Blu-ray/DVD copies of Digimon tri.: Loss each to three lucky winners! ― The fourth Digimon Adventure tri. film can be yours. Shout! Factory is giving away 3 Blu-ray/DVD copies of Digimon Adventure tri.: Loss to three lucky winners! Synopsis Loss picks up where Confession left off! The DigiDestined must try to reconn...