Adult Swim just announced the debut date of beloved, raucus coming-of-age anime Fooly Cooly’s second iteration, or FLCL: Progressive. On June 2nd at 11:30 PM, fans can watch 14-year-old protagonist Hidomi and her classmate Ide come up against some chaos-loving alien beings (with very, very good music, too). FLCL 3 is…
In Dragon Ball, when members of the Saiyan race transform into their Super Saiyan form, their hair goes from black to blond. Recently on Japanese TV (via Topic News), Weekly Jump editor in chief Hiroyuki Nakano explained why.
The Mob Psycho 100 anime is returning for a second season with Bones once again doing the animation. No word yet as to when it will begin broadcasting.
Over the weekend, anime fans in Latin America gathered to watch Dragon Ball Super’s 130th episode streamed in stadiums, plazas and parks.
Gucci.com has people doing a double take, thinking they’re seeing an outfit that appears inspired by Dozle Zabi from Mobile Suit Gundam.
The Ace Attorney anime is coming back for a second season! A-1 Pictures is handling animation duty, and season two will debut this fall.
Haunting, but whimsical World War II anime movie In This Corner of the World, which saw a limited U.S. theatrical release last year, is on Netflix today. It’s very, very good.
Manga Real Girl is getting a live action version this September. It tells the story of an otaku school boy who lives most of his life in video games and anime. That is, until he meets a real girl. No word yet of an international release.
Rainbow Days is getting a live-action movie adaptation. Debuting as a manga in 2012, it follows the lives (and loves) of school boys. A Rainbow Days anime aired in 2016.
Despite the genre’s overwhelming popularity, people act as if anime is still a niche interest. When celebrities like Kim Kardashian or Michael B. Jordan say that they’re fans, or Britney Spears posts pictures of her son’s Dragon Ball Z fanart on Instagram, fellow anime-enjoyers are shocked. Anime has actually been…
This isn’t an Initial D drawing. It’s not a page from the manga. You are looking at model cars painted like manga or anime art.
On March 25, Dragon Ball Super’s last episode will air, bringing to an end the series which debuted in June 2015.
At 81 years of age, Masako Nozawa has been voice acting since the 1960s but is perhaps best known for her Dragon Ball work. She does the Japanese voices of Goku, Gohan and Goten. But how much of her regular voice finds its way into these characters? A lot, apparently!
Dragon Ball FighterZ had a rough launch, but in the time since has become a truly unique fighting game, capturing the interest of players from many different backgrounds. It’s rare to find a game that plays so well competitively and still nails a good kamehameha.
When Dynamic Chord originally aired on Japanese TV, it looked terrible. Good thing the Blu-ray release cleaned things up!
Fists aren’t the only striking thing in Dragon Ball FighterZ. Its stages, inspired by the landmark anime, are gorgeous. Excited about the game’s great stages, we reached out to Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki about what developing them was like.
Grave of the Fireflies is among the best anime and best war movies ever made. Powerful and essential. Get the Blu-ray today for $11, but just remember that it doesn’t come with any tissues.
Last fall, Rurouni Kenshin creator Nobuhiro Watsuki was charged with possession of child pornography. Today, Nikkan Sports reports he was fined 200,000 yen ($1,870) for violating the country’s child pornography law.