People who know me already know that I’m a huge anime dork. From the narrative driven Full Metal Alchemist to the ridiculous allegory that is Neon Genesis Evangelion, there are few series I haven’t at least seen a few episodes of. Let’s just say I keep a regular subscription to Crunchyroll. Overall, animation quality is a huge factor to me when it comes to me really liking a seri...[Read More]
Alright, so tons of cool Pokemon news has popped up this past week or so. One of the more interesting pieces (that’s not a Sun & Moon spoiler at least) is the announcement of a short form mini-series that recounts highlights of adventures from each of the handheld games, known simply as Pokemon Generations. Being that the “lore” of these games are kinda sparse, the show will ...[Read More]
Everyone’s favorite high school idol group, μ’s, is coming to home video titled Love Live! The School Idol Movie this summer! Watch Honoka Kosaka, Eli Ayase, Umi Sonoda, and all of your favorite idols as they struggle to find meaning in their newest performance.
The hottest manga and hit anime series ONE-PUNCH MAN is ready to debut as an English dub on Adult Swim this summer!
This summer, VIZ Manga is set to release the highly anticipated first volume of HAIKYU!!, a high-octane, action-packed volleyball sports drama! Follow highschooler Shoyo Hinata on his journey to become the greatest volleyball player ever! With a short stature and a big heart, Shoyo is determined to be as good as his idol, “the Little Giant.”
What would you do if you woke up tomorrow morning and seven-tenths of the moon was gone? What would you think of a permanent crescent moon Would you panic? Would you suspect that the world is ending or that something bad was about to happen? This is just one thing that class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High School has to deal with during their last year; the other is a tentacle monster proclaiming ...[Read More]
Hunter X Hunter has reached that point of popularity both in the manga and the anime that an English dub was inevitable. Toonami is adding the show to their lineup this Saturday (April 16th) at 1am EST time. Of course those familiar with the show probably already are aware of this transition, but it’s awesome to see the series reaching a new audience on Toonami. Erica Mendez will be playing ...[Read More]
Out of nowhere, Adult Swim announces that a sequel series to an cult anime hit is coming. FLCL (Fooly Cooly) is one of those shows that’s better understood while watching, rather than trying to explain what it actually is. Visually its dynamic along the lines of Gurren Lagann, while the soundtrack was done by the Japanese band The Pillows.
Sword Art Online quickly became one of the most popular Anime series of the decade, which was an adaptation of a popular light novel series of the same name. While Japan is well aware of where the series is going, for they have almost double the amount of novels published, its always cool to see the next style of each iteration.
Hello out there Anime-niacs! This week, Funimation released some exciting news! They have completely re-designed the mobile apps for their streaming platform FunimationNow. These apps are for iOS, Android, Kindle, and Windows 10 devices. Before this week, I’ve never heard of FunimationNow, but they have a new subscriber in the future.
Sweeping Japanese sales in manga is an interesting series known as My Hero Academia. Visually, the manga takes heavy inspiration from the highlights of American comic book culture, using similar color scheme’s and poses from classic comic books. The art style even goes as far as to use the lost art of Ben-Day Dots, those polka dot looking things from older prints of comics, in its lettering ...[Read More]
Imagine living in a city where law enforcement and the legal system have been essentially automated. Law enforcement officers carry weapons connected to a computer network that analyzes each suspect they encounter and determine the culpability of that suspect. The weapon then quantifies their guilt–assigning a Crime Coefficient–and deploys the punishment deemed appropriate. No judge, n...[Read More]