What is Dragon Ball Kai? Part I: The History Of Kai

On February 2nd Navarre Corporation let it slip that their subsidiary, FUNimation Entertainment, had acquired the North American license to Dragon Ball Kai. With a less than clear explanation on what this new property was for new viewers, we figured it was time to get the facts straight. What is Dragon Ball Kai and where […]

"Darker Than Black" Volumes 4-6: The Dark at the End of the Tunnel

It’s endgame for Darker than Black. Old players fall and new ones appear; old allies resurface as new enemies; and the series culminates in a final battle for the Meteor piece that might hold answers to the mystery of the Contractors and Hell’s Gate. Nothing is as it seems for the Contractor Hei as he […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces "Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam" Movies for June 2010 Release

By way of their official FaceBook page, Bandai has announced they will release the Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam films on DVD in June 2010. Mania.com has a full listing of all the DVDs being released (the movie trilogy set, plus each movie individually, part 2 of Kurokami, and part 2 of Gundam 00’s second season), […]

Sakura Con 2010 announces Mayumi Tanaka as Guest of Honor

Sakura Con has confirmed via their website that Mayumi Tanaka will be the guest of honor for their 2010 convention. Tanaka is well known for her roles in various Japanese animation including Dragon Ball, One Piece, and Castle in the Sky. Sakura Con will run across the weekend of April 2-4, 2010, at the Washington […]

R.I.P. Daisuke Gôri (1952-2010)

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Japanese voice actor Daisuke Gôri (real name Yoshio Nagahori) was found dead on January 17, 2010, with blood dripping from his wrist. A knife and last will were found nearby leading the police to investigate the death as a suicide. The deep voiced Mr. Gôri was well known by Dragon Ball fans for his roles […]

"Dragonball Z" Season Nine & Movies 12-13: Boo Majin But No Big Boo Boos

The battle to save the Earth from Majin Boo concludes at last! After Son Goku’s return to the Afterlife it comes down to Son Goten, second son of Goku, and Trunks, son of Vegeta, to perfect the fusion technique so as to defeat the unpredictable pink blob-of-a-demon Majin Boo and ensure the existence of the […]

Voice Actor Chris Rager Hospitalized

Voice actor Chris Rager, known for his work on dubs by FUNimation Entertainment (including Dragon Ball Z‘s Mr. Satan), has reportedly been hospitalized after running out of gas late on November 10 near President George Bush Turnpike and Preston Road. Rager’s condition has improved, but he remains on ventilation. We wish Mr. Rager a speedy […]

Wall Street Journal Interviews Adam Sheehan, FUNimation Events Manager

The Wall Street Journal had a chance to sit down with FUNimation Entertainment Senior Events Manager Adam Sheehan to discuss how he managed to turn his love of Japanese animation into a career marketing and organizing events and conventions at FUNimation.

"Yu Yu Hakusho": Two Worlds, But One Great Series

Yusuke Urameshi was your average middle school delinquent, getting into fights, slacking off even when not skipping school, and breaking the dress code. His teachers thought him a textbook punk. But one day, to the astonishment of all who knew him, he saved a little boy from a speeding car—and died. But Spirit World—the bureaucracy […]

"Claymore" Chapter 4: Still Sharp

After separating from Raki in the previous installment, Clare has gone undercover to acquire information as to his whereabouts; however all does not go as planned. Learning of a fellow Claymore captured and tortured by an awakened being, the deserter Clare teams up with Galatea, the organization’s #3, to free a former sister-in-arms. In a […]

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