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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 […]

Batman Ninja movie reveals Japanese cast and trailer

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The Batman Ninja anime film unveiled more of its bats in the belfry at Tokyo Comic Con today. Four of the film’s key cast were announced, alongside a theatrical release on the way for Japan. There was also a Japanese trailer, available English subbed, and a new visual revealed by Warner Bros. Japan and Warner Bros. […]

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 […]

Update: Crunchyroll’s dub stream of Gintama adds more episodes

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Earlier this month, season three of Gintama started streaming dubbed on Crunchyroll, and now a further 12 episodes are available as per their promise to add more of the dub each Wednesday in February. Thanks to the service’s ongoing streaming partnership with FUNimation, episodes from 266-304 are up right now for all Crunchyroll members outside of Asia. This is the first […]

Weekly round-up

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Well, have we got a bumper round-up to share with you today. Along with all the news you need to keep up to date with the world of anime, we’re introducing a brand new feature to this weekly update. No spoilers here! You’ll just have to scroll on down to find out. New York Times […]

Update: English-subtitled Eccentric Family 2 trailer welcomes home new and returning cast

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A mysterious gathering of tanuki occurred in the forest of Tadasu on Thursday. Those present at the Shimogamo Shrine came away with new knowledge about P.A. Works’ Eccentric Family 2 sequel anime. New and returning cast, theme song performers and staff were revealed, along with the new visual below. At another Eccentric Family event held at the Kyoto International Manga […]

Update: Promo for Gintama’s return welcomes old friends, previews new theme song

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In September, Shonen Jump proved correct our thoughts that the anime series that closed in March wouldn’t be the last we’d see of our Odd Jobs pals. After Jump announced that Gintama would indeed receive a new anime, the show’s official website revealed that the samurai hijinks will begin anew on January 9th. The visual below joined the announcement that […]

Update: Live-action Gintama gets 1st teaser trailer

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The Gintama live-action movie seemed a samurai’s age away when it was first confirmed back in June, but would you believe, 2017 is now just around the corner. To celebrate, the film’s official website has started streaming its first teaser trailer. So, let’s take a peek at Shun Oguri’s Gin-san in action. Joining the Lupin III live-action’s Oguri as […]

Toriko manga set to serve up last helping

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Gintama is drawing swiftly to its close, Bleach has reaped its last, KochiKame has ended after a 40-year run, and now another of the Shonen Jump old guard is due to publish its last chapter. Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro’s gourmet battle manga Toriko will see its “climax” go to print on November 14th, as an expanded “full course” edition chapter 31 pages long. Shimabukuro […]

Re:ZERO, Kabaneri, your name. sweep victories in Newtype Anime Awards

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The Machi Asobi anime, manga and game event held its 17th run this past weekend, at studio ufotable’s home of Tokushima. There, this year’s results of Newtype magazine’s Anime Awards were announced, as voted by fans. Their top picks from anime released between October 2015 and September 2016 were as follows: Best TV Broadcast  Kabaneri of the Iron […]

Code Geass voice actor passes away

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Voice actor Kazunari Tanaka, renowned for his roles as Keishin Ukai in Haikyu!! and Shinichirou Tamaki in Code Geass, passed away just yesterday. His talent agency Aoni Production announced the sad news on their website today, saying his death aged 49 was due to a hemorrhage in his brain stem. Tanaka’s broad anime career also brought him to such […]

Update: Ash starts school in 1st preview of Pokémon Sun and Moon anime

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On September 15th, the October issue of Shogakukan’s Coro Coro Comics magazine revealed that the Pokémon Sun and Moon Nintendo 3DS games are inspiring the next adventure in the Pokémon anime this November. No surprises there, but the series will take a whole new direction in Ash’s training. The announcement reveals that “Ash is going to school!!”, and the anime […]