Views - November 2008
- Astro Toy with Rob Bricken: Revoltech Johannes Krauser II ()
- Review: The Good Witch of the West GN 3-4 ()
- The Gallery - Alexander Shen ()
- Review: Kanon DVD 6 ()
- Hey, Answerman! - So Long, Suckers! ()
- Review: Tsubasa DVD 7-9 ()
- Review: Ouran High School Host Club DVD Part 01 ()
- Review: Darker than BLACK DVD 1 ()
- Anime News Nina! - 2008-11-25 ()
- The X Button - Get Wild and Tough ()
- Review: Dragon Ball Z DVD Season 6 ()
- Chicks On Anime - GloBL and Gay Comics ()
- Review: Death Note V3 ()
- RIGHT TURN ONLY!! - Bread of Life ()
- Shelf Life - Closed Case Files ()
- Review: Gantz GN 2 ()
- Review: Magical Witch Punie-Chan Sub.DVD ()
- Review: Strait Jacket DVD ()
- The Gallery - Robin Ha ()
- Review: Evyione: Ocean Fantasy GN 1 ()
- Hey, Answerman! ()
- Buried Treasure - Serial Experiments Lain ()
- Review: From Impressionism to Anime ()
- Anime News Nina! - 11-19-2008 ()
- The X Button - Only Shallow ()
- Review: The Flat Earth/Exchange GN 1-2 ()
- Hai Fidelity - Code Geass R2 ()
- Chicks On Anime - Yaoi ()
- Review: Ghost Slayers Ayashi GN 1 ()
- Shelf Life - Witch Hunts ()
- Review: Inu Yasha Season 6 DVD Box Set ()
- Astro Toy With Rob Bricken: Motoko Kusanagi ()
- Review: Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan DVD 1 ()
- The Gallery - Audra Furuichi and Scott Yoshinaga ()
- Review: Hayate x Blade GN 1 ()
- Review: My Otome Zwei DVD ()
- Review: Di Gi Charat Nyo! DVD 9 ()
- Hey, Answerman! ()
- Buried Treasure - Ashita no Joe ()
- Spotlight: Princess Resurrection ()
- Anime News Nina! - 2008-11-12 ()
- The X Button - Paint a Vulgar Picture ()
- Chicks On Anime - Animators Turned Directors ()
- Review: Emma Season 2 Sub.DVD ()
- Shelf Life - Back in Black ()
- RIGHT TURN ONLY!! - A Dark And Stormy Knight ()
- Review: Gurren Lagann Sub.DVD 3 ()
- Review: Rose of the Rhine GN ()
- The Gallery - Sho Murase ()
- A Very Special Episode of The Click - November 8th - 14th ()
- Review: Naruto DVD Box Set 10 ()
- Hey, Answerfans! ()
- Buried Garbage - Raven Tengu Kabuto ()
- Review: Black Lagoon: Second Barrage DVDs 2 and 3 ()
- Review: Papillon GN 1 ()
- Anime News Nina! 2008-11-05 ()
- The X Button - Gouge Away ()
- Chicks On Anime - A Look at Key Animation ()
- Review: Afro Samurai Blu-Ray ()
- Hai Fidelity - MUCC: Shion ()
- Shelf Life - Khan Job ()
- Review: Buso Renkin DVD Box Set 2 ()
- Astro Toy with Rob Bricken: Nene + Moto Slave ()
- Review: Naruto Movie 3 DVD ()
Scarlet Beriko's graphic novel takes a silly premise and makes it work with surprising emotional depth. Rebecca Silverman gets into this unusual title. ― As far as contrived premises go, “boy doesn't realize his older sister borrowed his gym clothes and left her pantyhose in his pants” is definitely up there. It gets even stranger when said boy's best friend's turn-on turns out to be black pantyhose-...
After six straight weeks, The Ancient Magus' Bride has been unseated from its spot at the top of the chart! Find out what's replaced it and where all your favorites ranked with our users this round! ― Our team of reviewers are following 31 anime series of the Fall 2017 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 wor...
This series took a surprising left turn last week, leaving fans on the edge of their seats. This week in anime, we discuss our favorite things about Aqours' journey so far. ― Last week's Love Live! Sunshine!! took a surprising left turn, leaving fans on the edge of their seats for the season's second half. This week in anime, Nick and Steve discuss their favorite things about the girls of Aqours so f...
