Views - January 2016
- Review: Umineko When They Cry Episode 5: End of the Golden Witch Volume 2 GN 11 ()
- Review: My Monster Secret GN 1 ()
- The List - 7 Manliest Bromances ()
- Review: Gakkyu Hotei: School Judgment GN 1 ()
- ANNCast - Outlaw Star ()
- Animator Expo Season Three: What's Worth Watching ()
- Answerman - Should FUNimation Be On NASDAQ? ()
- Review: Honey So Sweet GN 1 ()
- The X Button - Delay of Games ()
- Review: Genshiken: Second Season GN 7 ()
- Review: One-Punch Man GN 4 ()
- Lupin the Third: The Complete Guide to Films, TV Specials and OVAs ()
- Answerman - What Do The Changes To Oscar Rules Mean For Anime? ()
- Review: The Ancient Magus' Bride GN 3 ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Durarara!! ×2 The Third Arc ()
- The Best and Worst of the Season So Far: Weeks of Jan 1-21 ()
- Answerman - What Does Darker Than Black's License Withdrawal Mean? ()
- Review: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Novel 4 ()
- Shelf Life - Turn A Gundam: The Movies ()
- Review: Garakowa -Restore the World- ()
- The Mike Toole Show - Awesome Unadapted Manga ()
- The List - 6 Villains That Saved the Day ()
- Review: Die Wergelder GN 1 ()
- ANNCast - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Anime Magazine ()
- Answerman - Who Makes Anime's Opening Sequences? ()
- Lupin The Third: Where To Start and What's Worth Watching ()
- Review: Sailor Moon R BD+DVD ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Lupin the Third (TV 2015) ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! ()
- Review: Vinland Saga GN 7 ()
- Review: Sword Art Online: Progressive Novel 3 ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Haruchika – Haruta & Chika ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Myriad Colors Phantom World ()
- Which Anime Made You Cry? ()
- Answerman - What Are Japanese Student Councils REALLY Like? ()
- Review: Tamako Market Blu-Ray ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Prince of Stride: Alternative ()
- Review: Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster ()
- Review: Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer GN 9-10 ()
- Answerman - Why Does Unfinished Manga Get Adapted To Anime? ()
- Shelf Life - Sketchy Birds ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Luck & Logic ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Dimension W ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: BBK/BRNK ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Schwarzes Marken ()
- Review: Junji Ito's Cat Diary: Yon & Mu GN ()
- The List - 7 Manga for the Canine Inclined ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Dagashi Kashi ()
- A Fire Burns in Concrete Revolutio ()
- ANNCast - Winter Wasteland ()
- Answerman - Is Streaming The Future of Anime Kids' Programming? ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Girls Beyond the Wasteland ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: ERASED ()
- Review: The Devil is a Part-Timer! Novel 3 ()
- The X Button - See the Future ()
- Review: Livingstone GN 1 ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Active Raid ()
- The Rise of Masashi Ishihama: From The New World to Garakowa ()
- Answerman - Why Does CG Anime Have Such Low Frame Rates? ()
- Review: Concrete Revolutio ()
- Review: Yowamushi Pedal GN 1 ()
- Answerman - Did Westerners Always Call It Anime? ()
- Shelf Life - Fairy Complex ()
- Review: My Love Story!! GN 7 ()
- The Mike Toole Show - Ultramanime ()
- The List - 7 Silly Pieces of Weaponry ()
- Review: Of the Red, the Light, and the Ayakashi GN 1 ()
- Answerman - Why Do Some Voice Actors Like Not Knowing About Their Roles? ()
- Daily Streaming Reviews: Assassination Classroom season 2 ()
- Review: Testament of Sister New Devil BURST ()
- The X Button - Exist Tense ()
- Answerman - Why Did Sgt. Frog Hit In Japan But Not America? ()
- The Winter 2016 Anime Preview Guide ()
- Review: One-Punch Man ()
- The Best and Worst of the Fall 2015 Season ()
- Answerman - Why Did Shonen Jump Succeed In America? ()
- Shelf Life - Piece of Mind ()
- Review: Fairy Tail BD+DVD ()
- The List - 7 Truly Gruesome Body Transformations ()
- King Arthur and the Seven Deadly Sins ()
- Anime Spotlight Winter 2016 - The List ()
- The Set List - Top 10 EDs of 2015 ()
- Answerman - What's With All The Monkeys On New Years Greetings? ()
- Review: Tamayura: Hitotose DVD ()
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Mike digs into the legendary and idiosyncratic career of Ryousuke Takahashi, from Cyborg 009 to Armored Trooper Votoms to Phoenix. ― A few weeks back, the Right Stuf folks were running some sort of cheap-o blowout sale, and one of the items for sale, along with a still-absurdly-large quantity of Geneon and ADV Films DVD backstock, was this hat. Yep, for just one dollar, you could be the proud owner o...
