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Bryan Konietzko Announces "Threadworlds"

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2015
You may know Bryan Konietzko and his creative partner Michael Dante DiMartino for the creation of Avatar: The Last Airbender, one of the greatest cartoon shows of all time (this has been proven by science) and its sequel The Legend of Korra, which wrapped up last year. Since then, people have wondered what the pair are […]
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"Legend of the Galactic Heroes" Science Fiction Animation, Novels To Be Released In English

by Todd DuBoison July 6, 2015
Science fiction fans got momentous news this past weekend with separate announcements that media for Japan’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes would be released in English during Anime Expo 2015. Sentai Filmworks announced that it had licensed home video rights for the long-running cartoon, while Viz Media will begin to publish the original books written […]

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Michael K. Williams Cast In Assassin’s Creed Flick

by Alex Beanon July 6, 2015
Michael K. Williams [Chalky White in “Boardwalk Empire”] has been cast alongside Michael Fassbender in the upcoming film version of the video game, “Assassin’s Creed”. Williams’ role has yet to be defined but is reportedly a co-starring role with Fassbender. Marion Cotillard is also in the cast. “Assassin’s Creed” is currently scheduled to be released […]
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Dark Horse Comics Producing Dragon Age Comic By Greg Rucka

by Peter Paltridgeon July 6, 2015
Today, Dark Horse let one of their SDCC announcements out early: a new limited series based on a popular game franchise. BioWare’s Dragon Age series of roleplaying games is getting a comic spinoff later this year, and the story is being written by rising legend Greg Rucka. If you’re unfamiliar with Rucka’s work, rectify that […]

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Marvel Experience Shut Down

by Alex Beanon July 6, 2015
After debuting in Phoenix and traveling to San Diego, Dallas and Philadelphia, the traveling theme show circus dubbed the “Marvel Experience” has been shut down by Marvel and cancelled for the remainder of the scheduled tour. St. Louis, Chicago and New York were among the tour’s scheduled stops – refunds will be issued to those […]
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Review: "Kill la Kill Volume 3 Blu-ray (UK Edition)" - Puts Its Glad Rags On

by Grant Whiteon July 6, 2015
The second volume of Kill la Kill ended with various big reveals. Satsuki was not the villain she appeared to be, her mother was plotting to offer humanity to alien life that was the genesis of clothing on Earth, and (perhaps most shocking of all) Ryuko was related to both of them: the long lost […]

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Sesame Street's Maria Says "Adios" After 44 Years

by Peter Paltridgeon July 3, 2015
A major piece of your childhood is leaving the place where the air is sweet. One of Sesame Street’s most iconic human beings, Maria Figueroa, is moving out. Maria’s real name is Sonia Manzano. Having joined the show in 1971 at the age of 22, Manzano’s career has nearly spanned the life of the show […]
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Viz Media Licenses "One Punch Man" Animated Series

by Todd DuBoison July 3, 2015
At Anime Expo on Thursday Viz Media announced the acquisition of the animated version of One Punch Man, which was announced for a Fall premiere in Japan earlier this year in March. Viz will stream the series in English concurrent with the Japanese broadcast, and it will be available on the streaming website Daisuki as […]

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Review: "Shirobako" - How Anime, Friendships and Careers Are Made

by KarlOlsonon July 3, 2015
Anime and manga production as the topic of anime and manga is nothing new. However, it’s often an excuse to be meta in the context of a broader work, whether that’s members of the Genshiken sweating over a doujinshi right before before Comiket, or the titular character of Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun gradually roping all of […]
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The Legend Returns In This Week's Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 2, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, a major hole in the Wii U’s Virtual Console library has finally been filled as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is now part of the library! If you don’t already have a way to play one of the best games in history, you have no excuse this […]