Press Releases - December 2010
- Dance in the Vampire Bund Vol. 9 Sells Out ()
- Crunchyroll Delivers More Anime Cheer With Three Brand New Titles To Its Site ()
- Kawaii Kon 2011 Announces Wendee Lee to the Guest Lineup ()
- TinierMe.com Releases New Stephanie Yanez Hit Single Online ()
- Duelist Pack: Yusei 3 Available January 25 ()
- Otaku-Verse Zero Invades a Tokyo Grindhouse Movie Theater in Episode Five ()
- New Japanese Action Figure Assemble Borg ()
- Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version Launching in North America on March 6 ()
- MangaGamer Announces Da Capo 2 Release ()
- Funimation Announces Cast of Hero Tales ()
- Hetalia Chibi Carnival iPhone Game ()
- Viz Media Announces Shaman King Manga Finale ()
- AKB48 Opened an Official Profile Page on Myspace to Communicate with the World ()
- Crunchyroll Expands Its Anime Collection Today ()
- Tokyo Kawaii Magazine Press Release ()
- Nura Anime Season Finale on 12/27, and Vol. 1 Manga in February ()
- Interactive iPad e-Book Stray Sheep: Poe's Christmas Delivers Free New Games & Levels Just in Time for Christmas ()
- Asakusa is the Destination for Episode Four of Otaku-Verse Zero ()
- Van Von Hunter Wins Awards at MockFest 2010 ()
- Action-Packed Gantz Hits Big Screens Nationwide in One-Night World Premiere ()
- New Manga Series on VIZ Manga App for the iPad ()
- Reni's Maid Show is Expanding to Boston ()
- Sakura-Con 2011 Announces Guests Berryz Kobo ()
- Tokyopop, Baker & Taylor, and MashON Team Up to Launch New Online Shop ()
- Square Enix Launches Online Manga Store ()
- GraphicNovelReporter.com Lists The Best Graphic Novels of 2010 ()
- Ushicon Announces Micah Solusod ()
- ComiXology Announces Beta Release of Android App ()
- Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance Attacks North America ()
- Viz Media's Shonen Jump Magazine Evolves for 2011 ()
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Extravaganza in Los Angeles January 22-23, 2011 ()
- Free Episodes on iTunes & Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood - Part 3 Premiere ()
- Kadokawa to Feature More Outstanding Titles on Crunchyroll ()
- Dungeon Fighter Online Announces Act VI: Kiss of the Gun ()
- Christmas Sale for Tokyo Kawaii Magazine ()
- Viz Media Animates the Holidays with a Special iTunes Promotion ()
- Robots Attack Akihabara in Episode 3 of Otaku-Verse Zero ()
- Verizon Launches Anime Network on FiOS TV VOD ()
- Nyan Koi! Complete Collection on Sale Today ()
- US Forces Japan Official Manga Volume 2 Available Online ()
- Surrey Entertainment Expo Cosplay Ball ()
- Registration for Dealer's Room, Artist's Alley, Panels, AMVs, and Press Passes Now Open for Castle Point Anime Convention ()
- 12 Days of Christmas = FREE Episodes of HOTD ()
- DMI titles available on B&N Nook and Nook Color! ()
- Japanese Punk Band Uzuhi to Perform at Genericon XXIV ()
- Revisit The World of Death Note in the All New Black Edition from Viz Media ()
- Kotobukiya's DC Comics x Bishoujo Statue Series Honored by Warner Bros ()
- Anison Unison to be Hosted by All-Con 2011 ()
- Action-Packed 'GANTZ' Hits Big Screens Nationwide in One-Night World Premiere ()
- Aniplex of America Tends to "the Garden of sinners" with Blu-ray Disc Box Release on February 8th, 2011 ()
- Anime Records Offers Free Download Ticket for Christmas ()
- MangaGamer Announces Da Capo 2 for Christmas Release ()
- Anime-Spark Announces Quinton Flynn ()
- World's 1st Digital Manga Magazine Comicloud is Available on Android Market ()
- Kodansha Comics Announces Summer 2011 Manga Releases ()
- Crunchyroll and Roku Announce Content Partnership ()
- Animate USA New Releases in Amazon Kindle Store ()
- Viz Media Ponders Integrity & Honesty in New Manga Itsuwaribito ()
- Udon Announces Mega Man Tribute Art Project ()
- Section23 Films Announces March Slate ()
- Episode Two of Otaku-Verse Zero Explores Unique Store In Akihabara ()
- Free NorCal Holiday Event from Pacific Media Expo Comes to Los Gatos, CA ()
- Japan Expo Sud The Third Wave is Breaking on Marseille ()
- MangaGamer Announces a Price Drop on All Games ()
- Todd Haberkorn to be a guest at Setsucon 2011 ()
- Tokyo Kawaii Magazine Volume 5 Now on Sale ()
- Perceptions of Reality are Explored in December Films at Viz Cinema ()
- FUNimation Entertainment Announces Cast of Sacred Blacksmith ()
- Raj Ramayya - Revered Anime Music Composer (Cowboy Bebop) Releases 3rd CD of Original Music ()
- Oblivion Island Greeted with Jury's First Mention at Expotoons 2010 ()
- Viz Media Releases Divine Romantic Comedy Kamisama Kiss ()
- MomoCon Announces New Location, Registration, Guests ()
- Right Stuf's Nozomi Ent. Announces JUNJO ROMANTICA 2 DVD Collection for March 1, 2011 ()
- Right Stuf & Nozomi Ent. Announce Second CLANNAD Limited-Edition Lithograph for March 2011 ()
- MangaGamer's Christmas Giveaway! ()
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This Shonen Jump hit has unloaded a whole new slough of baddies this season to deliver a series of knock-down-drag-out brawls with dire consequences. We discuss our favorite moments and characters from this explosive arc. ― My Hero Academia has unloaded a whole new slough of baddies this season to deliver a series of knock-down-drag-out brawls with dire consequences. This week, Nick and Micchy discus...
