The ‘greed’ of Grell and bisexuality in anime

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Grell Sutcliff, the supposed Burnett butler who unveils his true sexual identity in a brilliant red rush of flamboyance, would probably be considered gay by most. That is, if not for his blood-soaked love affair with Ciel Phantomhive’s dear aunt, Madam Red. Never mind that Black Butler is set in the Victorian era, where the […]

Review: Yona of the Dawn Part 1

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As a tale of fate and faith – in love, in gods and spirits, and seeking truth – Yona of the Dawn takes a while to establish itself, but then again, so does Princess Yona herself after her father’s murder. Leaving the castle that sheltered her until she was sixteen to escape her own death, […]

News: One Piece Zou arc casts its Wanda, Carrot and Pedro ahead of Sunday’s premiere

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The One Piece anime’s official website has revealed new cast today (July 29th) for the long-anticipated Zou arc which begins this Sunday, July 31st. This upcoming 751st episode follows the July 14th conclusion of the Silver Mine arc, an anime-original tie-in to the story of One Piece Film Gold, which opened in Japan on July 23rd. The characters pictured […]

Viz and Rooster Teeth team up to publish RWBY manga

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VIZ Media have announced a publishing partnership with Rooster Teeth, the Austin, Texas-based creators of RWBY, to develop new book titles for global release based on the internationally beloved series. Starting with the publication of a RWBY manga in 2017, more print releases are promised for the future, to expand the world of Remnant and the story of four […]

News: 4th chapter of Gundam: The Origin given theatrical release date

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The first general screenings of Gundam: The Origin III Dawn of Rebellion, which took place back in May, announced that the current Char and Sayla arc of the anime film series will end with the upcoming fourth episode, Unmei no Zenya (Fateful Eve). Yesterday (July 28th), Gundam.info announced that this film will screen from November 19th in 15 selected cinemas across Japan, […]

Nisekoi and Bleach to end in Shonen Jump’s August double issue

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Over the past couple of months, Bleach and Nisekoi have had their approaching endings heavily teased, but with no concrete details as to when their last chapters would run. That is, until now. With an early peek released for next Monday’s (August 1st) issue of Shonen Jump, it’s been revealed that the following week’s 36-37 double issue will hold the […]

News: Eiichiro Oda says One Piece manga’s final panel is already planned

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Eiichiro Oda made his first ever TV appearance on July 10th, even though his face was hidden throughout. A couple of weeks later, Fuji TV announcer Daijiro Enami, who interviewed Oda, appeared at a Tokyo premiere event for One Piece Film Gold, the same day they were due to air a longer interview to celebrate the film’s […]

News: Re:ZERO anime expands 18th episode to contain all the heartbreak

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We’re struggling to find room in our hearts for all the despair and anticipation of Re:ZERO, and the show itself its struggling to pack it all inside the standard running time too. So, on August 1st, episode 18 ‘From Zero’ will be extended to 25 minutes and 45 seconds, the extra time also being used to […]

News: Compile Heart reveal new card game featuring studio’s past characters

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Game studio Compile Heart have been teasing a new game with a countdown since Friday (July 22nd), and this week saw the game’s title given an early reveal as Nep Nep ☆ Connect: Chaos Chanpuru (Chaos Champions). Now, one day before the countdown’s due to end, Dengeki have unveiled a full slate of details about the free-to-play PS […]

News: Keijo!!!!!!!! anime bumps up the heat with trailer announcing October premiere

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Bringing the summertime fun to the fall season, the swimsuit sporting anime Keijo!!!!!!!! (Hip Whip Girl) has released a promo video slating the adaptation of Daichi Sorayomi’s manga for an October premiere. The trailer comes in two separate videos, one narrated in Japanese and the other in English, and as you would expect, the competition gets hot […]

News: THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS manga cancelled, artist unable to continue

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In unfortunate news for fans of the IDOLM@STER franchise, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELA GIRLS manga has been cancelled, as announced by publishers Ichijinsha in their Monthly Comic Rex magazine. The series written by Yuniko Ayana with art by So Ueto, which launched in Monthly Comic Rex in September 2015, has been suffering from multiple hiatuses, its most recent one ongoing since the magazine’s May 2016 […]

Update: Netflix post own trailer for BLAME! anime film confirming 2017 release

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The official website for the BLAME! anime film, based on the manga by Knights of Sidonia author Tsutomu Nihei, has released its first teaser trailer with English subtitles, and an announcement of the movie’s 2017 premiere. Hiroyuki Seshita, co-director of the Knights of Sidonia anime, is at the helm of the production featuring animation by POLYGON PICTURES. Nihei himself is […]