The last decade of anime has been dominated by one trend above all others. Moe. I could spend some lines describing what exactly that means, but I think this is easier: Moe is the opposite of character like Fujiko Mine from Lupin The 3rd and Faye Valentine from Cowboy Bebop. Instead of a strong, adult […]
The common visual style of Japanese animation and comics is considered to have begun with the influx of the American versions of these two categories following the Second World War. The wide eyes and button noses of American toons were quickly adopted and over the years integrated with elements of Japan’s own artistic history to […]
Manga Entertainment UK have released an official statement regarding the disc errors on their release of Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt and their solution: “Due to a technical defect, Manga Entertainment Ltd. has recalled all thePanty & Stocking with Garterbelt Complete Series DVD Collection stock from retail. Manga will re-issue the DVD on the 10th of […]
I won’t beat around the bush: Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt is a wasted opportunity. Here we have a show that should have been a lot of fun: It’s brimming with visual creativity, sports a unique look compared to many modern anime, and doesn’t take itself seriously at all. In many ways, it shares aspects […]
A number of new anime titles are coming in July from FUNimation: * El Cazador de la Bruja Complete Series (S.A.V.E.) (DVD): 7/10/12 – 650 min. – $29.98 * Ergo Proxy Complete Series (Anime Classics) (DVD): 7/3/12 – 575 min. – $39.98 * Fractale Complete Series (L.E.) (Blu-ray/DVD combo): 7/17/12 – 275 min. – $69.98 […]
FUNimation Entertainment Acquires Anime Fan Favorite Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Flower Mound, TX (April 14, 2011) – FUNimation(R) Entertainment today announced that it has acquired home entertainment, broadcast and digital rights for the madcap anime series “Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt”from Kadokawa Shoten Co., Ltd. The 13-episode original series is the latest creation by […]
Let me lead by saying that it’s not like there haven’t been good anime the past few years. There’s Baccano, Gurren Lagann, Nana, and Trapeze to name a few from the series side of things, and I must admit that Summer Wars and the new Evangelion movies are all great animated films. Plus, sometimes the […]
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