The cute corruption of the anime zombie

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Zombies provide an outlet for that most mortal of fears and fascinations; death, and what comes after. It’s a universal thread that’s tugged by all cultures, linking all human thought. This gives the walking dead a power that transcend interpretive borders; for instance, between anime and the western viewer. Subtleties of language and cultural significance […]

Psycho-Pass scriptwriter launches new cerebral crime manga

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Psycho-Pass writer Makoto Fukami and artist Kosuke Yamanami have launched their new manga title, Sekai o Yoku Suru Zankoku na Method (Cruel Method to Make the World Better). Its first double chapter ran in Ichijinsha’s Comic Rex magazine on December 27th, including 71 pages and a colour opening page. The story follows 17-year-old Gekitetsu Amo, who has never stood out […]

Update: Scum’s Wish anime reveals trailer, cast, premiere

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The anime adaptation of Mengo Yokoyari’s Scum’s Wish manga has its first long-awaited trailer since the show’s announcement way back in March. This first full promo video also announces the series’ main cast, as well as its slated January 12th premiere. Go ahead and meet all the characters, looking sweet as anything. Those stars and their roles are: […]

Danganronpa 3 anime announces premiere dates for both arcs

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The conclusion of the Danganronpa anime’s original ‘Hope’s Peak Academy’ story, Danganronpa 3 – The End of Kibogamine Gakuen, has had its airing dates announced by the series’ official website. In keeping with plans for both arcs to air simultaneously, ‘Mirai Hen’ (‘Future Chapter’) will premiere on Tokyo MX on July 11th at 11:00pm, followed by the start of ‘Zetsubo Hen’ […]

Monster Hunter Stories RIDE ON anime announces lead cast and staff

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The Monster Hunter franchise’s first anime series, inspired by the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories role-playing game for Nintendo 3DS, has revealed its October premiere on the official website for the show titled Monster Hunter Stories RIDE ON. Fuji TV is also streaming an announcement video, which is sadly region-locked to Japan for now. For the first time in ten years, Fuji TV is creating […]

News: 10th Annual Seiyuu Awards’ lead actor, lead actress and others announced

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On Saturday, the 10th Annual Seiyuu Awards ceremony was held, and the winners, both the previously announced and unannounced, were honoured for their voice acting work. The lead and supporting actor and actress award winners, among others, were kept secret until the big night and revealed as follows: Best Lead Actor Award Award for best […]