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Goblin Slayer light novels get a gory anime

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The first volume of Kumo Kagyu’s Goblin Slayer light novels caused enough of a stir upon release that an anime project was pretty much inevitable. At last weekend’s Wonder Festival, it was announced that the series’ time to splatter blood, gore and various other gooey substances over TV screens is now. Here’s a teaser to […]

Kitsch, canoodles and KFC: a Japanese Christmas in anime

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Christmas as a concept is young one in Japan, having only existed for the last few decades. It shows its shiny youthfulness in being a time spent spreading and sharing happiness with one another, bearing no current connection to religion with so few Christians in Japan – well under 3% of the entire populace, in […]

Weekly round-up

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Welcome to another weekly round-up, where we’ll be bringing you the very latest from our blog and the wider anime world. Whether it’s news, the best of the week’s aniblogs or features about magical girls, you’re well taken care of here. Especially if you’re after the latter, because we have two of those to share this […]

Review: Heavy Object – Part 1

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The opening lines of Heavy Object depict an Earth that’s already coming to be – the wealthy vacationing on the moon, and cruises across space now as easy as firing a laser. Even seeing our wondrous advancement reflected back at us, the first commercial swing around the moon set to take place before next year […]

Update: A Certain Magical Index producer asks fans to wait for season 3

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After asking fans to “please wait” for a new A Certain Magical Index season last spring, Kazuma Miki, anime producer and former editor of the Index light novels, is back to assure us that plans are still in the works. Last weekend’s Dengeki Game Festival saw its usual New Work Announcement panel buzzing over the Toaru Majutsu no Virtual-On game, a collaboration […]

Review: No-Rin

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Treasured idol Yuka Kusakabe takes the stage for a packed-out concert, only to announce that she’s retiring. And poor Kosaku Hata just got done daydreaming about his on-stage introduction as the special guy she sings for. He’s been obsessed with her for years, so he’s distraught by the news. That is, until Ringo Kinoshita, no […]

Index/Railgun’s Kazuma Kamachi plans “big project” for 2017

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Dengeki Bunko are teasing a certain something new in the works for Kazuma Kamachi, apparently a project big enough to make him break his two-year-plus streak of publishing a book each month. He’ll be out of action in February, though an update is still planned for his web series My Vampire Older Sister and Zombie Little Sister […]

Izetta, One Piece, Arslan voice actor Cole Brown passes away

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After working on FUNimation’s English dubs for more than a decade, voice actor Cole Brown passed away on November 18th. He was 60 – such an early loss for a man who gave us so much joy. His multitudes of roles included One Piece‘s Blackbeard, Vahriz in The Heroic Legend of Arslan and Heaven Canceller in A Certain […]

Crunchyroll bring Assassination Classroom and more home for the holidays

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Crunchyroll are here with more Thanksgiving treats, announcing their Unbox the Holidays campaign. This is only the beginning too, as it seems they plan to see us through to Christmas with a new batch of titles added to their catalog each week. As you might expect, not all of them are available outside the US […]

J.C.Staff mark anniversary with video celebrating all their anime

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J.C.Staff are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and what better way to put a pin in the occasion than with a video of all the anime they’ve produced since 1986? See how many you can name (we got 18!). Tomoyuki Miyata’s studio, the J.C. standing for Japan Creative, had its first release with the Yotoden OAV […]

Goblin Slayer drama CD unveils English promo and cast listing

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GA Bunko, the publishers of the now-infamous dark fantasy light novel series Goblin Slayer!, announced last month that the fourth volume by Kumo Kagyu and Noburo Kannatsuki would be given a special edition with an audio drama CD. Now this latest instalment is available to pre-order in Japan ahead of its January 15th, 2017 release, and a […]

News: A Certain Magical Index author churns out a novel a month for two years straight

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Fellow creative types, prepare to feel deeply ashamed of your work ethic. His exact impetus and intentions unknown, Kazuma Kamachi, author of Heavy Object and A Certain Magical Index, has reportedly released a new light novel every month for the past two years. He’s now heading into the third year of this spurt, but even so, he’s showing no signs […]