Dragon Quest, the long-running series of RPGs, will be adapted into a CG anime film set for release in Japan this summer. The film, which is titled Dragon Quest Your Story, will be based on the fifth game in the franchise, Dragon Quest V. The …Read more »
Kämpfer, the 2009 anime series about gender-swapping fighters, is turning ten this year—and finally getting an English-language dub. That’s the word from Sentai Filmworks, who announced the dub with a simple, one-sentence tweet today.
Two of the world’s most famous giant robot teams, those of mega-franchises Mazinger Z and Transformers, are set to face off in an upcoming manga. Now we’ve learned the cover of that manga was drawn by none other than the legendary Go Nagai, the creator …Read more »
Japanese anime fans have been tasked with a serious challenge. With Japan’s Heisei Era coming to an end, the goo Ranking website asked users to decide on the best anime girl of the entire period. Keep in mind, the Heisei Era started on January 8, …Read more »
Yuri Fair 2019 is an exhibition celebrating love between women, and it’s coming to five cities throughout Japan this March. The exhibit—which first began in 2016 and has Village Vanguard on board as a sponsor—will feature around 30 artists celebrating the yuri theme, from books …Read more »
Someone could probably argue that Super Mario Bros. World 1-1 isn’t the most iconic video game level of all time, but they would be wrong. This modest introduction to Nintendo’s classic platformer is a master class in teaching by design, so it’s understandable that it …Read more »
For the first time in nearly a decade, Mobile Suit Gundam is coming to theaters throughout the United States. Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative) debuts its English dub as part of a one-night event on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00pm local time, and tickets are …Read more »
Have you ever wanted to take over an entire floor of a shopping mall with Naruto themed activities? Of course you have! That’s what Nelke Planning—a production company that handles stage work and other events tied to anime, manga, and game properties—has in store for …Read more »
The Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System anime film trilogy is about to come to a close with the arrival of the third and final entry. Part three opens in Japan on March 8, with Naoyoshi Shiotani returning to direct and Makoto Fukami on the screenplay. …Read more »
Ken Koyama’s Seiri-chan manga, AKA Little Miss P, is a series about an anthropomorphized period. It started its life on the Omocoro website as Tsukiichi! Seiri-chan, with a serialization following in Monthly Comic Beam back in November. Now, the next step for the series is …Read more »
When the words “poop museum” come up, what kind of image springs to mind? It’s likely something you never want to picture again, but Japan has something much more pleasant in store for the Unko Museum, which is set to open in Yokohama this spring. …Read more »
The Mobile Suit Gundam franchise is coming to U.S. theaters for the first time in nearly a decade! The debut of Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative) is officially set for February 19, and you can check local theaters and purchase tickets in advance today.
You know what today’s robot vacuums are missing? An adorable little electric rat riding atop them while yelling “Pika pika!” Thankfully, Japanese toy maker Shine Co., Ltd. has the solution in the form of a Roomba-like vacuum called the Pokémon Pikachu RunRun Cleaner. While there …Read more »
Ahead of his planned appearance at this year’s Crunchyroll Expo, horror manga master Junji Ito will be making his first North American appearance at another big event. Viz Media announced plans to bring Junji Ito to this year’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF), which will …Read more »
The world of Trigger’s Kill la Kill anime is about to come to interactive life in the form of Kill la Kill the Game: IF, which is set for a worldwide debut sometime this year on PS4, Switch, and PC. For now, we’ll have to …Read more »