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Just who wouldn't want to have some exclusive anime goodies delivered right to their doorstep? This month, LootCrate is giving away a FREE 6-month subscription of Loot Anime to ONE LUCKY WINNER! ― Just who wouldn't want to have some exclusive anime goodies delivered right to their doorstep? This month, Loot Crate is giving away a FREE 6-month subscription of Loot Anime to ONE LUCKY WINNER! Monthly a...
One reader wants to know why you never seem to see blooper reels for anime voice actors - bad takes can be fun to watch, so how come we never get to see them? Justin gets into it. ― Rodolfo asked: I was watching the Panty and Stocking bloopers on youtube and started wondering if there were any original Japanese anime bloopers floating around. I couldn't find any. Not one. So i was wondering, do the ...
The illustrator for Nisio Isin's smash Monogatari novel series talks in-depth about creating the spectacular images that bring the novel series to life. ― As the illustrator for Nisio Isin's smash Monogatari novel series, digital artist and photographer VOFAN has earned his reputation as a master at rendering light, creating spectacular images that bring the novel series to life, establishing a worl...
This dungeon-crawling action RPG boasts all the style of Studio Trigger's hit series, but not so much the substance. Todd Ciolek digs into this magical adventure. ― It's neither original nor unkind to say that Little Witch Academia stood out on appearances. The series is a charming tale of a misfit at a magical academy, a fantasy staple since well before Harry Potter, but it might not have leapt from...
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku delivers warm fuzzy romance and anime reference humor in equal measure. Nick and Steve dig into what aspects of this romcom they see in the otaku relationships around them. ― Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku delivers warm fuzzy romance and anime reference humor in equal measure. This week, Nick and Steve dig into what aspects of this romcom they see in the otaku relatio...
The adventure continues in this children's mobage adaptation with surprising ambitions. Rebecca Silverman finds out how things develop. ― Just because you've achieved your goal doesn't mean that the journey's over. That's the premise behind the second set of Puzzle & Dragons X episodes to be released on DVD. The first thirteen saw Ace work towards his goal of becoming a dragon caller – the show's com...
All the details from Warner Bros' panel at Anime Central, including a look at the first episode of the action fantasy anime Dragon Pilot, coming soon to Netflix! ― On Sunday May 20th at Anime Central, a representative of Warner Brothers Japan hosted a panel. During the presentation she provided previews of some upcoming projects and then showed the English subtitled version of the first episode of Dr...
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Hinamatsuri and MEGALOBOX duke it out for the top spot! Catch up with our weekly user rankings - and find out how your favorite shows performed! ― 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 rankings ...
It's another batch of enlightening quickies: small faces, crime in Japan, High School of the Dead and more! ― Doc Fraga asked: I have wondered about this for almost 30 years. But what is the meaning of the three finger point "Sign of the devil" hand sign in anime. it's usually seen in Ranma 12 or Urusei Yatsura when someone gets knocked out. The hand-sign often associated with the devil and heavy me...
Paul enjoys a bite-sized, RPG-themed spoof of Koro-sensei's adventures in Assassination Classroom, then breaks down all this week's new anime releases alongside a brand-new Shelf Obsessed! ― I got myself a Nintendo Switch last week, and my first impression of the thing was pretty darn positive. I plugged it in, turned it on, put in a game, and started playing. No insanely huge updates to download or...
This slice-of-life comedy delivers an entertaining and occasionally thoughtful package that avoids the seedier pitfalls common to the monster girl genre. Theron Martin digs in. ― Riding the current wave of monster girl titles is this manga adaptation from winter 2017, which takes a somewhat unusual approach to the genre. Rather than treating its subject matter as exotic potential love interests, it a...
To celebrate the Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] THE MOVIE I. presage flower English Dub premiere, Fathom Events and Aniplex of America are giving away a pair of tickets to 5 lucky winners! ― The first film of this high-stakes trilogy explodes with epic action and heart-wrenching drama, tied together by the original author Kinoko Nasu's unique storytelling and otherworldly cast of characters. To cele...