Netflix bringing Blame! original anime film to global audience next year

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In association with Polygon Pictures, Netflix is bringing the original anime film Blame! from award-winning creator Tsutomu Nihei and director Hiroyuki Seshita to the streaming service next year. Originally appearing as a manga between 1997 and 2003, the original anime film is another collaboration between the award-winning creator of the original manga, Tsutomu Nihei, and director Hiroyuki Seshita, who also … Read more

Warner Bros. Drops Death Note, Netflix May Pick It Up

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Warner Bros. has dropped their live action movie of the popular Japanese manga and anime series Death Note. The company reportedly gave director Adam Wingard 48 hours to shop the movie to other networks and it’s rumoured that Netflix is close to closing an exclusive streaming deal with Wingard for the movie. Nat Wolff is currently pegged … Read more

Not A Drill: New Seasons of FLCL Coming Our Way

FLCL fans rejoice—new seasons are coming your way! The beloved anime FLCL (known also as “Fooly Cooly”) has been picked up by Adult Swim for two new sequel seasons, each with six episodes. The new seasons, which are currently set to release in late 2017 or early 2018, will take place a number of years … Read more

VizMedia At C2E2 2016 #C2E22016

VizMedia is pretty well known for Anime and Manga such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, Hunter Hunter and Tokyo Ghoul. This year at C2E2, VizMedia decided to come out with a few announcements that you wouldn’t hear or see anywhere else because two workers from VidMedia were given the “okay” to provide us with some first … Read more

Netflix Announces Perfect Bones Original Anime Series

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Get ready to add anime (Japanese animation) to Netflix’s list of Netflix Originals. The streaming company has teamed up with Production I.G., know for Attack on Titan and Psycho-Pass, and will be debuting the 12-episode series Perfect Bones at a future date. “We are incredibly excited to work with Production I.G, who have worked on hit series such as … Read more

Nat Wolff To Star In Live-Action Death Note Movie

It looks like the North American live-action film version of the popular manga and anime series Death Note has found its “god of the new world.” Nat Wolff has been chosen to star in the Adam Wingard directed adaptation. Wolff, best known for his roles in Paper Towns and The Fault In Our Stars, will portray … Read more

Fall Anime 2015 Preview: Attack On Titan Returns! (Kind Of)

The upcoming anime season that will kick off in the coming weeks will feature a slew of spin-offs, continuations, and original shows debuting this fall. Quite a few TV series and OVA’s are soon to hit Japanese airwaves and streaming sites worldwide, but that list is dominated by a few familiar names, including one name that … Read more

Netflix to Exclusively Premiere Anime Series Ajin: Demi-Human Worldwide

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In its attempt to continually provide more new and interesting original content, Netflix has landed a unique deal with Polygon Pictures to exclusively premiere and air the upcoming anime adaptation of popular manga series Ajin: Demi-Human worldwide. The episodes will appear on Netflix in Japan just three days after airing, and will appear on Netflix in all … Read more

Attack On Titan US Release Dates Are Here… New Episodes Are Not

Brace yourselves, the Titans are coming. Eventually. The new live-action movie for the dark and wonderful anime that is Attack on Titan has already hit the theatres in Japan, and now it’s making its way to the United States. The manga-turned-anime-turned-movie has a surprisingly large fan base in America, and despite some negative reviews of the … Read more

First Footage Of Live-Action Attack On Titan Movie Revealed

The Attack on Titan anime, and to a lesser extent the manga, has garnered a massive amount of worldwide popularity. Combining elements of horror, high-flying action, and steampunk, the series has done well to graft itself into pop culture’s mainstream. All of that attraction and interest has since spawned, among other things, a Marvel crossover event, an Attack … Read more

New Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu No F Trailer Gives Frieza A New Look

A brand new trailer for the upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu No F, or Resurrection of F, reveals a brand new, golden look for Frieza. Toei Animation uploaded the preview to their YouTube channel and showed off a more menacing form on one of DBZ’s most recognizable villains. The video begins with a flashback to the … Read more

Crunchyroll Now Available On Wii U

Nintendo has announced that Crunchyroll, the number one anime streaming service available without breaking any laws, has been added to the Wii U. The massive anime repository, which features over 25,000 HD videos ready to be streamed at a moments notice, will be the fifth streaming service on Nintendo’s flagship console. Premium Crunchyroll members (which is … Read more

Project Gundam – Part 1: Mobile Suit Gundam

Although the mecha genre of anime was officially launched in 1963 with the release of Gigantor, the release of the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam (henceforth referred to as MSG) is widely considered to be one of the defining moments of the then-young genre. When it premiered in Japan in 1979, MSG split mecha anime into two distinct … Read more

Plans for a Moving Gundam by 2019

At a press conference earlier this summer, the Gundam Global Challenge was announced. It is an enthusiastic project designed to foster International collaboration among technologists, roboticists, engineers, and software engineers with one common goal in mind: To make a full-scale Gundam actually move. The full-scale Gundam in question has already been built, and is the famous … Read more

Manga 101: How to Start Reading Manga

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Comic books aren’t just loved by geeky Americans, but men, women, and children of all ages, worldwide. American super heroes are ever-popular, but it should come as no surprise that nearly every culture has its own approach to telling stories through pictures. One of the most unique and prolific of these styles of comics is Japanese manga. … Read more

[301] Manga 101 – How to Start Reading Manga

Comic books aren’t just loved by geeky Americans, but men, women, and children of all ages, worldwide. American super heroes are ever-popular, but it should come as no surprise that nearly every culture has its own approach to telling stories through pictures. One of the most unique and prolific of these styles of comics is Japanese manga. … Read more

Quickie App Review: SeriesGuide

Normally, I don’t make a fuss over content tracking apps. However, as TV shows become more cinematic, dramatic, and engaging, I found myself unable to keep track of all the amazing new shows that I wanted to see. Enter SeriesGuide, developer Uwe Trottmann’s answer to this common problem. This app has become indispensable to both … Read more