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The Latest Pokémon Anime Episode Was Depressing As Hell

The Latest Pokémon Anime Episode Was Depressing As Hell

You thought the Pokémon Sun Moon was all silliness and sunshine? Wrong! Yesterday’s episode was a real tearjerker. Read more...
Not Sure About This Fullmetal Alchemist Movie

Not Sure About This Fullmetal Alchemist Movie

So Japan is making a live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie. Last year, a short teaser hit, and now, we have the first official trailers. Yes, trailers. Plural. Read more...
A New Ghost In The Shell Anime Announced!

A New Ghost In The Shell Anime Announced!

With the beleaguered Hollywood movie out the door, Production I.G has revealed it’s working on a new Ghost in the Shell anime project. Read more...
7 anime series that demolish toxic masculinity

7 anime series that demolish toxic masculinity

There are quite a few shining examples in anime of male protagonists who are portrayed as the exact opposite of the grimdark, brooding hero.
The Brilliant Film Your Name Stands Toe-To-Toe With The Anime Greats

The Brilliant Film Your Name Stands Toe-To-Toe With The Anime Greats

Your Name, already the world’s highest-grossing anime movie ever at the box office, is rolling out in U.S. theaters on April 7. In Japan, it was a smash hit that played sold-out theaters. It’s an
9 anime things that Astro Boy did first

9 anime things that Astro Boy did first

Here are some of the most enduring anime things that we have Tetsuwan Atom to thank for.
Your Spring 2017 Anime Guide

Your Spring 2017 Anime Guide

Flowers are in bloom. The temperature is warming up. It’s perfect weather to go outside. But you know what? Let’s stay indoors and watch some anime. Read more...
Start or Expand Your Studio Ghibli Blu-ray Collection For $13 Each

Start or Expand Your Studio Ghibli Blu-ray Collection For $13 Each

Even if your personal Miyazaki collection is comprehensive, I bet you have some friends and family members who would appreciate his films. Several of his best are down to $13 on Blu-ray on Amazon
Let's Admire Sailor Moon Anime Backgrounds

Let's Admire Sailor Moon Anime Backgrounds

Because the original Sailor Moon anime had some seriously stunning backgrounds. Look at those pastels! Read more...
Attack on Titan’s Season 2 Opener Is More Of The Same

Attack on Titan’s Season 2 Opener Is More Of The Same

Attack on Titan’s new season began on Saturday with more of the same, along with a few bombshells that failed to make up for the show’s poor pacing. If you’re already into Attack on Titan, you’ll love
If You’re Disappointed By Ghost In The Shell, Try This Comic

If You’re Disappointed By Ghost In The Shell, Try This Comic

After paying money I will never get back for the disappointment that is 2017's Ghost in the Shell, I realized that it hadn’t scratched my itch for a Tokyo-esque sci-fi tech opera. It delivered,
Japan Has An Attack On Titan... ATM

Japan Has An Attack On Titan... ATM

Just when you think you’ve seen every promotion possible, Japan goes and wheels out this Attack on Titan ATM. Nice one! Read more...
The New Dragon Ball Super Ending Seems Familiar

The New Dragon Ball Super Ending Seems Familiar

There’s a new ending for Dragon Ball Super. Not only is it excellent, but it’s also subtly nostalgic. Read more...
Official One Piece Lingerie Comes To Japan

Official One Piece Lingerie Comes To Japan

Since One Piece is about pirates, it’s only fitting that the manga’s official lingerie would look more like swimwear than underwear. Read more...
The first episode of Attack on Titan’s second season is finally available to stream.

The first episode of Attack on Titan’s second season is finally available to stream.

The first episode of Attack on Titan’s second season is finally available to stream. While season one was made available back in 2013, the second has been plagued with delays. But no more! You can now
Ghost In The Shell Really Bummed Us Out

Ghost In The Shell Really Bummed Us Out

Last night, Kotaku’s intrepid anime and snack reporters, me and Mike Fahey, saw the anticipated and controversial live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, an anime we both love. It was, to say

<i>Ghost in the Shell</i>: All Too Half-Human

When did Scarlett Johansson stop seeming human? I don’t mean this as an insult, but it has been so long since Johansson played a normal character with recognizable emotional traits that she’s more
An Accidental Ghost In The Shell Live-Action Movie Reminder

An Accidental Ghost In The Shell Live-Action Movie Reminder

Of course the Ghost in the Shell manga’s original publisher never thought a Japanese actor would play the lead in the Hollywood version. But at a publicity event for the film in Tokyo, we get a look
Ghost in the Shell Delivers a Beautiful but Ultimately Empty Adaptation of an Anime Classic

Ghost in the Shell Delivers a Beautiful but Ultimately Empty Adaptation of an Anime Classic

Major Mira Killian doesn’t remember who she was before. Now the character played by Scarlett Johansson is living inside a different kind of body about to start a different kind of life. She
Underrated Gems: Yakitate!! Japan

Underrated Gems: Yakitate!! Japan

Yakitate!! Japan is a show with an unusual premise, but that doesn't make it any less fun. It's the perfect combination of two of the best food competition shows ever: The Great British Bake-Off and