Tag Archives: anime

BAT Cons – New Show Tulare Sci-Fi Con Has Lofty Goals For Charity Work

By B. Alex Thompson, reporting on his second show of 2014. You can find his first show report, 0n Wizard World Sacramento here. Convention season continues and I’ve returned to share more of my experiences concerning this year’s shows with …

EigoMANGA Brings Demian To ShortsHD

ShortsHD is pretty much what the name says, a high definition cable channel devoted to short films. Joining their programming during an animation block called SHORTS Animate will be a new animation from comic book publisher eigoManga called Demian. “Demian” …

No Matter What, Don’t Miss Sakura-Con

By Ian Melton There is a point when people tell you what convention they are going to that you either agree with them, “that’s a great choice”, or just nod your head and say “why are you wasting your money …

Cosplay Triumphs Over Winter At Japan Chibi Weekend In Madrid – Plus Photogallery

By José Luis del Río I once again attended the Japan Chibi Weekend that occurs every February in Madrid and there were quite a considerable numberof people at this year’s event as well as having a larger venue this time. …

Japan Chibi Weekend Madrid Is Coming – Plus Photogallery Of The Last Show

By José Luis del Río Fortich Japan Chibi Weekend is an international event focusing on Japanese and Korean culture held in Madrid.  Fans can enjoy video games, anime, manga or singing your favorite music as karaoke. There are also cosplay …

When You Meet The Devil at Your Burger Joint – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

 Adi Tantimedh writes: The Devil is a Part-Timer is one of the funniest shows of this past season that just happens to be an anime. Japanese anime and manga pop culture seems to come up with effortlessly coherent high concept …

What To Do With A Cosplay Costume You Don’t Want Anymore…

The cosplay industry is growing in leaps and bounds. We’re seeing TV shows, Calendars and even on-line tutorials on how to make your own costumes. But what do you do when you’ve got a costume you don’t want anymore? You …

Anime Series Kill la Kill Keeps Killing Clichés – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes: The anime series getting the most buzz this season is Kill la Kill, new studio Trigger’s postmodern deconstructionist action comedy.  You may have heard of this plot before: tomboy street brawling tough girl Kyoko Matoi transfers to …

Latest Space Dandy Trailer Actually Has Dialogue In It – And Some Great Music

From Shinichiro Watanabe, the creator of Cowboy Bebop.

Internet Explorer Reinvents Itself As An Anime Girl With A Windows Logo On Her Tushy

Inori Aizawa is an anime character, and an icon that represents Internet Explorer formarkering purposes at Singapore, and will make her debut at the Anime Festival Asia in Singapore this weekend. Slightly different to how the browser is being marketed …

Wikia’s The Masters of Animanga – Look It Moves NYCC Special by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes; One of the events at NYCC 2013 that was a big deal but went under-reported was the Masters of Animanga panel to commemorate the successful conclusion of their fan-driven collaboration with several manga and anime masters The …

Watch: Space Dandy Music Video, Featuring The Opening Theme For The Show

Listen to the OP for the new show from Shinichirō Watanabe, the creator of Cowboy Bebop.

Space Dandy Images And Details, The Latest Show From The Creator Of Cowboy Bebop

Shinichirō Watanabe says it’s 80% comedy and 20% serious.

Otakon 2013 Montage By Beat Down Boogie

Otakon 2013 took place last weekend and the fine folks over at Beat Down Boogie put together not one, but two video montages and posted a huge gallery of still photos of all the cosplay folks who attended. The big news from …

Mamoru Oshii Joins Live Action Patlabor Movie – But Is He Directing?

Possibly still my favourite of Oshii’s works, not least for the central relationships between lawmechs and their handlers.

First Teaser For Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises

Hold on to your hats because Hayao Miyazaki has made another film about the awe and majesty of flight.

Rediscovered Show Becomes Oldest Surviving TV Anime, Reshowing This July

It’s a bit like Japan’s version of the ongoing Doctor Who scenario, just several tons lighter.

What If God Told You To Destroy Capitalism? Kenji Kamiyama On 009 Re: Cyborg

“The rules of capitalism are well matured now and there’s a clear division between the winners and the losers.”