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Review: “Snow White with the Red Hair” Season One DVD/Blu-ray Is Pleasantly Progressive

by Neo Yion June 9, 2017
In an ever chaotic world where fear and cynical nihilism rule the media as the common narrative, it’s getting harder to pick out the optimistic, soft-hearted shows out there. Understandably, the doom-and-gloom is a product of people’s behaviors, especially in these trying times, and while I enjoy numerous quality products based on this line of […]
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There Could Be A Live-Action Version Of Cowboy Bebop

by Peter Paltridgeon June 6, 2017
Shinichiro Watanabe’s Cowboy Bebop is arguably the pinnacle of Japanese animated entertainment. It’s got very appealing characters, a top-notch narrative, stellar animation, and one of the choicest soundtracks of any cartoon ever. Despite being just 26 episodes long, it ran in an endless loop on Adult Swim for over a decade, from 2001 until 2014. […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – Tatsuma Minamikawa & Yohei Ito Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2017
Director Tatsuma Minamikawa and producer Yohei Ito attended MCM London Comic Con as the guests of Anime Limited to promote the new film Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, based on the world famous manga and its anime adaptation. Toonzone News had the opportunity to sit down with both guests and talk about this cinematic adventure.   […]
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Hunter X Hunter Manga Ends Its Hiatus Next Month

by Peter Paltridgeon May 31, 2017
Readers of Yoshihiro Togashi’s Hunter Hunter are well familiar with the artist’s frequent breaks from the manga, mainly due to chronic back pain. He last worked on the series nearly a year ago and went on break last June. Now it looks like more is coming at last. “I can now officially announce that H […]

Review: “Your Name” – Body Switching Yields Poignant Twists

by slaion May 30, 2017
Your Name, the highest grossing anime movie to date worldwide, finally makes its way to to the U.S. this year via FUNimation. It’s a touching and unusual supernatural story of a high school girl named Mitsuha, who lives in a town in the mountainous countryside of Japan. Mitsuha lives with her younger sister and grandmother […]
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Little Witch Academia Premieres On Netflix June 30

by Peter Paltridgeon May 26, 2017
Netflix has announced they will be the exclusive streaming home of Studio Trigger’s Little Witch Academia television series, and the first season will begin showing up there by the end of next month. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Netflix holds the rights, as they currently offer the two preceding shorts starring the characters. Little Witch […]

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Review: “Garo: The Animation Season 1 Part 2” – Lock Up the Wolves

by Weathermanon May 26, 2017
When we last saw the Makai Knights in Garo: The Animation Season 1 Part 1, things were good and not so good. The villainous Mendoza had been deposed, though neither easily nor cheaply. German has left to continue his work cleaning up the last of the Horrors, Ema is just plain gone, and poor Alphonso […]
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Review: “Sailor Moon R: The Movie” The Promise of the Rose, or Wilted Garbage?

by Chad Boninon May 26, 2017
When an apparently innocuous asteroid passes near Earth’s orbit, nobody fears anything out of the ordinary… except the Sailor Guardians! Infested with a particularly virulent sentient space weed, Sailor Moon and her team will have to defend their home with the power of love and justice. The enemy sending these threats is Fiore, but is […]

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Review: “Garo: The Animation Season 1 Part 1” – Neon Knights

by Weathermanon May 25, 2017
Garo: The Animation concerns itself with one Leon Luis, orphan son of a witch (the magic using kind, not the generally-unpleasant-woman kind). Leon has issues. So so so many issues. He has no home, no friends, no living mom, and no actual dad. All he does have is a somewhat hedonistic guardian named German Luis. […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2016 – Naoyoshi Shiotani Interview

by Grant Whiteon May 25, 2017
Director Naoyoshi Shiotani’s career includes work on productions such as Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Oblivion Island and Fullmetal Alchemist. He attended the convention to specifically discuss his director role in the Psycho-Pass franchise being released by Anime Limited and Toonzone News had the chance to interview him. TOONZONE NEWS:  It’s been said that […]