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Weekly round-up

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We’re feeling super sunny this weekly round-up, with lots of cool stuff to share. Did you miss out on the news that Kunihiko Ikuhara and Shinichiro Watanabe are back with new anime? Or our feature on the dead mothers trope in anime, and why it’s actually pretty positive? Just read on, and you’ll be caught […]

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Shinichiro Watanabe and BONES reunite for original anime Carol & Tuesday

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Almost in the same breath as revealing the new Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress movie, Fuji TV have announced the original anime Carol & Tuesday from Cowboy Bebop director Shinichiro Watanabe. The studio BONES series is set to premiere on Fuji TV’s new anime timeslot +Ultra in April 2019, and you can catch a teaser […]

Weekly round-up

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Even with a new-look littleanimeblog now live (as you’ve almost definitely noticed) we’re both still the same ani-ramblers you’ve come to know and love. That’s why we’re back with our old familiar round-up, and a faery and fantasy-filled look back over the past week’s goings on. Let’s get to it! News Netflix to co-produce anime […]

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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 […]

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My Hero Academia season 3 reveals release date

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Never fear, season three of My Hero Academia is on its way. With the third volume release of the My Hero Academia: Vigilantes spin-off manga approaching, a preview of the cover from artist Betten Court has revealed that the anime will premiere on April 7th. Dependable as ever, our heroes at studio BONES are back […]

Review: Sword of the Stranger – Collector’s Edition

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Kotaro has been learning to live for himself since his only protector, the monk Shouan, bid him to flee alone from their faceless pursuers. The young orphan boy is wanted for his blood, the key to a mystic medicine which will bring immortality. Sengoku-era Japan is rent with war against the Chinese, a savage landscape […]

Event: First film in new Eureka Seven trilogy to screen in UK, other countries worldwide

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  As studio BONES settles in to work on their new Eureka Seven film trilogy, the international successes of your name, A Silent Voice and In This Corner of the World have started to pay dividends overseas. When the first Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution movie opens in Japan this fall, it will also have premieres in eight other countries across the world, including our home […]

Mushi-shi director talks characters, cast of Stan Lee co-creation The Reflection

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At the FicZone event held in Granada, Spain on April 1st, Hiroshi Nagahama took the chance to feed us more details on his latest directorial work, The Reflection, co-created by comics legend Stan Lee. According to Anime News Network’s report, the Mushi-shi director announced that idol group 9nine will not only perform the anime’s theme song, but make prominent […]

My Hero Academia updates: manga hiatus, FUNimation streaming, possible two-cour season 2

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We’ve got a triple-whammy of My Hero Academia updates for you today. But there’s good news and bad news, so let’s get the bad out of the way. This Monday’s issue of Weekly Shonen Jump won’t be running a new chapter of Kohei Horikoshi’s manga, announcing that the series is taking a one-week hiatus due to Horikoshi’s sudden illness. This […]

Update: My Hero Academia season 2 reveals new cast, 1st episode plans

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This week sees the release of the second My Hero Academia light novel, as well as some long-awaited news for anime fans. As Anri Takashi’s Boku no Hero Academia Yuei Hakusho novel hit shelves today, it revealed that season two of the Bones anime is getting an early spring premiere on March 25th. This falls a whole week before the average […]

Review: Fullmetal Alchemist – Collector’s Edition Part 2

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In Fullmetal Alchemist we have the immutable law of the alchemical arts, the fundamental architecture of the universe – equivalent exchange. The second half of the series transmutes the first, subverting the binary beliefs of the Elric brothers. As the duo inch closer to returning their bodies back to normal, quick fire revelations unstitch almost […]