The world of Japanese animation is creative and imaginative, with characters of all shapes and sizes ranging from caped superheroes to cute talking animals and hapless isekai heroes, among many others. Anime characters are known for their many tropes, conventions, and even clichés, and that includes cosmetics, such as theirRead More →

In a recent column for GuardianEnglish singer-songwriter Elvis Costello expressed his appreciation for the anime Hands off Eizouken! He not only liked the series, but also the anime’s opening theme song, “Easy Breezy”, saying it was a “very cool theme song”. Click to enlarge Reading further in the column, CostelloRead More →

At the Walt Disney Companies Asia-Pacific Showcase event, Disney announced the reboot of the Japanese animated series “Black Rock Shooter”, titled “Black Rock Shooter Dawn Fall”. Black Rock Shooter is a media franchise based on an illustration by huke, a world-famous Japanese illustrator, who spawned music, action figures, and aRead More →

Click to enlarge CUTE CAMPI’ll be the first to admit I’m not a huge anime fan, but this adorably cool show about a bunch of high school girls at a camping club just might convert me. Relaxed camp is based on a blockbuster manga, and its second animated season airedRead More →

There was a time when anime was not as popular in the United States as it is today. Thanks to the overwhelming popularity of action-packed cartoons like the Dragon ball series and the many mentions of celebrities, rappers and athletes, Americans began to pay more attention to the genre, whichRead More →

Netflix and Legendary Television have found their Lara Croft. Hayley Atwell will be voicing the iconic “Tomb Raider” video game character in the upcoming animated series, the parties revealed on Monday. This “Tomb Raider”, based (of course) on video games developed by Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal and published byRead More →

Crunchyroll, the global anime brand, today announces nearly 30 series as part of the upcoming anime season, including End Platinum, Crunchyroll and Adult Swim original series Blade Runner: Black Lotus, SAKUGAN and the Crunchyroll Original series Elevated Guardian Spice – plus returning favorites and two short films joining the CrunchyrollRead More →

Netflix could launch into video games sooner than expected. Without much fanfare, the company quietly worked on a free-to-play Oculus Quest game called Eden unearthed. Spotted by DownloadVR, the game is available through the App Lab, which means it didn’t go through Oculus’ full review process. The listing says theRead More →

Crunchyroll Releases Exclusive Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Collection | Source: Crunchyroll Alchemy’s First Equivalent Law of Exchange dictates that humanity cannot gain anything without first giving something back, and we are ready to give Crunchyroll whatever they want in return for their latest Crunchyroll collection. Loves, which highlights the fan-favorite siblingRead More →

Netflix and Legendary Television announce Hayley Atwell (Captain America, Mission Impossible 7) as the voice of video game adventurer Lara Croft in the upcoming Square Enix-based animated series Grave robber global franchise. Atwell is a Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominated British actress who will go on to star alongsideRead More →

Source: Crunchyroll Crunchyroll and Gotham City Online have signed a licensing agreement for five blockbuster anime series available on the popular anime streaming service. Through this partnership, Gotham City Online will release a series of posters, wall art, stationery, mugs and bags inspired by each of the titles. The titlesRead More →

Neoverse Trinity Edition is a deck-building roguelike with overly flashy effects and a hectic UI, but also considerable depth and variety. Trinity Neoverse Edition, the deckbuilding roguelike now ported to Nintendo Switch, is indebted to Kill the arrow. This is not necessarily a bad thing, because the latter remains theRead More →