If you could travel back in time and fix one of your biggest regrets, would you? It’s a pretty familiar question in scifi films, but Fireworks looks to explore it in a very new and exciting way—one that involves an object resembling a time-traveling Poké Ball.
When Attack on Titan premiered, it was a riveting, revolutionary dark fantasy series full of giant monsters and the pressure of seemingly inevitable Armageddon. Everyone loved it, myself included, until the show’s pace started to slow down, some odd plot twists were introduced, and the darkness became a little…
After almost a year of waiting, we finally know when to expect Adult Swim’s new continuations of Gainax’s beloved, weird-as-hell coming of age anime FLCL—and we’re getting a double dose of it this year, to boot.
We know by now that Michael B. Jordan, who plays Erik Killmonger in the Black Panther film, is a bonafied anime stan. But what if Killmonger was, too?
Michael B. Jordan’s stellar turn as Black Panther’s complex villain figure Erik Killmonger has the world talking. Sure, they’re talking about how great he is in Black Panther, but they’re also talking about something else: the fact that the young actor loves himself some anime, and is loud and proud about it.
Evgenia Medvedeva is known for two things: 1) being an incredible figure skater—she competed in the Olympics earlier today—and 2) loving Sailor Moon. This resulted in a fantastic Sailor Moon-inspired routine she performed at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy. And that’s resulted in someone making a video that matches her…
We’ve already seen Junpei Mizusaki’s wild-sounding Batman Ninja in action. But now we finally know when to expect it—and what the amazing adventures of a modern-day Batman in Feudal Japan are going to sound like in English.
Some have called it a myth. Others say it’s an elaborate trolling campaign. And the handful of mega-otakus who claim to actually engage in it don’t quite understand what all the fuss is about; yet, every now and then, you’ll see it crop up again and again on anime forums all across the internet, drawing paragraphs of…
In just eleven days, Godzilla: Monster Planet, an anime monster flick that boasts the largest Godzilla mankind has ever faced. Get ready for the pure kaiji glory with this release trailer.
I spend a lot of time on the internet, and I’m going to level with you: I have no idea how “Steamed Hams” became a meme.
Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the first film from animation house Studio Ponoc, looks to be a beautiful spectacle on par with Studio Ghibli—no surprise, considering it’s directed by former Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi. If you need proof, just check out this stunning opening sequence.
January is usually a dark time for new movies, but one movie hopes to brighten all that up in 2018: Mary and the Witch’s Flower.
Many live-action anime adaptations are objectively terrible, but Robot Underdog’s Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope manages to set itself apart. Not with incredibly high production values or brilliant fight sequences, but with an earnest love and respect for the series that it’s based on.
Although the movie faltered elsewhere, the future designs of this year’s Ghost in the Shell movie were definitely one of its greatest draws, building on a legacy that’s seen Motoko Kusanagi’s adventures expand from the page to animation. A new book takes a look at the artwork behind two decades of Ghost in the Shell,…
If you somehow weren’t convinced that the King of all Kaiju’s animated movie debut would not be sufficiently anime, the bit where he smashes up shit while energetic J-Pop thumps in the background of this trailer is just for you.
This may come as a surprise to you: with its 10 seasons and 161 episodes that have aired over the past 16 years, The Fairly OddParents is the longest-running fantasy television show in American history. Naturally, when a show’s been running for that long, you’ve gotta spice things up to keep them interesting.
If you’re familiar with Japanese horror, you’ve probably heard about the work of Junji Ito—the author behind viral horror stories like The Enigma of Amigara Fault and Uzumaki. Now, some of his most famous spooky tales are being adapted into a new anime anthology show.
I watch few fictional shows. My tastes are not really cut out for pop culture. But when someone told me Neo Yokio was “a six episode long dril tweet,” I decided the Netflix anime series, created by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, would be worth investigating. So I watched the generally derided series with a few…