This adaptation makes great use of its difficult source material to tell a trapped-in-a-game/escape room story worth digging into. Rebecca Silverman explains why. ― If you've played the original game of Ao Oni (“blue demon”) or watched the series of anime shorts, Kenji Kuroda's novelization may come as a surprise. That's not a bad thing, though – Kuroda's reimagining of the source material not only c...
If it weren't for their physical resemblance, you'd never know these troublesome twins were related! This week's list is all about twins who are far more different than alike. ― This week's list is a rerun, but check back next week for a brand new list! Twins remain a topic that entertainment loves to revisit. Genetically identical people are used in horror to highlight fears of lack of individual i...
This manga's take on age gap romance is slightly more self-aware than its peers, delivering an interesting and complex premise. Rebecca Silverman has the details. ― At first glance, Takane & Hana looks like any one of a number of vaguely problematic shoujo romances. It features a sixteen-year-old heroine and a twenty-six-year-old hero, an overbearing romantic lead, and a host of power dynamic issues....
Zac and Jacob strap on their butt handles for a fistfight with DARLING in the FRANXX ! PLUS: catching up with The Ancient Magus' Bride and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 321 - Macy's Franxxgiving Day Parade Zac and Jacob strap on their butt handles for a fistfight with Darling in the Franxx! PLUS: casting spells of codependence with The Ancient Magus Bride and much more! You can listen to the show on ...
Fate/Apocrypha's second half rolls to an exhilarating conclusion on Netflix. Kim Morrissy sums up the series' highs and lows as a Fate installment. ― It's unfortunate that the international Netflix release of Fate/Apocrypha was split into two parts. After months of waiting between the first and second cours, the second part of Fate/Apocrypha picks up right where the first part left off, sparing no ti...
There are few anime studios with history as gripping as Studio Gainax, the simultaneously exalted and notorious birthplace of Evangelion. Part I explores their humble roots, and their now-legendary debut! ― There are few stories within anime production that are as exciting as the story of Studio GAINAX. Instead of the typical story of “Mr. Producer used to work at Company X, but he wanted to produce ...
There are some anime released in the US on VHS but never in any other format - are these (and others) worth tracking down? ― Robbie asked: I recently got into collecting records, and I feel like, although it's not as handy as digital music, there's small things about just the act of listening to them that I really enjoy. I wonder, if there's any feeling you get from watching anime the old fashioned ...
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Your favorite shows of the Winter 2018 season battle it out for supremacy on our list of weekly user rankings! ― Our team of reviewers are following 28 anime series of the Winter 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 are based on how people rated indi...
Fate/Apocrypha's second half has finally landed on Netflix to thrill fans with more twists, turns, and climactic battles. We discuss if this Great Holy Grail War wrapped up to their satisfaction. ― Fate/Apocrypha's second half has finally landed on Netflix to thrill fans with more twists, turns, and climactic battles. This week in anime, Nick and Steve discuss if this Great Holy Grail War wrapped up ...
While far from the pinnacle of Kyoto Animation's efforts, Phantom World is a fun series that combines fantasy, action, and comedy into an enjoyable ride. Nick Creamer has the details. ― Even from its initial advertising, it was clear that Myriad Colors Phantom World would fall a little outside Kyoto Animation's general slice-of-life/character drama wheelhouse. From its garish color scheme to its loud...
The unkillable musou franchise is back once more! Producer Akihiro Suzuki goes in-depth on the series' legacy and how Dynasty Warriors 9 changes things - plus news and new releases! ― Good lord, it's like a never-ending deluge of news and releases this week! All kinds of big news and important happenings in the business have been dropping lately, to the point where I have to pick and choose carefully...