Anime Expo 2018: MY HERO ACADEMIA: TWO HEROES World Premiere

My Hero Academia Movie Review

One of the most highly anticipated events of Anime Expo, the My Hero Academia Movie: Two Heroes world premiere, did not disappoint its fans, many of whom began lining the perimeter of the convention center at 3am in hopes of receiving one of the limited attendee wristbands that would grant access to the event. Set between the second and third seasons of My Hero Academia, the movie takes place on the man made, technologically advanced ‘I-Island,’ which is known not only for it’s impenetrable security system, but for it’s open policy of quirk usage. Check out our review after the jump! Continue reading

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Scarlett Johansson Confirmed for ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Live Action Movie

Scarlett Johansson in 'Ghost in the Shell'

Scarlett Johansson has enjoyed an immense amount of success, recently portraying S.H.I.E.L.D.’s femme fatale, Black Widow in several Marvel Studios movies. Her other action film, Lucy, also proved to be a triumphant venture into action films, grossing over $126 million in the U.S. Johansson is continuing to follow her action film trend with a film adaptation of the beloved anime, Ghost in the Shell. Learn more about her role after the break.

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‘Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma’ Cast, Actors, and New Trailer Revealed

'Food Wars Shokugeki no Soma' Cast, Actors, and New Trailer Revealed

On the final day at Jump Festa 2105, during the Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma Super Stage event, a new trailer was revealed along with the announcement of new characters, the voice actors, and the bands who will be performing the opening and end credit theme songs for the anime series. For anyone who loves food, this wacky shōnen series will absolutely take the cake. Check out the trailer after the break. Continue reading

Live-Action ‘Attack on Titan’ Movie Character Posters Revealed in Costume

Attack on Titan Character Movie Posters

The long-awaited live-action adaptation of Attack on Titan inches one step closer to actualization as the first character posters reveal the cast in full costume. This is our first official glimpse of how the film intends to accurately portray the highly celebrated anime series. Mirroring its epic nature, these posters do the characters justice with incredibly matching gear and uniforms. Check out all 13 posters after the break. Continue reading

SDAFF 2014 Review: Hayao Miyazaki Documentary ‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’

The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Movie Review

Much like Willy Wonka, opening his chocolate factory to five golden ticket claimers, Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away; Howl’s Moving Castle; Princess Mononoke) has given audiences an in-depth look within the halls of Studio Ghibli in the documentary The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness. Offering incredible insights into one of the most celebrated animation studios in the world, fans will be overjoyed to see not only the animation process, but also gain a unique perspective of Miyazaki himself. Continue reading

GKIDS to Release ‘Patema Inverted,’ ‘Welcome to the Space Show,’ and ‘Nocturna’ on Blu-Ray and DVD November 11

GKids to Release 'Patema Inverted,' 'Welcome to the Space Show,' and 'Nocturna' on Blu-Ray

Even without a Pixar release this year, 2014 has been a great for animation fans. We have been graced with the likes of The LEGO Movie, How to Train Your Dragon 2, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, Ernest & Celestine, and The Boxtrolls, just to name a few. GKIDS, one of the leading distributors of Japanese anime to North American audiences, is set to release three new gems on November 11, Patema Inverted, Welcome to the Space Show, and Nocturna. Learn more after the break.
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First Look: Cowboy Bebop Blu-ray Premium Editions and Trailer – Available December 16

Cowboy Bebop Blu-ray Exclusive Box First Look

After the recent announcement of an HD release of Cowboy Bebop, one of the most celebrated animes of our generation, it was only a matter of time before more details came rolling out. FUNimation has now released an official trailer along with special features details and premium edition artwork first looks. Check them out after the break. Continue reading

‘Cowboy Bebop’ Makes its HD Debut on Blu-ray December 16

Cowboy Bebop The Complete Series HD Blu-ray Release

Okay. Three. Two. One. Let’s jam! Funimation announced today their plans to rerelease, in beautiful HD, one of the most celebrated anime series of our time, Cowboy Bebop. Since its original run from 1997 to 1998, nothing has truly compared to this hip, futuristic space western noir. After the jump, check out what special features come packaged with the premium edition when it releases on December 16. Continue reading

E3 2014: Lady Palutena Joins the ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Roster in Awesome Anime Trailer (112 Screenshots)

Super Smash Bros Lady Palutena Trailer

Not only did Nintendo announce big changes to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U by introducing NFC figurines at E3 2014, but they ended their press conference by introducing a new fighter. Lady Palutena from Kid Icarus will be joining the Super Smash Bros. roster to kick all sorts of tail. Check out her debut trailer and over 100 screenshots after the break.  Continue reading

Harry Potter Drawn as Anime Characters

Haven’t had enough Harry Potter yet, well I’ve got one more post for you! Now I’d like to give credit where credit is due, but I can’t seem to find any original artist or poster on this illustration. There is a full on epic banner after the jump that your eyes must see! The entire cast is included in this beautiful drawing and it is not one to miss!

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