Disney is no longer distributing most Studio Ghibli movies in America, sparking hope that the beloved anime films will finally be more accessible both in American theaters, as well as DVD and Blu-Ray.
Netflix’s foray into the world of anime has been slow and steady over the years, but the company is about to make a major commitment to bringing a frankly absurd amount of new series to its service—ranging from revivals of Japanese classics to brand new shows.
Two long years after being announced, there are signs that Warner Bros.’ live-action Robotech movie might actually be moving forward. The Hollywood Reporter says that Andy Muschietti, fresh off directing the upcoming movie adaptation of Stephen King’s horror classic It, has been hired to helm Robotech.
Guten tag, my... uh... gang, I guess? Please enjoy a bit of “Postal Apocalypse” calm before the storm of San Diego Comic-Con! This week: Disney’s Star Wars problem, whether Secret Empire will come to the MCU, and how to show someone you love something that’s become problematic over time. Also, I, uh, write a …
Ever since its debut in 2013, Rooster Teeth’s fantasy-action series RWBY has amassed a devoted mass following of fans who thrill to the series’ high-energy fight scenes. Now, the people making RWBY will be branching out into giant mech scifi, aiming to tell cool stories in a whole new genre.
It’s summer. It’s hot. Who the hell wants to go outside? Let’s stay inside and watch some anime.
Anime feature film Godzilla: Kaiju Wakusei (Godzilla: Monster Planet) is slated for a November release in Japan and internationally on Netflix after that. Here is the flick’s debut trailer.
Adi Shankar, producer of the animated Castlevania series starting on Netflix this week, has just announced his next project: an anime adaptation of Assassin’s Creed.
FLCL, a six-episode anime series that’s a stirring coming-of-age tale complete with great rock music, giant robots that grow out of kids’ heads, and aliens that hit people with bass guitars, was announced to be getting not one but two sequels series last year. Now we have the footage, and it looks weird... but in an…
E3 was just a few weeks ago at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Open to the public for the first time this year, there were reports of people standing in line for hours just to demo games like Super Mario Odyssey. At this weekend’s Anime Expo 2017 being held at the same place, attendees are waiting in line for hours…
Manga pirates have operated in the internet’s shadows for decades, hiding from furious publishers whose translation efforts, pirates say, are shoddy, too slow or nonexistent. Now, as more pirates realize the potential value of their translation skills, they’re poking their heads out from the underground and asking for…
There are three kinds of Death Note fans in the world: 1. Those who’re miffed that Netflix’s adaptation is set in Seattle rather than Japan and feel as if the movie is whitewashed. 2. Those who think the first group is operating. 3. Folks who are apathetic about the whole shebang.
So you dream of moving to Japan and making anime. But what’s it really like? Just ask Thomas Romain.
The wait between Attack on Titan’s first season and its second one was around four years. Thankfully, the wait for season three won’t be that long. Season three will begin airing next year.
My Neighbor Totoro, known in Japan as Tonari no Totoro, is often regarded as one of the best animated family films of all time. Little do many Western fans realize that two versions of the English dubbed movie exist. One made by Fox Studios and the other through Disney.
“Ghibli Park,” a Studio Ghibli theme park, is slated to open outside Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
The anime version of Katsushiro Otomo’s classic scifi manga became a worldwide phenomenon when it came out 1988. But the manga artist who created Neo-Tokyo thought the movie was terrible after his first look at it, and was sure it was going to be a flop.
It would be a gross understatement to say that I do not enjoy Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid. The viral winter anime turns my stomach with its nauseating mix of saccharine anime tropes and raunchy fan service. And, on top of that, somebody who is both dear to me and on my apartment’s lease will not shut up about it. So,…