The director and producer behind next season's male idol mobile game adaptation gave a Q&A at a premiere event for the show's first two episodes. Here's what fans can expect from Idolish 7! ― Lately, the anime industry has been dominated by female idols, but there's another phenomenon brewing under the more mainstream surface: a male idol movement. A mobile rhythm game called IDOLiSH7, where you help...
My Hero Academia expands the scope of its cast and conflict in a volume that works to build up its characters for changes to come. Nick Creamer has the details. ― My Hero Academia's ninth volume represented a dramatic and aesthetic peak for this thrilling story. Finding themselves hunted by the League of Villains while away on their training retreat, Midoriya and his classmates were forced to rally b...
2017 had a nonstop flurry of mindblowing videogames, from Zelda to Nier to Persona 5 and beyond - here's a guide to the most likely candidates for your Christmas list. ―
Our giant glittering gift guide continues with a tour through the stacks of this year's best artbooks, manga, box sets and much more! ―
What happens when the world of Parasyte collides with Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail? Find out in our exclusive preview of Kodansha Comics' new anthology, Neo Parasyte m! ― There aren't too many manga that are as beloved as Hitoshi Iwaki's landmark series Parasyte - it's cited constantly by creators the world over as a major influence on their work. Out today from Kodansha Comics, Neo Parasyte m is an ant...
You probably can't even count the number of times jan-ken-pon comes up in anime. Why is it so ubiquitous? Justin has an answer. ― Samuel asked: Mind explaining the history of the Japanese version of Westerners' "rock/paper/scissors" known as jan-ken-pon (and what each gesture looks like and does to another gesture)? The game of Rock-Paper-Scissors is so ancient and so pervasive across the world, the...
Director Masaki Tachibana answered questions about his surprise hit anime series at this year's inaugural Anime NYC. Rachel Kelly has the details from this special screening and Q&A sessions! ― Princess Principal is an anime about cute girls being spies in a fictional, steampunk version of Victorian London, an original project that came seemingly out of nowhere. While it wasn't highly anticipated goi...
This surprisingly dark shoujo romance wraps its themes of colonialism around a "Little Red Riding Hood" tale. Rebecca Silverman untangles its heavy yet rewarding story. ― Well, hey there, Little Red Riding Hood! Aarne-Thompson tale type 333, the story best known as “Little Red Riding Hood” in English, has been one of anime and manga's go-to fairy tales for inspiration, and Spica Aoki's Beasts of Abig...
URAHARA is about as cute, unassuming, and completely under-the-radar as you can get. This week in anime, we dig in to see if we've been sitting on something special. ― URAHARA is about as cute, unassuming, and completely under-the-radar as you can get. This week in anime, Michelle and Jacob dig in to see if they've been sitting on a hidden gem this season. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed...
Looking for the perfect way to express your otaku side no matter where you go? Our guide to the best anime fashion and accessories of the season will get you there! ―
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Who among us can resist the siren song of the kitchen after watching a bunch of Food Wars? ―
The first arc of Sword Oratoria that provided the season finale for its anime adaptation comes to a close. Theron Martin compares these two versions for any juicy details that may have gotten left out. ― Despite leaving out a few details here and there, the DanMachi anime series was largely a faithful and excellent adaptation of the source novels. The anime version of Sword Oratoria was a far less im...
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Jacob and Zac chew on Justice League for a while before digging in to your Twitter questions - Evangelion, Kino's Journey, Ancient Magus Bride and a whole lot more! ― ANNCast Episode 311 - New Dominion Thank Police Jacob and Zac chew on Justice League for a while before digging in to your Twitter questions - Evangelion, Kino's Journey, Ancient Magus Bride and a whole lot more! You can listen to the ...
Our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide begins with an enormous gilded mountain of 2017's biggest and brightest DVD and bluray anime releases! ―
What's the difference between letterboxing and pillarboxing? And what are those tiny black borders you see on some old anime that don't have any of that? Justin Sevakis explains. ― Duc asked: Every once in a while, especially when I'm watching an older movie on Blu-ray, I'll see a thin border around the picture. Why is that there? Also, can you explain the difference between pillarboxing and letterb...
Our correspondent saw the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie during its world premiere at Anime NYC this weekend - here's her full report, plus comments from the director! ― The live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie, directed by Fumihiko Sori, made its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 25 and will open in Japan on December 1. Luckily for us, the movie made a specia...