The anime is filled with amazing female characters, demonic blue-haired girls like Ryoko from Tenchi Muyo to black-haired powers like Mikasa of The attack of the Titans. There’s almost always a character that fans can identify with or idolize as simply iconic, regardless of the series. From femme fatales toRead 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 →

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 →

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 →