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Shout! Factory grabs Power Rangers Lost Galaxy's source material

For a good while, my body has adapted to the underworld's sub-zero temperatures. During Comic-Con '17, Shout! Factory confirms this climate change as they reveal their plans to release Seiju Sentai Gingaman, the show that was adapted...Show More Summary

One Piece is getting a live-action TV series for some reason

Eiichiro Oda's One Piece is arguably the most popular anime series in Japan, so with how much anime has garnered interest in the West it was only a matter of time before some Western company wanted to try their hands at a live-action version. Show More Summary

The next Kamen Rider gives off a nice W vibe

When a show decides to recycle a previous idea, it can either be a good or bad thing. In the worst case, it could lead to the team running out of ideas. In terms of reused concepts, Kamen Rider Build, the show that'll replace Ex-Aid,...Show More Summary

Persona and RWBY characters to be in New BlazBlue Arc System works game

This weekend is the weekend of fighting games, with the annual Evolution fighitng game tournament in Las Vegas, and wouldn't you know it good guy Arc System Works just announced a new crossover fighting game featuring characters from very different franchises. Show More Summary

Kizuna Ai tries to translate some english phrases in new video

If you have been under a rock the past year, a new "virtual YouTuber" from Japan has caught the eye of anime enthusiasts, and that is Kizuna Ai. This virtual 2D host is not the first of her kind but today's technology allows Ai-chan to be very expressive and her voice actress is really good at her job. Show More Summary

Loot Anime: Rise Up - Japanator Unboxing

When humanity is under a grave threat, humans need to gather together to fight for the future! There is always great strength in numbers and with the human spirit, nothing is impossible. This month's loot anime is all about anime ofShow More Summary

Bleach live action teaser trailer promises some big sword action

We finally get to see a teaser trailer of the upcoming live action adaptation of Bleach after news of production and filming late last year. This live action adaptation is directed by Shinsuke Sato, who directed the live action film adaptations of GANTZ and the live action Death Note film sequel, Death Note: Light Up The New World. Show More Summary

Check out Destructoid's feature on Garage Hero's productions

Ever since Gun Caliber, the independent tokusatsu group Garage Hero has been making their own pieces to provide people with more options in the realm of tokusatsu. Since the team has released a few things since then, I did a piece for Destructoid about my thoughts on their productions. Here are some of the things I said about them: Read more...

Celebrate 15 years of FLOW with their special Go!!! music video

If you've been an anime fan for the past decade or longer, you may have probably seen Naruto and despite whatever you felt about the show, it had some great catchy opening songs that can at least get you in the mood for ninja action....Show More Summary

PSA: Get started with some free shounen anime from the Microsoft store

You like free stuff? I love free stuff, especially if its legit and made super convenient. So here's some first seasons of some shounen action anime to get you started one some battle action goodness. What's shounen action, you ask?Show More Summary

Review: Little Witch Academia (Season 1)

I've been anticipating Little Witch Academia for quite some time. Studio Trigger, the studio behind Kill la Kill and Space Patrol Luloco, produced a series created by Yoh Yoshinari, who's worked on Medabots, Gurren Lagann, and Neon Genesis Evangelion. Show More Summary

TV Asahi's Super Hero Time block to get changed, families voice their concerns

For a good while, the Super Sentai, Kamen Rider, and Precure franchise have been airing every Sunday on Japan's TV Asahi network from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., with the two toku shows being part of the Super Hero Time block. With the appearance...Show More Summary

FLCL 2 trailer is here for you to Furi your Kuris again

[Trailer has been fixed and is not blocked anymore] There was news earlier last year about a sequel to the beloved anime classic FLCL, which is an anime that many older anime fans above the age of 25 will very fondly remember from the early 2000s on Cartoon Network. Show More Summary

Weekend Japanatainment - Japanese TV Commercials Edition

If there's one thing that's a constant with what westerners say about Japan is that Japanese TV commercials tend to be wacky and weird. I like to think that they're done to be memorable, like who wouldn't forget about a commercial about...Show More Summary

Get schooled on My Hero Academia facts by Cartoon Hangover

Cartoon Hangover, a YouTube channel that about animation and original animated content just did one of their very informative 107 Facts video for superhero-themed shounen action anime My Hero Academia. If you haven't seen of My HeroShow More Summary

WTF Fridays: WTF IS THAT THING

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Japan's Baskin-Robbins sandwiches aren't what you think

When the ice cream shop Baskin-Robbins and sandwiches come to mind, one will imagine that it has to do with actual ice cream. Lo and behold, that isn't the case with this latest dessert. Unlike your average ice cream sandwich, Yamazaki's Baskin-Robbins Lunch Pack are bread stuffed with a mix strawberry cream, jam, and juice. Show More Summary

New Official Death Note Netflix trailer brings Ryuk and L to Light

The official Death Note live action trailer is here from Netflix and it looks different than what you would imagine, no emo-haired eccentric pasty faced detectives here but Willem Dafoe as Ryuk is just the best casting choice. This adaptation...Show More Summary

Japanator Unboxing: TokyoTreat - February 2017

[TokyoTreat provided a Premium box and the reviewer has an affiliate partnership with TokyoTreat] When we were away for a bit, the awesome folks over at TokyoTreat once again sent me one of their yummy box of of snacks and I got to try out some tasty stuff from their Premium Valentine's day box. Show More Summary

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