Tag Archives: anime

A Brief Overview of the Summer Anime Season – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, We’re in the midst of Summer where schools’ out in most parts of the world, and in Japan, that means a new season of anime series are now out. If you look up the listings, there are …

Out Of Anime Expo: Mighty No. 9 Gets A Cartoon…And More Funding?

By Sage Ashford Founder of Japanese indie company Comcept, as well as chief designer/creator of beloved Capcom mascot Mega Man, Keiji Inafune, made an appearance at Anime Expo to talk about his new creation, Mighty No. 9, spiritual successor to …

Knights Of Sidonia: The War Robots Of The Japanese Dreamtime – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes: Knights of Sidonia, the 12-episode first season of the manga adapted from Tsutomu Hihei’s hit manga series premiered this weekend as the first Netflix exclusive anime series.  Amongst anime fans, this was one of the most anticipated …

On The Biggest Day For Anime Expo Record Attendees Were Often Cosplayers, Plus Photogallery

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent It was the third day of Anime Expo being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Last year, the attendance was recorded at 61,000 …

What’s Popular In Anime And Manga At Anime Expo This Year

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Walking around the exhibition hall, it doesn’t take too long to figure out what’s popular this season in anime and manga, according to the 23rd annual Anime Expo (AX) that’s being …

Manga And Anime Exempted From New Japanese Anti-Child Pornography Laws

Japan has banned the ownership of child pornographic images, in a bill passed yesterday, and is one of the last developed nations to do so. The production and distribution was already illegal since 1999, but ownership was not until now. …

I Don’t Understand This Anime Trailer About Superheroes With Food For Their Heads

No, I don’t really know what I can say about this except – It looks quite interesting. I’m suddenly quite hungry. I hope a subtitled trailer comes along.

When Titans Attack The Kingdom Of Pop Culture – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, I could have sworn I wrote about Attack on Titan last year when It began to take off, but now that it’s really taken off as a global pop culture phenomenon, it’s worth looking at it again. …

Now Is The Time To Buy The 14-Blu-ray Gatchaman Set

All 105 of the original episodes of Gatchaman, or Battle of the Planets or even G Force to the US and my fellow Brits, are available in a single Blu-ray box.

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.