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Review: “Cowboy Bebop” Blu-ray Yields Big Bang for Your Buck

by Chad Boninon January 21, 2015
It’s hard to be objective about Cowboy Bebop. This is the show that helped cement action on Adult Swim years ago (and is still a mainstay even now on the new Toonami block). This is the “gateway drug” for so many fans of Japanese animation. This is the reference point for “good dubs.” This is […]

“Hellsing Ultimate: IX and X” Denoument and Dismemberment

by Chad Boninon December 24, 2014
The final stand for the Hellsing Organization is here. Britain is on fire, the White House is destroyed, and a Nazi battallion is rising from the depths. Alucard may be the last stand humanity has against a torrent of bloodshed heralding an eternal reich. The final two episodes of Hellsing Ultimate are here to finish […]

Eureka Seven Blu-ray

Review: “Eureka Seven” Blu-ray – The Series is Great, the Movie is…

by Chad Boninon September 8, 2014
This is the story of a boy and a girl, a sky-surfing robot, a war between rebels and the military, and religion that drives people to prominence or destruction. Eureka Seven is a sci-fi mecha series from nearly a decade ago, and thanks to some shuffling of licenses behind the scenes, FUNimation has released the […]

Dragon Ball Z Kai Gets Leo Ieiri’s Innocence

by Alex Beanon June 18, 2014
The upcoming “Dragon Ball Z Kai” will have Japanese pop star Leo Ieiri’s song “Junjo” [“Innocence”] as its second ending theme beginning in July 2014. This version of “Dragon Ball Z Kai” will run for 69 episodes and covers the Majin Buu Saga story arc. Already being aired in Japan, “Dragon Ball Z Kai” is […]

“Space Dandy” Season 2 Previewed, To Premiere July 5

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 7, 2014
The second season world premiere of Studio BONES’ sci-fi comedy series Space Dandy has been announced for the evening of Saturday, July 5. Adult Swim’s Toonami block will usher in the second season of Space Dandy with a three episode marathon starting at 11:30 PM. Attack on Titan and Bleach will return to their normal times of […]

Review: “Dragon Ball Z: Rock The Dragon” Is the Home for Infinite Losers (plus, Season 1 and 2 Blu-rays)

by Chad Boninon April 21, 2014
Did you ever rock the dragon? Nearly two decades ago, Dragon Ball Z made its first splash on American shores in syndication, soon followed by its legendary Toonami run. Dragon Ball Z‘s first 53 episodes might have been a bit rocky in comparison to modern anime dubbing practices. The soundtrack was replaced, character names were […]

“Beware the Batman”, “Attack on Titan” to Air on Toonami in May

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 17, 2014
In a pair of recent announcements, two action cartoons were confirmed for Adult Swim’s weekly Toonami block on Saturday nights: the anime series Attack on Titan and Beware the Batman. Attack on Titan, based on Hajime Isayama’s best-selling manga, is an apocalyptic dark fantasy chronicling humanity’s desperate struggle for survival against a horde of man-eating […]
NekoCon 2013

NekoCon 2013: Steve Blum

by Weathermanon November 20, 2013
Prolific voice actor Steve Blum was one of the feature guests at Nekocon 2013 in Hampton, Virginia. This article covers his Sunday afternoon Q&A session, since he had several throughout the con. Blum proved to be a wonderful guest, taking multiple requests from the audience for lines spoken in the voices of many of the […]

PR: “Naruto Shippuden” to Launch on Adult Swim’s Toonami in 2014

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2013
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ANIME SERIES ON ADULT SWIM’S TOONAMI IN 2014 VIZ Media has announced the debut of the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN anime series on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block beginning in January 2014. North American fans can catch dubbed and uncut adventures featuring the world’s most popular ninja from the […]

“Space Dandy” Gets Worldwide Broadcasts, World TV Premiere Set For Toonami on Adult Swim in January 2014 (Updated)

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 25, 2013
A newly released press release from Bandai Visual and a post at the official Toonami tumblr have revealed that Studio BONES’ upcoming sci-fi comedy Space Dandy has been picked up for distribution and television broadcast in many areas around the world. The series, which reunites director Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) with many creative […]