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The story of anime’s crêpe craze

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In anime land it often seems like every day is pancake day, with any old shopping excursion or school trip winding up at a crêpe stand. But each craving you’ve endured in seeing a mountain of whipped cream and strawberries bursting from its light, fluffy, comfortably handheld confines is all thanks to Japan’s love of […]

After all these years: ten anime turning ten in 2018

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Some anime only grow in our love and all they mean to us as the years go rushing by, and so it is for all of these anime turning ten this year. Some of these series are personal favourites, some might count among yours, but we think anyone’s certain to find a shiny new treasure […]

My Favourite Anime: ToraDora!

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Here to rescue us from our blog hiatus blues is Alex of The Afictionado in another installment of My Favourite Anime. She introduces us to the dizzy, dramatic tangle of ToraDora! and gets us all nostalgic over finding that one perfect anime for our school years. There’s a certain giddy rush you feel—partly validation, partly just […]

J.C.Staff mark anniversary with video celebrating all their anime

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J.C.Staff are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and what better way to put a pin in the occasion than with a video of all the anime they’ve produced since 1986? See how many you can name (we got 18!). Tomoyuki Miyata’s studio, the J.C. standing for Japan Creative, had its first release with the Yotoden OAV […]

VIZ Media’s One Punch Man dub casts Saitama and Genos

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At the end of their panel at Anime Expo, which is running in Los Angeles until Monday (July 4th), VIZ Media introduced four lead voice actors from their upcoming English dub of One Punch Man. It’s Max Mittelman, who also voiced Aldnoah.Zero‘s Inaho Kaizuka, starring as hero-for-giggles Saitama, beside the following: Zach Aguilar (Aldnoah.Zero‘s Slaine Troyard) as Genos Robbie Daymond […]

News: Handa-kun anime posts new ad announcing cast additions

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A new ad has appeared for the Handa-kun anime based Satsuki Yoshino’s  manga, which gives a preview of the Fo‘xTails opening theme ‘The LiBERTY’. The video also makes the announcement of three more cast, with Please tell me! Galko-chan‘s Kaede Hondo as Miyoko Kinjo, The Comic Artist and His Assistants‘ Miku Ito as Maiko Mori, and Dimension W‘s Kimiko Saito as Juri. The series premiering […]

News: Handa-kun anime’s promo video announces cast, staff and premiere date

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The official website for the anime adaptation of Satsuki Yoshino’s Handa-kun manga has now released the series’ first promo video. Listing the voice cast, staff, theme song performer and the July 7th premiere, these details follow the reveal of the anime’s key visual and character designs. Starring Nobunaga Shimazaki, known for playing Free!‘s Haruka Nanase, as the pessimistic […]