Review: Brynhildr in the Darkness – Complete Collection

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In his years spent scanning the stars alone for any sign of otherworldly life, Ryota Murakami has nothing but time to reflect on faith and mortality. To his mind, it’s his only means of atoning for the loss of his first and only friend, Kuroneko. Unconvinced of her claims that she’d met an alien, he […]

Gintama

News: Gintama anime teases that it isn’t finished yet

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Yesterday the 316th episode of Gintama°, or its 51st going by its most recent run alone, brought its adaptation of the ‘Farewell Shinsengumi’ arc from Hideaki Soreachi’s manga to an end, along with the anime itself. At least for the time being. Of course, the team couldn’t have bid farewell to the series forever, as […]

News: Terraformars Revenge releases full opening video

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As Terraformars Revenge closes in fast on its April 1st launch, Warner Bros. Japan has put the entire opening for the sci-fi action anime online for a limited time, to be taken down on April 7th. In true shonen tradition, see the characters power-up scream along with the OP theme ‘Koryotaru Shinsekai’ (‘Desolate New World’) […]

News: Japanese home release of Myriad Colours Phantom World includes bonus unaired ecchi episode (a little NSFW)

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The Blu-ray and DVD releases for Myriad Colours Phantom World’s 7th and final volume in Japan are including a bonus episode, which went unaired with its terrestrial release perhaps because it’s a touch too much on the provocative side. It’s a beach episode, which won’t come as a shock to anyone, but while they’re having their […]

Event: The Japanese Film Festival Ireland brings the anime magic in April

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For anime and film fans alike, there’s a stellar event coming to the Emerald Isle. The Japanese Film Festival in Ireland is going on tour in April, and you’ll be able to catch these anime and manga movie treasures across the country. The live-action Assassination Classroom will be screening at the following locations and times: […]

Update: Viz follow up Hunter x Hunter simulpub announcement with confirmation they will run Assassination Classroom Side Story

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After announcing in October that they’d got the rights to release Hunter x Hunter on DVD and Blu-ray, Viz Media began revealing their English dub cast for the 2011 anime at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2). The main players were all announced as follows: Erica Mendez (1999 anime’s Erica Holt) as Gon Freecss […]

Update: Shonen Sunday unleashes extended preview of the horrors of Fujita’s latest manga

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If you’re curious what’s happening with Kazuhiro Fujita, post Ushio and Tora’s anime and his 2008-2014 manga Gekkou Jyorei (Moonlight Act), here’s a video preview for his new “spectacle modern horror” series Souboutei Kawasubeshi (Souboutei Must Be Destroyed), which debuts today in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday. The video gives us a brief look at Fujita’s masterful, […]

News: Danganronpa 3 anime’s full character roster revealed

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On Thursday, after lining up Danganronpa 3’s brand new characters, Famitsu will be revealing all 15 characters who appear in the anime charting The End of Kibogamine Gakuen and its ‘Despair Chapter’. These include characters from the Super Danganronpa 2 game, whose stories are adapted in the anime’s upcoming chapter. In the ‘Despair Chapter’ (‘Zetsubo […]

Girls und Panzer, Psycho-Pass and Knights of Sidonia nominated in 47th Seiun Awards

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The Seiun, or “Nebula” Awards have come around for their 47th year, and at the 55th Japan Science Fiction Convention (Nihon SF Taikai), a list of nominees out of nine total categories – Media, Comic, Art, Japanese Long Story, Japanese Short Story, Translated Long Story, Translated Short Story, Nonfiction, and the Free category – was […]

News: Food Wars! serves up a new promo trailer

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You can get first dibs on the details of the new Food Wars! series with the latest promo video, now streaming on Shokugeki no Soma’s official website. This second season based on the manga by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki has been titled Shokugeki no Soma: Ni no Sara (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate), […]

News: Kiznaiver’s opening and ending themes previewed in new promo trailer

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This Saturday, studio TRIGGER shared a new promo video for Kiznaiver on the official website for the anime to be streamed this spring exclusively by Crunchyroll. Although for now the clip on the site is region-locked to Japan, we can still show it to you via the video below. This preview features the series’ opening […]