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Anime Limited To Release Production I.G.'s 'Miss Hokusai' In UK & Ireland

by Grant Whiteon February 27, 2015
Anime Limited have announced they have obtained the rights to Miss Hokusai in the UK and Ireland. Produced by the always popular Production I.G., directed by Keiichi Hara and inspired by Hinako Sugiura’s comic Sarusuberi the film focusses on O-Ei, the little known daughter of the famous and influential Japanese painter Katsushika Hokusai in 1814 […]
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Review: "A Certain Magical Index" Season One - Overstuffed

by macattackon February 19, 2015
A Certain Magical Index is a true phenomenon in Japan, having spawned multiple spinoffs (one of which, a manga called A Certain Scientific Railgun, has gotten a two-season anime adaptation in its own right). It has become a franchise on the level of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in terms of how sprawling it has become, […]

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Review: "A Certain Scientific Railgun S" - Lots of Sparks, Not Quite Enough Flame

by Weathermanon February 18, 2015
Three series into the larger A Certain Something Something Something-world is a bad time to try to start up with it; if that describes you, then perhaps you will be better served by starting with A Certain Magical Index and working your way forward. The first half of A Certain Scientific Railgun S takes the […]
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"Ranma 1/2" Set 5 Blu-ray Coming on March 3, 2015

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2015
VIZ MEDIA PREVIEWS THE HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF RANMA ½ ANIME SERIES SET 5 LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY BOX SET Latest Action Packed HD Episodes Of The Legendary Martial Arts Comedy Arrive As A New 3-Disc Blu-Ray Collectable Box Set In Early March; Standard Edition DVD Set Also Announced San Francisco, CA, February 17, 2015 – […]

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"Tiger & Bunny the Movie: The Rising" Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on February 24, 2015

by Ed Liuon February 13, 2015
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF TIGER & BUNNY THE MOVIE: THE RISING Anime Action Film Adventure Based On Smash Hit Japanese Superhero Franchise Debuts On DVD And Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Filled With Special Bonus Features San Francisco, CA, February 11, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of […]
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"Yakitate!! Japan" Part 2 Arriving on DVD on May 5, 2015

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2015
NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces May 2015 Release of Yakitate!! Japan Part 2 GRIMES, IA, February 11, 2015 — Anime producer Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce Part 2 of the shonen comedy series Yakitate!! Japan, which will be available on May 5, 2015. Yakitate!! Japan, Part 2 Animation from Sunrise (Accel World, Cowboy Bebop, Tiger & […]

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Review: "Michiko and Hatchin" Part 1 Is So Good, It's Outlawed

by Chad Boninon February 12, 2015
Welcome to the sunny seas and shining sands of this land where escaped prisoner Michiko seeks out a girl named Hana, claiming that Hana’s father Hiroshi was once her lover. Everyone believes Hiroshi to be dead, but Michiko believes her former love is still alive. Hana is quickly nicknamed Hatchin, and joins Michiko in the […]
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Review: "Pom Poko" Blu-ray - The Tanuki are Restless

by Weathermanon February 10, 2015
I need to clear up one thing before we get too deep into things. Tanuki are not raccoons. They’re a type of dog that lives in Japan and looks kind of like a raccoon, but they are in no way related to North American raccoons, despite Disney’s insistence on calling them raccoons in the dub […]

What's Your Final Fantasy? Episode Duscae Footage?

What's Your Final Fantasy? Episode Duscae Footage?

by Alex Beanon February 6, 2015
Making everybody’s weekend a little bit better, Square Enix has released a “Final Fantasy Type-O” trailer that reveals footage from “Episode Duscae” from “Final Fantasy XV”…
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Review: "Porco Rosso" Soars High on Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2015
Hayao Miyazaki’s Porco Rosso fits chronologically and thematically between the pre-teen Kiki’s Delivery Service and the very adult Princess Mononoke. The movie’s sense of magical whimsy is tempered by much more adult themes and the spectre of wars past and yet to come, all done with the same mastery of craft that we’ve come to […]