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Animator Expo's 13th short looks artistically amazing

I don't know about you, but these past few weeks felt a bit empty, since the Japan Animator Expo project was on break. Now that the segment's back in action, Mahiro Maeda's KanĂ³n short (NSFW) is ready to wow everyone with its visuals...Show More Summary

Dive into the world of Free! with their second artbook

Anime can cloud a person's expectations on reality. Doing Kendo will not make me into a bad ass samurai no matter how much I try, and I'm pretty sure I'll never find a public swimming pool as clean and clear as they are in Free!. If you're a fan of rippling waves and pectorals then you've already dived into the bishonen anime Free! Iwatobi Swim Club. Show More Summary

Beat Down Boogie shows off PAX East '15's cosplays and games

For a good while, I've been interested in attending one of the PAX conventions. Unfortunately, there were a few life-related events that prevented me from traveling to these events. Once again, Beat Down Boogie does another video that...Show More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: Asian Kung-Fu Generation

Post by Angel Kensuke. Easter is almost upon us. Whether you're Christian or not, I think we can all enjoy the prospects of a new season, hunting for eggs, and the large amount of chocolate themed goods in every supermarket. Asian Kung-Fu...Show More Summary

Right Stuf reveals Turn A Gundam and Please Teacher's release date

I may be a little behind on this thing, but I thought that this set of announcements were worth mentioning around here. For the first order of business, Right Stuf and Sunrise have announced that Turn A Gundam Part 1 comes out on June 30 as a sub only release. Show More Summary

OP Up! Samurai Edition

So I just saw the third live action movie adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The live action film trilogy of Ruroni Kenshin were surprisingly good: great action choreography, beautifully designed sets, superb performances, talking parts were minimal and never boring. Show More Summary

The bikini samurai squad returns in Oneechanbara Z2: Chaos

If I've learnt anything from working in this industry it's that everything is made better if it was put in a bikini. From Left 4 Dead's Boomer to the shameless DOA: Xtreme series, gamers can't get enough of leaving nothing to the imagination. Show More Summary

Pull out your Henshin Devices: Chroma Squad gets a release date

Heroes and heroines; it's time for us to transform into our Ultimate Form-- excuse me while I change into Crocodile Sunshine. Why you say? Because Behold Studios has announced Chroma Squad's. the indie game where you manage your own tokusatsu studio, release date. Show More Summary

Japan uses their ninja skills to increase tourism

I know that I joked around in the past about 2015 being the Year of the Ninja, but Japan's recent tourism-related move might as well turn my made-up holiday into a real thing. Long story short, the Japanese government have decided to...Show More Summary

Safety first for the Attack on Titan motorcycling fans

There's not a lot of things that are more dangerous than taking down Titans as part of the Survey Corp, but I think riding a motorcycle is a close second. At least riding a bitchin' chopper makes you look 10 times cooler than those dorks...Show More Summary

Food Wars: Shokugeki no Souma trailers look delicious

Shounen cooking anime Shokugeki no Soma, known in the US as Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma, is going to air this April. Food Wars is about Soma Yokihara, a young and skilled chef who wants to work as a chef in his father's restaurant.Show More Summary

Hibike! Euphonium trailer shows off all that nice brass

Kyoto Animation's adaptation of the manga Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) is set to air this upcoming spring season on April 7, 2015. While this anime seems similar to K-On!, another KyoAni anime about girls playing musical instruments...Show More Summary

Durarara!! x2 Shou English dub announced by Shizuo and Izaya

Headless riders? Gangs based off internet chat rooms and geometric clothing items? An urban fantasy anime set in the dangerous streets of fictional Ikebukuro? This can only mean one thing. Durarara!! Be prepared to re-enter the interpersonal...Show More Summary

Check out the new Beyond the Boundary movie trailers and premiere bonus items

Back in 2013, Beyond the Boundary proved that Kyoto Animation can do still do action anime since it's been a while since their last attempt with Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid. I loved it and wanted much more of this action fantasy...Show More Summary

Annotated Anime: Stardust Crusaders episodes 28-33

It's been a while since we last checked in with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, but the fun thing about this kind of story is that not a lot of plot movement happens from week to week. The true character of the series really only unfolds over the course of the arc itself, which is one of the interesting ironies about these types of fighting stories. Show More Summary

Week Ender - Chuunibyou Edition

The term "Chuunibyou" translates to "Second Year Middle School Syndrome" and is simply defined as "one who has delusions of grandeur". Those who have it, mainly young teens in the second year of middle school, believe that they haveShow More Summary

Overcome the apocalypse with Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker's extra goodies

With two month left until Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker arrives in North America, Atlus has revealed the extra goodies that'll come with the game's survival kit. Of course, you can't overcome the Septentrione and the title's new Triangulum without your very own soundtrack. Show More Summary

Persona 4: Dancing All Night's new trailer is fixated on...meat

Mention "meat fixation" to a fan of Persona 4 and you'll most likely trigger fond memories of Chie Satonaka, the franchise's resident martial arts junkie and legendary carnivore. That said, I think even Chie would find it difficult to...Show More Summary

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