Ein at the table read for Cowboy Bebop, courtesy of Netflix.

Cowboy Bebop EP, Writer Talk John Cho, Update Netflix Series Status

And we have gone out of our way, because of all these anime movies that have come out and been accused of being whitewashed, we have really gone out of our way The characters are all sort of multiethnic, and it’s a great cast And the two episodes I have seen are so much fun[...]

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Anime Expo Lite Details: Free 2-Day Livestream Event Set for July 3-4

Good news, anime fans Even in the current home lockdown/social isolating world, The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) knows your "anime feels" need to be fed even when you can't leave your home So get ready to say hello to Anime Expo Lite, a two-day live stream event running from July 3[...]

Cardcaptor Sakura series Clow Card and Sakura Card arrive on Netflix in the US and Canada June 1, courtesy of CLAMP.

Cardcaptor Sakura Finds Time to Save My Day Before Netflix Debut

If there is something the world could use right now is a little comfort, and what better way to get the magical "fuzzy feels" than with the magical girl we all love, Sakura Kinomoto? Coming back to save the world from impending doom if she does not capture all the cards that have escaped? I[...]

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That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime Is Power Fantasy For Gamers

And who would have thought this Light Novel (Young Adult) series would end up becoming a semi-major franchise that spawned a number of manga series and an anime? Why people in Japan, that’s who Yen Press currently publishes the novels and manga, and their official synopsis sums up the series best: “Lonely thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami[...]

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Uzumaki Anime Adapt Process Has Junji Ito Feeling Like He's "Dreaming"

In an interview with Crunchyroll recently published on YouTube, horror manga creator Junji Ito spoke about the origins of his work writing manga, the adaptation process with which his acclaimed manga Uzumaki will become an anime (to be released later this year), and some important tidbits of information surrounding the anime He even implied what may be[...]

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Funko Announces New Pops for Monster Hunter, Boruto, and DBZ.

The last series that Funko has announced the first wave of figures from the anime series Monster Hunter Stories There will be four Pops in total with two hunters and two monsters Each one is nicely designed and the male hunter will come with his companion Felyne The monsters look a little bulky but both[...]

A look at the recording of the Cowboy Bebop charity song, courtesy of Funimation.

Cowboy Bebop Cast, Composer Yoko Kanno Release COVID-19 Charity Song

The anime series, which premiered back in 1988 Her music created the perfect mood for a pop-jazz show about down-on-their-luck bounty hunters in space who each have a past they want to escape She was probably a major factor in the series’ popularity to this day, with Netflix currently producing a live-action version starring John[...]

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Ultraman Goes Miniature With Good Smile Company's Newest Nendoroid

From the hit anime series, Ultraman, Ultraman is getting his very own Nendoroid figure The suit will be fully articulated and has high amounts of detail This will allow collectors to pose Shinjiro Hyata in a wide variety of ways that suits their collection The figure has a social metallic style paint scheme to really bring[...]

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai official cover by Yen Press.

Yen Press Launches Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Novel

As he discovers more about her to uncover the key to the mystery, they become a classic bickering rom-com couple.[caption id="attachment_1200583" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai official cover by Yen Press.[/caption]The high school rom-com is written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Keji Mizoguchi and is now available in print[...]

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My Hero Academia Yaoyorozu Gets Her Own Statue from Bellfine

They re quite know for their work with anime figures and statue so it is no surprise that they have expanded their My Hero Academia statue roster The statue shows off Creati in her superhero costume and using her quirk She seemingly has summoned some Russian nesting dolls as well as a bow staff Yaoyorozu[...]

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Yen Press to Release "Fruits Basket" Spinoff Manga Digitally

As Season 2 of the hugely popular Fruits Basket anime premieres, Yen Press announced that it will publish new Fruits Basket manga content on digital platforms New chapters of the spinoff series Fruits Basket: The Three Musketeers and Fruits Basket Another will be released around the same time as their Japanese release Series creator Natsuki[...]


Demon Slayer Gets Pocket Sized with Good Smile Company

Anime collectible is getting more popular as the year goes on with shows like My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, and Hunter X Hunter Funko has caught wind of this and they are making the necessary adjustments However, there are places out there that were already on that train before the big boom like Good Smile[...]

Evangelion Beast Mode Statue from Infinity Studio

Evangelion Activates Beast Mode with New Infinity Studio Statue

Infinity Studio has announced a new state from the hit anime series Evangelion They have officially released photos of their upcoming Evangelion 2.0 Eva-02 Beast Mode statue Fans of the series might know this special mode but in case some are unaware The beast mode protocol was showed in Evangelion 2.0 when Eva pilot Mari[...]

Digimon Adventure is back for a new generation, courtesy of Toei Animation.

Digimon Adventure 2020 Season 1 Episode 2 War Game Review

The second episode of Digimon Adventure 2020 was a worthy follow-up to the season opener, packed with action while introducing us to other characters with overwhelming us with too much, too soon. It felt like we were given just enough to grab our interest in seeing where several side storylines go. It might seem to […]

Ein showed up for the first day of Cowboy Bebop table reads, courtesy of Netflix.

Cowboy Bebop: Netflix Series EP Reveals Season 2 Script Work Underway

Speaking with Observer before heading off to work on second season scripts, Pinker wants it known that they're excited to get to work and already looking to the future: "I think that I’m very excited by our opportunity to take this iconic anime and bring it to life I think that our actors are spectacular[...]

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Ghost in the Shell Batou Gets a figma from Max Factory

Max Factory does it again with a great new anime figure This time fans of Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex get a new figure of Public Security Section 9 member Batou This figure slides right of the screen with a nicely detailed figure of this iconic character He will come with a wide variety of[...]

Tai joins Agumon on Digimon Adventure 2020, courtesy of Toei Animation.

Digimon Adventure 2020 Season 1 Episode 1 Tokyo: Digital Crisis Review

This anime, along with Cardcaptor Sakura, is one of the biggest inspirations behind me becoming the person I am today I love the lessons taught and learned from it, and I am very much looking forward to seeing this new take on the series I grew up fond of It was an excellent start that[...]

Endeavor battles Nomu on My Hero Academia, courtesy of Funimation.

My Hero Academia Season 4 Finale His Start Review: Dreams of Heroism

Something very important that I really love of My Hero Academia above most anime I love: the heroes are not always losing There seems to be a fair share of wins and losses, yet our heroes seem to learn and adapt always making it believable It makes me infinitely glad that the heroes here have[...]

Alucard and his allies consider their next move in this scene from Castlevania, courtesy of Netflix

Castlevania Review Season 3 A Dream Binge Watch for Moody Goth Teens

Castlevania season 3 is now on Netflix for at least a month. It's hugely popular, and not hard to see why. As ever, it's violent, bloody, gory and full of snarky wisecracks with some Gnosticism and moral ambiguity thrown in. It's a perfect show for moody Goths and angry teens – even adults who are […]


"Beastars": Flawed Humanity, Layered Storytelling Impresses [REVIEW]

Finally got the chance to finish off Netflix's Beastars and I have to say: major thumbs up. Initially, I was not sure where this was heading and pretty confused—the story and themes along with the character designs were a quirky combo that I needed some time getting used to at first. But once the second […]