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The everyday heroism of anime’s non-binary characters

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In a medium as varied in voice as any other, the fight is on for anime creators to defend the right for gender non-binary (NB) people to be beautiful, proud and not just the shattered screw-ups on the sidelines. Though they may seem the buried few, there are more titles that make NB folks heroes […]

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Netflix to co-produce anime with WIT Studio, Production I.G and BONES

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Netflix have just announced a business alliance with Production I.G and BONES, the respective names behind Ghost in the Shell and the Fullmetal Alchemist anime. This new team up can only mean one thing. Sure enough, Netflix plan to co-produce with both studios, directly working on individual episodes of series and streaming them in 190 […]

My Favourite Anime: Attack on Titan

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For our latest in our ongoing My Favourite Anime series, Florida-based indie rock outfit SNOWMOON regale us with their love of Attack on Titan and its complex badass Annie Leonhardt. Be sure to check out the band’s website, Facebook and Bandcamp. The last name “Leonhardt” is not an easy one to bear in the anime […]

Update: English Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry trailer enters the Dragon’s Tomb

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May 6th premiere and returning cast all in place, Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry unveiled its second trailer last week. And what with Madman bringing the film to Australia and New Zealand sometime soon, they’ve posted an English-subbed version of this trailer, just as they did for the first. In the video, we discover the story of the Dragon’s Tomb. […]

Update: Netflix to stream Gen Urobuchi’s Godzilla movie this year

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An anime movie starring Toho’s kaiju icon Godzilla is in production, titled simply Godzilla, and with a script by Puella Magi Madoka Magica‘s Gen Urobuchi. It’s now been announced that the movie will stream globally on Netflix this year, after its Toho theatrical release in Japan. We’re glad we’ll be seeing this one so close to its domestic release, as Urobuchi […]

Two-cour anime announced for The Ancient Magus’ Bride

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If you’ve been waiting for part two of The Ancient Magus’ Bride prequel OVA to arrive on Crunchyroll as eagerly as we have, then you’re going to love this. Kore Yamazaki’s manga will be going the whole hog and coming to TV screens for a two-cour (half year) anime series. Attack on Titan‘s illustrious WIT Studio returns from […]

Update: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure live-action film unveils teaser trailer

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Holy rock’n’rollers, at last we have a trailer for the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable movie. It’s only a 30-second teaser, but it shows us the setting of Sitges, Spain that stands in as Morioh and, of course, Kento Yamazaki kicking ass and looking fancy as Josuke Higashikata. This teaser is surprisingly subdued, compared to what […]

Update: Teaser for Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry gets English subtitled version

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The upcoming Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry film released its first teaser trailer following news of its May 6th opening and roster of returning cast members. The teaser emphasises again that Hiro Mashima’s manga is into the “final arc” as it heads off “towards the climax”. As distributors Madman will be bringing the film to Australia and New Zealand […]

Weekly round-up

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This first full week of February has certainly been one full of love. Whether it was news and features on anime we adore, or appreciating all your support thus far with our arrival on Patreon, we’ve been feeling those sweet springy feelings set in. For all the goings on with our blog, plus wonderful pieces from […]

Update: Attack on Titan season 2 announces air date, theme song performers

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Attack on Titan season 2 has at last broken through with a return date, and it’s proving to be a whole season of returns, since the theme performers have been announced too. When it airs on April 1st it will be with an opening from Linked Horizon, now famed for their first season theme ‘Guren no Yumiya’. […]

Event: Attack on Titan dub’s Mikasa coming to MCM Liverpool

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It’ll soon be MCM Comic Con time again in Liverpool. It’s coming to the city’s Exhibition Centre on March 11th and 12th, so they’ve started up the guest announcements for another year. First on the list, it’s none other than Attack on Titan‘s Mikasa dub actor Trina Nishimura. Nishimura’s plethora of major roles also include Lan […]

Weekly round-up

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Welcome back to our weekly round-up, where we bring you the best of the news from the last seven days in anime land. We’ve got Godzilla, two body-swapping teens and Titans (or not?) joining us this time, so let’s launch right in and see what’s been happening this week. Kodansha tear down reports of Warner […]