As recently revealed, Dragon Ball FighterZ has an original fighter called Android 21. Even though the character was created by Namco Bandai for the game, the company explained how the character was designed by Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama.
Shinichiro Watanabe of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo fame is directing a short Blade Runner anime. Sony Pictures Japan has uploaded a sneak peek of the short.
If you’ve seen Crayon Shin-chan, then you’ll have a good idea of what to expect. No, this toy doesn’t have Shin-chan drawing an elephant around his weenie like he’s done on the anime, but you can ascertain it still features the character’s cheeky humor.
Game scenario director Hiroo Otsubo has an interesting work process: he creates anime-style art in Excel.
Like Sailor Moon? Want to eat Sailor Moon-themed food? Good news. Starting this fall, four Sailor Moon cafes are opening in Japan. Yes, four!
Fakes are a problem in the world of collectibles. That’s why Japanese figure company Good Smile has a customer support page dedicated entirely to spotting pirated goods.
Next month, Brock and Misty are returning to the Pokémon TV anime. The trainers appeared in the original series, and just as Ash has changed over the years, so have they.
Anime, you’ve changed! To be honest, the look of it is always changing. Styles and fads suit each age, so let’s see how anime has evolved over the past few decades.
After being re-written out of Pokémon history in the latest Pokémon movie, Brock and Misty are coming to the Pokémon Sun Moon television anime. But only for two episodes. That figures!
In the trailer for the upcoming Godzilla anime, we don’t get a good look at the titular monster’s mug. An official statue to promote the movie has gone on display in Japan, finally providing a real-life look at the anime version. Damn, does this Godzilla look old and melty.
Way back in 2000s, a photo surfaced of a Pikachu bouncy house with an entrance at the character’s crotch. It would go on to spawn a “Pikachu’s Vagina” meme. That bounce house recently made a cameo in the latest Pokémon Sun Moon anime episode.
This year is not over, but this Master Roshi cosplay will be hard to top this year. And next year, too.
The first two episodes of The King of Fighters 3D anime can be viewed on YouTube. The episodes are in Japanese but have English language subtitles.
TV anime Macross Delta is getting an animated movie. Details are scant, but the news was announced over the weekend. Expect more, including a debut trailer, at a later date.
It seems like most live-action movie versions of manga and anime are terrible. (Remember Attack on Titan?) However, the release day buzz around the new Jojo live-action movie is that it’s actually good.
The Saint Seiya anime, which ran from 1986 to 1989, is coming to life again with a new CG anime remake courtesy of Netflix and Toei Animation.
Sony Pictures Television Networks has announced that it’s going to acquire a major stake in popular anime distribution Funimation.
When news breaks in Japan, text is directly inserted into broadcast shows so viewers can stay up to date on what’s happening. During last Thursday’s episode of Pokémon Sun Moon, news broke., and the way it coincided with the onscreen antics was perfect.
Visual novel Steins;Gate 0 was originally released in Japan on the PS3, PS4 and the Vita in December 2015. It came out in the U.S. the following year. Since the source material is a visual novel, it should lend itself to an excellent anime adaptation.
Your Name is one of the most successful anime movies ever released in Japan. Not only has it made a bunch of cash, but it’s also a great film. However, a new YouTube clip alleges that Your Name lifted several sequences from other anime movies.