Views - August 2010
- Review: Seiho Boys' High School GN 1 ()
- Now Streaming: d.Gray-Man 1-26 sub, 1-2 dub ()
- Now Streaming: Best Student Council 1-26 dub/sub ()
- Brain Diving - Short Term Memory ()
- RIGHT TURN ONLY!! - Library War And Peace ()
- Shelf Life - Junjo Come Here ()
- Review: Shigofumi - Letters from the Departed DVD ()
- Review: Drunken Dream and Other Stories GN ()
- The Mike Toole Show - Bein' a Hata ()
- Review: House of Five Leaves Episodes 1-12 Streaming ()
- Hey, Answerman! - Rub-a-Dub ()
- ANNCast - OverCooked ()
- Review: Vampire Knight DVD 1 ()
- Jason Thompson's House of 1000 Manga - Rica Takashima and Yuri Monogatari ()
- Review: Asobi ni Ikuyo: Bombshells from the Sky ep 1-6 ()
- The X Button - Brush with Greatness ()
- Review: The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya (Novel) ()
- Review: Initial D: Stage 4 DVD Part 2 ()
- Shelf Life - Galaxy Quest ()
- Astro Toy - Revoltech Vash the Stampede and Wolfwood ()
- Review: Negima! GN 27 ()
- Hey, Answerman! - Personality Disorder ()
- Now Streaming: Gunslinger Girl 1-2d/1-13s ()
- Now Streaming: Witchblade 1-4d/1-26s ()
- ANNCast - The League of Extraordinary Supernerds ()
- Jason Thompson's House of 1000 Manga - Spider-man: The Manga ()
- Review: Tytania collection 1 DVD ()
- Review: Bakuman GN 1 ()
- ANNtv - Studio Pierrot: Behind the Anime ()
- The X Button - Missing Inaction ()
- Anime News Nina! - 2010-08-18 ()
- Review: Wolf God GN 1 ()
- Now Streaming: Oh! Edo Rocket 1-26 (s) ()
- Now Streaming: Gad Guard 1-26s, 1-4d ()
- Review: Book Girl and the Suicidal Mime (Novel) ()
- RIGHT TURN ONLY!! - Magic Mushi Rooms ()
- Shelf Life - Gaoing the Distance ()
- Review: Junjō Romantica DVD 1-3 ()
- Now Streaming: Fist of the North Star Series II 1-43 (sub) ()
- Now Streaming: Nobody's Boy Remi 46-51 (Finalé) (s) ()
- Review: Crimson Cross GN ()
- Now Streaming: Shuffle 1-24 sub, 1-4 dub ()
- Hey, Answerman! - Generic Blues ()
- ANNCast - Yes We Kun ()
- Review: Highschool of the Dead episodes 1-6 ()
- Review: Shigurui: Death Frenzy Collection ()
- Review: Hellsing GN 10 ()
- Jason Thompson's House of 1000 Manga - Kazan ()
- Review: Perfect Blue ()
- Streaming Preview: High School of the Dead full episode 1 ()
- Now Streaming: Kaze no Stigma 1-24s, 1-4d ()
- The X Button - Undead Tired ()
- Review: Naruto Season 3 Box Set 1 ()
- Anime News Nina! - 2010-08-11 ()
- Review: Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino BLURAY ()
- Shelf Life - X Hits the Spot ()
- Now Streaming: Slam Dunk! 1-101! Subtitled! ()
- Now Streaming: Nobody's Boy Remi 41-45 (s) ()
- Astro Toy - Microman Guy Shishioh ()
- Review: Soul Eater DVD Part 4 ()
- Review: Alice the 101st GN 1 ()
- Now Streaming: Project Blue Earth SOS 1-6 (d) ()
- ANNCast - Viewers Like You Episode IV: A View Hope ()
- Hey, Answerman! - Touchy Subjects ()
- Now Streaming: Romeo X Juliet 1-4 (d)/1-24 (s) ()
- Review: Master of Martial Hearts DVD ()
- Jason Thompson's House of 1000 Manga - Iron Wok Jan ()
- A Conversation With Moto Hagio ()
- Now Streaming: Phantom - Requiem for the Phantom 1-26 (s) ()
- Now Streaming: Birdy the Mighty DECODE 1-26 (s) ()
- The X Button - Tactical News ()
- Anime News Nina! 2010-08-03 ()
- RIGHT TURN ONLY!! - Paint It Black Jack ()
- Shelf Life - Mixed Martial Hearts ()
- Review: My Bride Is a Mermaid Season 1 DVD Part 1 ()
- Review: Demon King Daimao Episodes 7-12 Streaming ()
- The Mike Toole Show - The Island of Super Misfit Robots ()
- Now Streaming: Nobody's Boy Remi 36-40 (s) ()
Some folks find lurid anime sex comedies featuring teenagers like High School DxD deeply offensive, but won't bat an eye at an American live-action sex comedy set in high school. What gives? Justin gets into it. ― Dave asked: Recently an anime company was on facebook promoting an upcoming release of a fanservice heavy show set at a Highschool. The comment section got pretty toxic pretty quickly with...
