Press Releases - December 2004
- MomoCon 2005 press release ()
- AnimeNEXT Announces Voice Guests ()
- ADV Films Announces Release of Three Titles in High Definition Format ()
- MTAC Registration Price Tier Change ()
- New Anime Magazine for Girls Hits Newsstands ()
- It's A Super-Premiere-Filled January on Kids' WB! ()
- CPM Announces March Releases ()
- CPM Announces Cyber City Final Collection ()
- 'Big Animation Magazine' debuts in March of 2005 ()
- Dark Horse February Releases ()
- VIZ Releases two-volume Inuyasha Ani-Manga ()
- The Anime Network Announces Brand New Website ()
- CPM March Manga Releases ()
- Be Beautiful Releases Ayano Yamane's Finder Series ()
- eigoMANGA Broadcasts Japanese Pop Music Television Show ()
- Viz Announces Shonen Jump Advanced ()
- Japan-A-Radio Renews 'Unwound' for a Second Season ()
- VIZ To Release Legendz and Dr. Slump Manga in 2005 ()
- Anime Overdose Confirms Yuriko Fuchizaki and Other Guests ()
- UK Anime Con 'AyaCon Five' Announces Dates, Venue ()
- Kids' WB! Ratings ()
- Metrocon releases new dates and location for 2005 ()
- VIZ Announces New Anime Titles for First Quarter of 2005 ()
- CMX To Publish 5 New Manga ()
- Yuricon announces Japan's first yuri-only event ()
- VIZ Announces Four New Shojo Manga Titles for Q1 of 2005 ()
- International Channel Acquires Anime Titles ()
- Megacon 2005's Indy Film Expo To Benefit ACTOR Comic Fund ()
- Four Viz shoujo titles slated for an early 2005 release ()
- Final Fantasy Music Tour ()
- Scopedog Nominated for 2004 Toy of the Year ()
- Anime Network Inks Linear Deal with Buckeye ()
- Lady Death: The Motion Picture is Number One For October ()
- Anime South Convention ()
- Kids' WB! December Release ()
- Infinity Studios Announces Zippy Ziggy ()
- Infinity Studios Announced Fighting!! Guidance ()
- A Lost Paradise Within Chaos ()
- Kids' WB!'s Wish-Filled Holiday Season ()
- Numa rei no con announces guests confirmed ()
- ADV Films Announces Addition of Theatrical Section on Company Homepage ()
- Tokyopop and Gravity Give Fans Free Ragnarok Online Trial ()
- DAZ Productions Unveils 3D Anime/Manga Product ()
- ADV Toys to Exhibit at American International Toy Fair 2005 ()
- Critical Mass Video Announces Sex Ward ()
- Right Stuf Announces Boogiepop and Others ()
- ADV Films Announces January 4 Release Dates ()
- The Anime Network: Anime Call to Arms ()
- Latest Japanese Dating-Sim "Hitomi - My Stepsister" Available ()
- Online Animation Auction Goes Live ()
- First Round of Guests Announced for Anime Boston 2005 ()
- Newtype USA December Issue ()
- ADV Films Announces Anime ADVocates ()
- ADV Films Announces December 28 Release of Samurai X: Reflection Director's Cut ()
- Special Edition "Ghost in the Shell" ()
- ADV Films Announces December 28 Releases ()
- Ohayocon Updates ()
In anime, you often see people brewing coffee using unique, single-cup methods - are coffee machines just not that common in Japan? Justin's got the answer. ― Alvin asks: I noticed that in many anime series, characters are depicted brewing coffee either by pouring hot water over the grounds in paper filters or using instant coffee in homes and shops, including coffee shops. Are coffee brewing machin...
An in-depth look about what Vanquish and Bayonetta - newly resurrected in shiny PC ports - say about the legacy of the legendary company that birthed them, PlatinumGames. ― In certain ways, the story of PlatinumGames is a tragedy. Founded in 2009 by ex-Capcom developers whose credits include the likes of Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, and Okami, the goal of the new company was to escape that corporate...
Paul gets a faceful of '80s action with Crusher Joe and runs down all this week's new anime releases from Haruhi Suzumiya to Umaru-chan! ― After avoiding the bandwagon for as long as possible, I finally played a bit of Overwatch last weekend. I had some fun, I have a better understanding of why people love it, and holy moly I'm terrible at it. More power to anyone who has the reaction time and teamw...
The second season of this charming fairytale romance finally comes to Blu-Ray! Theron Martin details what makes this particular shojo adaptation so special. ― The second season of Snow White with the Red Hair aired during the Winter 2016 season, covering episodes 13-24. Given the firm declaration of commitment from Zen near the end of the previous season and Shirayuki's generally secure position as a...
Mike picks over the bones of the Hollywood Ghost in the Shell, catalogs the best adaptations so far, and wonders where live-action anime might go after this. ― This year's convention season is rockin' and rollin'. This week, I'm on show number three of 2017, enjoying the sights and sounds of Anime North up in Toronto. I come up to Canada for this show, and it's always an interesting time. I admire Ca...
Food Wars is still going strong as the Polaris Dorm gets ready to take on Azami Nakiri's corrupt new administration. Rebecca Silverman has the details. ― There is rarely a dull moment in Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma manga, and while there's a small breather between storylines of this volume, the action is as intense as ever despite the climbing volume numbers. This eight...
Being surrounded by sexy love interests might seem like paradise to some, but one fan's heaven is another fan's hell. Here are seven harems with no good apples to choose from! ― Harem anime is a well-established romance sub-genre, and while most incarnations these days put our hero into a magical world outside of his own, romance options have spanned trains, transforming soda cans, and potential lit...
UQ Holder’s ninth volume makes the most of its prolonged training arc material. Nick Creamer weighs the pros and cons of Ken Akamatsu's latest series. ― UQ Holder has always been an inherently strange shounen property. With its focus on a team of heroes who are all gifted with some form of immortality, the manga has at time had trouble offering compelling opponents for its protagonists. And main char...
Could Netflix's influence solve the many production and salary woes plaguing the anime industry? Justin considers the angles. ― Earl asks: The trailer for the new Castlevania anime came out today and my coworkers and I were remarking on the animation quality. It's an American production (despite what I thought initially), but it got me thinking... Would Netflix-style contracts/production be a way ou...
From fearsome warriors to gluttonous goofballs, Attack on Titan's cast is filled with a variety of colorful female characters. Rose Bridges explains what makes its cast of ladies so unique. ― Spoiler Warning: This article contains spoilers for the Attack on Titan anime up through episode 31, and also vaguely alludes to events from the Attack on Titan light novel "Lost Girls." Since the first season's...
Zac, Jacob and special guest Gabriella Ekens stitch their brains together for a deep dive on the entirety of PSYCHO-PASS - both seasons (yes, both seasons) and the film. ― ANNCast Episode 297 - Psycho-Pass Zac, Jacob and special guest Gabriella Ekens stitch their brains together for a deep dive on the entirety of PSYCHO-PASS - both seasons (yes, both seasons) and the film! You can listen to the show...
Miss Hokusai demonstrates the power of articulating life as it is lived, presenting a rich portrait of both its historical moment and its charming heroine. ― The great painter Hokusai is one of the most famous and internationally renowned artists in Japanese history. Responsible for works as recognized as The Great Wave off Kanigawa (itself an element of the vastly influential 36 Views of Mount Fuji)...