News: Aniplex preview God Eater dub and reveal cast listing

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Aniplex of America have posted a preview of the English dub for their North American Blu-ray release of God Eater, a series that’s overcome some significant obstacles to get to this point in proceedings. During its original July 2015 premiere, only nine episodes of a total of 13 aired, the ninth ending with an announcement that […]

They came from outer space: our favourite anime aliens

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From Parasyte’s fascination with John Carpenter’s The Thing to Cowboy Bebop’s fridge-spawned spoof of Alien, the simultaneous revulsion and attraction to the unidentified proves universal across eastern and western cultures. But in anime, we’ve found there’s more of a tendency to frame a drama around a circumstantial alien presence, rather than putting the invasion at […]

A Silent Voice anime movie casts its stars

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The official website for Kyoto Animation’s anime film of Yoshitoki Oima’s Eisner-nominated manga A Silent Voice has announced the film’s main cast, as well as updating the staff listing and unveiling the movie’s poster visual. The reveal on Friday (May 27th) touches on the themes of redemption and forgiveness at the heart of the story, with the poster’s text […]

Kyoto Animation Awards give no official prizes for 2nd year running

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The Kyoto Animation Awards, in recognising manga, novels and script treatments with the potential of following in the anime footsteps of Haruhi Suzumiya and Lucky Star, have announced the results of their seventh awards on Wednesday. But, like last year, no grand prizes, Animation DO Special Awards, or honourable mentions were given in either of the three categories. Though […]