Paul takes a look at this prequel film that might be better than its source series, along with a breakdown of all this week's new anime releases! ― This week, I learned that those generic plastic Blu-Ray cases are surprisingly resilient. My review copy of No Game, No Life Zero got absolutely pulverized in the mail, to the point where the case now looks like somebody tried really hard to karate chop ...
Beautiful visuals and heartening character work butt up against cheesy dialogue and rushed plotting in the conclusion to ufotable's ambitious JRPG adaptation. ― It's sad to say it, but the second half of the anime adaptation of Tales of Zestiria the X is still suffering from the pacing issues brought about by the inclusion of the Tales of Berseria episodes back in its first cour. What's particularly ...
Mike embarks on a voyage to the Great White North to discover Canada's history of English anime dubs both great and terrible! ― One of the best things about anime being a fairly hot ticket in global entertainment is the multitude of ways it just suddenly shows up, be it in theaters, on TV, or online. Once upon a time, you could keep track of pretty much everything that was being aired and screened in...
We get stories about hapless teens getting spirited away to another world all the time, but what do the native citizens of those fantasy kingdoms think of these interlopers? This quirky light novel series offers their perspective. ― Oh look, another novel about a regular Japanese teenager summoned to a game-like fantasy world as a hero in order to defeat one of those apparently ubiquitous demon lords...
Sometimes scheduling problems lead to recap episodes or unplanned hiatuses, and sometimes they result in an entire show's artwork slipping into insanity. Here are seven of the most memorable animation meltdowns. ― There's a lot of variables that can cause an anime television production to go off schedule and affect the quality of a show. Poor animation quality is not always, or even usually a reflec...
When a traffic accident lands an office worker in the body of an otome game villainess, is there anything she can do to change her fate? Rebecca Silverman finds out. ― If the male-oriented isekai story tends to land our reborn boy protagonist in a position where he becomes the king of his own personal harem, then the female-oriented version is that she gets plopped down in the middle of her favorite ...
In North America we usually bust out the skeletons and draculas in October, but in manga, it seems like summertime is a much spookier season. Deb is ready to explain why! ― Why is Summer considered the season for spooky stories in manga, not Autumn / October like it is in North America? Much as Halloween at the end of October is the holiday that anchors the season for spooks and ghouls in North Amer...
just for fun
ANNCast is back with the audio from our panel at Otakon 2018, featuring special guest Mike Toole! Zac and Mike take a quick tour of 20 years of ANN history, followed by a Q&A session with the audience. ― ANNCast Live at Otakon 2018 ANNCast is back with the audio from our panel at Otakon 2018, featuring special guest Mike Toole! Zac and Mike take a quick tour of 20 years of ANN history, followed by a...
Studio TRIGGER's tokusatsu re-imagining SSSS.GRIDMAN hits this October, and we've got a fun and fascinating in-depth chat with two of the show's staff - animator Masaru Sakamoto and animation director Masato Takeuchi. ― It's a big year for Studio TRIGGER director Akira Amemiya. After helming two well-received short series (the adorable Space Patrol Luluco and the cult smash Inferno Cop), Amemiya has ...
Kazuya Ide, producer for visual effects and animation studio Shirogumi Inc, chats about revisions, his new CG anime from the director of Code Geass, what it takes to put together a CG anime, and the future of animation in Japan. ― Kazuya Ide is a producer for Shirogumi Inc., a visual effects and animation studio in Japan with a decades-long legacy - you've likely seen their work in Shin Godzilla (or ...
Romance and leisure butt heads for the heroine of this grounded and relatable dramedy for adult women. Rebecca Silverman has the details. ― At first blush, Tokyo Alice looks like a manga version of the stereotype that women just love to shop more than anything else in the world. And that is part of what's going on here – Fu Arisugawa is a shopaholic, specifically addicted to brand names and expensive...